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Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses 2022

Monday 11 - Wednesday 13 April 2022 University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

  12–13 April 2022 with Doctoral Masterclasses on Monday 11 April 2022

We are pleased to inform you that the 2022 BAFA Annual Conference and Doctoral Masterclasses will be held on an in-person basis at the University of Nottingham's Jubilee Campus. The Doctoral Masterclasses will be held on Monday 11 April 2022 followed by the Annual Conference on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 April 2022. Arrangements will also be made to facilitate online/remote attendance by delegates.

Nottingham University Jubilee Campus

Speakers

Professor Jan Bebbington, Director of the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business at the University of Lancaster—and 2013 BAFA Distinguished Academic Award winner—will be our keynote speaker at the Doctoral Masterclasses on Monday, 11 April. Jan's bio is available to read here.

Registration and Fees

Opens:  10 January 2022
Closes for main conference presenters and doctoral masterclass presenters: 27 February 2022
Closes 18 March 2022


This year we will have two types of registration fees in-person and online attendance:

  • Full In-person Ticket: £250
  • Full Online Ticket: £170
  • Discounted In-person Ticket: £150  
  • Discounted Online Ticket: £100
    (You can check if you're eligible for the discounted ticket here: http://bafa.ac.uk/conference-information/#rate)

Both tickets include all conference sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday. For PhD students, the ticket also includes the doctoral masterclasses on Monday.

Buying a ticket registers you for this event. Tickets to BAFA conferences are only available to members. To purchase a ticket, log in to your account on the BAFA Membership Portal (https://members.bafa.ac.uk/) and click the 'Purchase Tickets' button. Select the appropriate ticket for the event you want to attend, and follow instructions. If you are not already a member of BAFA, please sign up for membership at https://members.bafa.ac.uk/sig.

NOTE:

  • No late payments will be considered in 2022. 
  • No refunds after 26 March 2022.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Online Submission Opens:  27 September 2021
Closes: 31 December 2021


We invite submissions of full papers on any topic from academics, final-year PhD students, and practitioners in the disciplines of accounting and finance. 

Papers will be reviewed by subject specialists drawn from our special interest groups and our partner learned societies (Management Control Association and Tax Research Network) 

We aim to provide a showcase for innovative research and teaching in accounting and finance. Streams for 2022 include:

  • Accounting History
  • Financial Reporting and Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting
  • Accounting Education
  • Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies
  • Corporate Governance
  • Public Services and Charities
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Asset Pricing
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Financial Data Science and Econometrics
  • Taxation
  • New Technologies in Accounting, Auditing and Forensics

Our Early Career Researcher sessions will allow final-year PhD students and those who have completed their PhD within the last five years an opportunity to present their work and get feedback from invited faculty and others in smaller sessions.

Submit your paper to 'Annual Conference 2022' via the new Paper Submissions Platform.

You do not need to be a member to register on the platform or make a submission. You will be able to submit your paper immediately upon registering.

NOTE

  • No late submissions will be considered in 2022.
  • No late payments will be considered in 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE DOCTORAL MASTERCLASSES

Our doctoral masterclasses will offer support and opportunities for feedback and participation

IMPORTANT: PhD students will be able to present in either the main conference or the doctoral masterclasses, not both. Please read the instructions below carefully.


Choose only ONE of the following options


OPTION 1

Online Submission Opens: 27 September 2021
Closes: 31 December 2021

Final-year PhD students and those who have completed their PhD within the last five years have the opportunity to submit FULL papers to the Early Career Parallel sessions held throughout Monday and Tuesday. They will get feedback from designated persons in the conference who will attend their presentation and offer feedback following the session, as well as receiving feedback in the session from the audience. 

Papers that are not accepted for presentation in one of the sessions on 12-13 April 2022 will be automatically be given a place in the doctoral masterclasses on 11 April 2022.

Submit your paper to 'Annual Conference 2022' via the new Paper Submissions Platform—tick the ECR checkbox when filling out the submission form.

You do not need to be a member to register on the platform or make a submission. You will be able to submit your paper immediately upon registering.


OPTION 2

Online Submission Opens: 27 September 2021    
Closes: 31 December 2021

All doctoral students are invited to submit an ABSTRACT for the doctoral masterclasses to be held on Monday, 11 April 2022, unless they have submitted a paper to the main conference (option 1 above). Students will be invited to present their own work, and will get feedback from faculty and other students.

Students are expected to attend all sessions on Monday 11 April and will only be awarded a certificate of attendance on this basis. Students are also expected to attend the whole conference.

There are 80 places available on a first-come, first served basis. While we envisage that the majority of these will be on a face-to-face basis, we will offer the possibility for remote presentation for the remainder. Once the quota is full, your name will be placed on a waiting list.

Submit your abstract  to 'Doctoral Masterclasses 2022' via the new Paper Submissions Platform.

You do not need to be a member to register on the platform or make a submission. You will be able to submit your abstract immediately upon registering.

NOTE

  • No late submissions will be considered in 2022.
  • No late payments will be considered in 2022.

IMPORTANT DATES

Online paper submission opens for the main conference: 27 September 2021

Deadline for submissions to the main conference and doctoral masterclasses: 31 December 2021

Registration and payment opens: 10 January 2022

Paper/abstract acceptance notifications by 21 January 2022

Registration and payment for ALL presenters closes: 27 February 2022

Registration and payment for non-presenters closes: 18 March 2022

Deadline for online submission of revised papers/abstracts: 1 March 2022

Detailed presentation programme announced: 25 March 2022 

Online Conference Platform available: 8 April 2022

NOMINATIONS FOR AWARDS

Any member of BAFA can make a nomination for our Distinguished Academic Award, our Lifetime Achievement Awards, our Distinguished Contribution Award and the Outstanding Contribution to Accounting & Finance Education Award. Details and nomination forms can be found at http://www.bafa.ac.uk/about/bafa-awards/. Deadine for nominations is 1 November 2021.

TWITTER

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