Finance and Statistical Analysis

Frontiers In Finance 2017

BanffJune 17-18

Banff, Alberta, Canada

This two day conference showcases papers in a broad range of finance, law, and economics with an eye on emerging topics and subjects. Topics include governance, corporate control, ownership and capital structure, investor protection, and networking and price formation in financial markets.

Keltie Tolmie, the FSA Department Administrator, will be on-site if you have any questions or concerns while at the conference (tel. 780-907-1208 or keltie.tolmie@ualberta.ca).

General information on Banff: official Banff website

Link to Banff weather: http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/caab0016

How to get to Banff from the Calgary Airport:

Information on the Banff Airporter Shuttle

Information on Brewster Transportation

Driving from Calgary to Banff: Click here to download a PDF file with directions on how to get out of Calgary from the Calgary Airport. This file also shows you how to get to the Rimrock Resort Hotel once you reach Banff.

The Rimrock Resort Hotel: www.rimrockresort.com/

Parking is available at the hotel. Self-parking is $16/day and valet parking is $30/day. Parking information will be given to you when you check in to the hotel. Standard wifi is complimentary.

Program of Events:

Day 1: Saturday, June  (Session chair: TBA)
Click here for Day One abstracts.
8:00-9:30 a.m. Breakfast for participants and their families in the Hawthorn Room (level 6)
9:30 a.m.-12:00 noon Networking with colleagues
Lunch and afternoon presentations are in the Hawthorn Room (level 6)
12:00-12:30 p.m. Conference Lunch
12:30-1:20 p.m. Paper #1:
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1:25-2:15 p.m. Paper #2:
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2:15-2:30 p.m. Afternoon coffee break
2:30-3:20 p.m. Paper #3:
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3:25-4:15 p.m. Paper #4:
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4:15-4:30 p.m. Wine and cheese break
4:30-5:15 p.m.  New Ideas session: TBA
Presenters: 
6:00 p.m. Cocktails and conference dinner in the Hawthorn Room (level 6)




Day 2: Sunday, June 18 (Session chair: TBA)
Click here for Day Two abstracts.
8:00-9:30 a.m. Breakfast for participants and their families in the Hawthorn Room (level 6)
9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Networking with colleagues
Lunch and afternoon presentations are in the Hawthorn Room C (level 6)
12:00-12:30 p.m. Conference Lunch
12:30-1:20 p.m. Paper #5:
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1:25-2:15 p.m. Paper #6:
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2:15-2:30 p.m.  Afternoon coffee break
2:30-3:20 p.m. Paper #7:
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3:25-4:15 p.m. Paper #8:
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4:15 p.m.  Closing remarks - Vikas Mehrotra
6:00 p.m. Cocktails and conference dinner in the Hawthorn Room (level 6)