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Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses 2024

Monday 8 - Wednesday 10 April 2024 University of Portsmouth

The next Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses will be hosted by the University of Portsmouth on 8–10 April 2024. The conference will take place in the Business School Building (the Richmond Building) and the Portland Building next to it.

The Annual Dinner and Awards Presentation will be held, as usual on the Tuesday evening, at the Portsmouth Guildhall. 

Photo of the Portsmouth University Business School

Speakers

Main Conference:

Professor Shahzad Uddin, Professor of Accounting and Director of the Centre for Accountability and Global Development Director at Essex Business School, University of Essex, and 2022 BAFA Distinguished Academic Award Winner.

Professor Meryem Duygun, Aviva Chair in Risk and Insurance, Head of Finance, Risk & Banking Department, University of Nottingham

Doctoral Masterclass:

Dr Rhoda Brown, Nottingham Trent University

Professor Trevor Hopper, Emeritus Professor of Management Accounting, University of Sussex Business School

Registration and Fees 

Opens: 4 January 2024
Closes for main conference presenters and doctoral masterclass presenters: 18 February 2024
Closes 1 March 2024

In-person registration fees for this year are:

  • Full Ticket: £320
  • Discounted Ticket: £150

(You can check if you're eligible for the discounted ticket here: http://bafa.ac.uk/conference-information/#rate)

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You can find accommodation details below.


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. If you are not already a member of BAFA, you will need to Join BAFA.Registration is via your BAFA membership account.

NOTE:

  • No late payments will be considered in 2024.  
  • No refunds after 30 March 2024.
  • We will not accept payment at the registration desk.

Conference Events

There will be several events held by BAFA special interest and regional groups, including an Accounting History SIG workshop on 8 April. There is a separate fee to attend the workshop. Read more about it here.


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Travel & Accommodation

Accessibility & Travel information can be downloaded here.

Nearby Hotels with example per night rates:

You can find the telephone numbers and some other details on the above here.

You will also find a variety of accommodation on Booking.com. & AirBnB

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE (Closed)

Online Submission Opens: 21 September 2023
Closes: 30 November 2023 Extended to 22 December 2023

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 2024 include, but not limited to:

  • Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies
  • Accounting Education
  • Accounting History
  • Accounting Information Systems and Emerging Technologies, including New Technologies in Accounting, Auditing and Forensics
  • Asset Pricing, Financial Data Science and Econometrics
  • Auditing
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Diversity, covering Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Accounting and Finance Pedagogy, Research and Teaching
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Reporting and Accounting
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Public Services and Charities
  • Taxation

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: Register an account on the Paper Submissions Platform (https://submissions.bafa.ac.uk) to submit one paper to the Annual Conference 2024Please 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 20 February 2024.
  • No late payments will be considered in 2024
  • We will not accept payment for the conference at the registration desk.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE DOCTORAL MASTERCLASSES (Closed)

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

Submissions open on 21 September 2023
Closes: 30 November 2023 Extended to 22 December 2023

Final-yearPhD 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 Tuesday and Wednesday. 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 9–10 April 2024 will automatically be given a place in the doctoral masterclasses on 8 April 2024.

How to submit your ECR paper: How to submit your ECR paper: Use the new Paper Submissions Platform (https://submissions.bafa.ac.uk) to submit one paper to the Annual Conference 2024tick the ECR checkbox in the submission form. 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

Submission for abstracts opens on 21 September 2023.
Closes: 30 November 2023 Extended to 22 December 2023

All doctoral students are invited to submit an abstract for the doctoral masterclasses on Monday, 8 April 2024, 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 8 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 to the Doctoral Masterclasses 2024. 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 20 February 2024.
  • No late payments will be considered in 2024
  • We will not accept payment for the conference at the registration desk.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Online paper submission opens for the main conference: 20 September 2023
  • Deadline for submissions to the main conference: 30 November 2023 Extended to 22 December 2023
  • Registration and payment opens: 4 January 2024
  • Paper acceptance notifications by 1 January 2024
  • Registration (payment) for conference presenters closes: 18 February 2024
  • Deadline for online submission of revised papers: 1 March 2024
  • Registration and payment for non-presenters closes: 3 March 2024 (midnight GMT)
  • Detailed presentation programme announced: 8 March 2024
  • Online Conference Platform available: 5 April 2024

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