Prof. Zhang Xinmin attends 39th Academic Annual Conference of EAA
From May 11 to May 13, Professor Zhang Xinmin, Vice-President of UIBE and also chairman of Foreign Academic Exchange Committee of Accounting Society of China(ASC), was invited to attend the 39th Academic Annual Conference of European Accounting Association (EAA), on behalf of the ASC. The Conference, an international convention held once a year by the EAA, has great global influence, attracting approximately 1,200 scholars from all around the world. Masstricht University School of Business and Economics, the co-organizer of the Conference, was established in 1984, having the most students and faculty among Masstricht
University, and the overseas students in the School of Business and Economics occupies 60% of the total student body.
Before the opening, Professor Salvador Carmona from Instituto de Empresa, President of EAA, met with Zhang Xinmin and had deep and friendly exchanges. Zhang introduced the basic situation of ASC and the development status, its schooling concept and international cooperation of the accounting science at UIBE. Professor Salvador Carmona spoke highly of the development of our accounting science, hoped to promote the academic and practical exchanges between EAA and ASC through the international academic network of our accounting science, and advocates to build a regular communication mechanism between EAA and ASC.
During the Conference, Dr Ann Vanstraelen from Masstricht University School of Business and Economics, President of the 39th Academic Annual Conference, and Zhang had a communication with regard to the academic exchanges between EAA and ASC, research horizon of China accounting issues and the development of the accounting science at UIBE. Ann spoke highly of our international schooling and the role of our accounting science in ASC, and hoped to pay a visit to UIBE someday.
Zhang also attended the exchange meeting of representatives from accounting societies of various countries, organized by EAA. In the meeting, Zhang had a close talk with presidents of accounting societies of Germany, Turkey, Belgium, Scotland, among others, and had a deep discussion about cross-school academic exchanges, student exchanges and program cooperation on MBA, EMBA, DBA, among others.
Besides, Zhang, on behalf of the ASC, publicized China Journal of Accounting Studies (CJAS), an international academic periodical organized by the ASC. CJAS, whose ISSN is 2169-7213 (online), 2169-7221 (print), is a quarterly English academic journal organized by ASC and issued at home and abroad by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, an international academic publishing group. CJAS mainly publishes the original research results with regard to major accounting theories and practice in China and foreign countries. It is an academic platform to show China’s frontier research results of accounting theory, founded on the basis of Accounting Research, with higher positioning, better selection and stricter requirements.