Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research Network

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CIGAR Virtual Biennial Conference 2021 (24-25 June) and Doctoral Colloquium (23 June 2021) - UPDATE

Public Sector Accounting for a Sustainable Future is the theme of the CIGAR Biennial Conference 2021. As previously announced, the online conference will feature research paper sessions in different areas, coordinated by different chairs. The two-day Conference shall include five streams as follows:

Session

Chair(s)

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Public sector financial reporting and international standards

Josette Caruana and Susana Jorge

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Public sector non-financial reporting, performance measurement and management accounting

Sandra Cohen and Anne Stafford

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Public budgeting

Tjerk Budding

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Accounting for hybrid organizations, auditing, transparency and corruption in the public sector

Giuseppe Grossi

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Public sector accounting education

Susana Jorge and Jens Heiling

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Please submit your abstract of maximum one page with the purpose, design/method/approach, preliminary findings and contribution, to the respective session chair by 15 March 2021. Notification of acceptance will be sent at the end of March 2021. The full paper submission is expected by 20 May 2021.

Eligible doctoral students can apply and submit their research proposals of max five pages for the CIGAR Doctoral Colloquium by 15 March 2021. The contact persons for the PhD colloquium are Pawan Adhikari This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Essex University, UK) and Giuseppe Grossi This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Kristianstad University, SW; and Nord University, NW).

The attendance fee for the Conference is 50, payable on registration, except for participants in the Doctoral Colloquium. For further information on the CIGAR Biennial Conference 2021 and the Doctoral Colloquium, please see future news in this Newsletter and on the CIGAR website or contact the CIGAR Chair Susana Jorge at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..