Welcome to the 2nd International Conference on accounting and finance organized by Gulf University with the collaboration of other universities from international and regional. This conference aims to provide a platform for scholars, intellectuals, and professionals to share ideas and generate forums on current local and global issues. Also, it addresses problems and provides opportunities for participants to exchange and share knowledge and information, establish business, or research relationships, and find international partners to collaborate in the future.

The conference organizers welcome all prospective participants/authors from various research disciplines to submit original and unpublished works for publication and presentation at the conference. All submissions are subject to peer review before an acceptance decision is taken. The conference book proceeding will be ‎published with an ISBN number and indexed by SCOPUS.

This conference is a joint conference of Gulf university (Bahrain), Universiti Utara Malaysia (Malaysia), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (Malaysia), Universitas Sumatera Utara (Indonesia), and AL-Zahra College (Oman)

Conference Objectives

  1. 1. Bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program.
  2. 2. Presenting the researcher's idea and paper in front of leading academic scientists, researchers, and research scholars to exchange and share the experiences and research results on all aspects of Accounting, Finance, Banking, Technology, Digitalization, Management and Environment.
  3. 3. Explore and expand the researchers’ knowledge in the hot topics.
  4. 4. Meet and share knowledge with the best professionals/academics around the globe.
  5. 5. Establish partnerships and collaborations with the best professionals/academics around the globe.


The conference covers all papers in accounting, finance, banking, Digitalization, Environmental, Governance, and sustainability. Any other articles on any aspect of business are also of interest to the organizing committee.

  • 1- Topics in Accounting, e.g., Financial Reporting, earnings management, Fair Value Measurement, Accounting Standards, Assets, Accounting Information Systems, Auditing, Audit Quality, Bookkeeping, Business Accounting, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Social Accounting, Fiduciary Accounting, Financial Accounting, Financial Statements and Reporting, Forensic Accounting, General Accounting, Government Accounting, International Accounting, Laws and Ethics in Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Public Accounting, Sports Accounting, Tax Accounting, Islamic accounting, Accounting Education, performance, Budgeting, Fraud, etc.
  • 2- Topics in Finance, e.g., Corporate Finance, International Finance, Financial Intermediation, Financial Markets, Behavioral Finance, Laws and Ethics in Finance, Empirical Investments, Investment analysis, Theoretical Asset Pricing, Fintech, security and regulation, Blockchain, Blockchain and crypto assets, Insurance tech, Smart contract, Crowdfunding and alternative finance, Finance Education, technical analysis, Financial risk management, Islamic finance, financial management, Multinational Financial Management, Personal finance and planning, Islamic accounting, Financial deliveries, Behavioral finance, Froud analytics, Financial Ratios, Insurance, Investments, Project Management, Trusts and Estates, etc.
  • 3- Topics in Banking, e.g., Islamic banking, Bank management, International banking, Bank Reconciliations, Bankruptcy, Corporate Banking, Bank Audit, E Banking, Banking Standards, Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, Banking Structure, Bank Regulations, Banking Customer Service, etc.
  • 4- Topics in Digitalization, e.g., Information Technology: Digitalization in accounting and finance, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Digital Transformations, Digital Revolution, Quality of Financial Data Cloud Computing, Digital Information Security, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain, Business Operations & Processes, New Digital Technologies, Machine Learning, Digital Payments, etc.
  • 5- Topics in Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance, e.g., Environmental Accounting, Corporate social responsibility, Environmental strategy, Organizational Sustainability, Social, environmental and sustainability reporting, Sustainability accounting, innovating for a sustainable strategy, Configuring management control systems, Corporate environmental disclosure, Environmental management system.
  • 6- Technology.
  • 7- Management.

Publication Opportunity

We are pleased to announce that Springer Nature’s proceedings technically support the 2nd ICAF Conference. The conference book proceeding will be ‎published with an ISBN number and indexed by SCOPUS. ‎



Keynote speaker from Macromedia- England

  1. Prof. Dr. Anna Luisa Stöber: our Head of the Faculty of Business, Design, and Technology in campus Munich to present a topic related to Sustainability (Organisational or Financial reporting perspectives)
  2. Prof. Dr. Rene Brunner: Our head of study program in digital technology and coding to present a topic present a case regarding Robo investment (a case study with an industry partner)

Keynote speaker from Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) – Malaysia

  1. Associate Professor Dr Hartini Jaafar - research interest: Retirement - UPSI
  2. Associate Professor Dr Mohd Faizal Basri - research interest: Banking - UPSI
  3. Associate Professor Dr Hazianti Abd Halim - research interest: Financial Reporting - UPSI
  4. Associate Professor Dr Rohaila Yusof - research interest: Accounting Education - UPSI

Keynote speaker form AlZahra College for women - Oman

Dr. Suaad Jassem; HOD Managerial and Financial Sciences. Al Zahra College for Women, Oman

Keynote speaker form Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) - Indonesia

  1. Sambas Ade kesuma SE, M.Si, Ph.D, Ak, CA
  2. Dr Gurdal Ertek
  3. Dr Sun Huaping
  4. Dr. Peter Oyelere


As part of Gulf University’s ongoing effort to promote top-quality research on accounting and financial issues concerning professionals, the conference committee will select an outstanding paper. The award consists of a printed certificate. The certificate will be delivered to the author(s) of the winning paper by the Conference Committee Chair during the closing ceremony of the conference. The author may be awarded, and his paper ‎may be displayed on the journal webpage for a conference. ‎






Full Paper submission deadline: 30th November 2023. Here is the link for submission; https://confmanage.com/Account/Login?id=25

Notification to participants about papers’ acceptance or rejection: 30th November 2023

Deadline for registration payment of authors of accepted papers: 05th December 2023

Conference dates: 12th & 13th December 2023

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