Utah
Winter
Accounting
Conference
2020

2020 Utah Winter Accounting Conference Program

Thursday, February 20

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm --- Welcome Reception* at the GARFF Building, 1731 E Campus Center Drive

▻ Khalert Hall: 4th floor ◅
Parking Map

* with thanks to Cambridge Publishing for additional support



Friday, February 21

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

Robbie Moon "Are Social Media Analysts Disrupting the Information Content of Sell-Side Analysts' Reports?"

Thomas Rauter "The Impact of Open Data on Public Procurement"

Discussants: Mac Gaulin and Anna Costello

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

Christine Cuny "From Implicit to Explicit: The Consequences of Fee Disclosure"

Gerardo Perez-Cavazos "Effects of Transparency on Customer-Supplier Contracting"

Discussants: Beth Blankespoor and Tjomme Rusticus

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



Saturday, February 22

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

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

Moderator: TBA

Cyrus Aghamolla "No Reliance on Guidance: Counter-Signaling in Management Forecasts"

Bryce Schonberger "Does Sensationalism Affect Executive Compensation? Evidence from Pay Ratio Disclosure Reform"

Discussants: Ivan Marinovic and Heidi Packard

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