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2016 UTS Australian Summer Accounting Conference

DCCW Collaboration Theatre 1

Keynote Speaker: Professor Katherine Schipper, Faqua Business School, Duke University



Registrations are now open to attend the 19th annual Australian Summer Accounting Conference.  The 2016 conference will comprise a key-note address by Professor Katherine Schipper, Faqua Business School, Duke University, and 11 paper presentations, each of which will be followed by an invited discussant. 

There is no charge for attending the conference; however attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs, late cancelations and or no shows to the conference/dinner will incur an administrative fee of $50.00.  Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided, on each of the two days.  Additionally conference attendees are invited to a dinner held on the evening of Thursday, 4th of February at the Park Royal Hotel.  The conference will conclude on Friday, 5th of February with drinks and canapés.  Places are strictly limited and anyone wishing to attend should register as soon as possible.


Aloke Ghosh
City University of
New York


Chandra Kanodia
University of Minnesota

The Quality of Audit Stress Tests of Goodwill for impairments


What are the Economic Consequences of Fair Value Accounting?

Yu Flora Kuang
University of Melbourne

The Influence of CEO Social Capital on Firm Value: Evidence from CEO Succession

Xi Li
Temple University

Mandatory Disclosure Reform, Monitoring, and Executive Compensation

Elisabeth Dedman
Nottingham University

The Information Content of Accounting Accruals when Accompanied by Cash or Stock Dividends

Thomas Bourveau
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Shareholder Activism and Voluntary Disclosure

Emmanuel De George
London Business School

Starving for information: Does reporting frequency affect how earnings news travels around the world?

Scott Liao 
University of Toronto

Does Loan Loss Provision Timeliness Affect the Accuracy, Informativeness, and Predictability of Analyst Provision Forecasts?

Christo Karuna
University of Southern California

Competition and Earnings Management

Gopal Krishnan
American University

Do Auditors with a Deep Pocket Provide a High Quality Audit?

Sterling Huang 
Singapore Management University

Corporate Hedging and the Design of Incentive-Compensation Contracts



4 - 5 February 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


City - HaymarketCB08 Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, Building 8

Places to the conference are strictly limited.  Please treat your registration as a firm commitment as subsequent cancellations are costly and create administrative difficulties with waitlists. Late cancelations and or no shows to the conference/dinner will incur an administrative fee of $50.00.


Complimentary - Please refer to the conditions noted above


General enquiries about the conference (including paper submissions or requests for invitations) should be directed to:

Katt Robertson - Accounting Discipline Group
UTS Business School
Email: katt.robertson@uts.edu.au
Ph. 61 2 9514 3560