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The International Management & Accounting Conference (IMAC) is a series of conference organised by Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia held every two years. It gathers academics and practitioners from Malaysia and around the globe and provides them the opportunity to present and share their research results within the context of management and accounting


  1. To provide a platform for academics, particularly from the east Asian region, to share new research findings on issues realted to economics, management and accounting.
  2. To identify emerging challenges within the realm of global business in the context of South East Asia.
  3. To strengthen create new and strengthen existing research networks and collaborations to achieve more impactful results.

International Management & Accounting Conference (IMAC) 11

Theme: Transforming Business for Responsive and Responsible Future
Conference Dates: 27-28 July 2024
Venue: Melaka, Malaysia

IMAC 2024 Call for Papers

The Faculty of Economics and Management at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is thrilled to announce the forthcoming 2024 International Management and Accounting Conference (IMAC 2024), scheduled to be held in person on the 27-28th of July 2024. This conference is dedicated to fostering an environment for networking, idea exchange, knowledge sharing, and the exploration of developmental opportunities among researchers and practitioners worldwide, spanning diverse business disciplines.

Conference Theme: Transforming Business for a Responsive and Responsible Future

The IMAC 2024 conference endeavors to capture the attention of academics, practitioners, and pertinent stakeholders, highlighting the indispensable necessity for businesses to demonstrate agility and adaptability in an ever-evolving global landscape. This emphasis underscores the pivotal roles of ethical responsibility, sustainability, and proactive anticipation of forthcoming challenges. Encouraging the development of resilient strategies, the overarching theme accentuates the crucial requirement for companies to seamlessly integrate innovative technologies, uphold ethical standards, and remain responsive to continuously evolving market demands. In essence, the conference promotes a transformative shift towards more responsible, forward-thinking business practices, centering on adaptability, ethical governance, and readiness for a sustainable and responsive future.

Key dates 

Abstract deadline


31 March 2024

Abstract acceptance notification


15 April 2024

Full paper deadline


31 May 2024

Camera-ready paper


7 June 2024

Payment deadline


20 July 2024

Conference tracks

IMAC Committee eagerly invites participants to submit original, unpublished academic papers in the form of extended abstracts for potential presentation at the conference. We enthusiastically welcome papers from a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives. Submissions will be organized into the following streams and sub-streams:

  1. Sustainable Business Practices:
    • Implementing and measuring sustainable business models.
    • Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations in business.
    • Circular economy strategies and their impact on business transformation.
  2. Technological Innovations and Disruptions:
    • Digital transformation in business operations.
    • AI, machine learning, and their implications for business responsiveness.
    • Blockchain and its role in responsible business practices.
  3. Ethical Leadership and Corporate Governance:
    • Ethics in decision-making and responsible leadership.
    • Corporate governance and its influence on responsible business practices.
    • Transparency and accountability in corporate structures.
  4. Social Impact and Community Engagement:
    • Social entrepreneurship and its role in a responsive business environment.
    • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and community engagement.
    • Addressing societal challenges through business initiatives.
  5. Global Economic Challenges and Opportunities:
    • Resilience strategies in the face of global economic uncertainty.
    • International trade and its implications for responsible business.
    • Emerging markets and their impact on the future of business.
  6. Innovative Financial and Accounting Practices:
    • Fostering responsible financial strategies.
    • Integrated reporting and its influence on accountability.
    • The role of accounting in promoting responsible business practices.
  7. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Business:
    • Building inclusive and diverse workplaces.
    • The business case for diversity and equity.
    • Overcoming challenges and fostering inclusivity in the business environment.