Call for Submissions and Participants

2018 CAPANA Conference
July 19-21, 2018
Nanjing, China

The 11th Annual Research Conference of Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America (CAPANA)

The Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America (CAPANA) invites both members and non-members to submit papers to the 11th CAPANA Annual Research 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 working papers to promote research collaboration and advancement. The Conference will be held in the historical city of Nanjing (China) from July 19-21, 2018, sponsored by the School of Accounting, Nanjing University of Finance and Economics (NUFE).

PAPER SUBMISSIONS: Papers in all areas of accounting using all methodologies are welcome. Please submit your paper to The submission deadline is March 1, 2018.

In consideration of the international nature of the conference, 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, 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, 2018.

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 conference.

REGISTRATION: The conference is open to all those who are interested in attending. The conference registration details will be posted on the CAPANA website: by April 15, 2018. Please visit the website for the program of past conferences.

Except for 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, or RMB700 for participants from China. The registration fee includes conference materials, receptions, and meals. Registration fee is waived for young scholars from China (with less than six years of working experience) and doctoral students.

Guojin Gong (Penn State University):
Xiumin Martin (Washington University in St. Louis):
Wenyun Yao (NUFE):