Call for Submissions

The Nineteenth Annual Midyear Auditing Section Conference will be held January 17–19, 2013, at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans. The conference will consist of keynote, plenary, and concurrent sessions dealing with a wide variety of contemporary topics related to audit, attestation and assurance practices, education, and research.

You are encouraged to contribute to the program through submissions of auditing/attestation/assurance research and education papers (including instructional cases). In addition, the section will rely on your help in planning and conducting the conference by providing suggestions for session topics, panels, and/or workshops.

Awards
An award will be given for the best PhD student paper submitted to the conference. Authors must indicate that they would like to be considered for the Best PhD Paper Award at the time of submission. The paper can be co-authored with a faculty member; however, if selected for the award it will be expected that the PhD student will present the paper.

The Section will also recognize the best paper submitted for the conference. All papers submitted to the conference will be considered for this award.

Submission Information and Deadline
You are encouraged to contribute to the program through submissions of auditing/attestation/assurance research and education papers (including instructional cases).

Research papers should follow the style and submission guidelines of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, including the requirement to submit separate electronic files containing the cover page and the paper itself. Instructional cases should be in a format similar to that used in Issues in Accounting Education. Submissions are not eligible for consideration if they: 1) have been published or accepted for publication, 2) were presented at the 2012 AAA Annual Meeting, or 3) were presented at more than one AAA regional meeting or other academic conference. Papers presented at the Research Forum of the AAA Annual Meeting are eligible for consideration. It should be noted that papers accepted for presentation at the 2013 Midyear Auditing Section Conference may also be submitted for presentation at the AAA Annual Meeting scheduled for August 2013.

Submissions must be completed by August 31, 2012. To submit your paper (or to volunteer as a reviewer/discussant/moderator), please CLICK HERE to access the new 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.

We are also requesting submissions of panel discussion ideas, and workshop proposals for the conference. Panel idea submissions can be directed anytime up to August 31 to Jackie Hammersley (University of Georgia) or Linda Myers (University of Arkansas), along with any questions, at lmyers@walton.uark.edu.

Call For Volunteers
Please consider volunteering to participate as a reviewer, discussant, and/or moderator. Volunteers are essential for a successful meeting. Information on how to volunteer will be announced soon.

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