The ICMA Indonesia Branch held a symposium titled the ‘International Management Accounting Conference (IMAC)’ on Dec 6, 2016, at the Jakarta Stock Exchange. It had 150 very senior participants. At the conference, Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro who is currently the Minister of National Development Planning and Mr. Ignasius Jonan, who is currently the Indonesian Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources were inducted to the Global Management Accounting Hall of Fame for their Lifetime of Achievement to the profession in Indonesia.
A number of leading public servants, academics and practitioners spoke at the conference, including Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro, who outlined the National Development Plan of Indonesia for the next 5-years. The speakers from Australia were Professor Janek Ratnatunga, the CEO of ICMA who spoke on the topic, “Sustainable Cost Accounting: Air, Water and Food”; and Prof Brendan O’Connell, the President of ICMA and Professor of Accounting, RMIT University, who spoke on “Anti-Money Laundering Legislations and CFO Responsibilities”.
The symposiums were reported in many National and Regional News, including television and newspapers. Congratulations to the entire Indonesian organising teams for the magnificent Conference.