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 September 10, 2018


Instructions for preparing and submitting proceedings (camera ready) papers

Please read the instruction carefully before submitting your proceedings paper (camera-ready paper). Note that your manuscript may be returned if it is not edited according to the required format. The submission deadline of your proceedings paper is September 15, 2018. A sample proceedings paper is shown in the appendix. 

@ Note that the file you submit to the camera-ready column of the CMT appears in the Abstract Book and USB proceedings with no editing.

A Please feel free to contact Susumu Ueno ( if you have any questions.


Camera-ready submission for accepted papers 

After receiving the acceptance notification, what you should do first is to visit APMAA 2018 in Tokyo homepage,

Since you are requested a camera-ready paper (proceedings paper), edit your camera-ready paper by following the requested format described at

Then, submit it to the camera-ready column in the CMT.


How to Submit the camera ready paper

Please log in as an "Author". Then, you will find the list of your papers. You will see the link to submit the camera-ready paper in the last column of the accepted paper.
Step 1: Click on the Edit Camera Ready submission link at the Actions column
Step 2: Make changes as you wish to the Edit Camera Ready Submission page and upload a new file at the below box that reads Drop files here or Upload from Computer, then click Save changes.

Step 3: The Camera Ready Submission summary will appear.  The author may continue either edit the camera ready submission at this stage or back to Author Console. If there are no changes required, this is the final step of the Camera Ready Submission.

  Camera Ready Copy Submission Instruction.pdf 


Also prepare for your presentation. Full-guidelines for Presenters, Moderators and Discussants are provided at

All presenters are assigned the role to discuss one paper presented in his/her session. The session chair role is usually assigned to one of the presenters in the session.  


Conference proceedings paper (camera-ready paper) format

1. Margins should be at least one inch from top, bottom, and sides.

2. Paper ID should be placed 2 lines lower than the top margin of the page.  

3. Paper titles should be placed 3 lines lower than the top margin of the page. Titles should be concise and should describe the content of the paper. The point size for the title is 14 bold with single line space.  

4 Authorsfnames should be placed with two-line space below the title. Authorsf affiliations should be placed below each author names. 

5. An abstract should be around 200-300 words.

6. Text should be 5,000-10,000 words. The paper must be written in the best possible technical and grammatical English.  

7.  About five keywords should be placed with one-line space below the abstract.  

8. All manuscripts should be formatted using 12-point font (Times New Roman). The text should be single-spaced. *  If your text contains complicated mathematical expressions or chemical formula, you may need to increase the line spacing to fit them properly. The abstract and the references should be single-spaced.

* Using single spacing for the proceedings paper will improve readability and make formatting the proceedings easier. Additionally, it will reduce the amount of paper used.

 9. Major section headings, including the abstract, major sections (1, 2, 3, c), references, and acknowledgements, should be upper case and bold.
     Sub-section headings (e.g., 2.1, 2.2, 2.2.1,c) should be lower case, italic with first letter in upper case.
      Titles and (sub)section headings should never have a full stop (period) at the end. 

10. Make sure that placing and numbering of equations are consistent throughout your manuscript with the same style of your text. Leave one extra line space above and below the equation.

Reference List

1. Arrange citations in alphabetical order according to surname of the first author or the name of the institution responsible for the citation. Multiple works by the same author (s) should be listed in chronological order of publication.

2. Dates of publication should be placed immediately after authorsf names.


   sample proceedings paper (a sample for formatting only )