Annual conference

8th  FIRN Annual Conference

Brisbane, Queensland

14-16 November, 2018

FIRN members are warmly invited to register for the 8th FIRN Annual Conference in Brisbane, Queensland Wednesday 14th to Friday 16th November, 2018.  The venue for the conference is the UQ Downtown campus. The conference is a great way to meet new colleagues from across Australia, network with old friends and hear the latest work combined with valuable feedback.  Registration is now open, click on the link below.

2018 Draft Preliminary Program (to be confirmed):

Tuesday, 13 November
9:30 – 4:00 PhD Symposium @ UQ CBD campus
4:30 – 5:30 Governing Council AGM (To be comfirmed)
Wednesday, 14 November
9:30 – 12:30 Paper presentations
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 Paper presentations
3:30 – 5:30 Group networking activity
Thursday, 15 November
9:30 – 12:30 Paper presentations
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 4:30 Paper presentations
5:30 – 10:00 Conference dinner
Friday, 16 November
9:30 – 12:30 Paper presentations
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 Paper presentations

2018 FIRN Annual Conference prizes:

  • SIRCA best paper prize of $1,000 will be awarded by SIRCA (Securities Industry Research Centre of Asia-Pacific) to the paper that uses the most innovative data set (not limited to SIRCA data)

  • IJMF (International Journal of Managerial Finance) best paper prize of $500.

  • Australian Journal of Management (AJM) best Corporate Governance stream paper prize.

  • CFA Society of Sydney (CFAS) sponsored Asia Pacific focused, investment-related research prize of $1,000.