The ICMA Indonesia Branch and the 3 Regional Offices in Indonesia held two symposiums.
The first, the ‘Frontiers of Accounting’ symposium on Dec 5, 2016, at the State University of Malang, Malang (near Surabaya) had 1,300 participants. At this event a Global Accounting Hall of Fame award was given to Dr. Mohamad Nasir, the Minister of Higher Education and Research, who is an accountant.
The second, the ‘International Management Accounting Conference’ on Dec 7, 2016, was at the Jakarta Stock Exchange. It had 150 very senior participants. Here Global Accounting Hall of Fame awards were given to Dr. Sri Mulyani the Minister of Finance, and two other senior academics; Prof Sidharta Utama from the University of Indonesia and Prof Bambang Tjahjadi from Airlangga University.
Some of the presenters in the seminars were Prof Brendan O’Connell (President ICMA Australia); Prof Janek Ratnatunga (CEO ICMA Australia); Prof Bambang Tjahyadi (Professor at Airlangga University); Mr Langgeng Subur (Deputy Ministry Indonesia); and Mr. Ahyanizzaman (CEO PT Semen Indonesia).
The symposiums were reported in many National and Regional Newspapers. The TV was also there.
Congratulations to the entire Indonesian organising teams for two magnificent symposiums.
Some highlights of the Jakarta conference are shown below.