2nd International Symposium on Accounting and Reporting: Co-operative Socio-Economic Transformation

May 11-13, 2017 in Halifax | Call for papers due December 15
Co-operative Management Education (CME) program and the Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting (CEARC) will be co-hosting the 2nd International Symposium on Accounting and Reporting May 11 (evening), 12 & 13, 2017 at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The Symposium will focus on leading practices for co-operative accounting and reporting. We are currently accepting papers – submission details:



Deadline to submit your paper has been extended to January 31, 2017.

ICA CCR Global Research Conference 2017

‘Developing Inclusive, Collaborative and Responsible Businesses: Co-operatives in Theory, Policy and Practice’

University of Stirling, Scotland June 20-23 201

Important Dates
10 February 2017 Deadline for abstract submission for papers, posters and proposed sessions
10 February – 24 February 2017 Evaluation and selection process
27 February 2017 Notification of acceptances (and refusals) and instructions for presentation Publication of list with the accepted papers, sessions and posters.
26 April 2017 Final date for ‘early bird’ registration.
2 June 2017 Final date for all authors´ registration. NB. Only the papers for which at least one author is registered by 2 June (payment validated) will be included in the Conference programme!
9 June 2017 Deadline for the upload of full texts of papers or presentations.
13 June 2017 Full papers available on-line
20 – 23 June 2017 Conference

More information at First Call for Papers

The Practitioners Forum 2016

Manchester, UK; 17 November 2016 – 9:30am to 5:00pm

Organized by Co-operatives UK, the Practitioners Forum offers professional training for people operating in key roles in co-operative businesses large and small. A unique professional development opportunity, this sell-out event enables delegates to learn from experts and network with peers.

More Information at:  http://www.uk.coop/PF16

Atlantic Schools of Business Conference

The 46th Atlantic Schools of Business Conference is being hosted this year by The Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University (Halifax) from October 21-23, 2016. The theme of this year’s conference is: The business of knowledge/The knowledge of business.

This track is open to all areas of cooperative research such as co-ops in critical management; co-op management and ethics; co-op entrepreneurship; governance for co-ops, key performance indicators, financial reporting and accounting, performance measurement and analysis; financial management; tax accounting; public responsibility and ethics; technology innovation management; and knowledge management.

The deadline for receipt of paper and symposium submissions is SEPTEMBER 9TH.

More information at the conference websitehttp://asb.acadiau.ca/2016conference/index.php

Teaching opportunity (Co-operative Management Education programs at Saint Mary’s University (Canada))

The Co-operative Management Education Programs at Saint Mary’s University (www.ManagementStudies.coop) is looking for an instructor to teach   co-operative financial management from a multi-sector and international perspective ( for the details see: http://www.accoop.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/financecoursejobposting_June.pdf).

X ANPCONT Congress – National Association of Graduate Accounting Programs

RIBEIRÃO PRETO – SP, Brazil, 4th to 7th June

General Information at http://congressos.anpcont.org.br/x/

Panel on accounting and cooperatives, 6th June 10h-12h

See program of the panel at: http://congressos.anpcont.org.br/x/programacao

7th International workshop on cooperative finance and sustainable development

Trento, Italy on June 16th and 17th, 2016

More information at:


ICA 2016 Congress “New Strategies for Co-operatives: Understanding and Managing Co-operative Creation, Transition and Transformation”

Almeria, 2016, 24th – 27th May

New Strategies for Co-operatives: Understanding and Managing Co-operative Creation, Transition and Transformation Programme

Conference programme, papers available at:


World Co-operative Monitor 2015 edition launched today

The World Co-operative Monitor, a partnership between the International Co-operative Alliance (the Alliance) and the European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse), collects available economic and social data on the world’s co-operative enterprises. The 2015 edition is the fourth one and it is built on data from 2013.

See: http://monitor.coop/

Practitioners Forum 2015

Thursday 19 November, Manchester. Organized by Co-operatives UK.

The Practitioners Forum offers professional training for people operating in key roles in co-operative businesses large and small.

More information at http://www.uk.coop/node/25237