The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) organized a Conference on the theme “Changing Corporate Reporting Landscape” at ICMAB Ruhul Quddus Auditorium, Dhaka on January 13, 2018.
The conference addresses two emerging corporate reporting frameworks, i.e., sustainability reporting and integrated reporting, which changed the corporate life of professional accountants significantly. Two renowned globally acclaimed professionals acted as the resource persons in the conference. Dr. Ataur Rahman Belal FCA, FCCA, FCMA, Professor and former Head, Department of Accounting, Aston University, UK presented technical paper on ‘Role of Accounting in Sustainable Development’ during the first session while Dr. A.K.M. Zahirul Hoque FCPA, FCMA, Professor of Management Accounting/Public Sector, La Trobe University, Australia presented a paper on Integrated Reporting-Fundamentals, Opportunities and Challenges in the second session respectively.
Prof. Dr. Swapan Kumar Bala FCMA, Commissioner, BSEC chaired the first session where Mr. David Hasanat, Chairman & CEO, Viyellatex Group, Mr. Md Touhidul Alam Khan FCMA, DMD and Chief Busines Officer, Prime Bank limited were present as commentators. Mr. Anwaruddin Chowdhury FCS, FCA Council Member & Past President, ICAB chaired the second session and Mr. Arif Khan FCMA, CEO & Managing Director, IDLC Finance Ltd and Dr. Mohammed Mehadi Masud Mazumder FCMA, Associate Professor, department of AIS, University of Dhaka remained present as commentators.
The conference began with the welcome address of Mr. Jamal Ahmed Choudhury, FCMA, President ICMAB and ended with the vote of thanks from Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman Khan FCMA, Secretary ICMAB.