Public Interest Section Mid-Year Meeting 2013

Additional Meeting Information

Call for Submissions

The Public Interest Section of the American Accounting Association is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Midyear Meeting of the Public Interest Section. This meeting will be a joint meeting with the Forensic Accounting (FA) Section to be held in historic New Orleans, LA at the Hyatt French Quarter from March 22nd to 23rd, 2013. The hotel is adjacent to Bourbon Street and is located within walking distance of the Audubon Aquarium, Jackson Square, Royal Street shopping, French Market, Streetcars and the New Orleans Superdome!

The meeting will include a Doctoral/New Scholar Consortium on Friday morning, and plenary and research paper sessions on Friday afternoon and Saturday. All attendees will be able to choose between FIA and Public Interest sections, with joint breakfast, luncheon, and receptions open to all.

We encourage submissions from a wide variety of perspectives and methodologies. The uniting theme for our section is how the research contributes to furthering the public interest, which encompasses a broad and eclectic assortment of research topics. We welcome papers from all accounting disciplines. There will be an award for best paper overall and best paper from an emerging scholar.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 11, 2013.

To submit a paper and/or panel proposal:
Submit your paper and/or panel proposal directly to Amy Hageman at

Call for Volunteers:
To volunteer to review manuscripts, moderate a session or discuss a paper for the Midyear Meeting, please contact Donna Bobek Schmitt at