Event Name: Blassys Publishing Accounting and Microfinance Conference 2012
Event Date: December 21, 2012
Event Location: Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Cost: The fee to attend the event is USD 125. Reduced fees apply for the following categories of attendees: USD 100 for educators, USD 75 for participants from nonprofit organisations and USD 30 for students. There is no cost to online participants.
Event Summary: The event aims to bring together accounting professionals, scholars, microfinance practitioners, funders, borrowers, researchers and microfinance supporters in order to improve the quality of accounting and reporting standards in microfinance. The conference will explore the areas of convergence between microfinance and accounting with discussions about due diligence, ethics, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), commercialization, quality control strategies, regulatory issues and others.
Background on Organizers: Blassys Publishing is a US-based organisation that publishes the online microenterprise eMagazine, which covers microfinance and microentrepreneurship.
Event Website: http://www.microfinanceevents.com/A_M_Conference.php
For additional information, you may contact Sandra Frempong via email sfrempong[at]blassys.com or telephone +1 828 275 8559.
By Chioma Okwudiafor, Research Associate
Sources and Additional Resources:
Blassys Publishing Accounting and Microfinance Conference 2012
MicroCapital Story: June 26, 2012, “MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Call for Papers: Blassys 2012 Accounting & Microfinance Conference, October 5 and October 6, Asheville, North Carolina, USA”
MicroCapital Story: November 15, 2011, “MICROFINANCE EVENT: Accounting and Microfinance Conference, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, December 2, 2011”
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