2017 Accounting PhD Rookie Recruiting and Research Camp

Miami, FL

 Start Date - End Date

December 08, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Registration Deadline

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Registration Information

Pre-registration is closed
On-site registration for Recruiters and Observers ONLY will be available at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay on Friday, December 8, at 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Saturday, December 9 at 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM, and Sunday, December 10 at 7:00 AM, Grand Ballroom Foyer, 3rd Level

The registration fee includes name badge (required for admittance to meeting events), meeting program, Friday Evening Welcome Reception, Saturday and Sunday Continental Breakfast, Saturday and Sunday Lunch, Saturday Evening Reception.

A candidate is a current PhD Student with an expected graduation date of Spring 2018 who is ready to enter the job market upon graduation.
Must register by October 25, 2017


Each representative from a school or firm must register for the event. Must register by November 15, 2017


An observer is a current PhD Student who is NOT expected to graduate in the Spring 2018 semester. Observers may watch the student presentation portion, however they may not participate in the interview process or do presentations of their own
Must register by November 15, 2017

Registration Steps:

  1. Register for the meeting on the AAA website by clicking the button on the toolbar that says Register Here.
  2. Upload your materials (Road Paper or Job Posting) by clicking Upload Road Paper Here or Upload Job Posting Here on the toolbar.

Preregister - Mail/Fax
Registrations paid by check should be made payable to the American Accounting Association. Mail
registration form and payment to: American Accounting Association, 9009 Town Center Pkwy, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202. Registrations paid by credit card can be faxed to 941-923-4093 or call 941-921-7747 to pay over the phone.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing at the AAA in order to be processed (email

Candidates- If unable to attend you must notify the AAA immediately.
Recruiters- Cancellations received after November 8, 2017 will incur a $175 cancellation fee. No refunds will be available for cancellations after November 15, 2017, or for no-shows.
Observer- If unable to attend notify the AAA immediately.
fees are non-refundable

Book one day for $1,200.00 or book two days for only $1,800.00!  

•Saturday (8:00 AM - 10:00 PM) or Sunday (8:00 AM- 6:00 PM)
• Meeting Room for seating up to 10 people
•Directional Signage with School Name
•Coffee Break Service Inside of Meeting Room - AM & PM
•Water Station
•Table for Materials

Biscayne Island, one of the Reserved Interview Rooms
Photo Courtesy,

EXECUTIVE BOARDROOM PACKAGE (limited availability)
Book one day for $1,500 or book two days for only $2,250!

•Saturday (8:00 AM - 10:00 PM) or Sunday (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
•Executive Leather Chairs for seating up to 14 people
•Monitor in the room
•Separate Candidate waiting area
•Coffee Break Service Inside of Meeting Room - AM & PM
•Whole Fruit and Granola Bars available in room throughout the day
•Freshly baked cookies brought in with the afternoon break
•Directional Signage with School Name
•Water Station
•Table for Materials

Interested? Contact Kelli Gouwens.

Each table will have a curtained drape on three sides to give you more privacy for your interviews. Institutions will have the ability to maximize their recruiting time by signing up for an interview table. The tables will be available:

Saturday, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reservations can be made through the Recruiter Registration page.

An email with your table assignment will be sent out by early December.

If you have any questions please contact Mary Beth Gripshover at marybeth.gripshover@aaahq.org or at (941) 556-4116.

Americans with Disabilities Act
The American Accounting Association intends to comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Any members planning to attend this meeting who have special needs, as covered by the ADA, are requested to notify Mary Beth Gripshover at the American Accounting Association,
marybeth.gripshover@aaahq.org or (941) 556-4116 to facilitate identification and accommodation of these needs by the Association.

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount

Available Functions



Hotel Information

Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay
1633 N Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33132

Room Rate: $229.00
This charge is in addition to the registration fee, and is paid directly to the hotel by the attendee upon checkout.

Photo Courtesy of Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay as seen from their website

Reservations by telephone:
Toll Free: 1-800-228-9290
Direct: 305-374-3900
Reference: American Accounting Association Rookie Recruiting Camp 2017
Reservation Deadline: November 20 2017
Reservation Link: Click Here

Due to damages caused by Hurricane Irma the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay can no longer accept any additional hotel room reservations. A new hotel room block has been created at the DoubleTree by Hilton Grand Biscayne Bay at our group rate of $229 per night.

We apologize for any inconvenience and note that everyone who has already booked their hotel room at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay will not be affected.

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the conference rate. PLEASE make your reservations as early as possible to take advantage of this special room rate. Note 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 cut off date.

Meeting Attendees with Limited Mobility
If you anticipate having limited mobility during your participation in the meeting, it is very important that you notify the hotel when you make your reservations, and when you check into the hotel. Should there be an emergency that would require evacuation, hotel staff need to know that you would require assistance. This includes temporary mobility issues such as injury, crutches, etc. Please request instructions directly from the hotel about how to proceed in case of an emergency.

From: Miami International Airport (MIA)
Distance: 5 miles to Hotel
Estimated Taxi Fare: $25.00 (USD) one way

From: Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
Distance: 24 miles to Hotel
Estimated Taxi Fare: $85.00 (USD) one way

Additional transportation information and directions can be found on the website.