Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association
  APMAA 2018 Conference in Tokyo (official site)

October 29th (Monday) – November 1st (Thursday), 2018

Venue: Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan (

Conference Program   Registration    Accommodations & Venue    Organizers & Donors  
Status of Your Submitted Paper     Proceedings Papers
Guidelines for Presenters and Discussants  
Call for Papers   Doctoral Colloquium@ Paper Submissions


 Updated on August 29, 2018

Paper Submissions

The 2018 Conference of Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Association (APMAA 2018) is held at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan from October 29 (Monday) to November 1 (Thursday), 2018. We welcome academia and practitioners around the world to join us in the APMAA 2018.

If you are thinking of paper submissions to and presentations at APMAA 2018, first, please visit  pages of "Call for Papers" and "Doctoral Colloquium" in the

Note that each author who registers for the conference is limited to two (2) full paper submissions for the parallel sessions. APMAA parallel sessions receive more than 100 paper submissions every year. Review teams engage in review on first-come first-served basis. The teams try to notify the corresponding author of the result as soon as possible in order to help authors arrange their conference registration and participation. It is your responsibility to ensure that your submission satisfies the formatting requirements below. 

Formatting Requirements 

   We accept submissions in English only. All manuscripts should be in Times New Roman, font size 12, single–spaced with an abstract of 200-300 words. Include up to 5 keywords. An abstract should be on a separate page immediately preceding the text.

    Manuscripts should be as concise as the subject and research method permit. The length of text should be over 5,000 but not exceed 10,000 words.   

    All papers will be double blind reviewed. To promote anonymous review, authors should not identify themselves directly or indirectly in their paper. Single author should not use the editorial gwe.h Referencing should follow the APA style (Refer to

    The cover page should contain the title of the paper (all bold capitals), the authorfs name (first name, initial (s), and family name), title and affiliation, phone numbers, and email address.   

The paper submission page on CMT is The Conference Management Toolkit (CMT) is provided by Microsoft Corporation.

Before submitting your paper, please register your ID and Password in CMT system. If you have CMT account, there is no need to make a new account. You can log-in CMT with this account. If you do not know this procedure in detail, see gCMT_Registration.pdfh

·           Registration URL:

After you log-in CMT, you can submit your paper at:

                 Submission URL:

At the author console page, click the "Create new submission" button. Then select one item from (APMAA2018, Phd Colloquium, Special Session, CFO Session). After moving to   "Create New Submission" page, fill the whole page. Note that you must choose the APMAA2018 if your submission is to the Parallel Session.

Please see gHow to submit your paper to the CMT_APMAA 2018 site .pdf for how to submit your paper. If you have any questions and/or suggestions about how to submit your paper, please contact Masaaki Aoki (


Notification of Paper Acceptance  The APMAA 2018 conference organizing committee (Masayuki Aoki, parallel session chair) will send your paper review results before September 1. The committee, however, notifies you of the review result as soon as possible to help you prepare for the APMAA 2018 Conference. If you submitted your paper to the doctoral Colloquium, paper review results will be sent to you by Shoichiro Hosomi in early August.

Proceedings Paper and PPT  If your paper is accepted, you are required to prepare and submit a proceedings paper to your CMT account by September 15.  Please complete your participation fee payment by the date. After confirming your proceedings paper submission and participation fee payment completion, you are included in the presentation schedule in the APMAA 2018 program book. In addition, you are required to submit your Powerpoint file to your account by October 15. 

Registration and Attendance  At least one of the authors should register (pay the participation fee) for the conference before September 15 and attend as well as present the paper in the conference. Note that your registration is not complete until you pay the conference-fee.

Letter of Invitation  Please request either Co-chair, Masaaki Aoki ( or Doctoral Colloquium Chair, Shoichiro Hosomi ( to issue a Letter of Invitation if the document is required for you to apply for subsidies and/or a tourist visa after submitting your proceedings paper to the CMT. 

You can apply for the "temporary visitor visa" (generally called "tourist visa") directly at the Japanese Embassy / Consulate nearby. Citizens of the countries having visa exemption arrangements with Japan can arrive in Japan only with their passport without going through any procedure in advance.



Important Dates for Authors :
Full-paper Submission Deadline:
July 10, 2018
Paper Acceptance Notification: by September 1, 2018
Conference Registration and Fee Payment Deadline: September 15, 2018
Proceedings Paper Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018
  Note that the organizer has no plan to extend the due dates described above.@