Call for Papers

Call for Papers - ISAR 2017
23nd Annual International Symposium on Audit Research
Sydney, Australia
16 and 17 June, 2017

The 23rd Annual International Symposium on Audit Research (ISAR) will be hosted by UNSW Australia on 16 and 17 June, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. ISAR 2017 is jointly organized by UNSW Australia, Maastricht University (Netherlands), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and University of Southern California (USA). The symposium will be held at the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach - Sydney, Australia.

Call for Papers

Over the past 22 years, ISAR has become the premier conference to promote high-quality and useful audit research. We invite you to participate in the 23rd ISAR. The scope of ISAR is intended to be broad and includes research papers and panels that deal with all aspects of auditing, attestation and assurance. Papers that utilize any of a broad range of research methodologies will be considered.

Submission Information & Guidelines

Papers and, where applicable, related research instruments, should be submitted electronically in Adobe Acrobat or Word formats through our online paper submission system by 31 January 2017.

Online Paper Submission:
To submit a paper, please click on the following link:
(If you encounter any technical problems with the Paper Submission System, please email us at

Submitted papers should follow the style guidelines of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. Please pay particular attention to the format and length requirements - the body of the manuscripts should not exceed 7,000 words or approximately 20-25 double-spaced pages. Submitted papers should include an abstract and a title page containing the paper's title and authors' name and affiliations. Submitting authors will be able to elect whether the manuscript is to be considered for presentation only or whether the manuscript will also be considered for a poster session. Accepted papers will not be published in formal proceedings and thus may be submitted to any appropriate journal for publication.

Further Information

Further information on ISAR 2017 is available at

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