Note on COVID-19

We encourage everyone to follow the public health recommendations of their country. Please be assured that we continue to closely monitor the guidance issued by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Ontario Health Authority, and will provide updates if there are any implications for the CPA 2020 Conference. We are also exploring virtual/online options.

About The Event

The 2020 CPA Conference will be held in Toronto at the Schulich School of Business, at York University. The university is now connected to downtown Toronto by subway, bringing the amazing dining, entertainment and accommodation options of one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities within easy reach of conference participants.

The CPA Conference is an established forum for critical, radical and other interdisciplinary approaches to the study of accounting phenomena. It brings together scholars in the fields of accounting, management and the broader social science disciplines who are concerned to illustrate how deeply implicated accounting is in the allocative, social, and ecological problems of our times. As well, it attracts practitioners, policy makers and activists who are interested in these pressing issues and committed to social change.

The CPA Conference will establish an inclusive and energizing atmosphere. All papers will receive a sympathetic and supportive double-blind review. Accepted papers will be presented by an assigned discussant, followed by a response from the submitting author and a discussion period. A condition of paper submission is that, if accepted, one of the authors will be present to respond to the discussant. To maximize diversity at the conference, each author will be limited to submitting one paper (but may be a co-author on papers submitted by others).

In our commitment to sustainable development, we recommend that you use public transit or car-pooling to get to York University. Voluntary compensation for greenhouse gas emissions can also be paid.

Conference Schedule

  • Day 1 - Emerging Scholars Colloquium

    July 5, 2020

  • Day 2

    July 6, 2020

  • Opening remarks
    Keynote speaker Susanne Soederberg
    Parallel sessions
    Parallel sessions
    Parallel sessions

  • Day 3

    July 7, 2020

  • Day 4

    July 8, 2020

Our Speakers


Schulich School of Business
111 Ian MacDonald Blvd,
North York, ON M3J 1P3