3rd Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

3rd Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium

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University of Guelph


3rd Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium

Department of Management, College of Business & Economics, University of Guelph

Sponsored by the Canadian Academic Accounting Association

Dates: Friday, November 30 & Saturday, December 1, 2018
Venue: University of Guelph, Guelph ON N1G 2W1

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, broadly defined. The Symposium features a key note speaker and a panel discussion.

Submission of papers

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

Deadline for submission is Friday, October 19, 2018. Notification of acceptance will be sent to authors by October 31, 2018. Each paper accepted from emerging scholars (including doctoral students) will be assigned a discussant to support the development of their research. Accepted papers will be allocated 40 minutes each including presentation and discussion.


Registration is open up until November 15, 2018 and is free for both authors and participants. Registration should be directed to Sandra Scott at sjscott@uoguelph.ca or by phone at 519-824-4120 Ext 52709 and will be accepted on first-come-first-served basis. Please indicate any dietary restrictions on registration


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.


Hotels close to the university / walking distance are:

(1) Delta Hotels: 50 Stone Rd W, Guelph, ON, Tel: (519) 780-3700; and

(2) Best Western: 716 Gordon St, Guelph, ON, Tel: (519) 836-1240.

Please contact the hotels directly.

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