2017 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting

Call for Submissions

Please Note: Submissions are Closed

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Midyear Meeting of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) will be held in Charlotte, NC at The Westin Charlotte on January 27-28, 2017. We welcome submissions of high-quality academic papers that will allow us to compile a top-notch research program.

In addition, we will hosting a Journal of Financial Reporting (JFR) Mini-Conference during this meeting. The conference will showcase papers that will be eventually published in the JFR subject to the standard review process. Authors interested in having papers considered for the conference should choose the "JFR Mini-Conference" track when submitting to the Midyear Meeting. Authors of papers accepted for the conference will be contacted by the JFR editors in late October. Papers not accepted for the conference will still be considered for inclusion in the regular Midyear Meeting research program.

The deadline for submission is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Submission of papers is a two-step process:

  1. A non-refundable submission fee of $50 is required — click here to pay the submission fee.
  2. To submit your paper (or to volunteer as a reviewer/discussant/moderator), please CLICK HERE to access the 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. If you have difficulty logging in, please contact Suzanne Mullinnix for assistance.

A blind review process will be used to select research papers to be presented at the Concurrent Research Sessions during the conference.

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