Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium - Paper Submission | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium - Paper Submission

Sponsored by the Canadian Academic Accounting Association


We are pleased to invite you to the 6th Annual Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium.  The symposium will be held on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26, 2021. 

The theme for this year’s symposium will be Near & Far: Trends in Qualitative Accounting Research.

The Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium (QARS) brings together researchers and accounting faculty who share an interest in qualitative accounting research from diverse methodological and theoretical perspectives. The Symposium provides a high-profile forum for scholars (academics and research students) to discuss accounting practice and research issues in a social, political, and economic context of humankind. The Symposium features a keynote speaker and a panel discussion. 


For more information, please contact: Sandra Scott at sjscott@uoguelph.ca or by phone at (519) 824-4120 Ext 52709 or Philippe Lassou at plassou@uoguelph.ca or by phone at (519) 824-4120 Ext 58162.

Please note: submitting a paper abstract below does not automatically register you for the symposium. If you are planning on attending the Symposium, please register here.


Paper Submission

The Symposium welcomes submissions (full papers) in any area of accounting such as management control, auditing, information systems, financial and managerial accounting, social and environmental accounting.

Each paper will be assigned a discussant to support the development of the research. Accepted papers will be allocated 40-50 minutes each, including presentation and discussion.

By submitting a paper to the Conference I agree that this is my original work. In addition, I agree to review up to 2 other papers within a specified deadline and to act as a discussant and/or chair during the Conference.