British Accounting and Finance Association Annual Meeting

Mar 30, 2020
Southampton, United Kingdom
Dec 06, 2019

Annual Conference with Doctoral Masterclasses 2020

University of Southampton, England

Tuesday 31 March–Wednesday 1 April 2020 with Doctoral Masterclasses Monday 30 March 2020

The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) is pleased to announce the 2020 Annual Conference in Southampton. Our strategic aims are to be:

• a vibrant association of choice for accounting and finance academics;

• the voice and resource of the accounting and finance community; and

• campaigners for accounting and finance research and pedagogy.

Call for Papers for the Annual Conference

We invite submissions of full papers on any topic from academics, final-year PhD students, and practitioners in the disciplines of accounting and finance. The deadline for online submissions is 6 December 2019 and the submissions system will open on 2 September 2019. Please visit for details. Papers will be reviewed by a scientific committee involving subject specialists drawn from our special interest groups and associates. As we are increasing the number of different events at the conference this year, there will be some restrictions placed on the number of presentation slots available. We aim to provide a showcase for innovative research and teaching in accounting and finance.

Streams for 2020 include:

• Accounting History

• Financial Reporting and Accounting

• Management Accounting

• Auditing

• Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting

• Accounting Education

• Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies

• Corporate Governance

• Public Services and Charities

• Financial Markets and Institutions

• Corporate Finance

• Asset Pricing

• Behavioural Finance

• Financial Data Science and Econometrics

• Taxation

• New Technologies in Accounting, Auditing and Forensics

How to submit your paper:

Our Early Career Researcher sessions will allow final-year PhD students and those who have completed their PhD within the last five years an opportunity to present their work and get feedback from invited faculty and others in smaller sessions.

Important Dates Online paper submission opens for the main conference: 2 September 2019 Deadline for submissions to the main conference: 6 December 2019 Paper acceptance notifications by 6 January 2020 Registration and payment opens: 6 January 2020 Registration and payment for main conference presenters closes: 3 February 2020 Registration and payment for non-presenters closes: 9 March 2020 Deadline for online submission of revised papers: 1 March 2020 Detailed presentation programme announced: 9 March 2020 Online programme available: 23 March 2020

Registration and Fees • Full Ticket: £320 • Discounted Ticket: £160 (You can check if you're eligible here: The conference ticket does NOT include the BAFA membership fee. Buying a ticket registers you for this event. Tickets to BAFA conferences are only available to members. To purchase a ticket, log in to your account on the BAFA Membership Portal ( and click the 'Purchase Tickets' button. Select the appropriate ticket for the event you want to attend, and follow instructions. If you are not already a member of BAFA, please sign up for membership at

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