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Experimental Research in Accounting Conference

April 9th and 10th

Join us in April as the Department of Accounting continues it's series of research conferences with the Spring 2015 Experimental Research Conference.

All events will be held at The University of Texas’ AT&T Executive Education Conference Center located at 1900 University Avenue in Austin, Texas.

Please note: This conference is by invitation only.

thursday, April 9TH 2015
Time Event Room
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Cocktails
Ballroom Salon DE
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Dinner Conference Room 301

Friday, April 10TH 2015
Time Event Speaker  Room
7:45 - 8:15 a.m. Check-in/Continental Breakfast
  Classroom 106
8:20 - 8:30 a.m.
Introductory Remarks Robert Freeman
Classroom 106
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Vicarious Learning Under Implicit Contracts Kristy Towry
Emory University
Classroom 106
9:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Break Classroom 106
10:15 - 11:30 a.m. The Effects of Explicitly Considering Likelihood on Risk Assessments of Fraud and Other Rare Events
Mark Zimbelman
BYU
Classroom 106
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
  Tejas Dining Room
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Why Controllers Compromise on their Fiduciary Duties: EEG Evidence on the Role of the Human Mirror Neuron System
Frank Hartmann
Erasmus University
Classroom 106
1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Break
  Classroom 106
2:15 - 3:30 p.m. How do financial statement users evaluate hybrid financial instruments?
Brian White
University of Texas at Austin
Classroom 106
3:30 p.m. Conference Adjourns