2022 European Conference 

11 - 13 July 2022 | emlyon business school, Lyon, France

FMA International is pleased to announce its 2022 European Conference in partnership with emlyon business school in Lyon, France will be held in-person on 11 - 13 July 2022. The conference brings together academics and practitioners with interests in financial decision-making and provides a forum for presenting new research and discussing current issues in financial management and related topics.

The Conference will conclude on the eve of Bastille Day. We invite you to stay in the city for the festivities!

Program Co-Chairs

Alexander Groh, Professor of Finance
emlyon business school

Michael GoldsteinDonald P. Babson Professor of Applied Investments 
Babson College

Gustavo GrullonJesse H. Jones Professor of Finance
Rice University




The Conference Program for Registrants (with Session Links) is now available! 


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The  Public Conference Program is available at the link below:

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Conference Registration

Online registration for the conference is currently closed. Please contact FMA here if you would like to register.


Featuring Keynote Speaker 

Renée Adams 

University of Oxford, ECGI, SFS, Asian Bureau of Finance & Economic Research, Foundations of Law and Finance Research Center at Goethe University, and CEPR

Dr. Renée Adams is a Professor of Finance at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford (2018 – present), Research Associate (2004 – present) and Fellow (2017 – present) at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), Council Member (2017 – present), and Chair (2021-present) of the Society for Financial Studies (SFS), Senior Fellow at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research, Senior Fellow of the Foundations of Law and Finance Research Center at Goethe University, and member of CEPR.

Renée’s research highlights organizational design problems to which seemingly inefficient governance mechanisms are the solution and the role selection plays in understanding corporate leaders.

She has published extensively in finance and economic journals including Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Financial Economics, International Review of Finance, American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Economic Policy Review and Journal of Finance. She was awarded the Female Career Award from HEC Lausanne in 2019 and has received several Best Paper awards at leading finance conferences.

She is a former Department Editor at Management Science (until 2020), Special Issues Editor, Editorial Board Member and Associate Editor for a number of finance and economic journals and has served on the Program Committee, chaired and discussed papers on a number of finance conference programs, serves as an Ad-hoc reviewer, is an Ad-hoc grant reviewer for the National Science Foundation, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, and is an external reviewer for promotion and tenure at a number of US, Canadian and European universities. She co-founded AFFECT, the women’s committee of the American Finance Association in 2015 and chaired it until 2020.

 Doctoral Student Consortium on Monday, 11 July 2022

The Doctoral Student Consortium, coordinated by Ivalina Kalcheva, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Texas at San Antonio, includes a panel session with distinguished scholars discussing the latest advances in research and offering career advice. The afternoon breakout sessions give participants the opportunity to present job market papers or dissertation proposals and receive feedback from the faculty and panelists. Accepted participants receive complimentary conference registration.

The application deadline was Friday, 15 April 2022. We are no longer able to accept applications.


Travelers to France may be required to provide proof of complete vaccination for COVID-19 to enter the country, depending on the level of COVID-19 in their home country. 

France categorizes other countries as either "Green" or "Orange". There are different regulations and restrictions for entry to France from Green and Orange countries.

Since 1 February 2022, in order for their vaccination schedule to continue to be recognized as complete, persons aged 18 years or older wishing to enter French territory must have received a booster dose of messenger RNA vaccine no later than nine months after receiving the last mandatory dose.

We strongly suggest you consult the France Diplomatie website to determine your eligibility to enter France and the documentation required. The France Diplomatie website is available hereWe also suggest that you consult your home country's regulations to determine your eligibility to re-enter your country after the Conference.

Please note: The entry requirements for France may change at any time, so we strongly suggest that all travelers be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to traveling and carry their vaccination record with them.  

Hotel Reservations

All attendees are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements. A list of hotels in Lyon and Écully with sample rates and distance from emlyon is available here. 

Formal Participant Letters & Invitations

For participants seeking a formal invitation from FMA for either institution support or visa requirements, please contact Karen Wright at [email protected]. Participants must be registered for the conference in order to receive an invitation letter. 

Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, please click here or contact Karen Wright at 813-974-2084 or [email protected].

#FMAemlyon2022 - Follow the Conversation

During the conference, use the hashtag #FMAemlyon22 to follow the conversation on Twitter (@finmgmtassoc) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/FMA.org).

About the emlyon business school 

emlyon business school is a French business school founded in Lyon, France, in 1872 by the local business community and is affiliated with the Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry. A grande école, emlyon offers an undergraduate BBA; MBA, EMBA, specialized MSc graduate programs; and a PhD program. 

The School hosts 8,900 students representing 121 nationalities in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, along with nearly 6,900 participants in executive education programs. The School counts seven campuses around the world: Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Paris, Casablanca, Shanghai, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai. It draws on a network of 190 international academic partners and leads a community of 35,700 alumni in 130 different countries.

THANK YOU to our conference sponsors

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Wednesday Evening reception sponsor

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