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:

Bruce Billings

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

Registration Form

Hotel Information

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.



Previous Symposium

September 13-14, 2019, Gainesville, FL


2019 Florida Accounting Symposium Program


  • Friday, 1:30pmThe dissemination and pricing of street earnings. Eric Weisbrod (University of Miami)
  • Friday, 2:20pmPromoting proactive auditing behaviors. Mike Ricci (University of Florida)
  • Friday, 3:30pmPrice discovery and analysts’ cash flow forecasts. Sami Keskek (Florida State University)
  • Friday, 4:20pmInitial audit engagement discounts through the lens of time. Nick Cicone (University of Florida)
  • Saturday, 9:00amDisclosure spillover: evidence from going-private activity. Jeffery Piao (University of Florida)
  • Saturday, 9:50amThe optional qualitative assessment in impairment tests. Jake Krupa (University of Miami)
  • Saturday, 11:00amAnalyst extraversion and information gathering. Diana Weng (University of Florida)
  • Saturday, 11:50amInternal control risk and initial audit pricing. Dana Wallace (University of Central Florida)