Call for Submission
Call for Submission of Papers: Student Manuscript Competition
The 56th Annual Meeting of the Ohio Region of the American Accounting Association & 1st Doctoral / New Faculty Consortium (new) will be held April 30 - May 2, 2015 at the Wyndham Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio. The theme for the meeting is "Data Analytics & the Future of Accounting Education and Research". Accounting educators, doctoral students, and professionals are invited to submit completed manuscripts for presentation at the paper sessions. Interested individuals are also invited to submit proposals for Panel Discussions, CPE Workshops & Effective Learning Strategies Poster Sessions.
Papers may be on any topical area of accounting using analytical, experimental, archival, behavioral, or any other approach. All submitted papers will receive double-blind review. The submission deadline for completed manuscripts is 11:59 pm EST January 31, 2015.
We will once again use the online submission system. To submit your paper (or to volunteer as a Reviewer, Discussant, or Moderator), please CLICK HERE to access the system using your AAA member ID and password.
If you have forgotten your AAA member ID/password, click here to retrieve them. If you do not have a AAA member ID/password, please click here to obtain AAA login credentials. Then create an account in this system, using your AAA login credentials. If you have difficulty logging in, please contact Suzanne Mullinnix email@example.com for assistance.
Early submissions are strongly encouraged. Acceptance notification will be sent out no later than March 16, 2015. At least one author of an accepted paper must register for the meeting for the paper to be included in the program. Accepted research manuscripts will compete for theAndrews Award for best overall research paper, and doctoral papers will also compete for the best doctoral paper award (only authored by doctoral students). There is also an award for the best paper related to Gender Issues and Work Life Balance (GIWLB). In addition to an award for the best TLC paper award. There are separate awards for the best two undergraduate papers and the best two masters' papers. There will be a separate call and submission process for the undergraduate and masters' papers. Those will be handled through Heidi Meier. She is also the contact for anyone interested in serving the Region as a reviewer of student papers.
Panel Discussions and CPE Workshops
Proposals for Panel Discussions and CPE Workshops may be in any accounting area dealing with accounting regulation, research methods, teaching-related issues, or on any other topic which is likely to be of interest to both accounting academics and professionals. CPE Workshops will be offered on Thursday, April 30, 2015, and Panel Discussions will take place on Friday, May 1, 2015 and on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Please send your proposals for Panel Discussions and CPE Workshops directly to Amal Said or Li Wang by 11:59 pm EST January 31, 2015.
Effective Learning Strategies (ELS) Poster Session
The ELS Poster Session showcases ideas, teaching strategies and education innovations that support learning in accounting. It offers an interactive format for presenters to engage colleagues and exchange ideas and resources. The deadline for ELS (Effective Learning Strategies) submissions is 11:59 pm EST March 16, 2015.
For more information about the 2015 AAA Ohio Regional program please contact co-chairs:
Associate Professor of Accounting
College of Business & Innovation
University of Toledo
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606
Associate Professor of Accounting
College of Business Administration
University of Akron
259 South Broadway
Akron, OH 44325-4802