Tilburg University department Accountancy

Tilburg Winter Symposium and Research Camp 2023- Empowering Accounting with Artificial Intelligence

The Department of Accountancy at Tilburg University is proud to invite you to the Tilburg Winter Symposium and Research Camp on December 7 -8, 2023.

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The two-day event builds upon the long-standing tradition of the Tilburg Spring/Winter Camp and aims to bring together accounting researchers and practitioners to discuss emerging issues in the field of accounting. This years’ symposium and conference focuses on the theme Empowering Accounting with Artificial Intelligence. The event will begin at noon on Thursday December 7, and conclude by 17:00 on Friday December 8. The exact agenda will be updated continuously. 


Please sign up before December 1 via the Registration event button below. The fee for registration is 99 euros (for PhD students 50 euros).  
The fee includes participation in the conference, conference dinner, access to the conference papers, lunches, and morning and afternoon refreshments.

After registration, you will receive an e-mail with details about the payment of the fee.


Symposium on Thursday, December 7

Join us for two dynamic panel discussions on “Accountability in the age of Artificial Intelligence” and “Intelligence Augmented: Man and Machine in Interaction”.

The session on "Accountability in the age of AI" brings together experts and industry leaders to explore the role of external reporting and assurance services in supporting accountability and ethical practices in AI deployment. Topics covered include regulatory changes affecting the field of AI, reporting and assurance challenges, and opportunities for accountable AI. 

The session on “Intelligence Augmented: Man and Machine in Interaction” brings together experts and industry leaders to explore the necessary move from Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Intelligence Augmented (IA). Topics covered include the use of AI and advanced data analytics for more efficient and effective decision-making, process optimization and streamlining of routine tasks, and the benefits and challenges of human-AI collaboration in accounting. 

Research Camp on Friday, December 8

The second day will bring together accounting researchers to share and discuss their latest research. We invite submissions of original papers addressing research questions related to this year’s conference theme Empowering Accounting with AI. This includes, but is not limited to studies that examine issues such as:

  • The role of the accountant in AI Accountability
  • Skill-sets for accounting professionals in the age of AI
  • Necessary standards for the risk management of AI
  • AI for decision-making and control
  • Measurement of AI impact

PhD Breakfast on Friday, December 8

PhD students are invited to join us for a breakfast with the speakers of the research camp. If you would like to join us, please register before November 20 indicating your motivation and preference for the speaker you would like to meet. Capacity is limited. We will inform you by November 23. Please make sure to also register for the main event (see event registration). 

Registration Breakfast  


Space in reasonable hotels in Tilburg is relatively limited, therefore, we urge you to arrange accommodation as soon as possible. Good hotels in Tilburg center are Mercure Hotel Tilburg Centrum and  City Hotel Tilburg. Other hotels, not in the center, are Van der Valk Hotel Tilburg, Van der Valk Hotel Gilze, and Ibis Tilburg. To go from the city center of Tilburg to our campus, you can take the train (5 minutes) or walk (about 50 minutes). If you are not staying in the center, you can take a taxi.

More information

For more information, contact the organization at tilburgwintercamp@tilburguniversity.edu

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.