11th - 12th October 2018: Scholars and scientific public with interest in bridging the gap between international accounting rules IFRS and local applications involved with issues of finance, accounting and management are invited to share their knowledge, understanding and experience in one day event organized by the Anglo-American University in Prague.

Topics of the conference:

  • Specific issues of incorporating EU accounting Directives in national accounting rules
  • Valuation of companies in transitional markets
  • Sustainability, environmental and integrated reporting
  • Professional training of accountants in the IFRS era
  • Historical perspectives of IFRS in different countries
  • Relationship between tax and accounting
  • Impact of IFRS on reporting and controlling
  • Financial reporting for SMEs

Please see more details, including the Call for Papers at the conference page.

Find preliminary program of the conference here

Keynote speakers (abc):

obrázek Professor David Alexander, University of Birmingham, U.K.
Professor Emeritus David Alexander is a leading theorist of accounting and financial reporting focused on methodology, classification IFRS, cultural differences and practical application of IFRS in an international context. In addition David is an author of several key text books in the field, both solely and in a team.

obrázek Professor Anne Jeny, ESSEC Business School, France
Anne Jeny is a professor at ESSEC Business School. Anne’s fields of expertise are in financial accounting, financial analysis, value creation and firms’ valuation. Her research primarily focuses on investigating financial information and capital markets, with a special emphasis on intangibles, IFRS transition, Public-Private Partnerships, Audit quality, and gender diversity. She has been published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and European Accounting Review among others.


Professor Jiří Strouhal, Škoda Auto University Mladá Boleslav
Jiří Strouhal is a professor at Škoda Auto University Mladá Boleslav, Department of Finance and Accounting. He is an author of more than thirty publications (both practical as well as research-oriented) in the field of accounting and financial management.


  • The Conference starts at 2:30 PM: Opening Session 
  • 2-hour walking tour in the centre of Prague with an expert on Prague art and architecture (included in the fee)
  • Conference dinner starting at 7:00 PM


  • Morning sessions starting at 9:00 AM
  • Lunch at around noon (for paying or invited participants, included in the fee)
  • Afternoon sessions starting at around 2:00 PM
  • Official End of Conference, Closing Toast at 5:30 PM (optional, included in the fee)
Find preliminary program of the conference here. 

Please see more details, including the Call for Papers at the conference page.