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2018 International Accounting Section Midyear Meeting

14th Annual PhD/New Faculty Consortium

Application Form

The 14th Annual PhD/New Faculty Consortium of the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association, partially funded by the KPMG Foundation, will be held January 17-18 at The Westin Long Beach, Long Beach, California.

The PhD/New Faculty Consortium will begin with a reception at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, January 17, and continues Thursday, January 18 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.  Consortium participants are expected to attend the Midyear Meeting that runs from 8:30 am, Friday, January 19, through 5:30 pm, Saturday, January 20.

****This year’s Consortium will include a paper development session.  Participants will have the opportunity to present a working paper and receive comments.  Please submit your paper with the application.  As there are a limited number of slots, papers will be competitively selected for presentation.  You will be notified by the end of December if your paper has been selected for presentation.

Interested participants are encouraged to submit the Application Form for the PhD/New Faculty Consortium by Friday, December 1, 2017. Our capacity is limited; please submit your application as soon as possible. Participation will be confirmed by Friday, December 15, 2017.

Attendance is subject to approval by the consortium organizers.

Hotel Information

  • Accepted doctoral students will have all meeting fees waived (inclusive of mid-year conference fee) and room nights will be covered by the International Accounting Section as follows:

 single occupancy – up to 2 nights
 double occupancy when shared with another consortium participant – up to 3 nights

  • Accepted new faculty will have all consortium fees waived and room nights will be covered by the International Accounting Section as follows:

 single occupancy – up to 2 nights
 double occupancy when shared with another consortium participant – up to 3 nights

Accepted faculty who plan to attend the conference must pay the midyear meeting fee.

  • Hotel accommodations will be reimbursed AFTER the meeting, provided that the student/faculty attends the consortium for the full program and stays at the meeting hotel.

  • Students/faculty should make their reservation directly with the hotel and will need to provide a credit card number to the hotel. A maximum of two students/faculty can stay in one hotel room. NOTE: students/faculty who share a room should provide both names to the hotel when making reservations. The deadline for hotel reservations is Monday, December 18. We cannot guarantee that any additional rooms will be available in the hotel once our block of rooms is sold out, even if the block is sold out before the deadline. If a student/faculty is unable to attend the meeting, the hotel reservations must be cancelled in advance to avoid a cancellation penalty.

Travel

Travel to and from the meeting is not sponsored by the section.

Contact

Please contact Elizabeth Gordon (egordon@temple.edu), Consortium Chair, if you have any questions.

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