Call for Submissions

We invite you to join your AAA community at the in-person 2022 Annual Meeting to be held in San Diego, CA. The theme of the Annual Meeting is “Growing Our Impact.” Now is the time to gather and use our individual and combined strengths to grow the profession with integrity, inclusion, equity, and belonging.

This year there will be a Virtual Annual Meeting option available on a separate date outside of the in-person Annual Meeting. The option to submit a research paper or panel proposal for either the in-person experience or the virtual experience for the Annual Meeting only. Note: All other submission types are considered for the in-person meeting only. If you have questions about this, contact Debbie Gardner.

2022 Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting – July 30 & July 31
2022 AAA Annual Meeting Pre-Conference Events - July 29, July 30 & July 31
2022 AAA Annual Meeting - August 1 to August 3
2022 AAA Virtual Annual Meeting – August 11 & August 12

Please join us in person for the 2022 Annual Meeting and Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA) in San Diego, CA, and help us to become an even stronger and more impactful Association!

General Information

The Annual Meeting is sure to be a large, dynamic meeting that encourages participation through a wide range of session types designed to support members with different interests. You can learn more about the session types below, and you can submit to each through the links provided for each type. To track your submission, you will need to create a user ID and password during the submission process. You will need this information to update and/or access the status of your submission. This user ID and password does not need to match your AAA login, and will not grant access to AAA member services (i.e., registration, dues renewal, etc.) , however, it is recommended to use your AAA login. If your submission is accepted, all participants and presenters must register for the meeting which includes both meeting registration and membership fees.


Faculty-Student Collaborations in Accounting – FASTCA-22   - Submissions Closed

Encouraging exploration and discussion of collaborations between Accounting faculty and undergraduate and Master’s students, this all-day conference recognizes the importance of these collaborations to creating important learning experiences for students, attracting students to the Accounting profession, and the Accounting academy – as well as connecting the community of faculty conducting collaborative research and teaching. The following are some examples of faculty-student collaborations: (1) Research: Students and faculty working together on a research paper. (2) Teaching: Joint development of teaching materials by students and faculty. (3) Practice: Students and faculty working together to solve a real-world problem.

Global Emerging Scholars Research Workshop   - Submissions Closed

The American Accounting Association Global Emerging Scholars Research Workshop will be held on Sunday, July 31 in conjunction with the 2022 AAA Annual Meeting. Up to 16 proposals will be selected for presentation at the Workshop. At the Workshop, each scholar will present the proposal, followed by discussion by a senior researcher as mentor who will also provide constructive feedback. There will also be further discussion of the proposal by the presenter, other senior scholars as mentors, and the other early career researchers.

Concurrent Paper and Research Forum Sessions - DECISION NOTICES HAVE BEEN RELEASED.

Papers are sought for presentation on topics of interest to accounting researchers, educators and practitioners. Submissions are made by section/topic area.

NOTE: To ensure the quality of submissions and to support the technology costs related to the meeting, there is a non-refundable submission fee of $50. The fee is required and must be paid before submitting a paper to this category. If submitting more than one paper, you may pay for all at one time. Please follow instructions on the Submission payment form.  

Authors may submit more than one paper to the Annual Meeting. However, it is considered an abuse of valuable reviewer and liaison time to submit the same paper to more than one Section Designation. Submitting the same paper to multiple Sections will disqualify your submission from consideration. Consult appropriate Section Liaisons should you have questions about where to make your submission.



Panel session submissions are sought that address issues of practice, scholarly projects and findings, teaching and curriculum approaches and initiatives.  Panel proposals are submitted to section/topic area.  Section leaders are encouraged to consider developing panel sessions addressing linkages between the private and public sector as they relate to issues affecting their members.

Pre-Conference Workshops (CPE Sessions) Submissions Closed

The program of workshops provides opportunities for in-depth attention and study of more complex issues and topics. Subjects range from relevant issues in practice, to current standards activity, from teaching approaches and resources, to current areas of scholarship. The Pre-Conference Workshops will be held Friday, July 29, Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31.

The Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting (CTLA) - Submissions Closed

Designed for new and experienced faculty looking for opportunities to share best practices, refine teaching talents, and perfect their craft in teaching Accounting.T his conference will be held Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31.

26th Annual Ethics Research Symposium - Submissions Closed

Colleagues engaged and interested in research and teaching related to Ethics are invited by the Public Interest Section of the American Accounting Association to submit papers, case studies, and panel session proposals for presentation at the 26th Annual Ethics Research Symposium to be held on Sunday, July 31. Contributions from all AAA members are invited.

Interactive Sessions

These sessions are presented in a shared interactive forum for exchange of ideas and resources that support learning in accounting. We recommend you review the presentation guidelines to understand presenting in this format and to see suggestions on how presentation materials are prepared for an interactive session click here PLEASE NOTE: Authors may submit to both of these sessions, however, they should not submit the same presentation to both sessions.

Effective Learning Strategies Interactive Session (ELS) - - Submissions Closed

Members interested in sharing learning-related interests and projects, scholarship of teaching projects, and educational innovations are encouraged to submit proposals that showcase ideas, research, strategies and education innovations that support learning in accounting.

Emerging and Innovative Research Interactive Session - - Submissions Closed

Intended to highlight promising emerging and innovative research ideas, authors will submit a short abstract of three to four pages that describes their work in progress or a planned proposal that will bring ideas currently outside Accounting to the attention of Accounting scholars.

Volunteer Information

The Program Advisory Committee strongly encourages all AAA members to consider volunteering to serve as reviewers, paper discussants, and paper session moderators. If you are submitting a paper or proposal for the 2022 Annual Meeting, please consider "giving back" to the community by volunteering to serve in one or more of these roles.

Click here to volunteer.