Department of Finance: Conferences

Upcoming Event

Frontiers In Finance Conference

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. Faculty, Full-Time teaching staff, PhD Students, and Speakers will be invited to attend.

2023 is an exciting year for this conference with sponsorship provided by Mawer Investment Management Ltd.

The Finance Administrative Department Coordinator will be on-site to address any questions or concerns while in attendance. For registration information contact the Administrative Department Coordinator.

Date: June 10-11, 2023

Location: The Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada

 

Event Sponsor 

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

Day 1: Saturday, June 10

All conference meals and sessions will be held on Level 6 of the Rimrock Resort Hotel conference facility (south wing), in various rooms as noted below.

Breakfast

Wildrose Salon A

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast for delegates and their families

Morning Session

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)

Explore Banff, Networking, Various Activities

Lunch

Hawthorn AB

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Conference lunch for delegates

Afternoon Session

Hawthorn AB

 

Masa Watanabe (Session Chair - Day 1)

12:30 PM - 12:40 PM

Conference opening remarks 

Felipe Aguerrevere (Department Chair)

Sponsor Message

12:40 PM - 1:35 PM

Selale Tuzel (University of Southern California)

Investing in Misallocation 

 

1:40 PM - 2:35 PM

Alexander Dyck (University of Toronto)

Collective Activism

2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

Afternoon coffee break

2:55 PM - 4:55 PM New Ideas Session
Valeri Sokolvski (HEC)
Adelina Barbalau (University of Alberta) 

Colin Ward (University of Minnesota)

Dinner

Hawthorn C

5:30PM

Happy Hour for delegates and significant others

6:00 PM

Conference dinner for delegates and significant others

Day 2: Sunday, June 11

All conference meals and sessions will be held on Level 6 of the Rimrock Resort Hotel conference facility (south wing), in various rooms as noted below.

Breakfast

Wildrose Salon A

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast for delegates and their families

Morning Session

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)

Explore Banff, Networking, Various Activities

Lunch

Hawthorn AB

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Conference lunch for delegates

Afternoon Session

Hawthorn AB

 

Mark Huson (Session Chair - Day 2)

12:30 PM - 1:25 PM

Davidson Heath (University of Utah)

 

Diversity, Productivity, and the Homophily Trap

1:30 PM - 2:25 PM

Emily Williams (Harvard University)

 

Buy Now, Pay Later Credit: User Characteristics and Effects on Spending Patterns

2:25 PM - 2:45 PM

Afternoon coffee break

2:45 PM - 3:40 PM

Thomas Chemmanur (Boston College)

 

The Entrepreneurial Finance of Fintech Firms and the Effect of Fintech Investments on the Performance of Corporate Investors

3:45 PM - 4:40 PM

Lubos Pastor (University of Chicago)

 

Green Tilts

4:40 PM

Conference closing remarks

 

Felipe Aguerrevere (Department Chair)

Dinner

Hawthorn C

5:30PM 

Happy Hour for delegates and significant others 

6:00 PM

Conference dinner for delegates and significant others 

Accommodation and Transportation Information

  • Driving from Calgary to Banff:   Download a PDF  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 : Parking is available at the hotel. Self-parking is $22/day and valet parking is $36/day. Parking information will be given to you when you check in to the hotel. Standard wifi is complimentary for the duration of the conference.

 

Confirmed Speakers 2023 

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Alexander Dyck - Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services

Davidson Heath

Davidson Heath - Assistant Professor of Finance, Eccles School of Business University of Utah

Emily Williams

Emily Williams - Assistant Professor of Business Administration

Lubos Pastor

Lubos Pastor - Charles P. McQuaid Professor of Finance and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow

 

Selale Tuzel

Selale Tuzel - Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics

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Thomas J. Chemmanur - Professor of Finance and Hillenbrand Distinguished Fellow

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Colin Ward - Assistant Professor of Finance 

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Valeri Sokolovski - Assistant Professor of Finance

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Adelina Barbalau - Assistant Professor of Finance