Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference

Conference dates

14 Nov 2020 - 15 Nov 2020


Boca Raton, Florida


Call for Papers
Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference
November 14-15, 2020
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
in partnership with British Academy of Management (BAM) Corporate Governance Special Interest Group

Scope of the Conference: We are delighted to invite you to the inaugural Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference, which will be held in Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, during 14th–15th November 2020. We invite the submission of original papers on all aspects of corporate finance and corporate governance.

The conference offers an interdisciplinary forum to gain feedback on timely working papers. We welcome all topics in corporate finance and corporate governance from scholars in finance, entrepreneurship, innovation, international business, law, management, and accounting disciplines. We particularly welcome timely research in ESG, sustainability, and climate finance. Also, we particularly welcome timely topics in the finance and management of innovation, including but not limited to fintech and cleantech.

Affiliated Journals with Editors in Attendance:

(1) British Journal of Management (BJM)
BJM is an ABS 4 ranked journal (impact factor 2.75) that publishes papers in all areas of business, including corporate governance, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, strategy, etc.

(2) Review of Corporate Finance (RCF).
RCF is published by Now Publishers commencing in 2021.

(3) Small Business Economics (SBE)
SBE is an ABS 3 ranked journal (impact factor 3.56) that publishes papers in all aspects of entrepreneurship, including governance, public policy, and finance.

(4) Journal of Technology Transfer (JTT)
JTT is an ABS 2 ranked journal (impact factor 4.04) that publishes papers in all areas of innovation and technology transfer, including management practices, public policy, and regulation.

Location: College of Business, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton, Florida

World-Wide Airport Connections: World-wide airport connections: 20 min drive: Ft. Lauderdale; West Palm Beach; 45min-1hr drive: Miami

Conference Fees: $US 200 (for conference dinner, lunches, and coffee breaks)

Hotel Options: Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel 4* ($190), 8 min drive to FAU; Courtyard by Marriot 4* ($180), 7 min drive; Best Western Plus University Inn ($152), 10 min drive. Note: there are dozens of hotels in Boca Raton and surrounding areas (e.g., Delray Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, etc.) at both cheaper and more expensive rates.

Submission Instructions and Questions: Submissions may be sent by email to Questions may be directed to either Douglas Cumming or Sofia Johan

Covid 19 Pandemic, Deadlines, Dates, and Contingencies:
The original call for papers, pre-Covid pandemic, requested submissions by May 1, 2020. In view of the pandemic, many authors have made requests for an extension. So, as at today’s date April 16, 2020, we have extended the deadline. Please send a blind and non-blind copy of your paper (or an up to 10-page extended abstract) by June 15, 2020.

As with other conferences, the Covid pandemic may require other changes over the coming months.