1st UIC Finance Conference

Conference dates

25 Sep 2020 - 26 Sep 2020

Location

Chicago, IL

Description

The Finance Group at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is pleased to invite submissions of working papers in asset management and related areas to be presented at the 1st UIC Finance Conference. The conference aims to bring together leading and emerging scholars to discuss recent research in asset management, including:
• Mutual funds and pension funds
• Hedge funds and other alternative investments
• Venture capital and private equity
• Governance and regulation of investment companies
• Institutional trading
• Portfolio rebalancing and risk management
• Financial advice
• Machine learning in asset management
Travel expenses will be covered for all presenters and discussants.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Stefan Nagel (University of Chicago)

PAPER SUBMISSION
The submission deadline is April 1, 2020. Please submit a copy of the paper as a pdf file to finfallconf@uic.edu. Authors will be notified about acceptance decisions by May 1.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions can be directed to Joan Farre-Mensa (jfarre@uic.edu) or Egemen Genc (egenc@uic.edu).