The 2015 MIT Asia Conference in Accounting

Program Schedule

Doctoral Consortium: Sunday, July 12, 2015
Welcome Reception: Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 6pm
Conference: Monday, July 13 – Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Doctoral Consortium – Sunday, July 12, 2015

  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am

    Registration

    (Pick-up Conference/Consortium Materials)

  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am

    Breakfast Station/Coffee

  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am

    Teaching Session 1

  • 10:30 – 11:00 am

    Coffee Break

  • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Teaching Session 2

  • 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

    Consortium Lunch

  • 2:15 pm – 3:45 pm

    Teaching Session 3

  • 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm

    Break

  • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    Teaching Session 4

Conference – Starts Sunday afternoon with Welcome Reception

  • 5:00 pm

    Conference Check-in/Registration available (Pick-up Conference Materials)

  • 6:00 – 7:30 pm

    Conference Welcome Reception

Monday, July 13, 2015

  • 7:30 am – 8:30 am

    Registration/Check-in

  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am

    First Parallel Sessions

    Media/Analysts

    Accounting quality

  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    Coffee Break

  • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Second Parallel Sessions

    Banks

    Theory

  • 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

    Conference Lunch

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Industry Practitioner Panel

    Moderator: Joseph Piotroski; Stanford University Speakers: David Wu, Beijing Senior Partner, PwC China; and Jesse Wang, Chairman of Beijing Dalio Public Welfare Foundation Topic: Financial Reporting Challenges in Today’s China

  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Break

  • 3:30 pm – 5:15 pm

    Third Parallel Sessions 

    CEO compensation

    Regulatory Issues

    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

  • Conference Dinner

  • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Academic Keynote 

    Speaker: Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago

    Topic: The crucial role of accounting

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am

    Breakfast Station/Coffee

  • 8:30 am – 10:00 am

    Fourth Parallel Sessions 

    Corporate finance

    Capital Markets

  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am

    Coffee Break

  • 10:30 am – 12:15 pm

    Fifth Parallel Sessions

    Governance 

    Tax

  • 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

    Lunch Reception & Best Paper Awards

  • 1:30 pm

    Conference End