Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses 2023

Monday 17 - Wednesday 19 April 2023 University of Sheffield


  17–19 April 2023 with Doctoral Masterclasses on Monday 17 April 2023

The next Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses will be hosted by the University of Sheffield on 17–19 April 2023. We will provide further details in due course. In the meantime, put the date in your diary.


Doctoral Masterclasses, Monday 17 April

Main Conference

  • Professor Michael Jones, Emeritus Professor, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Bristol.

Registration and Fees

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  • No late payments will be considered in 2023. 
  • No refunds after TBC 


Online Submission Opens:  TBC
Closes: TBC

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.


  • No late submissions will be considered in 2023.
  • No late payments will be considered in 2023


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


Online Submission Opens: TBC
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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 18-19 April 2023 will be automatically be given a place in the doctoral masterclasses on 17 April 2023.


Online Submission Opens: TBC  
Closes: TBC

All doctoral students are invited to submit an ABSTRACT for the doctoral masterclasses to be held on Monday, 17 April 2023, 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 17 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.


  • No late submissions will be considered in 2023.
  • No late payments will be considered in 2023.



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