Research intensive meetings

Asset pricing
Banking and stability
Corporate finance
Market microstructure

Annual conference

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

Professional development programs specific to female researchers
Workshops and seminars for young researchers
PhD job market programs
Alumni networks

Master classes

Advanced classes presented by top international researchers

Research intensive meetings

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.

National PhD courses and masterclasses

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.

Annual conference and job market program

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.

Development of female researchers

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.

Calendar

2017

  • 4-5 March
    National PhD course in Finance Theory presented by Professor Tom Smith (module 1), venue change to Bond University
  • 10-11 March
    National PhD capstone course in Financial Econometrics presented by Professor Federico Nardari (module 1), Department of Finance, University of Melbourne
  • 6-7 April
    FIRN Sydney Market Microstructure intensive research meeting, UTS Business School
  • 22-23 April
    National PhD course in Finance Theory presented by Professor Tom Smith (module 2), venue change to Bond University
  • 28-29 April
    National PhD capstone course in Financial Econometrics presented by Professor Federico Nardari (module 2), Department of Finance, University of Melbourne
  • 13-14 May
    National PhD course in Finance Theory presented by Professor Tom Smith (module 3), venue change to Bond University
  • 20-21 May
    National PhD capstone course in Financial Econometrics presented by Professor Federico Nardari (module 3), Department of Finance, University of Melbourne
  • 15-16 June
    FIRN Corporate Finance intensive research meeting, University of Adelaide
  • 9-15 July
    PhD Masterclass – Corporate Finance presented by Professor Uday Rajan (University of Michigan), University of Tasmania
  • 31 July – 1 August
    FIRN Banking & Financial Stability intensive research meeting, Research School of Finance, Actural Studies and Statistics, ANU
  • 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
    FIRN Asset Pricing intensive research meeting, Department of Finance, University of Melbourne
  • 16-18 November
    FIRN Annual Conference, Uluru, NT.