September 27-28, 2013

Friday, September 27th in Hanson Hall Room 1-111

Only snacks will be provided on Friday during the conference so please make sure you have lunch prior to the shuttle pickup.

Moderator - Frank Gigler

12:00 - 12:30 Shuttle from Aloft Hotel to Hanson Hall
1:00 p.m. Welcome
1:05 - 2:25 p.m. Brett Trueman, University of California
Paper: "Expectations Management" (370.96 KB)
2:45 - 4:05 p.m. Volker Laux, University of Texas at Austin
Paper: "Effects of Corporate Governance and Managerial Optimism on Accounting Conservatism and Manipulation" (245.58 KB)
4:25 - 5:45 p.m. Xu Jiang, Duke University
Paper: "Properties of Optimal Accounting Rules in a Signalling Game" (272.02 KB)
5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

Shuttle to the Aloft Hotel from Hanson Hall

Visiting guests will walk from Aloft Hotel to Sea Change Restaurant in the Guthrie
Check out the Guthrie:

806 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415

(Please remember to wear your name badge to dinner)

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Reception
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Dinner

Saturday, September 28th, in Hanson Hall Room 1-111

Moderator - Frank Gigler

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Shuttle from Aloft Hotel to Hanson Hall
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Anne Beyer, Stanford University
Paper: "Earnings Management and Earnings Quality: Theory and Evidence" (303.81 KB)
11:15 a.m. - 12:35 a.m. Jeremy Bertomeu, Baruch College
Paper: "Truthful Communication Prior to a Sale" (293.39 KB)
12:45 p.m. Box Lunch

A taxi sign-up sheet will be provided inside your hotel packet upon your arrival at Aloft. Please fill them out and give to Deb at the conference. She will call and make the arrangements for you or you can call Airport Taxi at (952) 928-0000. Ask them to pick you up at 1924-4th Avenue South at the Hanson Hall.