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31st Annual Irish Accounting and Finance Association Conference

The Department of Accounting and Finance hosted the 31st Annual Irish Accounting and Finance Association Conference in the KBS between the 23rd-25th May. The conference ran over 3 days, with the Doctoral Colloquium taking place on Wednesday and the main conference spread over Thursday and Friday. 31 papers were presented by PhD students on Wednesday, facilitated by 17 experienced academics who provided feedback. A total of €6,000 in research funding was awarded to 4 students to support their research. 45 papers were presented at the conference with Key Note sessions delivered by Professor Jan Bebbington from St. Andrews in Scotland and Michael Noonan, facilitated by Kathryn Hayes (lecturer in journalism). 66 delegates attended the doctoral colloquium with 100 delegates involved in the main conference.