2017 Annual Meeting

boston11 - 14 October 2017
Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel
Boston, MA

Led by Vice President of the 2017 FMA Annual Meeting Jeffrey L. Coles, Samuel S. Stewart, Jr. Presidential Chair in Business at the University of Utah, the Annual Meeting consists of presentations of research papers, panel discussions, and tutorials begin Thursday morning and end Saturday at noon. The Doctoral Student Consortium (invite only) and special interest round-tables are hosted on Wednesday. 

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Registration Fees

Register before 14 September to take advantage of the early registration rate (a $50 savings)!

Member Fees
Professional - $185.00 
Student (Undergraduate, MBA, PhD/DBA Student) - $95.00

Nonmember Fees (includes one-year membership)
Professional - $285.00 
Student (Undergraduate, MBA, PhD/DBA Student) - $125.00

Special Event Fees (Optional)
Financial Planning and Analysis Roundtable (Full Day, Wednesday, 11 October) - $40.00
Women's Networking Luncheon (Thursday, 12 October, 1:00 pm) - $30.00 
Assistant Professors’ Breakfast (Friday, 13 October, 7:00 am) - $20.00 
FMA Jack Rader Members' & Friends' Breakfast (Saturday, 14 October, 7:15 am) - $25.00

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Conference Program

Vice President, 2017 FMA Annual Meeting
Dr. Jeffrey L. Coles, Samuel S. Stewart, Jr. Presidential Chair in Business,
University of Utah

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Keynote Address: "Contracts and Corporate Finance: Past and Future"hart
Oliver Hart, 2016 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Oliver Hart is currently the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where he has taught since 1993. Hart works mainly on contract theory, the theory of the firm, corporate finance, and law and economics. His research centers on the roles that ownership structure and contractual arrangements play in the governance and boundaries of corporations. He is the 2016 co-recipient of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the British Academy, and the American Finance Association, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and has several honorary degrees.

Outstanding Financial Executive Address (Friday, 13 October)friedman
Adena Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nasdaq
Adena Friedman assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq on 1 January 2017 and is a member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Friedman brings more than 20 years of industry leadership and expertise and is credited with significant contributions that shaped Nasdaq’s strategic transformation to a leading global exchange and technology solutions company with operations on six continents.

Jack Rader FMA Members' & Friends' Breakfast (Saturday, 14 October)dibartolomeo
“Making Robo-investing Work” with Dan diBartolomeo, Founder and President, Northfield Information Services
Dan diBartolomeo founded Northfield Information Services, Inc. in 1985 and serves as its President. Before starting Northfield, Mr. diBartolomeo served as Director of Research of a New York investment firm, where he was responsible for investment strategy and equity, fixed-income, and derivatives research.  

Doctoral Student Consortium on Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Coordinated by Dr. Ingrid Werner, The Ohio State University, the Consortium brings together leading scholars and doctoral students to discuss current research issues and the students’ dissertations. Accepted participants will present their papers, receive feedback from mentors and hear expert panelists discuss potential research topics and professional advice. Accepted students will present their papers, receive feedback from mentors and hear expert panelists discuss potential research topics and professional advice. In addition, conference registration is waived for students selected for the Consortium. If you have any questions regarding the Doctoral Student Consortium, please contact Shannon Tompkins at SWTompkins@usf.edu. The application deadline was 5 May 2017, and this program is invite only.

Hotel & Travel Information

Boston Marriott Copley Place (Host Hotel)
110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Due to high demand, FMA has secured additional rooms at the following hotel.

Copley Square Hotel
47 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Exhibits & Sponsorships

For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2017 Annual Meeting, please click here.

FMA Placement Center at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel

All employers and candidates interviewing at the conference must register for the conference. The hours of the onsite Placement Center are: 

Wednesday, 11 October: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday, 12 October: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, 13 October: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, 14 October: 7:30 am - 11:30 am

#FMABoston2017 - Follow the Conversation

During the conference, use the hashtag #FMABoston2017 to follow the conversation on Twitter (@finmgmtassoc) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/FMA.org).

Staying in Boston after the Annual Meeting?

We encourage you to join FMA at the 2017 Financial Stability and Federal Reserve on Tuesday, 17 October 2017, from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., at the Boston Harbor Hotel (70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110) in Boston, MA, to discuss issues related to financial stability, role of the federal reserve, and economic climate with fellow finance practitioners and researchers. Note: This is a separate event and is not part of the 2017 FMA Annual Meeting. Click here to learn more.