DAY 1: December 18, Monday, Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel

09:00 am - 10:00 am
“Accounting Theory and Practice” launch of the new journal. Opening Address by
1. Sanjay Kallapur, Founding Editor-in-Chief, Professor - Accounting, Indian School of Business
2. Prof. K V Achalapathi, Retired Professor, Osmania University
3. P.R. Ramesh, Ex-Chairperson Deloitte India, Chairperson Forum for Indian Accounting Research
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Paper # 1: Keynote Speaker
Presenter: Mark Bradshaw, Boston College

11:00 am - 11:30 am


11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Paper # 2: Real Effects of Non-Concurrent Guidance from Accounting and Prudential Regulators: Evidence from CECL
Presenter: Riddha Basu, George Washington University
Discussant: Karthik Balakrishnan, Indian School of Business/Rice University and Hemang Desai, Southern Methodist University.

12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

LUNCH – Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Paper # 3: The Role of Financial Information in Supply Chains: Evidence from Electronic Business Registers in Europe
Presenter: Roberto Vincenzi, University of Bocconi
Discussant: Sanjeev Bhojraj, Cornell University

03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Paper # 4: Monitoring by Equity and Debtholders
Presenter: K.R. Subramanyam, University of Southern California
Discussant: Mani Sethuraman, Cornell University

04:00 am - 04:30 am


04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

Paper # 5: Exposure to Superstar Firms and Financial Distress
Presenter: Dushyantkumar Vyas, University of Toronto
Discussant: Dhanya Krishan Kumar, University of Warwick

07:00 pm onwards

DINNER – ISB Executive Housing Mirror Pool

(Bus leaves the hotel for ISB at 6.30PM and the scheduled return is at 9.30PM)

DAY 2: December 19, Tuesday, Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel

09:00 am - 10:30 am

Panel on ESG
Moderator: Shivaram Rajgopal, Columbia University
1. Mr. Sanjeev Singhal, Partner Assurance practice with S. R. Batliboi and Co. LLP
2. Mr. Inderjeet Singh is Partner, Financial Advisory, Deloitte India.
3. Mr. Santosh Jayaram is Global Head – Sustainability, HCL Technologies.

10:30 am - 11:00 am

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Paper # 6: Do Political Anti-ESG Sanctions Have Any Economic Substance? The Case of Texas Law Mandating Divestment from ESG Asset Management Companies
Presenter: Shivaram Rajgopal, Columbia University
Discussant: Suresh Nallareddy, University of Washington

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Paper # 7: Beyond disclosure: Can firms be forced to spend their way to social responsibility?
Presenter: Hariom Manchiraju, Indian School of Business
Discussant: Srini Rangan, Indian Institute of Management

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Vote of thanks - Gurvinder Sandhu
LUNCH – Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel

02:00 pm - 05:30 pm

Doctoral Consortium
Faculty - Shivaram Rajgopal, Mark Bradshaw, Srinivasan Rangan, Sanjay Kallapur

About Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a city with a perfect blend of the old and the new. A city steeped in culture, whose landscape is dotted with monuments dating to centuries ago. So navigate these sites to find out in which direction you could head out to explore this beautiful city. For the history buffs, Hyderabad really has a lot to offer.
Hyderabad and Secunderabad are twin cities, separated by the Husain Sagar (bound by the 'Tank Bund'), a manmade lake made during the time of Ibrahim Qutb Shah in 1562.
Hyderabad city is known for its rich history, food and its multi-lingual culture, both geographically and culturally.

Places to shop


Shilparamam Crafts Village is another spot where you can have an incredible shopping experience. This place has 15 huts made typically in a rural manner that provide shoppers with the experience of how villagers work. The local products made in villages and the handicrafts produced showcase the authentic culture of the state. Besides shopping, this crafts village also has a small man-made lake where people can go boating.

Lepakshi Handcrafts

Lepakshi is the place that appeals soulfully to your inner senses with novel pieces of art. Quality Handlooms, bags, delightful sarees and a host of other household items, thy destination is Lepakshi Handicrafts Emporium. Showcasing a range of art forms, right from Kondapalli Toys to wood carvings, Kalamkari paintings, Sandalwood products and Bobbili Veena and several other craft traditions, Lepakshi has highlighted the cultural milieu of Andhra Pradesh.

Laad or Chudi Bazaar

Chudi Bazar situated to the west of the Charminar is a paradise of bangle shopping in Hyderabad. This happens to be one of the oldest markets in Hyderabad and is famous for artificial jewelry sold here. Apart from this, silverware, antique items, silk sarees, khara dupattas (a traditional variety), fabrics, spices, and perfumes are sold here.

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Places to eat


Bawarchi welcomes you to a world of authentic tasting biryanis and delicious North Indian cuisines. Our biryani menu is well known among food lovers all over! Made with rich spices and the freshest ingredients our menu guarantees incomparable flavors and all in all a magnificent eating experience. 


Great place for south Indian dishes.

Ohri's Nautanki Gali

Restaurant for Indian, Chinese and continental food with a banyan tree and rickshaw in the decor.

Khandani Rajdhani

Khandani Rajdhaniis one of those traditional food family restaurants that serve authentic Rajasthani and Gujarati food that plays with the taste buds. Rajdhani thali is unique among the other Indian food restaurants.
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