The Joint Conference of The 9th CAPANA Annual Research Conference and the CJAR Summer Conference

July 89, 2016 Guangzhou, China

The Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America (CAPANA) and China Journal of Accounting Research (CJAR) invite both members and non-members to submit papers to the Joint Conference of the 9th CAPANA Annual Research Conference and the CJAR Summer Conference. The objective of the conference is to bring together accounting scholars in North America, Asia, and other parts of the world to discuss a small number of high-quality research papers. Papers in all areas of accounting using all methodologies are welcome. The Joint Conference will be held in Guangzhou, July 8-9, 2014. The conference is sponsored by School of Business, Sun Yat-sen University.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Paper submission deadline is March 1st, 2016. Please submit your paper to and visit the CAPANA website: ( for the information about conference registration and the program of past conferences.

Papers submitted to the conference could be considered for publication in the China Journal of Accounting Research at authors’ choice. Authors should indicate whether the submission should be considered for the journal when they submit the paper.

The working language of the conference is English. Only papers written in English will be considered. While both China-related and non-China-related papers are encouraged, at least two slots will be reserved for China-related studies to promote research in this area. Papers by current CAPANA officers will not be considered. Papers will be selected by the Program Committee consisting of a panel of renowned scholars. Authors will be notified of acceptance by April 15, 2016.

BEST PAPER and BEST DISCUSSANT AWARDS: There will be a best paper award of $500 and a best discussant award of $500 voted by conference participants towards the end of presentations.

REGISTRATION: Except for the invited discussants and conference organizers, all conference participants (including presenting authors) are required to pay a registration fee of US$250 for CAPANA member, US$370 for non-members, and RMB700 for participants from mainland China universities. The registration fee includes conference materials, receptions, and meals.

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Frank Zhang, Yale University (
Yuan Zhang, University of Texas at Dallas (

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