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 coordinates a program of elite quality PhD courses accross Australia aimed at supporting students who wish to continue their career in research. Program offers a range of topic offerings on a rotating basis. All subjects have been endorsed at an international standard. Enrolment is free for all FIRN member institution PhD students.
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.
FIRN offers a range of diversity strategies that aim to help female researchers – particularly early career researchers. Initiatives include building of professional networks, new skills development, latest research plus mentoring and peer to peer support. A program of workshops, networking events and international collaborations is offered by FIRN.
- 20-21 May
National PhD capstone course in Financial Econometrics presented by Professor Federico Nardari (module 3), Department of Finance, University of Melbourne
- 5 June
FIRN Women – UQBelles Workshop in “Navigating the Work Life Balance and How to get that Promotion”, UQ Business School
- 15-16 June
Adelaide Corporate Finance research meeting hosted by The University of Adelaide and University of South Australia
- 9-15 July
PhD Masterclass – Corporate Finance presented by Professor Uday Rajan (University of Michigan), University of Tasmania
- 31 July – 1 August
Banking & Financial Stability research meeting hosted by ANU Research School of Finance, Actural Studies and Statistics
- 4-5 August
National PhD course in Market Microstructure presented by Professor Talis Putnins (module 1), UTS Business School
- 12-13 August
National PhD capstone course in Asset Pricing/Finance Theory presented by Professor Tim McQuade (Stanford) (module 1), University of Sydney Business School
- 19-20 August
National PhD capstone course in Asset Pricing/Finance Theory presented by Professor Tim McQuade (Stanford) (module 2), University of Sydney Business School
- 26-27 August
National PhD capstone course in Asset Pricing/Finance Theory presented by Professor Tim McQuade (Stanford) (module 3), University of Sydney Business School
- 8-9 September
National PhD course in Market Microstructure presented by Professor Talis Putnins (module 2), UTS Business School
- 24-30 September
PhD Masterclass – Asset Pricing presented by Professor Michael Gallmeyer, University of Viriginia, University of South Australia
- 13-14 October
National PhD course in Market Microstructure presented by Professor Talis Putnins (module 3), UTS Business School
- 1-2 November
Asset Pricing research meeting hosted by Department of Finance, University of Melbourne.
- 16-18 November
Annual Conference, Sails in the Desert, Uluru, NT.
- 5 January
FIRN fine wine reception AFA Annual Conference, Philadelphia, USA.