IAFA 2016

See below a call for papers or the 2016 Annual Conference of IAFA.

29th Annual IAFA Conference 2016

Call for Papers

 The School of Business, Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) will host the 29th annual conference of the Irish Accounting & Finance Association on 19th/20th May, 2016 at its Cork Road, Waterford campus.

The deadline for abstracts (or full papers) is Wednesday 16th March, 2016. 

Empirical, theoretical and review papers are welcomed in all areas of accounting and finance, including:
•    Auditing
•    Accounting Education
•    Financial Reporting
•    Governance
•    Accounting and Information Systems
•    Management Accounting
•    Public Sector Accounting & Not-for-Profit Accounting
•    Social and Environmental Accounting & Ethical Issues in Accounting
•    Taxation
•    Other

All abstracts (or full papers where submitted) will be subjected to peer review. Abstracts will be included in the conference book, and should be between 250 to 500 words. Abstracts (or full papers) should be submitted to iafa2016@wit.iein ‘Word’ format. Submissions received by postal mail, fax or in writing will not be considered.

Decisions on acceptances of papers will be communicated by 5th April, 2016.

Accepted papers will only be included on the conference schedule where registration and payment has been received from at least one author by 29th April, 2016. Where only abstracts were previously submitted, the completed papers should be submitted by 29th April, 2016.

Doctoral Colloquium
In conjunction with the conference a Doctoral Colloquium will be held at WIT on Wednesday 18th May, 2016. This event will provide students, at all stages of doctoral research, with an opportunity to present their work and receive feedback from academics in their field.  An application form for the Doctoral Colloquium is available on the IAFA website (www.iafa.ie) and must be submitted no later than 16th March, 2016. Note that full-time students attending the Doctoral Colloquium can register for the Conference for a reduced fee (more information is available on the Events section of the IAFA website (www.iafa.ie). Doctoral candidates who do not wish to submit their work for presentation at the Doctoral Colloquium but who would like to attend the Doctoral Colloquium are asked to please confirm attendance through completing the application form noted above. Completed forms should be submitted to iafa2016@wit.ie.

The Doctoral Research Funding Competition, which awards prizes to doctoral students presenting work at the colloquium, invites entrants to apply via a specific application form, also available on the IAFA website. This competition is open to all registered IAFA members who are undertaking research towards a Masters or Doctoral qualification. The research must contribute to the aims of the IAFA. A prize fund of up to €5,000 is available in 2016. Application forms must be submitted for the competition no later than the 16th March 2016.  Applicants must attend and present at the IAFA Annual Doctoral Colloquium event, where the result will be decided, and the successful applicant must present their research findings at the following year’s IAFA Doctoral Colloquium. The decision of the judges is final. If applying for this competition an entry form for the Doctoral Colloquium is not required. Completed forms should be submitted to iafa2016@wit.ie.

IAFA Scholar Award
We are also pleased to announced the IAFA Scholar Award. This award is used to identify, support and fund early career scholars in the Irish accounting and finance community. More details on this award can be found on our website, www.iafa.ie.

Invite your colleagues
We would be grateful if you could forward this email on to your colleagues who might be interested to join with us at IAFA 2016 in Waterford, Ireland.

Deadline for all submissions is 16th March, 2016.

Please direct all enquiries to:

Clare Kearney,
IAFA 2016 Conference Organiser,
School of Business,
Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road
T:  +353 (0) 51 302074

E: iafa2016@wit.ie


About martinjquinn

I am an accounting academic, accountant and author based near Dublin, Ireland.
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