4th SARAC – Swiss Accounting Research Alpine Camp

Feb 06, 2025
Davos, Switzerland
Aug 01, 2024

The Research Alpine Camp aims to bring together experienced researchers, early career researchers,
and PhD students to exchange research ideas and projects in one of the most famous Swiss Alps ski
resorts. Find out more about the unique conference location, the home of the World Economic Forum,
The Congress Centre Davos in Davos, Switzerland.

Keynote Speakers:
Shivaram Rajgopal, Columbia University
Ane Tamayo, The London School of Economics and Political Science

We invite submissions of papers in all areas of financial and management accounting. We encourage
submissions of empirical studies employing novel data and approaches in terms of data gathering (e.g.,
field studies, experiments, hand-collected) and/or settings (e.g., private firms, European data, banks,
financial services) that are of potential interest to regulators and practitioners.

Paper Submission:
The deadline for original papers to be considered for SARAC 2025 is August 1st, 2024. Please email your
paper (no author information) and a separate file including author information to sarac@unisg.ch.

Registration, Fee, and Accommodation:
The registration deadline for SARAC 2025 is December 15th, 2024. Participation is limited, so early
registration is encouraged!
The participation fee per person covers conference access, paper downloads, coffee breaks, and lunch.
Further, it covers the conference dinner at Schatzalp, famous for its association with Thomas Mann’s
novel ‘The Magic Mountain’. Participants will need to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

 Early registration fee (until 4 Oct 2024): CHF 400, PhD students: CHF 300
 Late registration fee (as of 5 Oct 2024): CHF 450, PhD students: CHF 350

Please visit the SARAC website for additional details and information, such as information on the
congress hotels.

Offsite Activities:
We encourage participants to enjoy the Swiss outdoors! Davos offers fantastic ski, snow-shoe, and
mountain walk opportunities. Additionally, for those who prefer more relaxing activities, the town is
full of Swiss restaurants, cozy coffee shops, and spa/sauna accommodations. Please visit the Davos
tourist office website for more information

University of St. Gallen’s Institute of Accounting, Control and Auditing (ACA) and University of Lausanne’s Department of Accounting and Control (DAC)
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