Florida Accounting Symposium
2021 Florida Accounting Symposium
October 15-16, 2021, Tallahassee, FL
At Florida State University
Call for Papers
We are delighted to invite accounting researchers from all accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida to submit manuscripts to the sixth 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 sixth conference will be held on October 15-16 in Tallahassee, Florida.
The 2021 FAS submission deadline is August 16, 2021. Papers will be selected by the Program Committee. Submitting authors will be notified of the program committee’s decisions no later than September 9.
Both accounting faculty and doctoral students from accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida are invited to attend the conference. Registration before September 18 is required but no registration fee is charged. The conference will start with lunch at noon on Friday, October 15, and end right after lunch on Saturday, October 16.
For submissions and questions, please contact:
Florida State University
Program Committee for the 2021 FAS:
Bruce Billings, Florida State University
Diana Falsetta, University of Miami
Marcus Kirk, University of Florida
Landon Mauler, Florida State University
Sundaresh Ramnath, University of Miami
Jennifer Wu Tucker, University of Florida
Residence Inn by Marriott
600 W Gaines St
Tallahassee, Florida 32304-4308
The Residence Inn is a very short walk (0.2 mile) to the FSU Augustus B Turnbull Conference Center, where the Symposium will be held.
There is a block of 20 rooms at the rate of $139. Parking (off-site, on street nearby) is $8/day and $20 per stay; parking (on-site, limited to one space per suite) is $20/day.
Room rate will be available on first-come basis until September 20. Reservations can be made online using the reservation link Book your group rate for FSU College of Business or by calling 1 (800) 331-3131 or (850) 329-9080 and mention that you are attending the Florida Accounting Symposium.
- Friday, 1:30-2:15 p.m. – Conflicts of interest in subscriber-paid credit ratings. Gabriel Pundrich (University of Florida)
- Friday, 2:20-3:05 p.m. – Audit partners in leadership roles: Implications for audit quality. Aleksandra (Ally) Zimmerman (Florida State University)
- Friday, 3:30-4:15 p.m. – Disentangling the effects of changes in book-tax conformity related to mandatory IFRS adoption on earnings quality. Anne Ehinger (Florida State University)
- Friday, 4:20-5:05 p.m. – Investor-firm private interactions and informed trading: Evidence from New York City taxi patterns. Presenter: Jeffery Piao (University of Florida)
- Saturday, 9:00-9:45 a.m. – A new wave of audit partners: Evidence from the Chinese localization rule. Yini Wang (University of Miami)
- Saturday, 9:50-10:35 a.m. – Products, services, and tax-motivated income shifting. Scott Rane (University of Florida)
- Saturday, 11:00-11:45 a.m. – Does the Mafia hire good accountants? Pietro Bianchi (Florida International University)
- Saturday, 11:50-12:35 p.m. – How do investors respond to targets’ interim earnings? Miles Romney (Florida State University)
September 13-14, 2019, Gainesville, FL
2019 Florida Accounting Symposium Program
- Friday, 1:30pm – The dissemination and pricing of street earnings. Eric Weisbrod (University of Miami)
- Friday, 2:20pm – Promoting proactive auditing behaviors. Mike Ricci (University of Florida)
- Friday, 3:30pm – Price discovery and analysts’ cash flow forecasts. Sami Keskek (Florida State University)
- Friday, 4:20pm – Initial audit engagement discounts through the lens of time. Nick Cicone (University of Florida)
- Saturday, 9:00am – Disclosure spillover: evidence from going-private activity. Jeffery Piao (University of Florida)
- Saturday, 9:50am – The optional qualitative assessment in impairment tests. Jake Krupa (University of Miami)
- Saturday, 11:00am – Analyst extraversion and information gathering. Diana Weng (University of Florida)
- Saturday, 11:50am – Internal control risk and initial audit pricing. Dana Wallace (University of Central Florida)