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CMA National Management Accounting Conference 2019 and Commonwealth Accountants Conference Research Forum on 8 September

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The theme Sustainability Development Goals Agenda 2030 – The Role of the Professional Accountants of the CMA National Management Accounting Conference 2019 and Commonwealth Accountants Conference is to develop and unify the economic viability, social responsibility and environmental responsibility and to adhere to the principles of sustainability with a duty to fulfil their needs without compromising the ability of future generations. 

In September 2015 the world leaders declared their commitment to a path of sustainable development and adopted the 2030 agenda for sustainable development. 

The SDG framework has established 17 goals and 169 targets and over the next fifteen years, with these new Goals that universally apply to all, countries will mobilise efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind. 

This would also strengthen cooperation between national and international professional accounting and management institutions, with sustainable development uniting the global community and mobilising stakeholders to promote the establishment or strengthening of ties of friendship and solidarity between stakeholders, to promote the SDG agenda. The 2030 Agenda will also provide a new vehicle through which professionals can fulfil their obligations and governments held accountable to their international obligations.

The conference would cover topics relating to sustainable development goals agenda such as good governance, skill development, economic growth, national security, geo political uncertainties, climate change and forest cover, SDG reporting, harnessing Sri Lanka’s human capital, skill development, gender equality, industry innovation and infrastructure, access to banking and finance, affordable, reliable and clean energy, sustainable tourism, emerging technologies, agricultural productivity and sustainable business 2030.   

The Research Forum of the Conference will be jointly organised by Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA) of Sri Lanka and Institute of Chartered Professional Managers (CPM) of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Commonwealth Accountants Association (CAA) and the Association of Management Development Institutions of South Asia (AMDISA) institutions for creating a common platform for submission of research and academic papers for the forum based on the theme and topics of the conference.  The theme of the conference, ‘Sustainability Development Goals Agenda 2030 – The Role of Professional Accountant,’ with its related topics will be used for the submission of research papers. The call for papers and submission of abstracts should be done on or before 10 August. The presentations at the Research Forum will be on 8 September at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The National Conference will be held from 9 to 10 September and an International Workshop on Integrated Reporting will take place on 11 September at the same venue. 

Those interested in the submission of Research Papers should contact Jinandi on email researchpapers@cma-srilanka.org or web site www.cma-srilanka.org or www.cpmsrilanka.org

For details and registration for the conference please contact Shanthi on registrations@cma-srilanka.org.

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