Accounting Summer Camp

The 2018 Accounting Summer Camp will be held on August 2-3 at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Knight Management Center.


All sessions will be held in the Bass Center room B400, unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, August 2
11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch
McCoy Family Courtyard
12:30 – 12:35 pm Welcome Remarks
12:35 – 1:45 pm Presenter: Rebecca Lester, Stanford University
Discussant: Mark Wolfson, Jasper Ridge Partners
1:45 – 2:15 pm Break
Great Room, B412
2:15 – 3:30 pm Presenter: Jonathan Glover, Columbia University
Discussant: Ivan Marinovic, Stanford University
3:30 – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 – 5:15 pm Presenter: Clive Lennox, University of Southern California
Discussant: Chris Hogan, Michigan State University
5:30 – 8:30pm Reception and Dinner
Mac Arthur Park Restaurant
27 University Avenue, Palo Alto
Friday, August 3
9:00 – 9:30am Breakfast
Great Room, B412
9:30 – 10:45am Presenter: Peter Joos, Insead
Discussant: Ed deHaan, University of Washington
10:45 – 11:15am Break
Great Room, B412
11:15am – 12:30pm Presenter: Joey Engelberg, University of California at San Diego
Discussant: Teri Yohn, Indiana University
12:30 – 2:00pm Lunch
McCoy Family Courtyard
2:00 – 3:15pm Presenter: Ed Maydew, University of North Carolina
Discussant: George Plesko, University of Connecticut
3:15 – 3:45pm Break
Great Room, B412
3:45 – 5:00pm Presenter: Jungho Choi, Stanford University
Discussant: Cathy Schrand, University of Pennsylvania
5:30 – 8:30pm Dinner
Mary and Jeff Barth’s Residence
Stanford GSB Participants

Mary Barth, Stanford University
William Beaver, Stanford University
Anne Beyer, Stanford University
Elizabeth Blankespoor, Stanford University
Jung Ho Choi, Stanford University
Lisa De Simone, Stanford University
George Foster, Stanford University
Brandon Gipper, Stanford University
Ron Kasznik, Stanford University
David Larcker, Stanford University
Charles Lee, Stanford University
Becky Lester, Stanford University
Ivan Marinovic, Stanford University
Maureen McNichols, Stanford University
Joe Piotroski, Stanford University
Stefan Reichelstein, Stanford University

Andrew Baker, Stanford University
Kurt Gee, Stanford University
Stefan Huber, Stanford University
Ken Li, Stanford University
Sara Malik, Stanford University
Charles McClure, Stanford University
Steven Mitsuda, Stanford University
Trung Nguyen, Stanford University
Shawn Shi, Stanford University
Ido Spector, Stanford University
Edward Watts, Stanford University
Chloe Xie, Stanford University
Christina Zhu, Stanford University

Invited Faculty



This event is by invitation only. Registration will end on June 1, 2018.
Click here to register.


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 Monday, July 2, 2018. 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 1-2 $359 per night
August 3 $129 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 $23 per day, or self-parking for $19 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.