Conference Program

10th Annual International Conference on Accounting & Finance
Program (Athens Local Time)
(*In the program presentations are included from all the subjects scheduled to be presented in parallel)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)

Monday 6 July 2020

10.00-10.30
Registration


10.30-11.00
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER .
  • Peter Koveos, Professor of Finance, Syracuse University, USA.

11.15-11.45
Bun Tak Michael Wong, Head of Quality Assurance, Senior Manager, Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, Hong Kong.
Title: Does Reputation of Sponsors Matter in IPO? Evidence from Hong Kong.


11.45-12.00 Break


12.00-12.30
Evangelia (Valia) Kasimati
, Researcher, Department of Economic Analysis & Research, Central Bank of Greece, Greece.

Title: Current Trends in Non-Performing Hotel Loans: The Greek Case


12.30-12.45 Break


12.45-13.15
Georgios Zouridakis, Lecturer, University of Essex, UK.
Title: The (New) Greek Law on PLCs: (still) in Need for a Derivative Action? 


13.15-13.30 Break


13.30-14.00
Gregory T. Papanikos, President of ATINER.
Title: The Economic Impact of the 2020 Pandemic in the European Union (Full Paper)


14.00-14.15 Break


14:15-14:45
Uwem Uwah, Lecturer I, Akwa Ibom State University, Nigeria, Joseph Udoayang, Professor, University of Calabar, Nigeria.
Title: Post Covid-19 and the Acceptance of Financial Inclusion as a New Normal in Financial Transactions: Implications for Nigerian Financial Service Providers.


14.45-15.00 Break


15:00-15:30
Peter Koveos, Professor of Finance, Syracuse University, USA.
Yimin Zhang, Dean Emeritus, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China.
Title: Trade Wars and Pandemics: Is China down or out?


15.30-15.45 Break


15.45-16.15
Florent Rouxelin, Assistant Professor of Finance, Florida International University, USA.
Title: Time Varying Arbitrage Capital and the Cross Section of Stock Returns 


16.15-16.30 Break


16:30-17:00
Daniel Perez, Professor, University of St. Thomas, USA.
Title: New FEARS in the ADR Market.  


17.00-17.15 Break


17:15-17:45
Michel Coulmont, Professor, University of Sherbrooke, Canada.
Title: Governance Quality and Director Elections.  


17.45-18.00 Break


18:00-18:30
Sylvie Berthelot, Professor, University of Sherbrooke, Canada.
Title: The Limitations of Voluntary Social Reporting: Canadian Firms.


21:30-23:00
Greek Night
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


Tuesday 7 July 2020

08:00-10:30 Urban Walk
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


10.30-11.00
Abdelfattah Mazari, Associate Professor, Mohammed First University, Morocco.
Title: The Importance of Teaching ESP for Scientific Students.  


11.00-11.30
Marija Liudvika Drazdauskiene, Professor, Wszechnica Polska, Poland.
Title: An Idea of Higher Education Renewal.  


11.30-12.00
Qirui Xue, Postgraduate Student, Harbin Engineering University, China.
Dan Cui, Associate Professor, Harbin Engineering University, China.
Title: Research on Memes in China from the Perspective of Multimodal Metaphor.  


12.00-12.30
Maria Rosaria D’Acierno, Associate Professor, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Parthenope”, Italy.
Title: Language and Culture During the Foreign Language Learning Process 


12.30-13.00
Jia Song, Second Language Teacher, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
Title: Shared Storybook Reading Intervention with Vocabulary Growth of Young English Language Learners Living in Low Socioeconomic Status.  


13.00-13.30
Dan Cui, Associate Professor, Harbin Engineering University, China.
Bei Li, Postgraduate Student, Harbin Engineering University, China.
Title: Analysis on the Textual Coherent Function of Metaphor in News. 


13.30-14.00
Dianyong Zhu, Associate Professor, Harbin Engineering University, China.
Chao Wang, Postgraduate Student, Harbin Engineering University, China.
Title: The Study of Translation from the Perspective of Pragmatics. 


14.00-14.30
Jennifer Musgrove, Lecturer, Iowa State University, USA.
Sockwun Phng
, IGCSE Coordinator and Teacher, Desheng School (International), China.
Title: “Non” Sense: Utilizing Second Language Identities in the Language Classroom. 


14.30-15.00
Mauricio A. Figueroa, Assistant Professor, University of Concepción, Chile.
Title: The Vowel System in Kawesqar: Quantifying Category Overlap and the Status of Glides. 


15.00-15.30
Sara Quintero-Ramirez, Professor / Researcher, University of Guadalajara, Mexico.
Title: Textual Features of Chess Chronicles in Newspaper Articles. 


15.30-16.00
Jeremie Bisaillon, PhD Student, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
Stéphane Villeneuve, Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
Isabelle Plante, Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
Title: Does Cyberbullying of University Professors Have a Gender? Quantitative Results of a Mixed-Method Research. 


16.00-16.30
Stéphane Villeneuve, Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
Jeremie Bisaillon
, PhD Student, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
Isabelle Plante, Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
Title: Cyberbullying of University Professors: Causes, Consequences and Solutions 


16.30-17.00
Augusto Rojas, Associate Professor, St. Cloud State University, USA.
Title: Undocumented Students in Colleges and Universities in America: A New Reality in the Donald Trump Government. 


17.00-17.30
John Ryan, Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado, USA.
Victor Parra-Guinaldo, Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, UAE.
Title: Spanish and Italian Diminutives Compared: Two Alternatives of a Single Diasystem. 


20:00-21:30
Dinner
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


Wednesday 8 July 2020
Educational Islands Cruise

(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)

Thursday 9 July 2020
Delphi Tour

(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


* ATINER does not have the administration and infrastructure capacity to organize separate online conferences for each one that is planned every week. Instead, an attempt has been made to have one online event for the given week.