3 July 2014, 9 am
We are pleased to announce the eighteenth annual Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference organised by the University of Bristol and the BAFA FARSIG. This is the premier conference of its kind worldwide and it attracts an international audience.
The conference comprises parallel paper sessions with discussants and a doctoral stream. The conference addresses key areas of interest to accounting academics and practitioners and includes:
Papers are invited on these topics and on all aspects of financial reporting and business communication. This includes empirical and theoretical papers, case studies and review articles on such topics as the measurement, disclosure, presentation, communication and impact of financial and business information contained in annual reports and other business documentation in the private and public sectors. Organisational, historical and international studies are welcomed.
Should you wish to have a paper considered for presentation at the conference, please email a 500 word abstract to the organisers by 3rd March 2014. Please indicate whether the paper is to be considered for the main conference or the PhD stream.
We are also delighted to announce the Sue Hrasky Scholarship. One scholarship is available for 2014 to doctoral students submitting to the doctoral stream. The scholarship will comprise a doctoral fee waiver, UK receipted travel, subsistence and accommodation costs at the conference. To apply for the scholarship, doctoral submissions should be in the form of a structured abstract and email entitled FRBC Scholarship/authors name. The award of the Scholarship will be announced by the end of April 2014.