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PhD Forum 2024

Wednesday, 15th May 2024 – 08:30-12:30

The EAA PhD Forum, launched in 2013, is an initiative of the EAA to help and promote PhD students in accounting. The PhD Forum is part of the EAA Annual Congress. 

The PhD Forum will take place on Wednesday 15th May 2024 from 08.30 to 12.30hrs.

The PhD Forum is a great opportunity for research master studentsPhD students as well as for Assistant Professors or Lecturers in Accounting who do not have a permanent position yet, or Postdocs in Accounting to network and gain insight into academic accounting research and its environment through the speakers. The Forum, which is open to PhD students pursuing research in any topic areas (financial accounting, managerial accounting, audit, tax, etc.) and using any research method (analytical modelling, behavioural, case study, empirical-archival, etc.) related to the EAA, may also provide information as to how to establish contacts for entering the job market.

Please address questions to Juan Manuel GARCÍA LARA (   


  1. To complement EAA’s offering in terms of doctoral education and emerging scholar promotion;
  2. To foster networking of doctoral students with established scholars and each other;
  3. To increase the visibility of EAA and its Accounting Resources Center (ARC) within the community of doctoral students.



All activities located in the InterContinental Athénée Palace Hotel

Episcopiei 1-3, Bucharest 010292 Romania

Le Diplomate room – ground floor

Meetings lobby, Enescu 2, Enescu 3, Vivaldi 1, Vivaldi 2 rooms – 1st floor


08:30 – 08:45 Welcome coffee & tea (in front of Le Diplomate room, ground floor)

08:45 – 08:50 Welcoming address (Le Diplomate room, ground floor)

                        -Mark CLATWORTHY (University of Bristol, EAA President)

-Catalin ALBU (Bucharest University, EAA Congress Chair)

08:50 – 09:20 Update on EAA PhD activities and EAA Accounting Resources Centre (Le Diplomate room, ground floor)

                        -Claudia IMPERATORE (Bocconi University, Milan)

                        -Jochen PIERK (Erasmus University, Rotterdam)

09:20 – 10:30 Navigating Your Academic Career (Le Diplomate room, ground floor)

-Linda MYERS (University of Tennessee, Knoxville).

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee/Tea break (Meetings lobby, 1st floor)

11:00 – 12:30 Breakout sessions

  • Martine COOLS (KU Leuven): “Management Accounting Research Using Qualitative Methods” – Enescu 2 room (1st floor)


  • Begoña GINER and Araceli MORA (Universidad de Valencia): “Standard Setters and Regulatory Agencies Use of Accounting Research: How to Make our Research More Useful to Them” – Enescu 3 room (1st floor)


  • Katharina HOMBACH (Goethe Universität, Frankfurt) and Maximilian MULLER (University of Cologne): “Disclosure Regulation and Mandatory Sustainability Reporting” – Vivaldi 1 room (1st floor)


  • Gaizka ORMAZABAL (IESE, Barcelona): “The Role of Information in Building a More Sustainable Economy: A Supply and Demand Perspective” – Vivaldi 2 room (1st floor)


12:30: Snacks (Meetings lobby, 1st floor)