Call For Papers
Deakin Finance Colloquium 2012 on "Funds Management"

9th November 2012, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Keynote Speaker: Professor Bill Fung (London Business School)

The School of Accounting Economics and Finance at Deakin University is organizing the fourth annual Deakin Finance Colloquium on 9th November, 2012 at University's Burwood Campus in Melbourne, Australia. The theme of the Colloquium this year is "Funds Management". We are inviting high quality academic research papers in the areas of mutual funds, hedge funds, pension funds, private equity and sovereign wealth funds. Authors of the selected papers will be invited to present at the Colloquium. Deakin University will provide travel grant (up to $1500) and two days accommodation for all the paper presenters.

CONFERENCE DETAILS: The Deakin Finance Colloquium 2012 is a one day event. There will be 6 academic research paper presentations followed by in-depth discussions and Q&A sessions. In the past, eminent researchers such as Ronald Masulis, Bruce Grundy, Robert Faff, Alex Frino, Kevin Davis, Robert Brooks, Henk Berkman, Doug Foster and others have presented and discussed research papers at the Deakin Finance Colloquium. The Colloquium offers a forum for academics and professionals in the field of finance to engage with leading researchers in this field. We aim to provide an inspiring program that will develop research ties and avenues for future research.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Please send your paper to: The last date for paper submission is July 30, 2012. Authors of the selected papers will be notified by 31st August 2012.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For any queries regarding Deakin Finance Colloquium 2012, please contact Saikat Sovan Deb ( ).

Posted 6/12/12