Skip to main content

Department of Accountancy events

Seminars, conferences & workshops

2022–2023 academic year

Concordia Accounting Research Seminars (CARS)

CARS contact:

Exploring the role of BU controllers’ credibility in the hardening of local forecasts
Lukas Goretzki
 (Stockholm School of Economics)
May 19, 2023

Should Accountants Upskill? Evidence from Demand for Auditors with Cybersecurity Expertise
Musaib Ashraf 
(Michigan State University)
May 12, 2023

Constituency Statutes and Corporate Disclosure of Major Customer Identities
Jennifer Tucker
 (University of Florida)
April 14, 2023

Past events by academic year

Is it Possible to Differentiate Between a High-Quality Conference Call Question and a Low-Quality One? If Everyone’s so ‘Smart’, Why do Low-Quality Questions Exist?
Matt Bamber
  (Schulich School of Business, York University)
March 10, 2023

The Persuasiveness of Accounting Records in the Context of Modern Slavery
Marcia Annisette
 (Schulich School of Business - York University)
January 27, 2023

Weathering the Weather: Does Extreme Weather Affect the Cost of an Audit?
Estelle Sun (Boston University)

October 14, 2022

Differential Treatment and Local Information Advantage: Revelations from Translation Differences
Lorien Stice-Lawrence (University of Southern California)
September 16, 2022

Conferences & workshops

Book launch - Research Handbook on Accounting and Ethics
March 31, 2023

Food for thought seminars

Managing Financial Stigma Through An Olympic Budget
Kai DeMott (John Molson School of Business)
February 22, 2023

The Quantity of Non-GAAP Metrics Used in Quarterly Earnings Releases: A Study on the Determinants
Hui Fan (John Molson School of Business PhD student)
December 9, 2022

Research Fest

15th Edition - Workshop: 1 research idea in 100 minutes
Cédric Lesage (moderator)
January 25, 2023

Concordia Accounting Research Seminars (CARS)

Towards a riskification of ethics in Internal Auditing in the Canadian Public Sector?
Marion Brivot
 (Université Laval)
June 17, 2022

Improving Specialists’ Contributions to Audits
Emily Griffith (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
April 8, 2022

Rethinking Capitalism and its Measures of Success: An Indigenous and Western Collaboration Through a Conservation Impact Bond
Diane-Laure Arjaliès
 (Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario)
April 1, 2022

Financial Reporting and Employee Job Search
Ed deHaan (University of Washington)
February 18, 2022
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: online (Zoom)

Social Inertia and Field Heterogeneity: towards new conceptualizations of Equity Analysts
Crawford Spence (Kings' College)
January 28, 2022

The Evolution of Empirical Methods in Accounting Research and the Growth of Quasi-Experiments
Dan Taylor (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania)
December 9, 2021

Conferences & workshops

Conference on Organizational Responsibility “Rethinking responsibility during times of crises”
organized by Claudine Mangen (John Molson School of Business, Concordia University)
April 21-22, 2022
Conference event details

9ème Atelier de Recherche de L'Association de Controle de Gestion (ACG)
organized by Emilio Boulianne (John Molson School of Business, Concordia University)
March 25, 2022
Conference event details

Joint John Molson McGill HEC UQAM PhD Conference
guest speaker: Giovanna Michelon (University of Bristol)
organized by Rucsandra Moldovan (John Molson) and Ahmad Hammami (John Molson)
November 12, 2021

Food for thought seminars

The Labor Cost of Changing Accounting Standards
Rucsandra Moldovan (John Molson)
February 23, 2022

Cybersecurity Oversight Location: Determinants and Consequences
Farzaneh Amani (John Molson PhD student)
February 11, 2022

Research Fest

14th Edition - Progress presentations by PhD students
June 16, 2022

13th Edition - Workshop: Writing a paper title and an introduction, moderated by Chiraz Ben Ali
March 9, 2022

Concordia Accounting Research Seminars (CARS)

The PCAOB International Inspection Access and Debt Contracting: Evidence from American Depositary Receipt Firms
Yutao Li (University of Lethbridge)
May 14, 2021

