I-CAB: International conference of Accounting and Business 2019

The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers from different fields of Accounting and Business Management in order to share methods and ideas. For I-CAB contributions are welcome from all areas of Accounting and Business Management that uses robust and well accepted research methods.

Only full papers under the two broad streams of Accounting and Business will be considered. Furthermore, papers will undergo double blind peer review and if accepted, they will be published in a corresponding conference proceeding. The conference proceeding will have an ISSN number. The I-CAB will be hosted by the University of Johannesburg, School of Accounting in South Africa.

Themes and Sub-themes:

Accounting Education

Accounting Evolution and the 4th Industrial Evolution

Accounting for Artificial Intelligence

Accounting for Crypto-Assets

Accounting for Natural Resources

Issues in Management Accounting and Practices

Disruptive Technologies and Accounting Profession

The role of accounting information

Auditing and Forensics

Business Information Systems

Corporate Finance

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Capital Market Development

Earnings Management

Financial Analysis

Human Resource Management

International Business

International Trade and Finance

Market Structure

Marketing management

Strategic management

Business Ethics

Corporate Risk Management

Financial / Corporate Reporting Practices

Gender Issues and the Corporate World

Integrated Reporting Issues

Issues in Environmental Accounting

Organisational Management

Political Parties Financing

Terrorist Financing and Cyber-Crimes

Big Data, Blockchain, Robotic Process and other Emerging Issues as affecting Africa would be welcome

Authors are encouraged to consider and include the idea of the 4th industrial revolution as part of their research.


  • Conference date: 30-31 July 2019 (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • Deadline for Paper Submission is April 30, 2019
  • Registration Fee – US$200
  • Deadline for registration fee payment is June 15, 2019

For more info contact Mr Milan de Wet @ miland@uj.ac.za or +27115594687


  • Your manuscript must have between 6000 and 8000 words
  • All papers should be sent electronically to miland@uj.ac.za
  • Apply the Harvard method of referencing
  • Use 2.54 cm or 1” margins
  • Use only 11 pt Times New Roman font
  • Paper size must be set to A4
  • Spelling must be set to English UK
  • Line spacing should be 1½
  • Justification should be set to full
  • All pages should be numbered

The front page of the manuscript:

  • An abstract
  • The full names and surname of all the authors
  • Your affiliated institute
  • Key words
  • Email address

Journal link to conference proceeding:

  • The AFRICAN Journal of Corporate Governance Research (AJCGR). A special edition of this journal will be published in which conference papers might be published in, subject to the normal editing process.
  • More journals will be announced.