UTSThe UTS Summer Accounting Conference attracts leading accounting and auditing scholars from around the world. The Accounting Discipline Group at UTS is committed to ensuring that the Australian Summer Accounting Conference continues as the premier event of its type in the Australasian region.

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.

Presenters Title
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 – Haymarket›CB08 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.

14-28 Ultimo Road Ultimo NSW 2007


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  


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