• Registration is Now Open!

    The 2017 Management Accounting Section Meeting will be held January 5-7, 2017 at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The meeting will include the Research Conference, IMA Doctoral Colloquium and Teaching Symposium.

  • We would like to thank the Institute of Management Accountants for its generous support in sponsoring the 2017 Management Accounting Section Doctoral Colloquium.


  • San Juan Key Travel Facts

    • United States Citizens don’t need a passport to enter the island. Spanish and English are the official languages. Most Puerto Ricans speak English.

    • The United States dollar is the official currency. Puerto Rico is in the Atlantic Time Zone, which is 1 hour ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST), and identical to Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

    • The phone system is the same as in the U.S. The Island‘s area codes are 787 and 939.

  • Opening Plenary Speaker sponsored by CGMA

    Cynthia Cooper is a best-selling author, consultant and internationally recognized speaker on ethical leadership and corporate governance best practices. She was named one of Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year for her role in uncovering the fraud at WorldCom, one of the largest corporate frauds in history.
    Click here to learn more!

IMA Doctoral Colloquium

Generously supported by the Institute of Management Accountants

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Doctoral Students’ Welcome Reception

Thursday, January 5, 2017


7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration for Doctoral Colloquium


7:30 am – 8:00 am

Doctoral Colloquium Continental Breakfast
Accounting - 6.5 CH


8:00 am – 8:30 am

Welcome and Small Group Introductions
asmijn Bol, Tulane University, Co-Director of the 2017 IMA Doctoral Colloquium.


8:30 am – 9:30 am

Main morning speaker - Dennis Campbell


9:30 am – 9:45 am

Group Discussion Within Tables


9:45 am – 10:00 am

Q&A with Dennis Campbell


10:00 am – 10:25 am



10:25 am – 12:05 pm

Panel Discussion on Successfully Navigating the PhD Program
Kristy Towry, Emory University
Sally Widener, Clemson University
Alexander Bruggen, Maastricht University
Shane Dikolli, Duke University


12:05 pm – 1:35 pm

Lunch with lunch Speaker
Kip R. Krumwiede, Institute of Management Accountants


1:35 pm – 2:15 pm

"Two Idiots, One Thought" – Karl Schuhmacher, Emory University and Robert Grasser, University of South Carolina


2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Group Discussion Within Tables


2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Q&A with Karl Schuhmacher and Robert Grasser


2:45 pm – 3:10 pm



3:10 pm – 4:55 pm

Editor's Panel
Alan Webb (CAR), University of Waterloo
Eddy Cardinaels (TAR), KU Leuven
Karen Sedatole (JMAR), Michigan State University
Wim van der Stede (MAR), The London School of Economics and Political Science (MAR)


4:55 pm– 5:00 pm

Closing Comments
Drew Newman, University of South Carolina, Co-Director of the 2017 IMA Doctoral Colloquium


Resident Faculty
Bart Dierynck, Tilburg University