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2019 International Accounting Section Midyear Meeting

15th Annual PhD/New Faculty Consortium

The 15th Annual PhD/New Faculty Consortium of the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association, partially funded by the KPMG Foundation, will be held January 24-26, 2019 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, Miami, Florida.

The PhD/New Faculty Consortium will begin with a reception at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, January 23 and continues Thursday, January 24 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.  Consortium participants are expected to attend the Midyear Meeting that runs from 8:30 am, Friday, January 25, through 5:30 pm, Saturday, January 26.

Interested participants are encouraged to submit the Application Form for the PhD/New Faculty Consortium by Friday, November 30, 2018. Capacity is limited; please submit your application as soon as possible. Participation will be confirmed by Friday, December 14, 2018.

Attendance is subject to approval by the consortium organizers and doctoral students who have not attended the consortium previously will be given priority.

Hotel Information

Up to 30 accepted doctoral students will have all meeting fees waived (inclusive of the Midyear Meeting fee) and room nights at the conference hotel will be covered by the Section as follows:

  • Single occupancy – up to 2 nights
  • Double occupancy when shared with another consortium participant – up to 3 nights.

Accepted new faculty will have all consortium fees waived but will be required to pay the Midyear Meeting fee. Room nights will be covered by the Section only if all 30 funded slots are not taken by doctoral students as follows:

  •  Single occupancy – up to 2 nights
  •  Double occupancy when shared with another consortium participant – up to 3 nights

Hotel accommodations will be reimbursed AFTER the meeting, provided that the student/faculty attends the full consortium and Midyear Meeting and stays at the   meeting hotel.

Students/faculty should make their reservation directly with the hotel and will need to provide a credit card number to the hotel. A maximum of two students/faculty can stay in one hotel room. NOTE: students/faculty who share a room should provide both names to the hotel when making reservations. The deadline for hotel reservations is December 26. 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 deadline. If a student/faculty is unable to attend the meeting, the hotel reservations must be cancelled in advance to avoid a cancellation penalty.

Travel to and from the meeting is not sponsored by the section.

Please contact Linda Myers (lmyers16@utk.edu), Consortium Chair, using the Subject: Question Regarding the 15th Annual PhD/New Faculty Consortium with any questions.

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