The Malaysia Indonesia International Conference on Economics, Management and Accounting (MIICEMA) is an Annual International Conference that gathers academics and practitioners from Malaysia, Indonesia and around the World to facilitate the presentation and sharing of research findings and research prooposal for postgraduate program particularly in the areas of economics, management and accounting.
Numerous benefits have been achieved from the sharing of knowledge and building of working relationships through presentations of working papers after the organisation of 16 series of the conference. The conference has become an important platform for academics to share information regarding current issues and new economic and business challenges prevalent in both South East Asia and globally.
As a continuation of the memorandum of understanding between Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Institut Pertanian Bogor, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta and Universitas Bengkulu as the founding institutions of MIICEMA, 2016 is witnessing once again the organising of the 17th MIICEMA. Following the tradition of the long-established friendship, the honour of becoming the main organiser and host to the 17th MIICEMA has now been transferred to University of Jambi, through the Faculty of Economics and Business.
Through the organising of the conference, the research findings that will be presented by academics in various fields such as economics, management and accounting will surely become guides and models for other academics in developing the branches of knowledge and for the industry in managing and strengthening their businesses.
The chosen theme for this year MIICEMA is ” The Strategy For Improving Competitiveness to win the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) ″. Global economic climate has been undergoing shocks that adversely affecting government and business organisations. The economic turmoil has been considered by few as the worst in the century that prudent and solid business strategies must make accurate market interpretation of both opportunities and constraints. Hence, the 17th MIICEMA aims to provide a platform for both academicians and practitioners to sit together and elaborate on these challenges.