Call for Participants - CUHK Accounting Research Conference 2019

Conference dates

22 May 2019 - 23 May 2019


Hong Kong


DESCRIPTION: The School of Accountancy at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is pleased to announce its second CUHK Accounting Research Conference to be held on May 22-23, 2019. The Conference will feature presenters and discussants who are experts in their research fields.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: The keynote speaker for the Conference is Professor Mark DeFond. Professor DeFond is the A. N. Mosich Chair of Accounting, Leventhal School of Accounting, University of Southern California. His research investigates issues in auditing, international financial reporting, and earnings management. He is a former Senior Editor of The Accounting Review and has served on the editorial boards of several leading academic journals, including the Journal of Accounting Research and the Journal of Accounting and Economics.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS: In addition to the keynote speech, the Conference will involve eight paper presentations. Each paper presentation will be followed by a discussant's critique and discussion among the presenter and participants.

Prof. Daniel Aobdia (Northwestern University)
Prof. Vishal Baloria (Boston College)
Prof. Michael Jung (New York University)
Prof. Yongtae Kim (Santa Clara University)
Prof. Stephannie Larocque (The University of Notre Dame)
Prof. Charles Wang (Harvard University)
Prof. Brady Williams (The University of Texas at Austin)

Prof. Qiang Cheng (Singapore Management University)
Prof. Ian Gow (The University of Melbourne)
Prof. Alan Jagolinzer (University of Cambridge)
Prof. Stanimir Markov (The University of Texas at Dallas)
Prof. Xiumin Martin (Washington Univ. in St. Louis)
Prof. Dawn Matsumoto (University of Washington)
Prof. Jake Thornock (Brigham Young University)

CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS: The registration fee is USD$300, which covers conference materials, tea and coffee breaks, two lunches, and one banquet dinner. Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation and accommodation. Special room rates for Conference participants are available at the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin which is a five-star hotel located right next to the School of Accountancy. More details will be provided upon registration.

REGISTRATION/FURTHER INFORMATION: To register, and for more information about the 2019 CUHK Accounting Research Conference, please contact Ms. Heidi Lam (