The ABO Reporter


October 21-22, 2005, Atlanta Georgia

The 2005 ABO conference will be held October 21-22, 2005 in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia. The deadline for submission is Thursday, June 30, 2005. Selection of conference papers will be announced by August 20, 2005. Submitted papers should not have been accepted for publication at the time of the submission. Papers should follow the style guidelines for Behavioral Research in Accounting.

BRIA simultaneous submission: Authors may simultaneously submit their paper for consideration for publication in Behavioral Research in Accounting (with no additional BRIA submission fee), if desired. The BRIA decision process is completely independent of the conference decision process. No separate conference issue of BRIA will be published. The paper will be considered for simultaneous submission only if the author specifically requests it. Please include a note with your submission to indicate simultaneous submission.

Emerging scholars submission: This year we are pleased to include an Emerging Scholars session at the conference. This session will showcase the work of new scholars while providing them with detailed constructive feedback on their papers through the assignment of a more senior discussant. Faculty who have graduated within the past three years and doctoral students are encouraged to submit their work to this session. Please include a note with your submission to indicate "emerging scholars" submission.

Submission procedures: All submissions should be made electronically. Email submissions to both Lynn Hannan ( and Anne Magro ( The manuscript should be submitted in .pdf format with all author identification removed from the document; instruments should also be submitted for field surveys or experiments. Include author(s) and institution affiliation(s) in the email.

The submission fee is $75.00 ($50.00 for doctoral students). Please mail a check payable to the American Accounting Association to:

Professor Lynn Hannan
School of Accountancy
Georgia State University
PO Box 4050
Atlanta, GA 30302-4050

When registering for the conference, submitting authors may deduct $50.00 from the normal registration fee (limited to one deduction per paper and one deduction per person).

Watch the AAA website for further details on the conference, including registration information.

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