"The accounting conference"
Purpose ‐ The paper's aim is to be a satirical reflection of participant experiences at an accounting conference. Design/methodology/approach ‐ This is a poetic exposition. Findings ‐ The paper highlights the lifecycle of the accounting conference
and the experiences of participants in the myriad of conference activities. Research limitations/implications ‐ The research is limited to the observations and reflections of one participant. Other participants may have different reflections of their interactions and observations
of an accounting conference. Originality/value ‐ The poem provides a visual representation of the dimensions of the accounting conference and the peripheral interactions that form such a core component of participant experiences at an accounting conference.