It is our pleasure to announce and invite you to attend the second HKU Accounting Theory Conference
to be held on January 10-11, 2020
. With the growing number of theory researchers in Asia Pacific Region, we are very excited to have this opportunity for theorists to get connected, exchange research ideas, and boost general interest in theoretical research in the region.
The keynote speaker for this year’s conference is Prof. Jonathan Glover from Columbia University. Prof. Glover is a Professor of Accounting in the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University. Prof. Glover’s research is on accounting theory and information economics. The topics he has worked on include earnings management, financial accounting standard setting and regulation, corporate governance, individual vs. team incentives, various aspects of capital budgeting such as the interaction between real options and incentives, performance measurement, and managerial compensation. Professor Glover is an editor of The Accounting Review
and serves or has served on other editorial boards, including those of the Review of Accounting Studies
, Contemporary Accounting Research
(as an ad-hoc editor), and Management Science
(as an associate editor).
This year’s conference features the following presenters:
Davide Cianciaruso (HEC Paris)
Mirko Heinle (Wharton)
Ivan Marinovic (Stanford University)
Stefan Schantl (University of Melbourne)
Lin Qiu (University of Hong Kong)
Liyan Yang (University of Toronto)
The conference is now open for registration if you are interested in attending. The registration for participation is free, but participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodations expenses. Please register for the conference through the link here
before December 10
to let us know if you plan to attend.