Florida Accounting Symposium

September 18-19, 2015 - Gainesville, Florida

Accounting faculty and doctoral students from all accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida are invited to attend the 2015 Florida Accounting Symposium at the University of Florida, to be held on Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19.

The conference will start at noon in Gerson Hall (1368 Union Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611) at the University of Florida campus on Friday, September 18 and end at 1 pm on Saturday, September 19. The conference will provide Friday lunch, Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday lunch, all in the Commons of Gerson Hall. Attached are the program and registration form. Registration is free but required. Please complete and send your registration form via email (fas at warrington.ufl.edu) by August 20. Conference papers will be downloadable after August 31 at this site.

A block of rooms at the Hilton UF Conference Center Hotel (1714 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida, 32607. Phone: 352-371-3600) has been reserved for the conference. Please make your reservations by August 19 and mention "FL Accounting Symposium" to receive the special conference rate of $142 per night.

Program

2015 Florida Accounting Symposium Program

Call for Papers

Accounting researchers from all accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida are invited to submit manuscripts to the second annual Florida Accounting Symposium (FAS). The FAS’ objective is to facilitate the interaction of accounting researchers (especially junior faculty and doctoral students) and the exchange of research ideas in the great Sunshine State. The University of Florida, Florida State University, and University of Miami will take turns hosting the annual FAS. The second conference will be held on September 18-19 in Gainesville, Florida.

The 2015 FAS submission deadline is July 15, 2015. Papers will be selected by the Program Committee. Submitting authors will be notified of the program committee’s decisions no later than August 10.

Both accounting faculty and doctoral students from accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida are invited to attend the conference. Registration before August 20 is required but no registration fee is charged. The conference will start at 1 pm on Friday, September 18, and end right after lunch on Saturday, September 19.

Hotel information, registration forms, and the conference program will be included in mid-August.

For submissions and questions, please contact:
  • Jennifer Wu Tucker
  • University of Florida
  • Phone: (352) 273-0214
  • Email (jenny.tucker at warrington.ufl.edu)
Program Committee for 2015 FAS:
  • Stephen Asare, University of Florida
  • Diana Falsetta, University of Miami
  • Frank Heflin, Florida State University
  • Rick Morton, Florida State University
  • Dhananjay (DJ) Nanda, University of Miami
  • Jennifer Wu Tucker, University of Florida

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2014 Florida Accounting Symposium

Program
2014 Florida Accounting Symposium Program
2014 Papers Presented
  1. The Relative Contributions of Value Relevance and Mispricing to the Pricing of Abnormal Accruals
    Frank Heflin and James Moon (Florida State University)
  2. The Effect of Financial Analysts' Information Demand on Management Guidance: An examination of analysts' information environment
    Orie Barron (Penn State University), Jian Cao (Florida Atlantic University), Maya Thevenot (Florida Atlantic University) and Baohua Xin (University of Toronto)
  3. Auditor Networks and Tax Avoidance: Evidence from private firms
    Pietro Bianchi, Diana Falsetta, Miguel Minutti Meza and Eric Weisbrod (University of Miami)
  4. Scoundrels or Stars? Theory and Evidence on the use of online laborers in accounting research
    Anne Farrel, Jonathan Grenier (Miami University), Justin Leiby (University of Florida)
  5. Come on Over: Analyst/Investor Day as a Disclosure Medium
    Marcus Kirk (University of Florida) and Stanimir Markov (Southern Methodist University)
  6. An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Financial Incentives and Mutual Shared Interest on Honesty
    Charles Boster (University of South Carolina), Michael Majerczyk (Georgia State University) and Yu Tian (University of Central Florida)
Program Committee for 2014 FAS:
  • Stephen Asare, University of Florida
  • Diana Falsetta, University of Miami
  • Frank Heflin, Florida State University
  • Rick Morton, Florida State University
  • Dhananjay (DJ) Nanda, University of Miami
  • Jennifer Wu Tucker, University of Florida

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