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2022 Virginia Tech Accounting Research Conference Agenda

June 3, 2022

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome remarks by Dr. Robert Davidson, Department Head, Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Arthur Morris (HKUST): Pay for Prudence
Discussant: Marshall Vance (Virginia Tech)

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Steve Utke (University of Connecticut): The Cost of Misaligned Incentives: Evidence from the Funding Sources and Real Effects of Tax-Motivated Dividends
Discussant: Andy Bauer (University of Waterloo)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Eldar Maksymov (Arizona State University): Trial Preparation Factors That Auditors Should Consider in Assessing Litigation Risk: Insights from Audit Litigators
Discussant: Kim Walker (Virginia Tech)

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Joe Schroeder (Indiana University): Operational Externalities of Intense Scrutiny over Financial Reporting Controls
Discussant: Jess Berube (Virginia Tech)

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Free Time

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Reception

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Dinner, including keynote presentation by Robert Bushman

8:00 p.m.
Optional charity poker tournament 

June 4, 2022

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Keith Czerney (University of Missouri): Extending the Resource-Based View of the Firm: Corporate Relocation Disruptions and Financial Reporting
Discussant: Andrew Acito (Virginia Tech)

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Frank Murphy (University of Connecticut): Tax Havens and Reputational Costs: Evidence from EU Blacklisting
Discussant: Matt Erickson (Virginia Tech)

12:00 p.m.
Conference concludes, optional hike in the afternoon

Participants go on a hike after the conference