The 8th International Conference on Performance Based Budgeting (PBB) held in Tehran
Supreme Audit Court of Islamic Republic of Iran (SAC) with collaboration of Planning and Budgeting Organization, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Ministry of Health and Medical Education as well as Organizational Management Research Center held the 8th International Conference on Performance Based Budgeting (PBB) in Tehran on 16-17 July 2017.
Two delegations from Office of the Auditor General of Thailand (OAG) and Turkish Court of Accounts (TCA), respectively headed by Prof. Chaisit Trachoetham, Chairman of State Audit Commission of OAG and Mr Fikri ÖZKÖK, Deputy President of the TCA participated in the same Conference and presented their country papers on the experience of their respective countries in the field of performance based budgeting as well as the measures taken in regard with performance auditing.
Dr. Ali Larijani, Chairman of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iranian Parliament), Dr. Adel Azar, President of Supreme Audit Court of I. R. Iran and Chairman of the Conference as well as Dr. Hadi Ghavami, Vice President of the Planning, Budget and Audit Committee of the Parliament were among the keynote speakers of the same Conference.
The PBB Conference initiated in May 2007 and since then it has been regularly held to orient its audience with the latest scientific findings and the experience of local and international experts in the field of PBB.
The main theme of the Conference was the realization of performance based budgeting in all public and private organizations. Some of the sub-themes included:
• The role of PBB and performance auditing on the realization of Resilience Economy
• The role of performance indicators on PBB
• Sharing success experience in implementation of PBB based on IT technology and computer systems
• Sharing international success experience in PBB implementation
• Sharing international success experience in performance auditing
• Requirements of establishment of PBB in public and private organizations
Performance Based Budgeting (PBB) is one of the macro policies of Iran which is seriously followed up by the government based on the 6th Five-year Development Plan. The PBB should be a new method of budgeting for all public organizations in the next five years.
As in previous years, the Conference brought together local and international experts, high ranking and middle managers and experts of ministries, public corporations, banks, insurance companies, cultural institutes, production and industrial companies, non-governmental organizations, academics and university professors and students especially universities and institutes of higher education focusing on management, accounting, economics fields of study to discuss, deliberate and share experience in the topic of PBB.