Call for Participants
Singapore Management University Accounting Symposium 2012

December 11-12, 2012, SMU Campus

The School of Accountancy at Singapore Management University (SMU) is pleased to announce the SMU Accounting Symposium to be held on December 11-12, 2012, in the SMU campus. The Symposium will bring together the world's top scholars and experts on accounting, governance, reporting, and standard-setting, to discuss topics in these areas.

OVERVIEW: We are delighted to have Professor Robert Bushman as the keynote speaker. Professor Robert Bushman is the Forensic Accounting Distinguished Professor at the Keenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research encompasses theoretical and empirical inquiry into issues of information in capital markets, performance measurement and incentive compensation design, and international aspects of corporate governance. Professor Robert Bushman has published his research widely in accounting, economics, and finance journals, and he has been on the editorial boards of several leading journals.

The Symposium also includes nine paper presentations. More information about the Symposium, including the program, name of the presenters and discussants, and title of the presented papers, is available at the Symposium website:

REGISTRATION: The Symposium is limited to 50 participants to promote close interaction. Participants can register at the above Symposium web site. A registration fee of SGD$250 is due from participants upon registration. The registration fee covers the symposium materials, tea breaks, two lunches, and one dinner.

Participants are responsible for arranging their transportation and accommodation. Special room rates for Symposium participants are available from Rendezvous Hotel which is within walking distance to the SMU campus. Please check the Symposium web site for details and contact the hotel directly.

FURTHER INFORMATION: General information about Singapore Management University and the School of Accountancy is available at the following web site:

Questions regarding the Symposium can be directed to:, or call (+65) 6828-0658.

Posted 11/9/12