2023 Napa/Sonoma Finance Conference 

24 & 25 March 2023 | Napa Valley, CA

Co-hosted by the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and FMA’s flagship journal, Financial Management, the 2023 FMA Napa/Sonoma Finance Conference will feature high-quality papers from scholars conducting financial research.

The 2023 Conference will be held on Saturday, 25 March 2023 at Beringer Vineyards; conference dinners will be held on Friday, 24 March and  Saturday, 25 March.

Program Co-Chairs

  • Brad Barber, Gallagher Professor of Finance and Director of the Center for Investor Welfare and Corporate Responsibility, UC Davis
  • Joseph Chen, Associate Professor of Management, UC Davis
  • Kathleen Kahle, Thomas C Moses Professor of Finance, University of Arizona & Editor, Financial Management
  • Ayako Yasuda, Professor of Finance, UC Davis


Paper Submissions

Click here to view the Call for Papers.

The paper submission fee is $100 USD. The deadline to submit a paper is Friday, 18 November 2022. Paper decision notices will be sent by January, 2023. Authors of accepted papers will receive two (2) night accommodations, round-trip airfare (a maximum of $1,500 US) and reimbursement for either a two (2) day rental car or reimbursement for Uber/Lyft from the arrival airport to the conference hotel and return to the airport. No longer accepting paper submissions.

Conference Sponsors

About UC Davis 

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is focused on preparing the next generation of inspired, results-driven and innovative leaders who are committed to making a positive impact. Its vision as a business school on the rise is to spur new business and job creation, prepare innovative management leaders, and accelerate investment and innovation through strong partnerships with industry.

Every day, the community of faculty, students, alumni and staff is making an impact at Fortune 500 firms, mid-sized companies and promising startups by helping to put new ideas into action.

About Financial Management 
Financial Management, FMA's flagship quarterly journal, significantly impacts financial research and business practice by publishing research of high quality. Effective October, 2023, the Editorial Team will be led by  Michael Goldstein, Babson College; Kathleen Kahle, University of Arizona; and Shawn Thomas, University of Pittsburgh