FINANCE CENTRE

Edwards Symposium on Finance

Symposium Announcement & Call for Papers
Edwards Symposium on Finance.

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
June 20 - 22, 2014

Centre for Strategic Financial Management
Edwards School of Business
University of Saskatchewan

Centre for Strategic Financial Management at the Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the 3rd Edwards Symposium on Finance. We invite academics, policy makers and practitioners to submit high quality theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of finance. Special consideration would be given to papers with potential for high impact and that encompass cross-areas such as natural resources/mining finance, corporate finance, corporate governance, and behavioural finance. There is no charge for submission, and all submitted papers will be peer reviewed, with a maximum of twelve top quality papers to be included in the symposium program. Further details and all accepted papers will be made available on this website.

The symposium is sponsored by the Centre for Strategic Financial Management at the Edwards School of Business, and will be held at the Delta Bessborough Hotel located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The Bessborough is located at 601 Spadina Crescent East, approximately 7 km from the John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (YXE) in Saskatoon.

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Paper submission process:

All papers must be emailed (in PDF format) to the symposium organizing committee at csfm.symposium@edwards.usask.ca. Please send complete papers as submissions with abstracts only will not be considered. Please include a title page with author information, including contact details of the presenting author. The submitted paper will be reviewed by a panel of scholars in the field of finance. Identifying information will be removed before the papers are sent out for review. The paper submission deadline is February 20, 2014, with notification of acceptance by March 20, 2014.

Travel and Accommodation:

All participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements. Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport features scheduled flights from all major Canadian cities and direct flights from three U.S. Airports (Denver, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Chicago O’Hare).

Hotel reservations at the Delta Bessborough can be made at 1-800-268-1133. A limited number of rooms are available at the discounted group rate if booked before May 1, 2014 (mention 3rd Edwards Symposium). The symposium registration fee ($200) is waived for the presenting authors provided they register by March 25, 2014. 

Program Committee:

Program Committee includes a group of scholars at the University of Saskatchewan, and the following scholars.

  • Raj Aggarwal, University of Akron
  • Narjess Boubakri, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Kee-Hong Bae, Schulich School of Business, York University
  • Matthew Billet, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Sean Cleary, Queen’s School of Business, Queens University
  • Jean-Claude Cosset, HEC Montréal
  • Omrane Guedhami, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
  • Shantaram Hegde, School of Business, University of Connecticut
  • Anna Danielova, McMaster University
  • E. Han Kim, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
  • Anna D. Martin, St. John’s University
  • Usha Mittoo, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba
  • Thomas O’Brien, School of Business, University of Connecticut
  • Raghavendra Rau, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
  • Sudipto Sarkar, McMaster University
  • Gordon Sick, University of Calgary
  • Betty Simkins, Oklahoma State University
  • Jason Wei, University of Toronto

Organizers:

Abdullah Mamin. Dev Mishra, George Tannous
Centre for Strategic Financial Management
Edwards School of Business
University of Saskatchewan

http://www.edwards.usask.ca/csfm/