2017 (13th) Annual Conference

November 6th(Monday) – 9th(Thursday), 2017
Venue:Xuhui Campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Organized by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
keynote speakers
Rajiv D. Banker

Dr. Rajiv D. Banker is the Merves Chair in Accounting and Information Technology at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. He is a world-renowned scholar, an innovative leader and a distinguished teacher. His research addresses complex and emerging problems of importance to managers. Dr. Banker is one of the most highly cited scholars in management and economics worldwide. He is ranked as the most prolific scholar in management accounting published in the top accounting research journals over the past 20 years. His research articles are cited over 500 times each year by other researchers in a wide range of disciplines. One of his papers is ranked fourth highest in citations in the 60-year history of Management Science.

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George Gross

George Gross is the Chief Financial Officer of Shanghai Disney Resort since August 2013. Joining The Walt Disney Company in June of 1993, George has held various leadership positions throughout The Walt Disney Company Parks and Resorts segment. For the year prior to his current role, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Hong Kong Disneyland. Prior to that he was the Controller for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. He attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as The University of Texas at Dallas where he graduated Cum Laude in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and received his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Tennessee in 2000.

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Ranjani Krishnan

Dr. Ranjani Krishnan is the Ernest W. & Robert W. Schaberg Endowed Chair in Accounting at the Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University. Her research expertise includes managerial accounting and control, cost accounting, cost behavior and health care. Her research has been published in journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Strategic Management Journal, and The Accounting Review. She was an editor of The Accounting Review (2008-2011) and is currently the editor of the Journal of Management Accounting Research.

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Kip Krumwiede

Kip Krumwiede, CMA, CPA, Ph.D., is the director of research for IMA. Kip received his Masters of Accounting degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. As director of research at IMA, Dr. Krumwiede is responsible for developing and producing sponsored and in-house research studies, overseeing production of the IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ), managing follow-up on grant proposals and publication output for IMA’s Foundation for Applied Research, and supporting academic programs.

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James Ohlson

Dr. James Ohlson is currently the Chair Professor of Accounting in School of Accounting and Finance, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Professor Ohlson has lectured around the world and has received various distinguished recognitions and awards, including the American Accounting Association's Notable Contribution to Literature Award, 1995; the American Accounting Association Educator of the Year Award, 1998; the American Accounting Association Wildman Award, 1998; the AICPA/American Accounting Association's Notable Contribution to Literature Award, 2000; University Regent Professor, Arizona State University, 2008; Chiang Jiang Scholar 長江學者講座教授 (sponsored by Tongi University, Shanghai 2012); the American Accounting Association Award for Seminal Contribution to the Literature, 2013; British Petroleum Centennial Professor, London School of Economics, 1993-94;and Member of The Accounting Hall of Fame, 2015.

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Alan Parkinson

Alan is Deputy Director (Education) and Principal Teaching Fellow in Accounting in the School of Management. He is Chair of School Teaching Committee; Chair of School Examination Boards; Teaching Lead: Finance, Accounting and Economics; and is responsible for a number of teaching staff. He is a qualified accountant (FCCA and ACMA/CGMA), with a Doctorate in Education (EdD), an MSc in Business, a Higher Education Teaching Certificate and an MA in Early Modern History. He is Professor in Managerial Accounting at Tongji University, Shanghai, and also at Ecole des Ponts, Paris. He specialises in Managerial Accounting, and Financial Management, and generic Accounting modules.

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Guliang Tang

Dr. Guliang Tang is a Professor in Finance Department, Business School of University of International Business and Economics. Dr. Tang was awarded as Yangtze River Scholars Distinguished Professor by Ministry of Education of China in 2013. He is recently awarded the “Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award” by American Accounting Association in 2016. Dr Tang’s research mainly focuses on corporate finance and managerial accounting in the Chinese setting. His research has been published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Management Accounting Research and numerous top Chinese journals.

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Masao Tsuji

Dr. Masao Tsuji is currently a faculty of Department of Accounting & Finance, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business (NUCB) in Japan. His major research areas include management control, business analysis and valuation, and accounting policies by management. Dr. Tsuji serves on the board of APMAA as a senior director in 2016. Dr. Tsuji would like to continue sharing and exchanging research insights among the APMAA members and encouraging his colleagues to take a more active part in the APMAA activities.

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Jianhua Wan

Mr. Wan Jianhua, the current President of Association of Shanghai Internet Financial Industry (ASIFI). He has served as the Vice President of China Merchants Bank, Chairman of Great Wall Securities, Chairman of former Guotong Securities (now China Merchants Securities), President of China UnionPay Ltd., General Manager of Shanghai International Incorporation, Chairman of Guotai Junan Securities, Chairman of E-Capital Transfer Ltd., Director of All In Pay Network Services Co., Ltd., and the first Director of Shanghai Finance Institute. Mr. Wan has been studied at the Finance Department of Xiamen University, Graduate School of People's Bank of China and the Australian

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Can Wang

Mr. Wang, aged 37, is an Executive Director, Senior Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of Fosun. Mr. Wang joined the Company and its subsidiaries in 2012, and is now the general manager of the Chairman and President Office and the Investment Management Center. He is a Non-Executive Director of Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd. (listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited with stock code: 02196 and Shanghai Stock Exchange with stock code: 600196), and director of other companies within the Group. Mr. Wang is a non-practicing member of Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA) and a member of the Association of International Accountants(AIA).

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Mark Young

Dr. S. Mark Young is The George Bozanic and Holman G. Hurt Chair in Sports and Entertainment Business and Professor of Accounting at the Marshall School, University of Southern California. He has published in Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Academy of Management Review, and served as associate editor of The Accounting Review. His book with Dr. Drew Pinsky, The Mirror Effect, was a New York Times Best Seller. Professor Young received the Notable Contributions to the Accounting Literature Award and the Notable Contributions to the Management Accounting Literature Award. He is a distinguished fellow of the Center for Excellence in Teaching at USC.

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