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Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses 2023

Monday 17 - Wednesday 19 April 2023 University of Sheffield

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

  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.
Put the date in your diary!

Speakers

Doctoral Masterclasses

  • Professor Niamh Brennan, Director of Academic Centre - UCD Centre for Corporate Governance, School of Business, University of College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, and 2018 BAFA Distinguished Academic Award winner.
  • Professor Lee Parker, Research Professor in Accounting, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.

Main Conference

  • Professor Michael Jones, Emeritus Professor, School of Accounting and Finance, University of Bristol, and winner of the BAFA Distinguished Academic Award 2021 (TBC)
  • Professor Lee Parker, Research Professor in AccountingAdam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.
  • Professor Renée Adams,  Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Registration and Fees

Opens:  9 January 2023   
Closes for main conference presenters and doctoral masterclass presenters: 27 February 2023
Closes 24 March 2023

This year we will have two types of registration fees in-person and online attendance (please note online presentation slots are limited):

  • Full In-person Ticket: £270
  • Discounted In-person Ticket: £100
  • Full Online Ticket: £220
  • Discounted Online Ticket: £70
    (You can check if you're eligible for the discounted ticket here: http://bafa.ac.uk/conference-information/#rate)

The conference ticket does NOT include the BAFA membership fee. 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/signup.

NOTE:

  • No late payments will be considered in 2023. 
  • No refunds after 30 March 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Online Submission Opens:  10 October 2022
Closes: 31 December 2022


Papers will be reviewed by subject specialists drawn from our special interest groups and associates. We are seeking to increase the variety of events that we offer at this year’s conference. We will, therefore, carefully balance that with the number of presentation slots that are available.

We aim to provide a showcase for innovative research and teaching in accounting and finance. Streams for 2023 include, but not limited to:

  • 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
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in accounting and finance research and pedagogy

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.

How to submit your paper: Use the new Paper Submissions Platform (https://submissions.bafa.ac.uk) to submit one paper to the Annual Conference 2023. Please note that although you will be able to edit certain details online, you will not be able to upload a revised version of the file while it is pending review.

NOTE

  • Late submissions will be considered for a waiting list, to be notified after 28 February 2023.
  • No late payments will be considered in 2023
  • We will not accept payment for the conference at the registration desk.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE DOCTORAL MASTERCLASSES

Our doctoral masterclasses will offer support and opportunities for feedback and participation, including:

1. a designated academic to provide support and feedback throughout the conference;
2. networking and job seeking events;

There will be an opportunity to join colleagues for a (self-funded) dinner after the Doctoral Masterclass.

IMPORTANT: There will be events for PhD students throughout the three-day conference. Note, however, that PhD students are able to present in either the main conference OR the doctoral masterclasses, not both. Please read the instructions below carefully. You will need to register/pay for the conference by the deadline to secure your place

Choose only ONE of the following options


OPTION 1

Online Submission Opens: 10 October 2022
Closes: 31 December 2022

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.

How to submit your paper: Use the new Paper Submissions Platform (https://submissions.bafa.ac.uk) to submit one paper to the Annual Conference 2023 and tick the ECR box. Please note that although you will be able to edit certain details online, you will not be able to upload a revised version of the file while it is pending review.


OPTION 2

Online 10 October 2022  
Closes: 31 December 2022

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.

How to submit your abstract: Use the new Paper Submissions Platform (https://submissions.bafa.ac.uk) to submit one abstract only to the Doctoral Masterclasses 2023. Please note that although you will be able to edit certain details online, you will not be able to upload a revised version of the file while it is pending review.

NOTE

  • Late submissions will be considered for a waiting list, to be notified after 28 February 2023.
  • No late payments will be considered in 2023.
  • We will not accept payment for the conference at the registration desk.

IMPORTANT DATES

Online paper/abstract submission opens on: 10 October 2022

Deadline for submissions: 31 December 2022

Registration and payment opens: 9 January 2023

Paper acceptance notifications by 23 January 2023

Registration and payment for all presenters closes: 27 February 2023

Deadline for online submission of revised papers: 1 March 2023

Registration and payment for non-presenters closes: 24 March 2022

Detailed presentation programme announced: 31 March 2023

Online Conference Platform available: 14 April 2023

Nominations for Awards

Any member of BAFA can make a nomination for our Distinguished Academic Award, our Lifetime Achievement Award, our Distinguished Contribution Award, and our Outstanding Contribution to Accounting & Finance Education Award. Details and nomination forms can be found at  http://www.bafa.ac.uk/about/bafa-awards/. Deadline for nominations is 1 December 2022.

TWITTER

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