Accounting Ethics

A Stream on “Accounting Ethics”
as part of the 16th Annual International Conference on Accounting
9-12 July 2018, Athens, Greece
Sponsored by the 
Athens Journal of Business & Economics

The Accounting Unit of ATINER organizes a Stream on “Accounting Ethics” as part of the 16th Annual International Conference on Accounting, 9-12 July 2018, Athens, Greece sponsored by the Athens Journal of Business & Economics.

The aim of this stream is to bring together academic researchers from diverse places and fields to promote and disseminate interdisciplinary research on accounting ethics. This stream provides a forum where members may engage with like minded academic researchers to interact and forge ongoing collaborations in the pursuit of high quality research with outputs targeted at esteem accounting research journals. Research topics in this space are varied and can include but not be restricted to: professionalism in accounting; codes of ethics; integrity and objectivity in accounting and auditing practice, ethics in accounting education; the ethics of financial reporting quality, fraud and corruption; ethical issues in diverse contexts (e.g. public sector, NGOs, Not-for Profit); ethical decision making; moral values and the accounting profession; the social accounting project and philosophical aspects of ethics. Submissions may adopt diverse methodological approaches including quantitative, qualitative, theoretical or empirical. It is the vision of this stream that members band together to support each other in the art of research and in the publication of manuscripts in high quality journals.. You may participate as presenter of one paper, chair or/and organizer of a session, or observer.

Fee structure information is available on

Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A pragmatic symposium (as organized in Ancient Athens but fine tuned to synchronous ethics), a special one-day educational island tour, a Mycanae and island of Poros visit, an Athens educational walking tour, an one-day visit to Delphi and an ancient Corinth and Cape Sounion visit. Details of the social program are available here.

Please submit an abstract (email only) to:, using the abstract submission form by the 28 May 2018 to: Dr. Steven Dellaportas, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, School of Accounting, RMIT University, Australia. Please include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission.

If your submission is accepted, you will receive information on registration deadlines and paper submission requirements. Should you wish to participate in the Conference without presenting a paper, for example, to chair a session, to evaluate papers which are to be included in the conference proceedings or books, to contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK (

The association was established in 1995 as an independent world association of Academics and Researchers. Its mission is to act as a forum where Academics and Researchers from all over the world can meet in Athens, in order to exchange ideas on their research, and to discuss future developments in their disciplines.

The organizing and hosting of International Conferences and Symposiums, the carrying out of Research, and the production of Publications are the basic activities of ATINER.  Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 400 International Conferences and other events, and has published close to 200 books. In 2012, the Association launched a series of conference paper publications (click here), and at the beginning of 2014, it introduced its own series of Journals (click here).

Academically, the Association is organized into seven Divisions and 37 Units.  Each Unit organizes at least an Annual International Conference, and may also undertake various small and large research projects.

Academics and Researchers are more than welcome to become members and to contribute to ATINER’s objectives. If you would like to become a member, please download the relevant form (membership form). For more information on how to become a member, please send an email to: