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CIGAR Newsletter July 2015

In the July 2015 Newsletter, Josette Caruana reports on the Conference, held in Malta last month, and on its most important sessions. Susana Jorge and Dorothea Greiling give account of the papers presented in the PhD seminar and of the relevance of this seminar for CIGAR.

Then, a brief report is given of the network’s General Assembly, which renewed significantly the Board, for a 2 years term, which will last till the 2017 Conference (the Board composition is also reported).

Newsletter contains details of a call launched by AAAJ which will publish up to four articles arising from the Conference in a forthcoming section themed around public sector accounting, auditing or accountability issues.

A call for venues for the 2017 Conference (and for following years’ events) is published at page 3. Applications are due by October 31, 2015 .

Newsletter announces the annual workshops of the IRSPM Accounting and Accountability SIG in Nottingham, the 11th Interdisciplinary Workshop on Intangibles, Intellectual Capital and Extra-Financial Information in Athens, and the EGPA PSG XII Spring workshop “Innovations in public sector accounting standards: are EPSAS the best way to European harmonization?” in Modena.

Newsletter July 2015