2018 Applied Finance Conference

11 May 2018
St. John’s Manhattan Campus | New York, NY

NYCThe Eighth Annual Applied Finance Conference of the Financial Management Association International (FMA) will be hosted at St. John's University's Manhattan campus located in the heart of New York City’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The Conference is much smaller and more focused than the FMA’s traditional meetings and includes a relatively small number of papers to provide ample opportunity for presentations and discussion by participants.

Conference Co-Chairs

  • Betty Simkins, Williams Companies Chair of Business and Professor of Finance, Oklahoma State University 
  • Anna Martin, Executive Director, Applied Finance Institute & Alois J. Theis Endowed Chair in Global Finance, St. John's University

Practitioner Insight Coordinator

  • Mikael Bergbrant, Assistant Professor of Finance, St. John's University 

Call for Papers

To view the Call for Papers, click here. The paper submission fee is $25 USD (member) and $35 USD (non-member). The submission deadline was Friday, 5 January 2018.

Keynote Speaker Announced

Brian SheaBrian T. Shea
Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Investment Services
BNY Mellon Investment Services

Brian Shea is a Vice Chairman of BNY Mellon and a member of the BNY Mellon Executive Committee. He is also Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon Investment Services, which comprises the following businesses: Alternative Investment Services, Asset Servicing, Broker-Dealer Services (U.S. government securities clearance and tri-party repo collateral servicing), Clearing Services (Pershing), Corporate Trust, Depositary Receipts and Treasury Services. Brian also oversees Client Service Delivery (operations), client adoption of the BNY Mellon NEXENSM digital investment platform, and leads the Business Improvement Process for the company. Previously, Brian was chairman and CEO of Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, and led all Pershing affiliates globally.

Brian earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from St. John’s University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Pace University. He holds an Honorary Doctorate in Commercial Science from St. John’s University. He also completed the SIFMA Securities Industry Institute program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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About St. John's Universityst johns unv

Founded by the Vincentian Fathers in 1870, St. John's University is a private, Catholic university with campuses in Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island and Rome, Italy, as well as a graduate center in Oakdale, New York. A campus in Paris, France, opened in the spring of 2009.

St. John's is organized into five undergraduate and six graduate schools. The university has nearly 25,000 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students at the University’s six locations, including non-resident students representing 47 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin  Islands, and 116 countries. The Princeton Review named St. John’s a Best Northeastern College. St. John’s also appears in The Princeton Review’s 2013 Edition of “The Best 377 Colleges.”