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 email@example.com).
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 4 (Session chair: Masahiro Watanabe)
Click here for Day One abstracts.
||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)
||Paper #1: "Aggregate Supply and Demand Shocks and Asset Prices" by Ray Ball (University of Chicago), Gil Sadka (University of Texas at Dallas) and Ayung Tseng (Indiana University)
Presenter: Ray Ball
||Paper #2: "Efficient Prices at Any Cost: Does Algorithmic Trading Deter Information Acquisition" by Brian Weller (Northwestern University)
Presenter: Brian Weller
||Afternoon coffee break
||Paper #3: "The Economic Impact of Index Investing" by Jonathan Brogaard (University of Washington), Matthew Ringgenberg (Washington University in St. Louis) and David Sovich (Washington University in St. Louis)
Presenter: Matthew Ringgenberg
||Paper #4: "The Fragility of Organization Capital" by Oliver Boguth (Arizona State University), David Newton (Concordia University) and Mikhail Sumutin (University of Toronto)
Presenter: Oliver Boguth
||Wine and cheese break
||New Ideas session: Eliezer Fich, moderator
Presenters: Sahil Raina (University of Michigan), Efstathios Avdis (University of Alberta), Mark Huson, University of Alberta
||Cocktails and conference dinner in the Hawthorn Room (level 6)