2022 Asia/Pacific Conference

11 - 13 December 2022
Melbourne, Australia
Monash University, Caufield Campus

FMA International is pleased to announce its 12th Asia/Pacific Conference at Monash University, Caufield Campus in Melbourne, Australia. FMA’s Asia/Pacific 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 Monday morning and end Tuesday afternoon. The Doctoral Student Consortium (by application) will be held on Sunday.  

Please note that all attendees will be required to be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination via FMA's vaccine verification platform. For more information, click here.

Click here for the Call For Papers

Program Co-Chairs

Chris Veld, Professor of Finance, Monash University

Ronald Masulis, Scientia Professor of Finance, University of New South Wales 

Andrea Vedolin, Associate Professor of Finance, Boston University

Paper Submissions

The deadline to submit a paper was 27 May 2022. We are no longer able to accept submissions.

Registration is now open!

Register Here!

Featuring Keynote Speaker 

Sumit Agarwal
Low Tuck Kwong Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Business School and a Professor of Economics and Real Estate, National University of Singapore. 

Dr. Agarwal has held positions as a Professor of Finance at the Business School, Georgetown University. Before that he was a senior financial economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and prior to joining the Chicago Fed, he was a senior vice president and credit risk management executive in the Small Business Risk Solutions Group of Bank of America. Dr. Agarwal's research interests include issues relating to financial institutions, household finance, behavioral finance, real estate markets and sustainability.

Dr. Agarwal will present his keynote on Household Sustainability.


Doctoral Student Consortium on Sunday, 11 December 2022

The Doctoral Student Consortium, coordinated by Sudipto Dasgupta, Professor of Finance, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 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 19 August 2022. We are no longer able to accept applications. 

Exhibitors and Sponsors

For exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, please click here or contact Shannon Tompkins at +1.833.946.4512 or [email protected].

THANK YOU to our conference sponsors

Best Paper Award Sponsor

Excellence requires more than a sharp mind. In today's competitive world of academia, excellence requires access to respected, comprehensive data. Amplify your financial courses with expansive historical data, sector-specific intelligence, news, and research to boost experiential learning.

Luncheon Sponsor

Fitch Solutions fuels better informed credit risk and strategy decisions with
reliable data, insightful research and powerful a
nalytics across global markets and macroeconomic environments.

Gala Dinner Sponsor 

Yarra Finance are the commercial finance experts who will guide you through the 
multitude of products to ensure you have made the right choice. 

General Conference Sponsor
Refinitiv is an American-British global provider of financial market data and infrastructure. The company was founded 
in 2018. It is a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group.


Formal Participant Letters & Invitations

For participants seeking a formal invitation from FMA for either institution support or visa requirements, please contact Shannon Tompkins at +1.833-946-4512 or [email protected]. Participants must be registered for the conference in order to receive a requested letter. 

Travel & Hotel Recommendations

Visa Requirements

If you wish to apply for a business visa (F) instead of a tourist visa (L), we can issue an official invitation letter to you. To pursue this option, please register for the conference and contact Shannon Tompkins at [email protected] or 1-833-946-4512

Hotel Recommendations

Monash University has provided an extensive list of recommended hotels. Click here for details. 

 #FMAMelbourne2022 - Follow the Conversation

During the conference, use the hashtag #FMAMelbourne2022 to follow the conversation on Twitter (@finmgmtassoc) and on Facebook (www.facebook.com/FMA.org). 

About Monash University

Monash is a modern, global, research-intensive university, delivering education and research excellence in Australia and across the Indo-Pacific. We’re making a positive impact on today's global challenges – whether that’s by mitigating climate
change, easing geopolitical insecurity or fostering healthy communities.