Conference Programme

Doctoral Colloquium (PhD) – Sunday, 27 October 2013

0800 - 0845: Registration and arrival of PhD colloquium participants
08:45 – 9:00: Welcome Speech by Professor Pradyot K. Sen, University of Washington, Bothell USA
0900 - 0930: Keynote address by the Dean of School of Accountancy, Professor Dr. Kamil Md. Idris, Universiti Utara Malaysia
0930 - 1000: Morning snacks
1000 - 1115: Session 1: A Life time in Academia: Balancing the demands of various facets by Professor Sharokh Saudagaran, University of Washington, Tacoma USA
1115 – 1230: Session 2:  Empirical Research Methodology by Professor Praveen Sinha , California State University, Long Beach USA
1230 - 1400: Lunch
1400 - 1530: Session 3: Faculty Panel
  a.“Building a research strategy” by Professor Pradyot K.Sen, University of Washington, Bothell USA
  b.“Doing relevant research” by Dr. Kringkrai Boonlert-U-Thai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  c.“Finishing the dissertation and publishing strategy” by Professor Praveen Sinha, California State University, Long Beach USA
1530 - 15:45: Refreshment
15:45 - 17:15: Breakout Sessions: Discussion and Feedback on PhD proposal
  ROOM 1
  Dr. Jamal Roudaki, Lincoln University, New Zealand
  Professor Sharokh Saudagaran, University of Washington, Tacoma USA
  ROOM 2
  Professor Pradyot K.Sen, University of Washington Bothell
  Dr. Ayoib Che-Ahmad, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  ROOM 3
  Professor Praveen Sinha, California State University, Long Beach
  Dr. Kringkrai Boonlert-U-Thai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
1715: End of PhD Colloquium
   

First Day of the Conference - Monday, 28 October 2013

0800 – 0900: Registration and Arrival of Conference Participants
0900 – 0915: Arrival of VIPs
0915 – 0920: Malaysia National Anthem Song: “Negaraku”  
0920 – 0925: Recitation of Prayers
0925 – 0935: UUM Corporate Video Presentation
0935 – 0950: Welcoming Address by Professor Yoshihiro Tokuga, President of FourA
0950 – 1030: Welcoming and Officiating Speech by Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia
1030 – 1045: Coffee Break
1045 – 1145: Plenary Session 1: “Global Corporate Social Responsibility” by Mr. Abdul Rahim Hamid, Director to the Board of Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad 
1145 – 1245: Plenary Session 2: “Transition to IFRS in ASEAN Economies” by Associate Professor Dr. Ayoib Che Ahmad, Universiti Utara Malaysia
1245 – 1430: Lunch
1430 – 1600: Concurrent Session 1
1600 – 1730: Concurrent Session 2
1730 – 1745: Coffee Break
2000 – 2245: Grand Dinner and Cultural Performances
   

Second Day of the Conference - Tuesday, 29 October 2013

0900 – 1030: Plenary Session 3: “Global Transparency” by Dato’ Akhbar Satar, President of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Malaysia Chapter
1030 – 1100: Coffee Break
1100 – 1230: Concurrent Session 3
1230 – 1400: Lunch
1400 – 1530: Concurrent Session 4
1530 – 1600: Closing Ceremony by Professor Dr. Kamil Md. Idris, Dean of School of Accountancy, Universiti Utara Malaysia, as the President Elect of FourA
1600 – 1630: Presentation by the Delegation of India
1630 – 1700: Coffee Break
1700 – 1800: FourA Annual General Meeting
  End of Conference

 

 

 

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