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.
2018 Calendar of Events
|July 1-7||Masterclass: Empirical Corporate Finance (special topic subject) presented by Michelle Lowry (Drexel) @ UNSW|
|July 9-13||PhD course: Banking and Financial Stability (special topic subject) presented by Iftekhar Hasan (Fordham) @ University of Sydney Business School|
|July 10-11||FIRN Women: Research seminar and workshop presented by Michelle Lowry (Drexel) and Robert Faff @ UQ Business School click here to download program|
|July 28-29||PhD course: Finance Empirical (core subject) presented by Tom Smith @ Macquarie CBD – Module 1|
|August 3-4||PhD course: Market Microstructure (special topic subject) presented by Talis Putnins @ UTS – Module 1|
||PhD course: Introductory Econometrics (core subject) presented by Daniel Smith @ QUT – Module 1|
|August 7-8||Research Group: Banking and Financial Stability meeting @ ANU-RSFAS, Canberra|
|August 14||FIRN Women: UNSW Accounting & Finance research skills Workshop @ UNSW Business School Lounge|
|September 1-2||PhD course: Finance Empirical (core subject) presented by Tom Smith @ Macquarie CBD – Module 2|
||PhD course: Market Microstructure (special topic subject) presented by Talis Putnins @ UTS – Module 2|
||PhD course: Introductory Econometrics (core subject) presented by Daniel Smith @ QUT – Module 2|
|September 28||FIRN Women: Curtin Accounting, Finance & Economics research skills workshop @ Perth CBD|
||PhD course: Market Microstructure (special topic subject) presented by Talis Putnins @ UTS – Module 3|
|October 27-28||PhD course: Finance Empirical (core subject) presented by Tom Smith @ Macquarie CBD – Module 3|
|October tba||PhD course: Introductory Econometrics (core subject) presented by Daniel Smith @ QUT – Module 3|
|October 31-Nov 1
||Research Group: Asset Pricing meeting @ University of Melbourne|
||PhD Symposium @ QUT, Gardens Point campus, Brisbane|
|November 14-16||Annual Conference @ UQBS CBD campus, Brisbane|
|December 2-8||Masterclass: Asset Pricing in Real Estate (special topic subject) presented by Jay Hartzell (The University of Texas at Austin) @ Deakin University, Melbourne|
|December 17-19||FIRN Women: NZ Finance meeting keynote Professor Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley|