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Accountancy & Taxation

Annual Accounting Research Symposium

2023 Bauer Accounting Research Symposium

Saturday, February 11, 2023

160 Melcher Hall

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Conference Schedule

Friday, February 10, 2023

6 - 8 p.m. Welcome Dinner at TBA

Saturday, February 11, 2023

7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Continental breakfast at Ticker Area in Melcher Hall
8:45 - 9 a.m. Opening remarks in 160 Melcher Hall
9 - 10:15 a.m. “Losing our way? A critical examination of path analysis in accounting research”
Clive Lennox, Chair Professor at University of Southern California
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Ranjani Krishnan, Professor at Michigan State University
11:45 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. “Machine Learning, Earnings Forecasting, and Implied Cost of Capital - US and International Evidence”
Partha Mohanram, Professor at University of Toronto
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 - 3:45 p.m. “Disclosure Paternalism”
Jeremy Bertomeu, Associate Professor at Washington University in St. Louis
3:45 - 3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks

Attendance List

View an attendance list of the 2023 Bauer Accounting Research Symposium.


Reservations can be made by phone 1-800 (HILTONS).

Hilton University of Houston at 832-531-6300
Located: 4450 University Drive, Houston, TX 77204
Hilton University of Houston parking garage charges are $15.00 per vehicle during the day and $20.00 per vehicle for an overnight stay.

Hilton Americas at 713-739-8000
Located: 1600 Lamar, Houston, TX 77010
Hilton Americas parking garage charges are $35.00 Self-Parking and Valet Parking $58.00

A credit card with an expiration date is needed to secure reservation. Guests are responsible for room, tax and incidentals.

Hotel check-in time is 3 pm. Check-out time is at 12 pm. The hotel will accommodate any early arrivals on a space availability basis.

Additional Questions?

Please contact Cecilia Pittman at

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