2024 European Conference 

12 - 14 June 2024 | Turin, Italy

FMA International is pleased to announce its 2024 European Conference in partnership with ESCP Business School, which will be held in person in Turin, Italy, on 12-14 June 2024. The Doctoral Student Consortium (by invitation only) will be held on Wednesday, 12 June; paper sessions will begin on Thursday, 13 June and will conclude on Friday, 14 June. The conference venue is the Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo, Corso Inghilterra 3, 10138 Turin.

Turin Tourist Information

Information on traveling to Turin, area hotels, the Conference venue and registration/special events is available here.

Program Co-Chairs

Alberta Di Giuli, Dean, ESCP Business School -Turin Campus

Santiago Barraza, Head, Finance Department, ESCP Business School

Vikas Agarwal, Bank of America Distinguished Chair and Professor of Finance, Georgia State University


Conference Registration

Online conference registration is closed. The Conference Registration Desk wil be open at the Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo on:

Wednesday, 12 June: 9:00 am - 16:00 pm

Thursday, 13 June: 7:30 am - 17:30 pm

Friday, 14 June: 8:00 am - 16:00 pm

Registration fees are $450 USD (Professional FMA Members), $550 USD (Professional non-FMA members), $295 (Current PhD/DBA student FMA members) and $335 USD (Current PhD/DBA student non-FMA members).

Please contact FMA here if you need assistance.

Conference Program

Click here for the Program!

Keynote Speaker Laura Starks 

Laura T. Starks, Ph.D., is the George Kozmetsky Centennial University Distinguished Chair at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on environmental, social and governance investing. Her current research focuses on ESG issues, including climate finance and board diversity, as well as molecular genetics and financial decisions. She has won many awards for her research and teaching. She is Research Associate of the NBER, Research Member for the ECGI, and Senior Fellow for ABFER. She has served as President of the Society of Financial Studies, Western Finance Association and Financial Management Association, and has been President-Elect of the American Finance Association. She is Editor of the FMA Survey and Synthesis Series, Advisory Editor for the Financial Analysts Journal and Financial Management and previously, Editor of the Review of Financial Studies. She has served or currently serves on mutual funds’ boards of directors, pension fund advisory committees, the Board of Governors of the Investment Company Institute, and the Governing Council of the Independent Directors Council, and advisory committees for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund.

Special Panel Sessions

Special panel sessions are planned in Financial Intermediation, Corporate Finance: ESG, and Investments. 

Financial Intermediation


Ricardo Correa, Senior Adviser, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


Mariassunta Giannetti, Katarina Martinson Professor of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics; Center for Economic Policy Research, London, UK, Research Fellow; European Corporate Governance Institute, Brussels, Belgium, Research Associate; European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany, Regular Research Visitor; and, AFFECT (Academic Female Finance Committee), American Finance Association, Advisory Board Member, 2022-2025

George Pennacchi, Fred S. Bailey Memorial Chair of Finance
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

José-Luis Peydro, Professor of Finance
Imperial College London


Corporate Finance: ESG


Michelle Lowry, TD Professor of Finance
Drexel University


Nickolay Gantchev, Professor of Finance
Warwick Business School

Roni Michaely, Zhang Yonghong Professor in Finance & Founder &
Executive Director, HKU-TLV Innovation Hub
HKU Business School

Alexander Wagner, Professor and Senior Chair
University of Zurich and Swiss Finance Institute




Kevin Mullally, Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Central Florida


Bige Kahraman Alper, Associate Professor of Financial Economics
University of Oxford

Roman Kräussl, Professor of Finance, Bayes Business School and 
Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Alberto Manconi, Associate Professor
Bocconi University



Doctoral Student Consortium on Wednesday, 12 June 2024 

Led by Dr. Michele Lowry, TD Professor of Finance at the LeBow School of Business at Drexel University, the Doctoral Student Consortium includes a panel session with distinguished scholars discussing the latest advances in research and offering career advice. The afternoon breakout sessions give participants the opportunity to present job market papers or dissertation proposals and receive feedback from the faculty and panelists. Accepted participants receive complimentary conference registration.

The application deadline was 8 March 2024. We are no longer accepting applications.

Paper Submissions

The deadline to submit a paper was Monday, 22 January 2024. We are no longer accepting submissions. Decision notices will be sent in March 2024.

Click here to read the Call For Papers


Formal Participant Letters & Invitations

For participants seeking a formal invitation from FMA for either institution support or visa requirements, please contact Karen Wright at [email protected]. Participants must be registered for the conference in order to receive an invitation letter. 

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Karen Wright at 833.946.4512 or [email protected].

#FMATurin2024 - Follow the Conversation

During the conference, use the hashtag #FMATurin2024 to follow the conversation on X (Twitter) (@finmgmtassoc) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/FMA.org).

About ESCP Business School 

ESCP Business School is a pan-European institution founded in 1819, with campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin, and Warsaw.  The Turin Campus is one of the most rapidly growing campuses within the School, with a strong vocation in research and education in finance.

ESCP Business School is ranked #4 in Europe by the Financial Times.  Among its several highly-ranked programs, the Master in Finance ranks #1 worldwide, the Master in Management #4, and the Executive MBA #3