The ABO Reporter


Eighth Annual Midyear Auditing Section Conference

The Eighth Annual Midyear Auditing Section Conference will be held in Orlando, Florida on January 17-19, 2002. CPE sessions will be held on the afternoon of January 17. The remainder of the conference will consist of keynote, plenary and concurrent sessions dealing with a wide variety of contemporary topics related to audit, attestation and assurance practices, education and research. You are encouraged to contribute to the program through submissions of auditing/attestation/assurance research and education papers, and special session proposals.

The conference will be held at the Hotel Royal Plaza in the Walt Disney Resort. The hotel is located in the highly desirable Downtown Disney Resort area. There is complimentary transportation to all Disney World attractions.

Submission Guidelines
Research papers should follow the style guidelines of AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory. Other submissions should take an appropriate form to permit review of their originality, quality and usefulness. Submissions are not eligible for consideration if they (1) have been published or accepted for publication, (2) were presented at the 2001 AAA Annual Meeting, or (3) were presented at more than one AAA regional meeting or other academic conference. Papers presented at the Research Forum of the AAA Annual Meeting are eligible for consideration. It should be noted that papers accepted for presentation at the 2002 Midyear Auditing Section Conference can also be submitted for presentation at the AAA Annual Meeting scheduled for August 2002.

Abstracts only will be published in the proceedings booklet. By December 1, 2001, authors of accepted submissions are expected to provide the designated session discussant with a final printed copy. Instructions for placing accepted papers on the Section’s web site will be included in acceptance letters.

Submission Deadline
Four copies of submissions must be received by September 1, 2001, to be considered for the program. Early submission is highly encouraged.

Any questions should be addressed to:

Jeffrey R. Cohen
Carroll School of Management
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Ma. 02467
Phone: (617) 552-3165
Fax: (617) 552-2097

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