24 – 25 May 2017 Darden is pleased to host the 6th Annual Virginia Accounting Research Conference. The goal of Virginia Accounting Research Conference is to bring together accounting faculty in the Virginia area to network and discuss their latest research.Hosted by Darden and the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia. REGISTER NOW Wednesday, May 24 All presentations will take place in classroom 150 Noon – 12:45 p.m. Lunch12:45 – 1:00 p.m. Welcome1:00 – 2:00 p.m."Cash or Credit? Customer and Supplier Tax Rates and Trade Credit Use"Presented by: Margot Howard, College of William and Mary 2:00 – 2:10 p.m. Break2:10 – 3:10 p.m."A Field Study on Small Accounting Firm Membership in Associations and Networks: Implications for Audit Quality" Presented by: Sarah Stein, Virginia Polytechnic Institute 3:10 – 3:20 p.m. Break3:20 – 4:20 p.m."How Do Reporting Frequency and Analyst Perceptions of RAM Influence Manager Real Activities Manipulation Behavior" Presented by: Fengchun Tang, Virginia Commonwealth University 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Reception: Darden School, South Lounge6:00 p.m.Dinner in the Abbott Center Dining Room 6:30 p.m. Presentation: Teri Yohn Thursday, May 25 8 – 9 a.m.Continental breakfast outside of classroom 150 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. "The Impact of Managerial Overconfidence and Ability on Auditor Going-Concern Decisions and Auditor Termination" Presented by: Mindy Kim, George Mason University10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Break 10:10 – 11:10 a.m. "Outside Director Social Network Centrality and Turnover Before Stock Performance Crashes: A Friend in Need?" Presented by: Julia Yu, University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce11:10 – 11:20 a.m. Break 11:20 – 12:20 a.m. "The Real Effects of Geographic Lending Disclosure on Banks" Presented by: Youli Zou, George Washington University12:20 p.m. Closing Remarks (Box Lunches Available) RegistrationRegistration is now open. Please register via the registration form. ParkingIf you are staying at the Inn at Darden a parking pass will be given to you upon check in. If you are not staying with us, please stop at the Darden Gate House upon entering Darden Grounds. The Gate House is the first building located on your right. At the front desk you will be given a parking pass and directions as to where to park. Accommodations & TravelHotelsInn at Darden 100 Darden Blvd. Charlottesville, VA 22906 Residence Inn 1111 Millmont St. Charlottesville, VA 22903Visiting Charlottesville Interested in what Charlottesville has to offer? Be sure to explore the area, see the sights and get the most out of your visit. Directions & TravelGet travel information, maps and directions to Darden.