Carnegie Mellon University

18th Annual Carnegie Mellon Accounting Mini-Conference Celebrating Scholarly Excellence of Professor Yuji Ijiri

August 17-18, 2018
Tepper School of Business, Tepper Quad


Conference Schedule

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Welcome Luncheon - Tepper Quad, Room 2611 / 2612
12:30 - 12:45 p.m. Opening Remarks
12:45 - 1:30 p.m. Foundation Talk 1 -  Quantum Entropy and Accounting and Is Accounting an Information Science?
Author: John Fellingham, OSU
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. Break
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Foundation Talk 2 – Yuji Ijiri's Fairness Question Revisited
Author: Tae Wan Kim, Carnegie Mellon University
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 - 3:30 p.m. Foundation Talk 3 - Inter-Entity Bookkeeping Networks: Representations and Applications
Author: Jing Li, University of Hong Kong
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. Foundation Talk 4 – What Shall We Say is Better Accounting?
Author: Shyam Sunder, Yale University
4:45 -5:15 p.m. Emerging Scholar Poster Session (TBA)
5:45 p.m. Departure to The Hotel Indigo
6:30 - 9 p.m. Cocktails and Dinner: The Hotel Indigo
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018
8 a.m. Shuttle from The Hotel Indigo to Tepper
8:30 - 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast - Tepper Quad, Room 2611 / 2612
9 - 9:45 a.m. Frontier Talk 1 - Textual Classification of SEC Comment Letters
Author: James Ryans, LBS
9:45 - 10 a.m. Break
10 - 10:45 a.m. Frontier Talk 2 - Ghost in the Machine: Using Machine Learning to Uncover Hidden Misstatements
Author: Eric Floyd, UCSD
10:45 - 11 a.m. Break
11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: Accounting in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Panelists:
  • Param vir Singh, Carnegie Bosch Associate Professor of Business Technologies, Tepper School of Business
  • Eduard Hovy, Language Technology Institute, Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science
  • Feng Li, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance
12:45 p.m. Lunch - Tepper Quad, Room 2611 / 2612
  • Cagla Akin, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Mark Bagnoli, Purdue University
  • John Barrios, University of Chicago
  • Sudipta Basu, Temple University
  • Philip Berger, University of Chicago
  • Jeremy Bertomeu, University of California, San Diego
  • Andrew Bird, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Matthew Bloomfield, University of Pennsylvania
  • Pietro Bonaldi, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Pablo Casas-Arce, Arizona State University
  • Edwige Cheynel, University of California, San Diego
  • Rafael Copat, Rice University
  • Carlos Corona, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Kai Du, Penn State University
  • Ronald Dye, Northwestern University
  • Qintao Fan, University of Oregon
  • John Fellingham, Ohio State University
  • Eric Floyd, University of California, San Diego
  • Pingyang Gao, University of Chicago
  • Nohora Garcia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Jonathan Glover, Columbia University
  • Moritz Hiemann, Columbia University
  • Eduard Hovy, CMU School of Computer Science
  • Danqi Hu, Northwestern University
  • Zeqiong Huang, Yale University
  • Hyun Hwang, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Xu Jiang, Duke University
  • Zach Kaplan, Washington University at St. Louis
  • Stephen Karolyi, Carnegie Mellon University
  • John Kepler, University of Pennsylvania
  • EunHee Kim, City University of Hong Kong
  • Tae Wan Kim, Carnegie Mellon
  • Sehwa Kim, University of Chicago
  • Chen Li, City University of New York
  • Jing Li, University of Hong Kong
  • Feng Li, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance
  • Ken Li, Stanford University
  • Yi Liang, Temple University
  • Pierre Liang, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Haijin Lin, University of Houston
  • Guoyu  Lin, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Tong Lu, University of Houston
  • Hai Lu, University of Toronto
  • Radhika Lunawat, University of California, Irvine
  • Xiaojing Meng    New York University
  • Lin Nan, Purdue University
  • Aneesh Raghunandan, London School of Economics
  • K. Ramesh, Rice University
  • Thomas Ruchti, Carnegie Mellon University
  • James Ryans, London School of Business
  • Ulrich Schaefer, University of Zurich
  • Mani Sethuraman, Cornell University
  • Timothy Shields, Chapman University
  • Siko Sikochi, Harvard University
  • Shiva Sivaramakrishnan, Rice University
  • Jack Stecher, University of Alberta
  • Phillip Stocken, Dartmouth University
  • Musa Subasi, University of Maryland
  • Austin Sudbury, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Shyam Sunder, Yale University
  • Phong Truong, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Ayung Tseng, Indiana University
  • Param vir Singh, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Zhaoru (Aluna) Wang, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Susan Watts, Purdue University
  • Xiaoyan (Winnie) Wen, Texas Christian University
  • Sang (Kelly) Wu, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Youfei Xiao, Duke University
  • Hao Xue, Duke University
  • Wenjie (Jason) Xue, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Minlei Ye, University of Toronto
  • Gaoqing Zhang, University of Minnesota
  • Lanyi Zhang, University of Houston
  • Ronghuo Zheng, University of Texas at Austin
  • Frank Zhou, University of Pennsylvania
  • Yuan Zou, Columbia University
  • Rustam Zufarov, Rice University