Florida Accounting Symposium

September 5-6, 2014 - Miami, Florida

The conference starts at noon at the University of Miami campus on Friday, September 5th with lunch and the first presentation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Three papers will be presented on Friday and three on Saturday. A group dinner will be held on Friday evening at the Hyatt Hotel Coral Gables. If you are a faculty member or doctoral student at an accounting Ph.D. granting institution within Florida, please complete and send your registration form via Email (fas at warrington.ufl.edu) no later than Friday, August 15.

Conference program and papers will be available after August 18th at this site. All presentations will last for one hour and fifteen minutes, and there will be no discussants. The last presentation will end at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday and lunch will be provided following the conclusion.

A block of rooms has been reserved specifically for the Florida Accounting Symposium at the Hyatt Hotel Coral Gables for Friday, September 5th. Reserve your room to ensure receiving the special conference rate of $159 per night.


2014 Florida Accounting Symposium Program

Shuttle Information and Map

There will be shuttle pickup from the Hyatt to the Alumni center at the following times:
Friday - Pickup at 11:45 AM, returning at 5:15 PM
Saturday - Pickup at 7:45 AM, returning at 1:00 PM

Newman Alumni Center is located at 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL. On the campus map, the Newman Alumni Center is at coordinates D 8/9. Free parking is behind the building, street parking is metered.

Papers to be 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)

Call for Papers

Accounting researchers from any of the accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida are invited to submit manuscripts to the 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 inaugural conference will be held on September 5-6 in Miami, Florida.

The 2014 FAS submission deadline is July 1, 2014. Papers will be selected by the Program Committee. Submitting authors will be notified of the program committee’s decisions no later than August 1. Registration before August 15 is required but no registration fee is charged. The conference will start at 1 pm on Friday, September 5, and end right after lunch on Saturday, September 6.

For submissions and questions, please contact:
  • Dhananjay (DJ) Nanda
  • University of Miami
  • Phone: (305) 284-3122
  • Email (dnanda at bus.miami.edu)
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


College Info

Warrington College of Business Administration
100 BRY
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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