Accounting Summer Camp

The 2019 Accounting Summer Camp will be held on August 15-16 at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Knight Management Center.


All sessions will be held in the Gunn Building room (TBA), unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, August 15
11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch
McCoy Family Courtyard
12:30 – 12:35 pm Welcome Remarks
Joe Piotroski, Stanford University
12:35 – 1:45 pm Presenter: Vivian Fang, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Doug Skinner, University of Chicago
1:45 – 2:15 pm Break
2:15 – 3:30 pm Presenter: John Gallemore, University of Chicago
Discussant: Lisa De Simone, Stanford University
3:30 – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 – 5:15 pm Presenter: Haresh Sapra, University of Chicago
Discussant: Alex Nezlobin, University of California, Berkeley
5:30 – 8:30pm Reception and Dinner
Coupa Cafe at Stanford Golf Course
198 Junipero Serra Blvd, Stanford, CA 94305
Friday, August 16
9:00 – 9:30am Breakfast
9:30 – 10:45am Presenter: Brandon Gipper, Stanford University
Discussant: Ana Albuquerque, Boston University
10:45 – 11:15am Break
11:15am – 12:30pm Presenter: Jennifer Blouin, University of Pennyslvania
Discussant: Eva Labro, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
12:30 – 2:00pm Lunch
Bass Center, Board Room, B400
2:00 – 3:15pm Presenter: Kevin Smith, Stanford University
Discussant: Judson Caskey, University of California, Los Angeles
3:15 – 3:45pm Break
3:45 – 5:00pm Presenter: Thomas Bourveau, Columbia University
Discussant: Bill Mayew, Duke University
5:30 – 8:30pm Dinner
Mary and Jeff Barth’s Residence
Stanford GSB Participants
Professor Emerita, Accounting
Professor Emeritus, Accounting
Associate Professor, Accounting
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Associate Professor, Accounting
Professor, Accounting
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Professor, Accounting
Professor, Accounting
Professor, Accounting
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Associate Professor, Accounting
Professor, Accounting
Professor, Accounting
Professor Emeritus, Accounting
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Consulting Professor, Accounting
Invited Faculty



This event is by invitation only. Registration for this conference will end on June 10, 2019.


We have reserved a block of rooms for this conference at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel.

Each attendee must make his/her own reservation and must mention “Accounting Summer Camp Conference” in order to receive the group rate. Speakers and discussants coordinate with Rochelle Bagalso to book your lodging.

Ways to Make Your Reservation

Call 1 (800) 325-3535
Email Sheraton Reservations with your:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Name of your group
  • Arrival and departure date
  • Credit card number and expiration date (to guarantee reservation)
Online Sheraton Online Reservations

Cut-Off Date

The reservation cut-off date is Thursday, July 25 2019. Any remaining rooms in the block will be released this day. Reservations received after the cut-off date will be taken on a space-available basis and the group rate will no longer be guaranteed.

Guest Room Rate and Billing

The per-night rate for a single or double room is:

August 14 - Aug 17 check out $319 per night

The following taxes and fees are applied per room per night:

Occupancy tax 14%
California tourism tax 0.195%
Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism fee $0.84
These taxes are not included in the room rate and are subject to change without notice.

Each individual will be responsible for his or her own room, tax and incidental charges. A credit card deposit will be requested upon check-in.


We offer valet parking for $25 per day, or self-parking for $20 per day.

Check-In and Check-Out Time

The check-in time is 3:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 pm. The hotel will accommodate early arrivals on a space-available basis only. If you do not check-in before 12:01 am the day following your arrival, we will release the hold on the room and it will be available for general sale.

Guest Room Internet

High-speed internet access is complimentary in the guest rooms.

No Show or Failure to Show Policy

All individual guest rooms must be canceled 48 hours or more prior to arrival to receive a full refund. If a guest should fail to show, on the reserved arrival date, a charge of one-night room and tax will be charged to the individual’s credit card or to the contracted account assigned.