The AFAANZ mission is to promote and maintain excellence in the fields of pedagogy, practice, and policy in accounting, finance, and other related subjects through the development of teaching and research in Australia and New Zealand. The 2023 conference is an opportunity to advance this mission and to showcase the skills and contributions of our diverse membership.

The 2024 AFAANZ conference will be held at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland, New Zealand from Sunday June 30 to Tuesday July 2, with the SIG events beginning on Saturday June 29.  We will email all members when the conference registration portal opens, but invite you now to submit a paper to the conference below:

 AFAANZ Conference Call for Papers

30 June - 2 July 2024 at the Cordis, Auckland, New Zealand


AFAANZ is devoted to a broad spectrum of accounting and finance research and we welcome innovative research approaches as well as those that are well established. Papers are invited in the broad areas of accounting, finance, auditing, corporate governance, accounting information systems,accounting education, ethics, corporate social responsibility, tax and related fields. There are best paper prizes in all categories and outstanding reviewer awards. All papers at this year’s conference will be subject to blind peer review. AFAANZ encourages new and developing researchers to attend the conference. This year we will again extend a discount to first time AFAANZ conference attendees, retired academics and full-time higher degree research students.


AFAANZ 2024 will be held face-to-face at the Cordis, Auckland, New Zealand.


The two plenary speakers at the conference will be:

  • Professor Sarah McVay, University of Washington
  • Professor Craig Deegan, University of Tasmania

Guidelines for Submission


Papers can be submitted at https://www.openconf.org/afaanz2024/openconf.php


Papers will only be considered if at least one author is an individual member of AFAANZ, with members enjoying a reduced registration fee for the conference. To become a member of AFAANZ please go to https://www.afaanz.org/membership. Alternatively, a $50 submission fee can be paid HERE and the balance paid upon conference registration.


Submission Date

Papers must be submitted by Thursday, 8 February 2024, 5pm (ADST). Late submissions will NOT be accepted.



Email notification of the outcome and review feedback of submissions is expected to be sent to the submitting author in April 2024.



Any enquiries regarding the submission process for papers can be directed to:

David Bond and Lily Chen at chair@afaanz.org

Submissions are now closed!


2023 Conference Review


The AFAANZ Board wishes to thank our AFAANZ Members for making the 2023 conference one of the most successful ever! We had 435 members and exhibitors register for our event over the 4 days, capped off with the final dinner in the Marquis. The conference had a plethora of highlights, including two highly engaging keynotes from Professors Jennifer Joe and Henk Berkman, numerous informative panels and sponsor keynotes, and 250 presentations from AFAANZ members.


Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, our Gold Sponsor: CPA Australia and our Bronze Sponsor MYOB for their support and contribution to the conference.


Congratulations goes to Professor Phil Hancock, Associate Professor Bryan Howieson and Professor Stephen Taylor who received the Outstanding Contribution to Accounting & Finance Practice Award.  Congratulations also to Tom Scott who was awarded Fellowship Membership of AFAANZ for his continuous contributions to AFAANZ. The Peter Brownell Manuscript Award winners Kerry Humphreys and Ken Trotman; the Robert Faff Finance Manuscript Award to Hao Li and Zhisheng Li; and Zhenghang Zhu who won the Best PhD Award. 


Also, congratulations to the Best Paper Award winners and also the Outstanding Reviewers Award winners.  All winners and categories are listed HERE.  AFAANZ research grants were also announced, click HERE to view the grant recipients by Institutional Member Universities.  The conference program is available HERE.


Below are some of the main sessions that were recorded by the AV team:


Henk Berkman Plenary

CA ANZ Plenary

CPA Keynote

Photos that were taken at the conference can be viewed HERE

The AFAANZ Board and our sponsors: CA ANZ, CPA and MYOB, and our exhibitors thank you for attending the conference!