The Eighth Annual Midyear Forensic Accounting Conference will be held February 24-25, 2017, at the DoubleTree Hotel at the Entrance to Universal in Orlando, Florida. The conference will consist of keynote speakers, concurrent sessions dealing with a wide variety of fraud, forensic, and investigative accounting topics, panel discussions, case work, and other scholarly activity.
The submission deadline for papers, teaching cases, panel proposals, and class materials is 11:59 pm EST on
Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Deadline has been extended to Monday, December 19, 2016.
To submit your paper (or to volunteer as a reviewer/discussant/moderator), please CLICK HERE to access the submissions system using your AAA member ID and password. If you have forgotten your AAA member ID/password, click here to retrieve them. If you do not have an AAA member ID/password, please click here to obtain AAA login credentials. Then create an account in this system, using your AAA login credentials. If you have difficulty logging in, please contact Suzanne Mullinix for assistance.
Please consider submitting to the conference any of the following:
- Research Papers. (empirical, behavioral, pedagogical, etc.) that deal with topics relevant to fraud, forensics, or investigative accounting.
- Teaching Cases. in fraud, forensics, or investigative accounting. These papers will either be included in our "hands-on" sessions in which you will lead participants through the case as if they were students in your class or will be included in a poster session.
- Class Materials. We will also have a forum for class materials where you can share unique projects you do in your class that you are willing to share with others.
- Research in Progress. We will have a research in progress session where individuals can present research proposals, pilot studies, or other unfinished projects. If you are looking for feedback on your project this is the place to present your idea. Submit a proposal and outline for consideration.
- Panel Discussions. If you have a relevant idea for a panel discussion and are willing to find and organize the participants, please submit a short write-up of your idea and send via email to Chih-Chen Lee.
- Video. If you have created an original video, or use video in your forensic accounting class and can share your approach, please submit a write-up and link to your video (if possible). Video submissions should be sent via email to Chih-Chen Lee. The deadline for video submissions is
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Monday, December 19, 2016.
We strongly encourage Ph.D. Students and their advisors to submit work in progress to consider for presentation or the forum. If you are a Ph.D. student (or advisor), please include this information in the field labeled "Additional Information" on the submission form.
Please support the section by volunteering to participate as a reviewer and/or moderator. To volunteer for these roles, please select "Volunteer Opportunities" from the main menu.
Research papers include the requirement to submit just one file in PDF format. Each submission will be blind-reviewed, so the file should NOT contain any author identification information. Teaching cases should be in a format similar to that used in Issues in Accounting Education. Please indicate if the submission has been published or accepted for publication.
We hope to see you in Orlando in February!