Australasian Finance & Banking Conference

The 32nd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC) is organised by the Institute of Global Finance and the School of Banking and Finance, UNSW Business School. The Conference will be held on 16–18 December 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia.

The AFBC is the most significant and prestigious finance conference in the Asia-Pacific region. It brings together the world's foremost leaders of thought from the financial community, providing international academics and industry professionals with the opportunity to meet and share their research and interest in finance-related fields. The Conference Committee would like to invite all academics and practitioners to participate.

A range of prizes are available for papers that are selected for presentation at the conference.

Keynote Speakers

  • Robert Engle, New York University
  • Jarrad Harford, University of Washington
  • Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, UCLA
  • Michael Weisbach, Ohio State University

International Business Forum

  • Monday, 16 December, 11am to 12:30pm
  • Keynote speakers:
  • Nobel Laureate Robert Engle, New York University
  • Jonathan Kearns, Head of Financial Stability, the Reserve Bank of Australia

When and Where

  • When: Monday 16 December to Wednesday 18 December 2019.
    The PhD Forum will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel on Sunday 15 December 2019.

  • Where: Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia. This is conveniently located in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District. 

PhD Forum

As part of the annual Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, UNSW will host a forum for advanced Finance Doctoral Students who are currently working on their dissertation.

Submit a paper

Submissions are closed for the 32nd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference.


Registration is now open, click here to register.

Please note: presenting authors must register by Friday 20 September 2019 to facilitate scheduling. Registration includes attendance at the conference dinner. Additional guest ticket to the conference dinner are AU$140 each.

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