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Miami “Winter Warm-up” Accounting Conference

December 5-6, 2019
Miami Herbert Business School, Coral Gables, FL

Welcome to the inaugural “Winter Warm-up” Accounting Conference hosted by the University of Miami. The goal of the conference is to bring together a relatively small group of accounting researchers in an informal setting to discuss new and exciting academic research. The conference will take place here at the Miami Business School just before the rookie camp. The conference will begin at 1pm on Thursday, December 5th and conclude with a box lunch on Friday, Dec 6th. We have 6 exciting paper presentations lined up, along with some fun festivities on Thursday evening. 

Attendance at the conference is by invitation only. 


Participant List

Conference Program

Day 1 – Thursday
12 – 1:00 pm: Lunch (Faculty Lounge, Jenkins Room 125, Miami Herbert Business School)  
1:00 – 1:10 pm: Conference start and welcome
1:15 – 2:15 pm:  “An Examination of the Listing of Analyst Coverage on Corporate Websites presented by Mark Bradshaw (BC)
2:15 – 2:30 pm:    Break
2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lifting the Banking Veil: Credit Standards’ Harmonization through Lending Transparency” presented by Regina Wittenberg-Moerman (USC)
3:30 – 3:45 pm: Break
3:45 – 4:45 pm:  "Disclosure Obfuscation: Evidence from Index Funds" presented by Ed deHann (Washington)
6:00 – 8:30 pm:    Reception: Drinks and small plates at the Sky Lounge (Level 45, SLS LUX in Brickell)
Day 2 - Friday
8:30 am – 9:00  am:  Breakfast  (Faculty Lounge, Jenkins Room 125, Miami Herbert Business School)
9:00  – 10:00  am:     “Cooking the books using different ingredients: An examination of cash flow frauds” presented by Clive Lennox (USC)
10:00 – 10:15 am:   Break
10:15 – 11:15 am:   “Mandating managerial disclosure of ‘bad news’: The case of IPO’s with going-concern opinions”  presented by Khrystyna Bochkay (Miami)
11:15 – 11:30 am:  Break
11:30 – 12:30 pm:  “Undisclosed SEC Investigations” presented by John Kepler (Stanford)
12:30 pm:  Conference concludes with a box lunch

  The conference will take place here at Miami Herbert Business School, in Stubblefield 308.

Conference Reception

Sky Lounge at SLS LUX

The conference reception will be held from 6:00 - 8:30pm at the Sky Lounge at the SLS LUX, 801 S Miami Avenue, Level 45, Miami 33130.

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