2024 Management Accounting Section Midyear Meeting: Research Conference, IMA Doctoral Colloquium, and CGMA Teaching and Practice Symposium

January 4 – 6, 2024

University of Central Florida, College of Business Administration

2024 IMA Doctoral Colloquium Program - Preliminary
University of Central Florida, College of Business

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Celeste Hotel

Thursday, January 4, 2024

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration for Doctoral Colloquium

7:30 am – 8:00 am


8:00 am – 8:30 am


Kyonghee Kim, Michigan State University
Co-Director of the 2024 IMA Doctoral Colloquium

Small group introduction and roundtable discussion (All participants)
Get to know your group members.

Roundtable discussion: How do you define managerial accounting research?

8:30 am – 9:35 am

Panel Discussion: “The Expanding Boundaries of Managerial Accounting Research”

Accounting - 1.8 CH

Chris Ittner, University of Pennsylvania
Ranjani Krishnan, Michigan State University
Frank Moers, Maastricht University


10:00 am - 10:15 am 


10:15 am -10:30 am 

Roundtable Discussion: (All participants)

Discuss Whether and How Information Technology Influences Your Research and Teaching

10:30 am -12:00 pm 

Presentation: Harnessing Information Technology for Managerial Accounting Research
Accounting - 1.8 CH
Tawei (David) Wang, DePaul University

12:00 am – 1:00 pm


1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

IMA Presentation

Susie Duong (IMA Director of Research)
Laurie Burney (IMA professor-in-Residence)

1:30 pm –1:45 pm


  • Find your new table and get to know your new group members.
1:45 pm –2:00 pm

Roundtable discussion (All participants)


  • Data for managerial accounting research – What challenges have you experienced? What opportunities do you see?
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Panel Discussion: “Conducting and Publishing Relevant Research: Field Studies”

Jan Bouwens, University of Amsterdam
Laurie Burney (IMA Professor-in-Residence)
Ranjani Krishnan, Michigan State University
Susanna Gallani, Harvard University
Matthias Rapp, CFO of TÜV SÜD AG

3:30 pm – 3:40 pm


3:40 pm – 4:30 pm

MAS Ph.D. Student Mentorship Program Participants

  • Mentorship Program participants will meet with assigned faculty mentor teams
  • Please come back to the main colloquium room by 4:40 pm.

Other Participants: Roundtable Q&A with Resident Faculty

3:40 pm–4:10 pm: Roundtable Q&A: Each table carries out a Q&A session with your
resident faculty (e.g., coping with pressures and stress in the Ph.D.
program, dissertation process, co-authorship, publication process, etc.)

4:10 pm–4:30 pm: Each table presents one or two key takeaways from their Q&A session.

4:30 pm – 4:40 pm



4:40 pm – 4:50 pm

Closing & Follow-up Information

Katlijn Haesebrouck, Maastricht University
Co-Director of the 2024 IMA Doctoral Colloquium