Utah
Winter
Accounting
Conference
2019

2019 Utah Winter Accounting Conference Program

Thursday, February 21

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm --- Welcome Reception* at the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, 1655 E Campus Center Drive
▻ Child Hall: 7th floor, north end ◅
Parking Map

* with thanks to Cambridge Publishing for additional support



Friday, February 22

7:00 am to 7:30 am --- Continental Breakfast at the University Park Marriott

7:30 am to 9:15 am --- Session 1

Moderator: TBA

Steve Stubben "Evidence on the Use and Efficacy of Internal Whistleblowing Systems"

Andrew Sutherland "Seeking Misconduct"

Discussants: Delphine Samuels and Maureen McNichols

9:30 am to 4:00 pm --- Skiing at Alta Ski Area

5:15 pm to 5:30 pm --- Snack

5:45 pm to 7:30 pm --- Session 2

Moderator: TBA

Susanna Gallani "Is ISS Good or Bad? Evidence from Assessments of Compensation Practices"

Aytekin Ertan "Symmetric Ignorance Is Bliss: When Does Transparency Reduce Liquidity?"

Discussants: Ellen Engel and Mirko Heinle

7:45 pm to 10:00 pm --- Dinner at the University Park Marriott



Saturday, February 23

7:00 am to 7:30 am --- Continental Breakfast

7:30 am to 9:15 am --- Session 3

Moderator: TBA

Russell Lundholm "FSA in an ETF World"

Peter Joos "De-biasing Bold Forecasts Using the 'Outside View': The Case of Analysts' Sales Growth Forecasts"

Discussants: Alexander Nezlobin and Mark Bradshaw

9:30 am to 4:00 pm --- Skiing at Deer Valley Resort

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm --- Apres Ski at Deer Valley Snow Park Lodge, Second Floor Lounge

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm --- Dinner at the Deer Valley Seafood Buffet in the Snow Park Lodge