Segments: The Communities of our Members

Sections:
The AAA offers members the opportunity to exchange expertise in 17 different interest sections and to gather together at yearly Meetings and Conferences. Membership is optional and available to all AAA members. The dues shown are for the 2022-2023 member year.

Regions:
The AAA offers members the opportunity to gather together in 7 different geographical regions. Each region holds a yearly Meeting and offers members a chance to gather locally.

Sections

 

Academy of Accounting Historians (AAH)

To encourage research, publication, teaching and personal interchanges in all phases of accounting history and its interrelation with business and economic history including the environment within they developed. 

Dues: $20 ($6 for students)
Journal: Accounting Historians Journal (AHJ)

Accounting Behavior and Organizations (ABO)

To promote the integration of organizational and general system theories with developments in accounting theory. The former might include such constructs as organizational effectiveness, open vs closed systems, contingency theory, constituencies, and social responsibility accounting.

Dues: $55 ($10 for students)
Meeting: Oct. 14-15, 2022 - Phoenix, AZ
Journal: 
Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA)

Accounting Information Systems (AIS)

To create and disseminate knowledge of accounting information systems and all aspects of information technologies as they relate to accounting by promoting excellence in research, teaching, and practice. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field. 

Dues: $40 ($6 for students)
Meeting: Jan. 26-28, 2023 - Las Vegas, NV
Journal: 
Journal of Information Systems (JIS)

Leadership in Accounting Education Section (Leadership)

To stimulate the excellence in accounting education by contributing to the development of outstanding accounting program leadership and supporting and encouraging high-quality accounting programs. 

Dues: $50
Meeting: Feb. 10-11, 2023 - Las Vegas, NV

American Taxation Association (ATA)

To foster the dissemination and publication of taxation materials, promote tax education and research, provide an interface among law, economics, and accounting, and encourage the interaction of tax academics, practitioners, and professional organizations.

Dues: $50 ($10 for students)
Meeting: Feb. 23-25, 2023 - Washington, DC

Journals: The Journal of the American Taxation Association and The ATA Journal of Legal Tax Research

Auditing (AUD)

To foster excellence in scholarship surrounding auditing and related areas and to serve as a point of connection between practice and academia. The Section serves scholars in their endeavors to conduct high quality research and to education future professionals. 

Dues: $90 ($10 for students)
Meeting: Jan. 12-14, 2023 - Austin, TX
Journals: Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (AJPT) and Current Issues in Auditing (CIIA)

Diversity (DIV)

To be the primary forum for the enhancement and support of diversity in accounting education, research, and practice. Diversity is the broad inclusion and active engagement of multiple perspectives, experiences, and ideas in accounting education, research, and practice. A dynamic educational and professional environment values and encourages contributions from divergent sectors and philosophical perspectives.

Dues: $25 ($6 for students)
Meeting: Oct. 28-29, 2022 - San Antonio, TX

Financial Accounting and Reporting (FARS)

To give greater attention to financial accounting and reporting, and to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of education, research, and professional practice by (1) disseminating and evaluating teaching methods and materials; (2) encouraging, facilitating, and publicizing research interests and projects; and (3) creating opportunities for interchange and cooperation between academics and practitioners. 

Dues: $50 ($6 for students)
Meeting: 
Journal: The Journal of Financial Reporting

Forensic Accounting (FA)

To foster excellence in the teaching research, practice, continual professional education courses and curriculum development of forensic accounting services by creating opportunities to create relevant and innovative curricula with emphasis on effective and efficient instruction;  promote and disseminate forensic and investigative academic and practitioner research; forensic accounting and understanding the intersect with many other professions including law, criminology, sociology, cyber crime and many others.

Dues: $35 ($6 for students)
Journal: Journal of Forensic Accounting Research

Gender Issues and Worklife Balance (GIWB)

To foster opportunities to enrich the professional lives of all people, so they may reach their full potential as scholars and as practitioners and facilitate increased participation of underrepresented groups in professional conferences, committees, and editorial boards of publications. To provide a forum in which people can discuss the impact of gender in the workplace and encourage interdisciplinary exchanges between accountants and members of other learned groups.

Dues: $20 ($6 for students)

Government and Nonprofit (GNP)

To create and disseminate knowledge of government and nonprofit accounting including auditing, taxation, economics, health care, public administration, and public finance as they relate to accounting by promoting excellence in research, teaching, and practice. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field.

Dues: $40 ($6 for students)
Journal: Journal of Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting (JOGNA)

International Accounting (IAS)

To encourage support, and promote interest in all aspects of international accounting both in the United States and globally by promoting excellence in research, teaching, and practice. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field. 

Dues: $40 ($10 for students)
Journal:  Journal of International Accounting Research (JIAR)

Management Accounting (MAS)

To stimulate and improve the teaching of, research in, and practice of accounting that assists in the effective and efficient management of entities. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field. 

Dues: $35 ($6 for students)
Meeting: Jan. 5-7, 2023 - Atlanta, GA
Journal:  Journal of Management Accounting Research (JMAR)

Public Interest (PI)

To serve the common good with respect to issues related to the function of accounting. The Section's overall goal is to positively affect human welfare and promote social justice through teaching, research, and service. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field. 

Dues: $25 ($6 for students)
Journal:  Accounting and the Public Interest

Strategic and Emerging Technologies (SET)

To foster excellence in the teaching, research, and application of strategic and emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence methods and techniques and to create and disseminate knowledge as they relate to accounting by promoting excellence in research, teaching, and practice. 

Dues: $35 ($6 for students)
Meeting: Jan. 26-28, 2023 - Las Vegas, NV
Journal:  Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting (JETA)

Teaching, Learning and Curriculum (TLC)

Dedicated to the continual improvement of accounting education, especially through the development of relevant and innovative curricula, a renewed emphasis of effective and efficient instruction, and the exploration of knowledge organization issues related to accounting programs. 

Dues: $20 ($6 for students)
Meeting: Oct. 28-29, 2022 - San Antonio, TX

Two-Year College (TYC)

To develop innovative teaching techniques and to be a resource and voice for the two-year college community. The Section encourages and supports new scholars and educators in the field. 

Dues: $20 ($6 for students)

 

Regions

Mid-Atlantic Region (MA)

2022 Joint Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Region
Virtual-Only Format

October 20 - 22, 2022

Midwest Region (MW)

Meeting:
September 29 - October 1, 2022
St. Louis, Missouri

Northeast Region (NE)

2022 Joint Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Region
Virtual-Only Format

October 20 - 22, 2022

Ohio Region (OH)

Meeting occurs in Spring

Southeast Region (SE)

Meeting occurs in Spring

Southwest Region (SW)

2023 Meeting:
March 8 - 11, 2022
Houston, Texas

Western Region (WE)

Meeting occurs in Spring