Conference Schedule

Please see below for program details. Presenting author names appear in bold text below.

The full program can also be downloaded in English or French.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Welcome reception

Friday, October 27, 2017
8:40 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Session 1
IQ and Audit Quality. Do Smarter Auditors Deliver Better Audits?
Authors: Juha-Pekka Kallunki, Jenni Mikkonen, Lasse Niemi & Henrik Nilsson
Discussant: Daniel Aobdia

10:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m. Session 2
The Informational Effects of Tightening Oil and Gas Disclosure Rules
Authors: Marc Badia, Miguel Duro, Bjorn N. Jorgensen & Gaizka Ormazabal
Discussant: Hans Christensen
1:20 p.m.–2:40 p.m. Session 3
Impact of Auditor and Audit Committee Report Changes on Audit Quality and Costs: Evidence from the United Kingdom
Authors: Lauren Reid, Joseph Carcello, Chan Li & Terry Neal
Discussant: Jere Francis
3:10 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Session 4
The Informativeness of Relative Performance Information and its Effect on Effort Allocation in a Multi-Task Environment
Authors: R. Lynn Hannan, Gregory P. McPhee, Andrew H. Newman & Ivo D. Tafkov
Discussant: Steven Kachelmeier

6:30 PM- 10:00 PM

Social event

Saturday, October 28, 2017
8:30 a.m.–9:50 a.m.

Session 5
Tradeoffs between tax and financial reporting benefits: Evidence from purchase price allocations in taxable acquisitions
Authors: Daniel Lynch, Miles Romney, Bridget Stomberg & Daniel Wangerin
Discussant: John Robinson

10:20 a.m.–11:40 a.m.

Session 6
Toward a More Complete Theory of Audit Legal Dispute Resolution: Insights from Prominent Attorneys
Authors: Eldar Maksymov, Jeffrey Pickerd, D. Jordan Lowe, Mark Peecher & Andrew Reffett
Discussant: Dain Donelson

1:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m.

Session 7
Professionalization of Corporate Boards and its Impact on Governance
Authors: Aida Sijamic Wahid & Kyle Welch
Discussant: David Maber

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