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

Please note that the deadline has been extended to August 25 to account for submission issues.

Keynote speakers

The Keynote speakers for the Conference include:

  • Stjin Claessens, US Federal Reserve
  • Tarun Chordia, Emory University
  • Christian T. Lundblad, University of North Carolina
  • Roni Michaely, Cornell University
  • Myron Scholes, Stanford University

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




Financial Services Institute of Australia 



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