2019 European Conference 

12 - 14 June 2019 | Glasgow, Scotland

FMA International is pleased to announce its 23rd European Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. 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, 12 June. 

Program Co-Chairs

James Linck, Distinguished Chair in Finance
Southern Methodist University

Andrew Marshall, Professor of Finance
University of Strathclyde

Lalitha Naveen, Associate Professor of Finance
Temple University

Call for Papers and Deadlines

Click to view the Call for Papers.

Conference Program

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Jeffrey L. Coles
Professor of Finance and Samuel S. Stewart Presidential Chair
University of Utah 

Jeffrey L. Coles is Professor of Finance and the Samuel S. Stewart Presidential Chair at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. He taught previously at the University of Rochester, Stanford University, and Arizona State University. Professor Coles received his B.A. from Pomona College, in mathematics with distinction and economics with distinction, cum laude, in 1979. He received his Ph.D. in 1984 from Stanford University. While at Stanford, he was an associate at the Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences, the holder of the Henry J. Newell Honors Fellowship, and a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.

He has teaching and research interests in compensation, boards of directors, corporate governance and control, asset pricing, organization structure, and the utility industry and has published numerous academic papers in premier journals. He is Advisory Editor Emeritus of Financial Management, Co-Editor of the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Advisory Editor of the Journal of Financial Research. His work is featured in a wide spectrum of business publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Fortune, and Investor's Business Daily, and in the broadcast media, including Wall Street Week, CNN News, and National Public Radio.

Doctoral Student Consortium on Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The Doctoral Student Consortium, coordinated by Dr. David Denis of the University of Pittsburgh, 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.

To apply for the Doctoral Student Consortium, students must complete the online application and submit a 5 - 10 page dissertation proposal (in PDF format). In addition, one recommendation letter should either be uploaded to the application or sent to FMA prior to the application deadline. 

There is no fee for the Doctoral Student Consortium application. All applications are due Friday, 15 February 2019. Click here to apply.


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].


#FMAGlasgow2019 - Follow the Conversation

During the conference, use the hashtag #FMAGlasgow2019 to follow the conversation on Twitter (@finmgmtassoc) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/FMA.org).


Strathclyde logoAbout the University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde was founded in 1796 and has a rich history of teaching and innovation. Located in the center of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, we are home to students from over 100 countries. Winners of seven Times Higher Education Awards, including University of the Year 2012 and Business School of the Year 2016, we have a world-wide reputation for teaching and research excellence.

The conference venue is the Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, a multi-award winning UK university situated in the very heart of Glasgow.