The European Financial Management Association (EFMA) will hold its 22nd Annual Meeting in Reading (UK), June 26-29, 2013. Members and friends of the European Financial Management Association are invited to participate in the 2013 Annual Meeting. You are encouraged to submit papers in all areas of Finance and especially with European content or implications.
In addition to the regular sessions of academic research, the program will include panel discussions, tutorial lectures, and invited presentations. The goals of these special sessions are to enhance the exchange of ideas between academicians and practitioners, to provide a forum for discussion of special topics and to offer educational opportunities for conference participants. You may submit your proposal to arrange a special session by writing to the Program Chair.
A set of papers presented at the meeting will be selected by the 2012 Program Co-Chairs and will be published in a regular issue of the European Financial Management journal, in cooperation with the Managing Editor. All selected papers will be blind refereed.
The Keynote Speaker will be Professor John Campbell: "Understanding Volatility Risk"
The Association will present the EFMA Conference Award ($2,000), GARP Risk Management Award ($2,500), LANG Corporate Award ($2,000), NYSE Euronext Capital Markets Award (€1,500) & PhD Student Best paper Award ($1,500).
2013 "Merton H. Miller" Doctoral Students Seminar
As part of the European Financial Management Association 2013 annual meetings, the European Financial Management journal will organize its 15th annual seminar for advanced Finance Doctoral Students who are currently working on their dissertation. This one day seminar is expected to be very valuable for the students who are interested to keep up with the recent developments in the finance literature and interact with leading scholars of the finance profession.
Past participants include Professors Michael. C. Jensen, Hayne Leland, Martin Gruber, Richard Roll, Geert Rouwenhorst, Mark Rubinstein, Kent Daniel, Steve Ross, Lisa Meulbroek, Shmuel Kandel, Ian Cooper, Benjamin Esty, John Doukas, Harisson Hong, Heitor Almeida, Yakov Amihud, Avanindhar Subrahmanyam, Jeffrey Wurgler, and Randall Morck among others.
Less than 20 students will be accepted to the program. All participating students will receive a Certificate of Participation. To apply, a student (or his/her faculty advisor) should fill out the attached form and attach (2) copies of a three to five page dissertation proposal or abstract and send the material to firstname.lastname@example.org before December 20, 2011. All applications will be reviewed and invitations will be extended to student applicants by January 30, 2013.
The program's format will consist of workshops featuring distinguished members of the finance profession, discussing corporate finance, asset pricing market micro structure, international finance, and financial institutions and intermediation, plus aspects of academic publishing and career development. An informal luncheon will follow the workshops. Small groups of students and tutors will be formed to discuss each student's dissertation topic, methodology and intended contribution. At the end of the day we will have a reception with all participants.