American Accounting Association

2012 Information Systems Section
Midyear Meeting and
AIS New Scholar Consortium

Call for SubmissionsRegistrationHotel InformationMeeting ProgramDoctoral Consortium

Preliminary Program

Call for Research in Progress and Research Proposals


Wednesday, January 4, 2012
6:00 pm–8:00 pm Reception for New Scholars Consortium
Thursday, January 5, 2012 — New Scholars Consortium
7:00 am–8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am–8:15 am Welcome and Introductions
Robin Pennington, North Carolina State University
8:15 am – 9:45 am Editor's Panel
(CPE: Specialized Knowledge and Applications) 1.5 CH
Alex Kogan, Rutgers University — JETA
Andreas Nicolaou, Bowling Green State University — IJAIS
Vern Richardson, University of Arkansas — TAR
Miklos Vasarhelyi, Rutgers University — JIS
Arnie Wright – Northeastern University — AH
9:45 am – 10:15 am Break
10:15 am – 11:45 pm Making the Accounting Connection with AIS Research
(CPE: Specialized Knowledge and Applications) 1.5 CH
Elaine Mauldin, University of Missouri
12:00 pm–1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Small Group Research Workshop with AIS Faculty critique of Research Proposals and Ideas
(CPE: Specialized Knowledge and Applications) 1.5 CH
Diane Janvrin, Iowa State University
Andrea Kelton, Wake Forest University
Robert Pinsker, Florida Atlantic University
Juan Manuel Sanchez, University of Arkansas
Patrick Wheeler, University of Missouri
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Current Career Issues Q and A: (break into 2 groups)
(CPE: Specialized Knowledge and Applications) 1.5 CH

New Faculty
Mary Curtis, University of North Texas
Eileen Taylor, North Carolina State University

  • Finding and working with co-authors
  • How to obtain external funding/support for research
  • How to get subjects/participants for research
  • Q and A
PhD students
Jackie Reck, University of South Florida
    • Managing your dissertation
    • How to start making tenure as a doctoral student
    • Interviewing
    • Q and A

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm Closing Remarks
Uday Murthy, University of South Florida

Note: The CPE Fields of Study curriculum is divided into twenty three subject matter areas. These fields represent the primary knowledge and skill areas needed by accounting licensees to perform professional services in all fields of employment. Sessions that offer CPE credit have the Field of Study and Credit Hours (CH) in red. Each Credit Hour is based on 50 minutes. The Program Level for each of these sessions is Basic, unless otherwise stated. Delivery Method: Group Live

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