The 2023 Accounting and Business Analytics Conference will be held in Macau on Dec 6, 2023 at University of Macau, Macau.

Venue: Faculty of Business Administration (E22 Building), G010 & G015

Time: 9:30-17:00


  • We received submissions in the broad areas of accounting, fintech and information systems, including but not limited to the following topics:
    • Financial Accounting, Auditing and Capital Markets
    • Machine Learning in FinTech
    • Financial Econometrics
    • High-dimensional Data Analytics related to Accounting and Finance
    • E-commerce
    • Digital Economy
    • AI in Accounting, Auditing and Business


Prof. Zhaoyang GU (顧朝陽), Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Zhaoyang Gu is Professor of Accountancy and Outstanding Fellow of Faculty of Business Administration at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Previously he was an Assistant and Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and an Associate Professor and Honeywell Professor in Accounting at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, where he was also the Accounting PhD Coordinator. Dr. Gu has published a number of papers in the top accounting journals and has taught financial and management accounting at the undergraduate, MBA, EMBA and PhD levels. Dr. Gu finished his BA in English from Tsinghua University (1988) and MA in International Management from Renmin University of China (1991), before he went to the US to obtain his MA in Economics and PhD in Accounting from Tulane University (1999). He is a CPA (non-practicing) in the US.

Prof. J. Leon ZHAO (趙建良), Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen)

J. Leon Zhao is currently Presidential Chair Professor at School of Management and Economics, Co-Head of Information Systems and Operations Management, Co-Director of Master Program on Information Management and Business Analytics, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) and Director of Center on Blockchain and Intelligent Technology (CBIT) of Shenzhen Institute of Data Economics. Before joining CUHKSZ, he was with City University of Hong Kong as Chair Professor (2009-2020) and Head (2009-2015) of Information Systems. Before then, he was Eller Professor in MIS, University of Arizona. He holds Ph.D. from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. His research has been funded by NSF of US, NSFC of China, RGC and ITF of HK, Science and Innovation Commission of Shenzhen, SAP, and IBM among other funding agencies. He received IBM Faculty Award in 2005 and Chang Jiang Scholar Chair Professorship at Tsinghua University in 2009.


You are also welcome to participate in the conference as a discussant or pure participant. Invitations will be sent to participants separately. We have only limited slots for participants without paper acceptance. We will invite discussants and participants on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

The conference schedule allows plenty of room for detailed discussions and interactions in a niche, small group setting; and presenters and discussants typically stay for the whole duration to benefit from it.


  • Rubin HAO (Joint Chair)
  • Jacky Yan LIN (Joint Chair)
  • Zhaotong LIAN
  • Morris LIU
  • Charlie SOHN
  • Lianjie SHU
  • Jason XIAO
  • Steven ZHANG
  • Wenyang ZHANG
  • Secretary: Katherine CHAN

Programme (PDF)


Please contact Katherine Chan (email:, Rubin Hao (email: and Yan Lin (email: