Joint CF&AP-SIG and NAG Conference 2023

Sunday 13 - Friday 15 December 2023 InterContinental Dubai - Festival City Hotel, Dubai,

We are pleased to invite you to the Joint Conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing SIG and the Northern Area Group from 13–15 December 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference will be hosted by the College of Business and Economics, United Arab Emirates University, at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City. Contributions from all areas of accounting and finance are invited for the conference.


We invite the submission of original papers related to, but not limited by, the following broad theme:  Fintech and Sustainable Accounting & Finance in a World of Change

The conference offers an interdisciplinary forum and will bring together researchers and practitioners in the accounting and finance fields to explore timely research. We welcome papers covering all areas of accounting and finance, and especially those whose themes are related to the conference theme, including but not limited to:

  • Climate change and financial performance
  • Climate risk management and reporting.
  • Social and environmental/sustainability reporting (including integrated reporting).
  • Assurance of social and environmental/sustainability disclosures (including integrated reports)
  • Carbon accounting and offsetting
  • Climate change and financial regulation
  • Organisational and governance responses to climate risk
  • Changes in financial practices and accounting standards
  • Fintech, digital finance innovations, Cleantech, and Cloud Accounting
  • Digital currency, cryptocurrency, Defi & NFT
  • Regtech—New regulatory challenges

The conference will also host the British Accounting Review Special Issue on the theme of “At the Interface of Digital Technologie and Management Accounting”.

Paper Submission (Open)

Deadline: 30 July 2023

Papers submission will be through the link on the conference website.  Click here.

All submissions will be reviewed by the program committee, and selected papers will be presented at the conference.


Early Bird: $350 6 Aug 2023 – 15 Sept 2023

Early Bird (PhD students):  $250 6 Aug 2023 – 15 Sept 2023

Regular including PhD students: $450 16 Sept – 15 Nov 2023

Key Dates

  • Deadline for submission of papers or abstracts: 30/07/2023
  • Notification of acceptance: 05/08/2023
  • Full papers submission (i.e., for submitted abstracts): 30/09/2023
  • Deadline for early bird registration: 15/09/2023
  • Deadline for regular registration: 15/11/2023
  • Accommodation & Travel

    Check the Conference Flyer for details.

    Further Information

    For more information about the conference, submission guidelines, and registration details, please visit our website

    We look forward to your submissions and welcoming you to InterContinental Dubai - Festival City Hotel, Dubai, UAE, for an exciting and intellectually stimulating conference.