The ABO Reporter

World Congress of Accounting Historians
Dale L. Flesher, Congress Co-Convener

World Congress of Accounting Historians
To Meet In USA For First Time Since 1976

The 10th World Congress of Accounting Historians will be held August 1–5, 2004, with the dual venue of St. Louis, MO, and Oxford, MS. The keynote address will be given by Comptroller General David Walker. Mr. Walker will speak on the history of GAO. Concurrent sessions will include speakers on behavioral aspects of accounting in various nations throughout the world. The meetings begin on August 1 in St. Louis in tribute to the centenary of the first International Congress of Accountants. The group will then move by motor coach to the University of Mississippi in Oxford, which houses the National Library of the Accounting Profession—the largest accountancy library in the world. The Congress will feature speakers from at least 20 different nations.

For more information, contact Dale L. Flesher at the University of Mississippi ( or see the Congress website at:

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