A total of 138 scientific articles from various researchers in Indonesian and Malaysian universities were presented at the International Economic, Business, and Accounting Education Conference entitled "Padang International Conference on the 2nd Economic, Education and Accounting" (PICEEBA), which took place on the Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Padang (UNP) from Saturday to Sunday (November 24 to November 25).
"This conference is also useful to expand the academic association between researchers and lecturers, so that we can open a broad network," the Chief-Executive of the Committee, Abror, Ph.D., added.
In the 2nd PICEEBA, the four keynote speakers from various world leading universities namely Prof. Lorne Cummings (Professor of Accounting from Macquairie University, Sydney Australia), Dr. Raphael Akamavi (Expert of Marketing Management from the University of Birmingham, UK), Prof. Dr. Nur Adiana Hiau Abdullah (Professor of Corporate Finance from Universiti Utara Malaysia), and Prof. Agus Irianto (Professor of Economic Education at UNP) will be presented.
Furthermore, 200 articles were received by the committee first, but after passing the review process only 160 articles that passed and were considered appropriate to be presented in the publication journal. The opening ceremony was opened by the Vice-Rector I of UNP, Prof. Yunia Wardi. The event was attended by more than 500 hundred of participants.
Besides of the Vice-Rector I of UNP, the Dean of Faculty of Economics of UNP, Dr. Idris, the Vice-Dean of Faculty of Economics, the Dean of Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality, Ernawati Ph.D., and the former Dean of Faculty of Economics of UNP, Prof. Syamsul Amar also presented on the event. (Public Relations of UNP/Translated by: Shilva Lioni)