The corporate finance research intensive meeting forms part of the Financial Research Network (FIRN) program of topic specific research meetings designed to extend the body of knowledge within a specific research area through the presentation of cutting edge research results and the building of stronger networks. The meeting program is held over 1 or 2 days and has a strong emphasis on building upon existing corporate finance related work being undertaken by Australian based FIRN members. Program includes a presentation by an internationally renown keynote plus several paper presentations and discussions by local members. Program papers are selected each year via a call for papers which is open to FIRN researchers. These meetings are not open to PhD students.
The 2018 Corporate Finance research meeting will be held on 24 -25 May 2018 at the University of Adelaide.
Keynote speakers will be
John Bizjak, Robert and Maria Lowdon Professor of Finance Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University, and
Huasheng Gao, Nanyang Technological University and Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University
Other well known international scholars would be invited to discuss the papers.
Call for Papers will be issued late January, 2018.