2013 Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics Mid-Year Symposium

Friday 5 July, 2013, Perth, Western Australia

Keynote Speaker: Professor Bin Srinidhi, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

INTRODUCTION: Jointly organised by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Technology Sydney and Curtin University, this JCAE Mid-Year Symposium will be held at the Bentley Campus of Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. This symposium provides a platform for accounting, economics and corporate governance academics especially from Australia, New Zealand and Asia to present cutting-edge research findings.

CALL FOR REGISTRATION: Registrations are now open to attend the Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) mid-year symposium. The one-day symposium will comprise a key-note address by Professor Bin Srinidhi, University of Texas at Arlington and 5 research paper presentations (program to be finalized), each of which will be followed by a discussant (to be announced shortly). The School of Accounting at Curtin University is located at Kent Street, Bentley, Perth Western Australia 6102. The symposium venue will be on campus in building 407, room 208. See Map There is no charge for attending the conference; however attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs. Morning/afternoon tea and lunch will be provided on the symposium day.

Please confirm your attendance to: hayley.wickham@curtin.edu.au by 14 June 2013. The symposium will conclude at 5.00pm on Friday 5 July. Places are limited and anyone wishing to attend will need to confirm attendance.

All enquiries about the symposium should be directed to: Mahmud.hossain@curtin.edu.au or John.Evans@curtin.edu.au

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Bin Srinidhi is currently the Carlock Endowed Distinguished Professor at the Accounting Department of University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Srinidhi received his PhD from Columbia University in 1984. Prior to UT Arlington, Dr. Srinidhi was the Chair Professor of Accountancy at City University of Hong Kong. He has previously served on the faculty at the Stern school at New York University (NYU), Rutgers University, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the State University of New York University (SUNY) at Albany. He has worked over diverse research areas in Accounting. Currently, his research is focused on Governance and Auditing.

ABOUT JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING AND ECONOMICS (JCAE): The Journal is dedicated to publishing high quality manuscripts that rigorously apply economics and legal theory to accounting/auditing with an emphasis on empirical research. While there is a special focus on issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region, the Journal also encourages submissions from countries outside the Asia-Pacific region in the following major areas as related to accounting and auditing issues: financial contracts, corporate governance, capital markets, financial institutions and economics of organisations.

For more information on the Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, see: http://www.af.polyu.edu.hk/jcae_af/index.html

Posted 5/7/13