1st Gadjah Mada International Conference on Islamic Accounting and Finance (GAMA ICIAF) call for paper on the theme "Promoting the Practice of Islamic Accounting and Finance to Enhance Social Well-being".

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Scientific Approaches to Islamic Accounting and Finance
    • Islamic accounting as a discipline
    • Research methods for Islamic accounting
    • Islamic finance as a discipline
    • Research methods for Islamic finance
  • Issues Related to Islamic Accounting
    • Accounting standards for Islamic financial institutions
    • Accounting standards for takaful
    • Accounting standards for zakat and waqaf
    • Shariah governance for Islamic financial institutions
    • Shariah compliance audit
    • Ethical issues in Islamic accounting
    • Forensic accounting from Islamic perspective
  • Islamic Banking
    • Islamic banking as a financial intermediary
    • The design and uses of Islamic banking products
    • Islamic financial product engineering
    • Risk and liquidity management in Islamic banking
    • The effects of competition on the development of Islamic banking industry
    • Pricing and valuation benchmarks for Islamic banking industry
    • Financial literacy and awareness in Muslim communities
    • Impact of Basel III and other standards on Islamic banking industry
    • Regulatory framework for Islamic financial institutions
    • The resilience and inclusiveness of Islamic banking industry
  • Islamic Capital Markets
    • The design and uses of Islamic capital market products
    • Capital market products and the public sector financing
    • Infrastructure requirements for innovative islamic financial products
    • Various kinds of sukuk and their markets issues and problems
    • Risk management strategies with Islamic capital market products
    • Pricing and valuation benchmarks for Islamic capital market products
    • Islamic options and other derivative products
    • Forward and futures in islamic finance
    • Islamic capital market regulations
    • The impact of financial crisis on islamic capital market products
    • The relationship between markets for financial assets and real assets
    • Islamic credit and business rating index
  • Takaful/Islamic Insurance
    • Social security system from an Islamic perspective
    • Social security system in various Muslim countries
    • The design and use of takaful/Islamic insurance products
    • Risk management in takaful/Islamic insurance industries
    • Recent development of takaful/Islamic insurance
  • Islamic Microfinance
    • The design and uses of Islamic microfinance products
    • Islamic microfinance and financial inclusion
    • Islamic microfinance and its roles in poverty alleviation
    • Social networks and their significance in Islamic microfinance
    • Risk and liquidity management in Islamic microfinance
    • Technology and innovation on Islamic microfinance

Important dates:

  • Deadline abstract submission: February 6, 2016
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: February 13, 2016
  • Deadline for Paper Submission: March 19, 2016
  • Notification of Paper Acceptance: March 26, 2016
  • Conference: May 12, 2016

Submission Guideline:

  • Prospective participants, either an individual or individuals, may submit one or more separate abstracts and papers, provided they understand that 1st Gama ICIAF participation policies prohibit more than one-sole authored presentation and no more than three coauthored presentations on the final program.
  • To be accepted, all abstracts and papers must be written either in English, Arabic or Bahasa Indonesia. The abstracts should be 100-150 words, with minimum use of acronyms, abbreviations or references in it. Papers that are of original works should be 15-25 pages (including tables and references), typed single spaced in MsWord format using Times New Roman (normal style and font size 12).
  • Submissions of abstracts and papers are all via online submission system, through http://gamaiciaf.feb.ugm.ac.id. To submit or edit an abstract or paper, please login first. For those who are new, a username/password can be obtained by creating an account (please do not forget to tick the role as author).

This event is made by the collaboration of: Faculty of Economics and Business UGM (FEB UGM), School of Graduate Student UGM (SP UGM), Society for the Advance of Islamic Economic Studies (SAIES), and Indonesian Association of Islamic Economists (IAEI). For further information can contact: Dewi Fatmawati, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit  http://gamaiciaf.feb.ugm.ac.id.