Australasian Finance & Banking Conference

The 28th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, organised by the Institute of Global Finance and the School of Banking & Finance, UNSW Business School, Australia, will be held in Sydney in December 2015.

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

A range of prizes are available for papers that are selected to participate in the conference.

Submit a paper

Submission deadline: Thursday 20 August 2015

  • Call for papers
  • Submit a paper
  • Instructions for paper submissions
  • Selection committee

    Please note, there is a limit of one paper presentation per author. Please read the Submission Terms & Conditions, prior to submitting your paper.

    All papers are subject to a blind referee process to judge their suitability for inclusion in the conference program.

    When and where

    When: 16 - 18 December 2015

    Location: The Shangri-La Hotel 176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

    The PhD Forum will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel on Tuesday 15 December 2015.

    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.

    Find out more about the PhD forum

    Journal of Financial Markets - dual consideration

    Authors will have the option of submitting their paper for dual consideration to the Journal of Financial Markets.

    Further information 


    Registration is not open at this point in time. Please check back later in the year.

    Please note: Presenting authors must be registered by Friday 30th October 2015 to facilitate scheduling. Additional guest ticket to the conference dinner are AUD $140 each.


    Early bird fee

    Payment received before Thursday 1 October 2015

    Standard registration: AUD$750 (incls GST/VAT)

    PhD students: AUD$600 (incls GST/VAT)

    Full fee

    Standard registration: AUD$800 (incls GST/VAT)

    PhD students: AUD$650 (incls GST/VAT)


    The registration does not include accommodation. However, it does make you eligible for a discounted group rate at the Shangri-La Hotel as part of the conference:

    Deluxe Darling Harbour AUD $280.00 room only incl. GST per room per night

    Deluxe Opera House AUD $295.00 room only incl. GST per room per night

    Deluxe Grand Harbour AUD $310.00 room only incl. GST per room per night




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