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CIGAR Newsletter October 2018

The most important information concerns our flagship event, the 2019 CIGAR Conference, to be held in Amsterdam on June 13-14, 2019. Please refer to page 4 of this Newsletter in order to know more about the Conference theme, the location, the dates for the submission of abstract and for registration. The website reads www.cigar2019.nl ; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Conference host, Tjerk Budding, also wrote the Editorial, reporting the state of the art of Cost accounting in the Dutch public sector – both with regard to implementation and use.

Gianluca Zanellato, a PhD student in the University of Babes Bolyai (Romania), discusses on page 2 the reasons for State owned enterprises to adopt Integrated reporting. This paper was the object of a presentation during the CIGAR PhD seminar in Zagreb.

Three conferences are announced on page 3. Information is given about:

  • · the Annual SIG Workshop 2018 (Glasgow, 6-7 November, 2018);
  • · the 9th ACCA‘s public sector conference (Prague, 28 February—1 March, 2019)
  • · the Annual IRSPM Conference (Wellington, 16-18 April, 2019).

Finally, two calls for paper are presented, respectively at page 2 and page 4:

  • · The Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management wants to investigate the issues and implications of sustainability and integrated reporting of public and hybrid organizations (deadline August 31, 2019; info from Massimo Sargiacomo (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and John Dumay (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 
  • · The Journal of Behavioral Public Administration (JBPA) invites manuscripts using experiments and/or behavioural theory to address important questions and inform theories with evidence in the non-profit and voluntary sector (deadline for an abstract November 1, 2018; info from Mirae Kim This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Newsletter October 2018