The Seventh International Conference of the Journal of International Accounting Research

June 27-29, 2019
Saguenay, Quebec, Canada

The goal of this conference is to expand the diversity and scope of international accounting research, through increased understanding and awareness of the challenges and opportunities of international accounting. Original and rigorous research work will provide academics, practitioners and regulators with deeper insights into international accounting issues. Journal of International Accounting Research (JIAR) continues to welcome innovative and high quality research that examines how accounting data affects capital market participants. Papers that address interesting and innovative research questions in all areas are welcomed.
Papers can be submitted for consideration in one of two tracks: Plenary Session submissions or Concurrent Session submissions.

Plenary Session Submission:

Please follow the regular submission procedure for JIAR outlined at: regular submission fee of $250 will be waived. Accepted Plenary Session papers will be published in the Journal of International Accounting Research (conditional on satisfactory responses to reviewers’ and discussant’s comments). Additionally, the conference will waive the registration fee and pay for airfare (up to $1,400 US) and three nights’ stay in the conference hotel for one presenter.

Concurrent Session Submission:

Papers submitted to the Concurrent Sessions will be considered for presentation at the conference, but not for publication in the Journal of International Accounting Research. Submissions should be directed via email to


Paper Submission: February 15th, 2019
Notification paper acceptance: March 15th, 2019
Early registration: May 30th, 2019

Doctoral Consortium

Doctoral students can apply by sending Prof. Samir Trabelsi (, a curriculum vitae, a bio, and a brief statement indicating why they would like to attend the consortium. The deadline for application is February 15th, 2019. A number of PhD students’ travel will be partially supported.

Program Organizer:

American Accounting Association, International Accounting Section

Local Organizer and Financial Sponsors:

University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC)

For questions and suggestions, please email to, or contact any of the organizing committee members: CS Agnes Cheng; Guylaine Duval, Giorgio Gotti, Linda Myers, Imen Latrous (co-chair), Samir Trabelsi (co-chair).

Photos credit : @Guylain Doyle