Does Audit Committee Expertise Mitigate Securities Class Action Lawsuits?
Gopal Krishnan (Bentley University)
April 30, 2021

The Impact of Open Data on Public Procurement
Raphaël Duguay (Yale)
April 9, 2021

Theory of Auditing Economics: A Review of Analytical Auditing Research
Minlei Ye (University of Toronto)
March 26, 2021

Not Just a Boys’ Club: Gender and Private Information Channels
Bea Garcia Osma (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
March 19, 2021

The Pitch: Managers’ Disclosure Choice During IPO Roadshows
Elizabeth Blankespoor (University of Washington)
February 26, 2021

Fashionable practices and occupational identities: Hype and ambiguity as challenges for data scientists
Martin Messner (University of Innsbruck)
November 27, 2020

Arcs of engagement: Director involvement and the birth of new control processes
Anette Mikes (University of Oxford)
November 20, 2020

Manufacturing confidence: Unpacking the dual role of media in institutional processes
Madeline Toubiana (University of Alberta)
October 16, 2020

Exploring Differential Net Benefits to Internal Control: An Examination of Firms with Overconfident Managers
Sarah McVay (University of Washington)
October 2, 2020

Do Big 4 Auditors Consistently Provide Better Audit Quality? Evidence from Government Audits
Zvi Singer (HEC Montréal)
September 25, 2020

Conferences & workshops

CAAA Annual Conference: Diversity/La diversité
chaired by Sophie Audousset-Coulier (John Molson) and Li Yao (John Molson)
June 11–12, 2021
2021 CAAA  Annual Conference page

Food for thought seminars

Does Options Trading Reduce the Demand for Conditional Accounting Conservatism
Mahmoud Delshadi (John Molson PhD student)
May 26, 2021

The trust-control interplay in the international cooperation sector
Nelson Dueñas (John Molson PhD student)
April 16, 2021

The Numbers Speak for Themselves: Accountability and Rendering Accounts in Public Accounting Firms
Erica Pimentel (John Molson PhD student)
October 30, 2020

Corporate Communication about Regulatory Change: Evidence from the New Lease Standard
Rucsandra Moldovan (John Molson)
September 11, 2020

Research Fest

12th Edition - Workshop: Writing an abstract, moderated by Chiraz Ben Ali; Progress presentations by PhD students
June 18, 2021

11th Edition - Workshop: Pitching a research idea, moderated by Chiraz Ben Ali
December 11, 2020

Concordia Accounting Research Seminars (CARS)

From Shakespeare to Annual Reports: Story Telling by Corporate Reporting Agencies
Vasiliki Athanasakou (Saint Mary's University)
March 6, 2020

Bringing Sustainability Risks into the Mainstream: The Framing of Sustainability by the Big Four Accounting Firms
Michelle Rodrigue (Université Laval)
October 18, 2019

How Does Reputational Capital Affect Professional Behavior? Evidence from Analysts who Become All-stars
Michael Jung (University of Delaware)
October 11, 2019

Overlaps between auditors and clients' corporate charitable donations, audit pricing and audit quality
Anne Jeny (ESSEC Business School)
August 29, 2019

Managerial Traits, Accounting Conservatism and the Delegation of Financial Reporting
Francois Larmande (HEC Paris)
August 23, 2019

Food for thought seminars

Does Social and Environmental Transparency Affect Financial Analysts' Forecast Properties?
Mohammad Hendijani (John Molson PhD student)
February 14, 2020

Competitive Threat and Strategic Disclosure During the IPO Quiet Period
Yetaotao Qiu (John Molson PhD student)
January 10, 2020

Research Fest

10th Edition - Brainstorming session: Accounting and the Covid-19 crisis, moderated by Chiraz Ben Ali
May 13, 2020

9th Edition - Recent Changes to the PhD program, Presentation by Cédric Lesage, Director of the John Molson PhD program
September 9, 2019

Contact the department

Department Administrator

Tanya Volpe-Standing

Department Assistant

Catherine Sarrazin
514-848-2424, ext. 2764
Room MB 14.205

Back to top

© Concordia University