Gatton faculty represented at AAA Auditing Section Midyear Meeting and AAA FARS Midyear Meeting

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy was well represented at two conferences this month, The AAA Auditing Section Midyear Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana and the AAA FARS Midyear Meeting in Denver, Colorado.

Ben Commerford served on a panel titled "Artificial Intelligence in Auditing: Complex tasks, Challenges, and Professional Judgment" at the AAA Audit Midyear Meeting in New Orleans. Discussions included recent developments in audit technologies, including both the opportunities and the challenges associated with the use of these technologies on audit engagements. Panelists included folks from Rutgers University, University of Georgia, University of Kentucky, KPMG Audit Innovation and KPMG Audit Learning and Development.

Monika Causholli's paper titled "Friends and Advisors: Knowledge Acquisition through Informal Relationships and Auditor Performance," co-authored with Urton Anderson, UK Professor Emeritus, Romina Rakipi and Scott Soltis, Assistant Professor in Management, was presented at the 2024 American Accounting Association Audit Mid-Year Meeting.

Hong Xie's paper titled "Constituency statutes and voluntary disclosure: Evidence from major customer identities," co-authored with Jackie Ju, a UK accounting PhD student, and Jennifer Wu Tucker, was presented at the 2024 AAA FARS Midyear Meeting.

Tyler Kleppe served as a faculty panelist at doctoral consortium sessions at both conferences related to early-career research success.