Research intensive meetings
Banking and stability
Australia’s premier conference for finance researchers
AFA fine wine reception
Premier showcase and international networking event for Australian finance researchers
National PhD coursework program
A national program of coursework presented by the best research leaders
Helping young researchers succeed
Workshops and seminars for young researchers
PhD job market programs
These annual intensive research meetings aim to provide members with an opportunity to connect with peers to gain a deeper understanding of the specific topic area.
Meetings are open to all FIRN members however paper presentations are selective.
Please go to the meeting website for full details.
FIRN hosts Australia’s premier finance conference annually. Program accommodates various areas of finance research with only the top papers selected following an international review process. The annual conference is well known for being family-friendly and is held at various iconic locations around Australia.
Registration is open to all FIRN members, visiting researchers and PhD students.
Calendar of Events
Masterclass – Corporate Finance – University of Tasmania
(Special Topic: Information Economics Applications by Uday Rajan, University of Michigan),
PhD course – Empirical Finance (module 1), (Tom Smith, Macquarie), Macquarie University, CBD Campus, Sydney
31 July – 1 August
Research group meeting – Banking & Financial Stability,
ANU Research School of Finance, Actural Studies and Statistics
Keynotes: Andrew Winton, University of Minnesota; Jean Helwege, University of California Riverside; Christa Bouwman, University of Texas A&M); Vasso Ioannidou, University of Lancaster and James Vickery, New York Federal Reserve)
PhD course – Market Microstructure (module 1), (Talis Putnins, UTS), UTS Business School
PhD course – Empirical Finance (module 2), (Tom Smith, Macquarie), Macquarie University, CBD Campus, Sydney
PhD course – Market Microstructure (module 2), (Talis Putnins, UTS), UTS Business School
Masterclass – Asset Pricing, University of South Australia
(Special Topic: Risk, Uncertainty and Ambiguity by Michael Gallmeyer, University of Viriginia),
PhD course – Market Microstructure (module 3), (Talis Putnins, UTS), UTS Business School
PhD course – Empirical Finance (module 3), (Tom Smith, Macquarie), Macquarie University, CBD Campus, Sydney
Research group meeting – Asset Pricing
University of Melbourne
(Keynotes: Professor Mark Grinblatt (UCLA), Svetlana Bryzgalova (Stanford), Robert Richmond (NYU) and Michael Sockin (Texas)
7th FIRN Annual Conference
Sails in the Desert, Uluru, NT
FIRN Women – Professional networking event
Auckland Finance meeting, Queenstown NZ
FIRN Australasian Fine Wine reception
Masterclass – Asset Pricing
(Special Topic: Real Estate by Jay Hartzell, The University of Texas at Austin)