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The AFA 2019 Annual Meeting will be held January 4-6, 2019 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • AFA sessions will take place at the Hilton Atlanta Downtown. ASSA Headquarters will be the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
  • Registration and Housing will open on September 12th at 11:00 am EDT. Attendees must go through the official housing company to get the convention rates. Registration, housing and other meeting information is on the AEA website.
  • View the full ASSA Preliminary Program
  • View the 2019 AFA Preliminary Program and Ph.D. Student Poster Session

 

This year the Association will again host a Ph.D. Student Poster Session as part of the Annual Meeting as well as award Travel Grants to doctoral students to help defray the costs of attending our 2019 Annual Meeting to be held in Atlanta, Georgia on January 4-6, 2019. Details on both programs are below.

AFA Ph.D. STUDENT POSTER SESSION - now closed


The AFA will again host a Ph.D. Student Poster Session as part of the 2019 Annual Meeting to be held in Atlanta, Georgia. The posters will be displayed in a public area of the AFA hotel and authors will be asked to be present at their posters for specific times during the conference.

The submission website is now CLOSED. The submission deadline was July 31, 2018. If you have already submitted a paper for the poster session, you can view that through the
Conference Maker website.

Submissions should include your poster title and abstract as well as a draft of your poster or paper on which the poster would be based. The student/submitter must be a member of the Association (student online memberships are available free hereNote: student memberships may take up to a day to be activated - please register for your student membership in advance of the submission deadline). Poster submissions are invited on all topics in finance and may describe research projects, results of work in progress, presentation of data, or recently completed work. Guidelines for materials and layout of poster presentations will be available after presentations have been accepted.

If you have any questions, please contact Annette Clark for assistance.


AFA STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT NOMINATIONS - now closed

Any current AFA member in the U.S. or abroad is invited to nominate one student, whom he or she has taught or supervised, to be considered for this award. Schools with multiple applicants may receive reduced award amounts.

 

The nominated student must be a member of the Association (student online memberships are available free here), must be beyond the first year in her or his doctoral studies in finance, financial economics, or a related field, and must not be on the job market during the academic year in which the grant is made. No student may participate in this grant program more than once. 


Nominations are now closed for the Travel Grant program. The deadline was July 31, 2018.

The students to receive grants will be selected and informed by August 31, 2018. Awards will be determined based on recommendations and the award amount will factor travel cost to the Annual Meeting from the student's institution as well as the number of nominations from each school.

Award checks will be delivered to the selected students at the annual meeting if a tax/address form is completed before the annual meeting or by mail subsequently if the form is completed at the annual meeting.

 

General Paper Submission Information for the Regular Program

The paper submission site for the 2019 American Finance Association annual meeting, to be held January 4-6 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, is closed.

The submission deadline was midnight (EST) March 15, 2018. Decisions will be sent by May 31 to the author who submits the paper.

If you have any questions, please contact Annette Clark for assistance.



Last revised: September 6, 2018

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