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2016 Midwest Region Meeting

Call for Submissions

Accounting educators, students and professionals are invited to submit their work to the 2016 Midwest Region Meeting, to be held in Chicago, Illinois on October 20-22, 2016. Submissions will be accepted for the following sessions (click each link for session description):

Paper Sessions
Dialogue Sessions
Effective Learning Strategies (ELS) Poster Sessions

The deadline for all submissions has been extended to 11:59 pm EDT on June 8, 2016.

The online submission system, through which to submit your paper or ELS poster proposal, or to volunteer, will be open soon.

See the Call for Volunteers for information on volunteering for the meeting.

Paper Sessions
Paper sessions provide an opportunity for researchers to present and discuss completed papers or cases. Sessions will include three or four research papers with discussant(s). Each presenter/discussant will have approximately 20-25 minutes. Completed papers and case studies may encompass any topical area of accounting and may be theoretical or practice-oriented. Papers can have an academic, practitioner or pedagogical focus.

Papers accepted to Paper Sessions will be considered for the following awards:

  1. Best Paper Award
  2. Best TLC Education Paper/Case Award (presented by the Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section)
  3. the Best Student Paper Awards for Undergraduate, Masters, or Doctoral students (pending on number of submissions received)

Dialogue Sessions
Dialogue sessions provide an opportunity for researchers to present papers and cases that are in a developmental stage. Authors should indicate their interest in presenting in a Dialogue Session if they have specific issues or areas for further development they would like to discuss with fellow presenters and an audience. Researchers should submit their working papers along with a cover page that includes two or three carefully crafted questions that address specific issues of concern to the researcher. (Do NOT include author identifying information on the cover page.) For example, is there another statistical technique that could improve the data analysis? Are there additional variables that might influence the statistical outcomes? Dialogue sessions will allow presentation and dialogue for five papers with each presenter having 20 minutes for presentation and dialogue. The discussion will be facilitated by the Dialogue Facilitator and each presenter in the session will have access to a copy of each other presenter's submitted paper for dialogue contribution. Presenters and audience members will be asked for suggestions to improve the working papers in the session. Papers and case studies submitted to the Dialogue Session may encompass any topical area of accounting and may be theoretical or practice-oriented.

Papers accepted to Dialogue Sessions will be considered for the following awards:

  1. Best TLC Education Paper/Case Award (presented by the Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section)
  2. the Best Student Paper Awards for Undergraduate, Masters, or Doctoral students (pending on number of submissions received)

Effective Learning Strategies (ELS) Poster Session
The ELS Poster Session showcases ideas, teaching strategies and education innovations that support learning in accounting. It offers an interactive format for presenters to engage colleagues and exchange ideas and resources. The ELS Poster Session will take place during the Friday night reception of the Midwest Region Meeting. Poster display sizes and display space will be determined at a later date and presenters will be notified directly of those specifications.

Call for Volunteers
Please consider volunteering to support the 2016 Midwest Region Meeting. Click Here for descriptions of the open volunteer positions.

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Log-In Procedure

To submit your paper and to volunteer as a reviewer, discussant, or moderator, please login above. If you have forgotten your ID/password for the submission system Click the "Click here to retrieve your password or user name" link below.


Don't have a username and password? Then create an account in this submission system using your AAA login credentials by clicking the "Create a New Account" link under the Login Here box above (We encourage you to use your AAA credentials. If you do not have an account with AAA you may still create an account in the submission system. We encourage you to use your AAA member ID and password. Note: You MUST be a AAAmember to attend the meeting.)


If you have any difficulty accessing the system, please contact Suzanne Mullinnix.

Click here if you have forgotten your password or user name.


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