IAFA Annual Conference and Doctoral Colloquium 2019

The 32nd IAFA Annual Conference and Doctoral Colloquium will be hosted by the Dublin City University Business School from 15 – 17 May 2019. The format of the conference will be similar to previous years. The Doctoral Colloquium will take place on Wednesday 15 May 2019 and will run for the entire day.  The Annual Conference will run from Thursday morning 16 May to Friday lunchtime 17 May. Detailed schedules will issue nearer to the conference date.

Annual Conference

The deadline for completed papers or abstracts is Friday 8 March 2019. All submissions should include at least three keywords so that reviewers can easily identify the area of research. Applications should be emailed to IAFAconference@gmail.com. Empirical, theoretical and review papers are welcomed in all areas of accounting, finance, taxation and risk management. Decisions on acceptances will be communicated before Friday 15 March 2019.

Presentations will only be included on the conference schedule where registration has been received from at least one author. Furthermore, presenters submitting an abstract in their initial application are expected to email their paper to IAFAconference@gmail.com before the closing date for registrations. The closing date for registrations is 5pm, Friday 10 May 2019.

To register for the conference please click the following link for the Eventbrite Conference Registration Page. It is also possible to do a group conference registration, click here for further guidance.

Accommodation

The gala dinner will take place at the Doyle Collection – Croke Park Hotel on Thursday night 16 May. The meal is included in your conference fee. Accommodation has been reserved but demand is very high in Dublin in May and room rates are very high. Please click Accommodation Options for further details.

IAFA Annual General Meeting

IAFA 2019 AGM will take place on the evening of Thursday 16 May – exact time & venue will be indicated on Conference schedule. The agenda is available at the following link, AGM Agenda. Minutes from the 2018 AGM are available, Minutes 2018.

Please direct all conference queries to:
Dr. Ruth Mattimoe, Conference Organiser
Associate Professor in Accounting, DCU Business School, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Email: Ruth.Mattimoe@dcu.ie
Tel: 01 700 5171

Doctoral Colloquium

The colloquium provides an opportunity for both current and prospective PhD students to learn more about the PhD process and generate ideas for research topics. Current PhD students, at all stages of doctoral research, are also provided with an opportunity to present their work and receive feedback from experienced researchers.

Doctoral Funding Competition & AAA Travel Bursary

PhD Students should also keep in mind the Doctoral Funding Competition, which awards prizes to doctoral students presenting work at the colloquium. 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 IAFA and a prize fund of up to €5,000 is available in 2019.  Applicants must attend and present at the colloquium and the winners will be announced at the main conference gala dinner. Furthermore, a separate AAA travel bursary is available this year for PhD students. The bursary is up to €2,000  for one student to attend an AAA (American Accounting Association) conference of the student’s choosing in the twelve month period after receiving the award.

All students who wish to attend the colloquium must complete the attached Colloquium Application Form and email it to IAFAcolloquium@gmail.com before the deadline of Friday 8 March 2019. The form requests additional information from those students looking to present and/or apply for funding. All students who wish to attend the colloquium must also register through the attached Eventbrite Colloquium Registration Page.

Prospective/current PhD students attending the Doctoral Colloquium are allowed to attend the main conference free of charge. It is also possible to do a group colloquium registration, click here further guidance.

Please direct all colloquium queries to:
Dr. Ruth Mattimoe, Conference Organiser
Associate Professor in Accounting, DCU Business School, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Email: Ruth.Mattimoe@dcu.ie
Tel: 01 700 5171