Generously supported by
The Institute of Management Accountants

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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

Thursday, January 3, 2019


7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration for Doctoral Colloquium


7:30 am – 8:00 am

Doctoral Colloquium Continental Breakfast


8:00 am – 8:30 am

Welcome and Small Group Introductions
Bart Dierynck, Tilburg University Co-Director of the 2019 IMA Doctoral Colloquium.


8:30 am – 10:00 am

Modern Research Tools in Management Accounting
Vic Anand, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (on simulation-based research)
Brian Vansant, Auburn University (on online subject pools)
Brian Cadman, University of Utah (on programming in Python)
Personal Development


10:00 am – 10:30 am



10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Pitching and Discussing Research: the Sequel
Karen Sedatole, Emory University
Shane Dikolli, University of Virginia
Serena Loftus, Tulane University
David Erkens, Georgetown University
Communications and Marketing


12:00 pm – 1:30 pm



1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The Value of Analytical Modelling
Kristy Towry, Emory University
Jonathan Glover, Columbia University
Mirko Heinle, University of Pennsylvania
Christian Hofmann, LMU Munich


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm



3:30 pm – 4:55 pm

The Future of Management Accounting
Ramji Balakrishnan, University of Iowa
Jacob Birnberg, University of Pittsburgh
Shannon Anderson, University of California at Davis


4:55 pm– 5:00 pm

Closing Comments
Willie Choi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Co-Director of the 2019 IMA Doctoral Colloquium