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2019 Forensic Accounting Research Conference

 The submission deadline has been extended to 11:59 pm EST on Monday, December 3, 2018!

The Tenth Annual Midyear Forensic Accounting Research Conference will be held March 1-2, 2019, at the Westin St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference will consist of keynote speakers, concurrent sessions dealing with a wide variety of fraud, forensic, and investigative accounting topics, panel discussions, case work, and other scholarly activity.

The submission deadline for papers, teaching cases, panel proposals, and class materials is 11:59 pm EST on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
The submission deadline has been extended to 11:59 pm EST on Monday, December 3, 2018!

Submissions

Please CLICK HERE to access the submissions 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 an 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 Mullinix for assistance.

Volunteer

Please consider supporting our Forensic Accounting Section by volunteering as a reviewer and/or moderator.  You may do this by logging in to the submissions system using the same AAA member ID/password you use to register for the meeting.  Enter your credentials under "Login Here" and click "Go".  On the next page, click on "Volunteer Opportunities" under the "Submitter Menu", and follow the prompts. If you have forgotten your ID/password, click here to retrieve them.

If you are willing to volunteer and would prefer our paper chair to activate your volunteer role in the submissions system, please email Kip Holderness directly and he will be happy to designate you as a volunteer in the system.

As you consider volunteering as a reviewer, please also consider attending the concurrent session in which the paper is presented. Your feedback both during the review process and the presentation is a valuable contribution to the research efforts of our Forensic Accounting Section members.

Please consider submitting to the conference any of the following:

  • Research Papers. (empirical, behavioral, pedagogical, etc.) that deal with topics relevant to fraud, forensics, or investigative accounting.
  • Teaching Cases. in fraud, forensics, or investigative accounting. These papers will either be included in our "hands-on" sessions in which you will lead participants through the case as if they were students in your class or will be included in a poster session.
  • Class Materials. We will also have a forum for class materials where you can share unique projects you do in your class that you are willing to share with others.
  • Research in Progress. We will have a research in progress session where individuals can present research proposals, pilot studies, or other unfinished projects. If you are looking for feedback on your project this is the place to present your idea. Submit a proposal and outline for consideration.
  • Panel Discussions. If you have a relevant idea for a panel discussion and are willing to find and organize the participants, please submit a short write-up of your idea and send via email to Kip Holderness.
  • Video. If you have created an original video, or use video in your forensic accounting class and can share your approach, please submit a write-up and link to your video (if possible). Video submissions should be sent via email to Kip Holderness. The deadline for video submissions is 11:59 pm EST on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

We strongly encourage Ph.D. Students and their advisors to submit work in progress to consider for presentation or the forum. If you are a PhD student (or advisor), please include this information in the field labeled "Additional Information I do not know" on the submission form.

Submission Information

To further encourage high quality and quantity of submissions this year, the editorial board members of the Journal of Forensic Accounting Research (JFAR) will attend presentation sessions and will evaluate presentations. Presented papers will be evaluated on the merits of their potential for publication in the JFAR. Authors of the selected papers will be provided feedback to refine their manuscript and they will be invited to submit their manuscript for further review and possible publication in the JFAR. 

Research papers include the requirement to submit just one file in PDF format. Each submission will be blind-reviewed, so the file should NOT contain any author identification information. Teaching cases should be in a format similar to that used in Issues in Accounting Education. Please indicate if the submission has been published or accepted for publication.

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