INDONESIA : International Management Accounting Conference (IMAC) 2023

The Indonesian Branch of ICMA Australia & New Zealand and the School of Business and Management Petra University hosted the International Management Accounting Conference (IMAC) 2023 at Surabaya, Indonesia on 20 November 2023.

The theme was “Saving the Planet: People, Profit and the Planet”.

There were over 150 participants at the Main Hall and an equal number participating over Zoom, including over 50 very senior participants.

Dr Chris D’Souza opening the conference by watering a plant to signify the importance of green to saving our planet.

A number of leading public servants, academics and practitioners spoke at the conference, including Professor Janek Ratnatunga, the CEO of ICMA(ANZ) who talked on “Future Proofing Indonesian Companies” and Dr. Chris D’Souza, Deputy CEO and CFO of ICMA(ANZ), who talked on “The Global Food System – Its Impact on People, Profit and the Planet”.

At the conference, Dato’ Sri Prof. Dr. Tahir was inducted to the Global Management Accounting Hall of Fame for a Lifetime of Achievement to industry and philanthropy in Indonesia. He is the Founder of the Mayapada business group, and currently the Founder and Chairman of the Tahir Foundation.

The organisers were the ICMA Australia’s Indonesia Branch President Mr. Nursakti Niko Rosandy, Vice-President Dr. Ana Sopanah Supriyadi, Mr. Inu Pinandito, the Branch Treasurer and immediate Past-President Mr. Daniel Godwin Sihotang; along with the Dean of the School of Business and Management Petra University, Dr Josua Tarigan and Head of Accounting, Ms. Saarce Elsye Hatane.

The organising committee and key presenters. In the pic are were the ICMA Australia’s Indonesia Branch President Mr. Nursakti Niko Rosandy, Vice-President Dr. Ana Sopanah Supriyadi, Mr. Inu Pinandito, Mr. Daniel Godwin Sihotang; and Dr Josua Tarigan and Ms. Saarce Elsye Hatane. of Petra University,