The Ninth World Congress of Accounting Historians, held at the Rydges Hotel in Melbourne, Australia from July 30 through August 3, 2002, began with a visit to "The Louis Goldberg Collection" where conference attendees were treated to a private viewing of the library and a presentation by B. Potter on "The Louis Goldberg Collection at Deakin University: Conserving a Lifetime of Scholarly Endeavour." The conference was officially opened by Professor Pip Hamilton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Deakin University. Throughout the conference plenary sessions, paper presentation sessions, workshops and panels were offered.
Plenary Session No. 1
Lee Parker, University of Adelaide "Presenting the Past: Perspectives on Time for Accounting History and Management History"
Plenary Session No. 2
Theresa Hammond, Boston College "History from Accounting' s Margins: International Research on Race and Gender"
Plenary Session No. 3
Salvador Carmona, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid "Accounting History Research and its Diffusion in an International Context"
S. Sian, "The Kenyan Professionalisation Project: Closure"
G.D. Carnegie, J.R. Edwards, B.P. West, "Understanding the Dynamics of the Australian Accounting Profession: A Prosopographical Study of the Founding Members of the Incorporated Institute of Accountants, Victoria, 1886 to 1908"
D. Gomes, L.L. Rodrigues, R. Craig, "The Evolution of the Accounting Profession in Portugal from 1755"
K. Hooper, K. Kearins, "A Capital Gains Tax in Substance: Financing New Zealand 1840-1859"
P.E. Cobbin, G.H. Burrows, "The British Navy's 1888 'Program Budget' Reforms"
M. Christensen, "Idea Transference in Public Sector Accounting: An Antipodean Case"
R.K. Fleischman, R.P. Marquette, "The Impact of War on Cost Accounting: The Sperry Corporation in World War II"
R.H. Anderson, "Costing Australian Munitions Production in World War II"
S. Carmona, F. Gutierrez, "Outsourcing as Compassion: Cigarettes Production by Poor Catholic Nunneries (1817-1819)"
B.G. Williams, "The Role of Early Professors of Commerce in the Establishment of Accounting as an Academic Discipline: The University of Melbourne, A Case Study"
M.S. Bernardo, "The Evolution of Accounting Teaching in Brazil: Aspects of Post-Graduation"
P. Clarke, P. Colbert, "Some Personalities in the Early Years of University Accounting Education in Ireland: An Exploration of an Untold Story"
D. Oldroyd, "Estate Management and Accounting in the North-East of England c. 1700-1780: Research Agenda"
J.M. Carvalho, M.F. Conde, J.C. Paixao, "A First Attempt to Identify Phases and Periods of Accounting History of Portugal"
Y. Shimizu, "Changes in the Recording System in Japanese Trading Companies, c.1890-1926"
D.M. Smith, "Convergence and Divergence in Taxation and Account Concept for Trading Stock--The Australian Experience 1915-2001"
B.D. Merino, A.G. Mayper, "Uniform Accounting: Will We Learn from the Past?"
Y. Hyon, "An Extension to Three Significant Periods of Financial Reporting and Accounting Regulations with Respect to Goodwill (and Intangible Assets) in the United States of America"
C.S. McWatters, "A Counter Example in the Development of Great Lakes Shipping: The Case of the Kingston Shipping Company Limited"
M.B. Rodrigues, L.M. Rodrigues, "Accounting and the First Portuguese Budgets: Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries"
H. Okano, "Historical Development of Management Accounting in Japan: Target Cost Management at Toyota"
P. McNicholas, M. Barrett, "Answering the Emancipatory Call: An Emerging Research Approach …