Call for Submissions

Submissions are now OPEN!

What may I submit?

Papers, Poster Sessions, & Panel Discussions
(topics with academic, practitioner, or pedagogical focus)

When is it due?

Extended to 11:59 pm Eastern on Thursday, October 19, 2023

Who can submit?

AAA members, faculty, practitioners, doctoral/masters/undergraduate students

Where do I submit?

Click HERE

Are awards given?

Distinguished Paper, Best Teaching & Learning Manuscript, Best Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Paper Award, and Best Doctoral Student Paper (Students must self-identify when submitting). All doctoral student papers are eligible for inclusion in a special issue of the FBD Journal, a publication of the Federation of Business Disciplines.

All paper and poster submissions will be blind peer-reviewed. Papers may have an academic, practitioner or pedagogical focus. Student papers (doctoral, masters and undergraduate) are especially encouraged. Papers submitted to a regional meeting may have been submitted to the American Accounting Association national meeting or midyear sectional meetings but must NOT have been published elsewhere before our regional meeting. 

FBD Statement of Academic Integrity: Your paper should not have been previously published or previously presented at FBD. Please indicate to the program chair if your paper is currently under submission to another FBD association. If your paper is later accepted by another FBD association, it is your responsibility to notify the appropriate program chairs.

General Guidelines

Complete Paper Submission
Prepare one double-spaced, 12-point font, 1" margins document for upload. The submission form will include a field for a short abstract (150 or fewer words) of your paper.

Poster Session Submission for Effective Learning Strategies 
Submissions are encouraged for poster sessions on ELS topics. Poster display sizes and display space will be determined at a
later date and presenters will be notified directly of those specifications

Workshop or Panel Discussion Submission
Description (up to 300 words) — If you have an idea for a panel discussion and want to moderate that panel, submit your proposed topic, panel members (names, titles, and employers), and a brief description of the topic.

Call for Volunteers
If you are interested in serving as a reviewer, moderator, or discussant, link will be provided soon.

Questions? Please email the Program Chair, Edward R. Walker, at