Past event: 2016 ARA Conference hosted by AUT

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Auckland University of Technology (AUT) hosted the 15th Annual ARA Conference in November 2016.

Plenary speakers

The plenary speakers were: 

  • Professor Wai Fong Chua (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Professor Mandy Cheng (University of New South Wales, Australia)
  • Mr Warren Allen (CEO, External Reporting Board (XRB), New Zealand) and
  • Dr Michael Fraser (General Manager Education, CAANZ)

Theme and programme

The conference theme was “Accounting Evolution, Globalisation and Diversity: The Way Forward.”

Download conference programme (PDF)
Organising Committee Panel (PDF)


Sponsors were:

The conference organisers appreciated the financial support of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ).

Please direct all queries regarding the conference to Dr Sue Yong at

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