2020 European Conference 

10 - 12 June 2020 | Limassol, Cyprus 

Important note:

FMA is actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. According to the CDC’s current risk assessment, the immediate health risk to the American public from COVID-19 is low. Therefore, we are currently moving forward with the conference as planned.

We recommend that all those traveling to the conference practice preventative actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses. CDC’s recommendations on doing so are available here. Hand sanitizer will be available at every FMA conference.

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms (e.g., fever, cough, shortness of breath), please refrain from traveling to the conference. In this case, please let us know and we will arrange to refund your conference registration fees.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will send any relevant updates via email as the conference draws closer.

FMA International is pleased to announce its 24th European Conference at the Cyprus University of Technology in Limassol, Cyprus. FMA’s European Conference brings together academicians and practitioners with interests in financial decision-making and provides a forum for presenting new research and discussing current issues in financial management and related topics.

Presentations of research papers, panel discussions, tutorials and exhibits will begin Thursday morning and end Friday afternoon. The Doctoral Student Consortium (by application) will be held on Wednesday, 10 June. 

Program Co-Chairs

Elena Kalotychou,  Assistant Professor of Finance
Cyprus University of Technology

Sotiris Staikouras, Senior Lecturer, Banking & Finance
Cass Business School, City University of London

Margarita Tsoutsoura, Associate Professor, Academic Director of the John and Dyan Smith Family Business Initiative and John and Dyan Smith Professor of Management and Family Business SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University

Conference Registration

Conference registration is now open! To register, please click here.

Conference Program

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Nadia Massoud
Ian Potter Chair Professor of Finance & Associate Dean of Research
University of Melbourne

"The impact of Disruptive Technology on the Financial Market: Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence"

After completing her PhD in Economics and Finance at Queens University, Nadia held associate professor positions at the University of Alberta and York University’s Schulich School of Business.

Nadia’s research, which has received extensive awards and appeared in leading journals, including the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Rand Journal of Economics and others, focuses on corporate governance and regulation in the banking sector.

Nadia teaches Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Financial Management on our MBA programs and is an organising director of the Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance Conference.

Paper Submissions

Click here for the Call For Papers 

The paper submission fee is $50 USD for members and $60 USD for non-members. The deadline to submit a paper was Monday, 2 December 2019We are no longer accepting paper submissions. 

Paper Acceptances

Acceptance letters for the 2020 Conference will be sent (electronically) to each paper’s presenting author in February 2020. The presenting author will be required to register within one (1) week to confirm his/her attendance. 

Program Participation Application

Session Chairperson/Paper Discussant Application (deadline Wednesday, 15 April 2020)

Doctoral Student Consortium on Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Led by William MegginsonProfessor & Price Chair in Finance and George Lynn Cross Research Professor at the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma and Saudi Aramco Chair Professor in Finance at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, 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 is Friday, 14 February 2020. We are no longer accepting paper submissions. 

Click here to apply for the Consortium.

Travel, Hotel and Visa information

Information on travel to Limassol, hotels, and visa requirements is available here. 

Formal Participant Letters & Invitations

For participants seeking a formal invitation from FMA for either institution support or visa requirements, please contact Karen Wright at +1.813.974.2084 or [email protected]. Participants must be registered for the conference in order to receive a requested letter. 

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, please click here or contact Karen Wright at 813-974-2084 or [email protected].

#FMACyprus2020 - Follow the Conversation

During the conference, use the hashtag #FMACyprus2020 to follow the conversation on Twitter (@finmgmtassoc) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/FMA.org).

Thank you to our sponsors


About the Cyprus University of Technology 

Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), established in 2008, is one of the two state universities in Cyprus. The university is located in the heart of the old city of Limassol. Restored ancient buildings of cultural importance are now home of the university facilities and are scattered around the streets of the vibrant old city across the road from the seafront promenade. Over its short lifespan the university has grown both in size and in international recognition for excellence in education, research and knowledge transfer. The university engages in substantial network of international collaboration through its participation in 67 international organizations and bilateral cooperation with 78 universities.