Dear EAA Member, dear Colleague,

I hope that this message finds you well and healthy. I would like to invite you to the online EAA General Assembly 2021, to be held during the EAA Virtual Annual Congress 2021 on 28 May 2021 from 15:00-16:00 CEST on Zoom.

Please find the agenda below, and do not hesitate to contact our Executive Secretary Baha Diyarov ( with any questions.

Please register here by 24 May 2021:

We will then be sending you a secure link. Please remember to send in your question(s), if any, by 24 May 2021 as well.

IMPORTANT: Please ensure that your registration information is accurate, so the Executive Secretary can admit you to the meeting.

I look forward to seeing you online, and wish you and your families all the best in the meantime!


Thorsten Sellhorn, EAA President



  1. Welcome, apologies and adoption of the agenda
  2. Approval of the minutes of the Virtual General Assembly meeting 29 May 2020
  3. Report from the EAA President
    3.1. Corporate Governance issues:

​        3.2. New EAA initiatives

  1. Reports on EAA Congresses
    4.1. EAA Virtual Congress 2021 (A. Prencipe and C. Schelleman)

4.2. EAA PhD Forum 2021 (M. Jacob)

4.3. EAA Doctoral Colloquium 2021 (W. Van der Stede/J. Gassen)

4.4. EAA Annual Congress 2022, Bergen (F. Kinserdal)

4.5. Future EAA conferences (M. Laine)

  1. Administrative and financial issues
    5.1. Membership statistics (T.Sellhorn)
    5.2. Presentation of EAA Accounts 2020 and Auditor's report (C. Beuselinck)
  2. PhD support and training
    6.1. EAA Accounting Resources Centre/EAA new website project (T. Dinh)
    6.2. EAA Virtual Activities (G. Michelon)
    6.3. Talent Workshop 2021 (T. Sellhorn)
  3. Relationship with other organisations (H. Isidro)
  4. Report on EAR and AinE (B. García Osma and A. Mora)
  1. Membership survey 2020 and Virtual Congress survey 2021 (P. André)
  2. Any other business


Official notice

In line with the recent modifications in the Belgian legislation allowing not-for-profit associations to hold their general assembly in a virtual format (Amendment to the Code of Associations & Companies, Chapter 11, published on 24 December 2020), the EAA Board decided on 13 April 2021 to convene the EAA Annual General Assembly online at:

Institute for Accounting, Auditing and Analysis

School of Management

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU)

Ludwigstraße 28 RG IV.

80539 Munich