We are pleased to announce that University of South Australia Centre for Markets, Values and Inclusion (CMVI) will host the joint conference of Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting (APIRA) and Alternative Accounting Research Network (AARN) in Adelaide, Australia on 2-4 July 2025 and the Emerging Scholars’ Colloquium on 1 July 2025.

The conference theme is “The Value of Accounting in Transforming the World”.

Over the past three decades, the APIRA community has worked together to support and contribute to the growing interdisciplinary research in accounting and has established a leading platform to showcase the importance of interdisciplinary research in the Asia-Pacific region. More recently, the APIRA community has joined the AARN community to bring the conversation to the next level while providing an international forum to discuss and debate on the critical role of accounting in shaping a more equitable, inclusive and sustainable society.

The 2025 APIRA-AARN joint conference will be held in association with and sponsored by the Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (AAAJ), Critical Perspectives on Accounting (CPA) and Accounting Forum. The CMVI at UniSA Business looks forward to welcoming you to University of South Australia in Adelaide – a contemporary, vibrant and picturesque city. We will celebrate 30 years of success of APIRA and embrace the new generation of interdisciplinary and alternative accounting scholars who are more courageous, motivated, and determined to make a real change to transform our world for sustainability. 

Organising committee members:

Associate Professor Wei Qian (Co-Chair)

Dr Amanpreet Kaur (Co-Chair)

Dr Amanda Carter

Professor Sumit Lodhia

Professor Indrit Troshani

Dr Kathy Rao

Dr Dinithi Dissanayake

Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu

Dr Lei Xu

Professor Hussain Rammal

Associate Professor Joanne Tingey

Advisory committee members:

Professor Lee Parker

Professor James Guthrie

Professor Jane Andrew

Adjunct Professor Carol Tilt



Emerging Scholar Colloquium:

9am - 5pm, Tuesday 1 July 2025


Main Conference:

9am - 5pm, Wednesday 2 July - Friday 4 July 2025

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For further information or for enquiries relating to this event, please contact mvi@unisa.edu.au.

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Conference Venue


Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia


Conference Gallery

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APIRA & AARN Joint Conference 2025 will be held at Hilton Adelaide - a splendid, highly-rated hotel conveniently located in the centre of the marvellous City of Adelaide.


Plenary speech room


Relaxation Deck

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