2nd ICAN-Malaysia International on Accounting and Finance
2nd ICAN-Malaysia International Accountants' Conference

Conference Announcement

The 2nd ICAN-Malaysia International Accountants’ Conference (IIAC-IMDS 2020) is organised by the ICAN Malaysia & District Society (IMDS) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). The conference is in collaboration with the Accounting Research Institute (ARI-UiTM), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Shah Alam, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Sarawak, Imperial Hotel Kuching, the Business Events Sarawak, Sarawak Convention Bureau, and the Ministry of Tourism, Art, Culture, Youth & Sports Sarawak.

The ICAN-Malaysia International Accountants’ Conference 2020 recognises the various technological innovations the accounting profession are facing and will continue to face in the era of Industry Revolution 4.0. It, therefore, becomes a priority to explore and to exploit the potential challenges and benefits of new technologies for value creation. The Conference 2020 expects to focus on what to do in response to those challenges and opportunities presented by the industrial revolution to the accounting profession.

The conference provides an excellent opportunity for accountants to gain a wealth of knowledge from the intellectual presentation from speakers drawn from top brass in government (MDAs), professional bodies, academia and industry. Importantly, the delegates will avail themselves of the excellent opportunities for synergies, and network with other international professionals from different industry and add more feathers to your professional career.

Come and join us in IAAC-IMDS 2020 Conference as you enrich yourself professionally and individually.

Theme and Specialty Tracks


The IIAC-IMDS 2020 theme is “Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Accounting Profession: A Sunset or a Sunrise?"

Speciality Tracks

Speciality tracks for this year’s conference cover the impact of the fourth industrial revolution on governance, financial market, labour market, education, tax policies and social innovations.

Track 1:    Education
Curriculum design and development in the fourth industrial revolution: Setting the blocks for the accounting profession. 

Track 2:  Labour
The fourth industrial revolution: The future of work and the work of the future.
The fourth industrial revolution: Employment opportunities vs employment threats?

Track 3:  Capital Market
The fourth industrial revolution waves: The implications for capital market in the emerging economies.

Track 4:  Tax Implication
Tax and technology in the fourth industrial revolution: The implications on tax assessment, administration, and compliance in emerging economies.
Tax regulation and regulatory in the fourth industrial revolution: What does the future hold?

Track 5:   Accounting Profession
The present and future demand for accountants in the fourth industrial revolution.
The capabilities and competencies of accountants in the fourth industrial revolution era.

Track 6:  Business Managers
The fourth industrial revolution and the preparedness of business organisations.


Registration Closing Dates

The closing date for registration requiring Malaysia Visa is 31 December 2019, and

The closing date for registration requiring NO Malaysia visa is 15 January 2020


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Contact Us

Dr. Oluwatoyin Muse Johnson Popoola, FCTI, FCA, CFA, RPA
Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy
UUM College of Business
Universiti Utara Malaysia
06010 UUM Sintok
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +6016 435 4874


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