2019 European Conference 

12 - 14 June 2019 | Glasgow, Scotland

FMA International is pleased to announce its 23rd European Conference at the University of Strathclyde's Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow, Scotland. FMA’s European Conference brings together academicians 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.

Presentations of research papers, panel discussions, tutorials and exhibits will begin Thursday morning and end Friday afternoon. The Doctoral Student Consortium (by application) will be held on Wednesday, 12 June. 

Program Co-Chairs

James Linck, Distinguished Chair in Finance
Southern Methodist University

Andrew Marshall, Professor of Finance
University of Strathclyde

Lalitha Naveen, Associate Professor of Finance
Temple University

Conference Registration

Online registration is no longer available. Onsite registration will be open at the Technology and Innovation Centre on:
  • Wednesday, 12 June: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, 13 June: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday, 14 June: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Conference Program

Click here to view the program

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Jeffrey L. Coles
Professor of Finance and Samuel S. Stewart Presidential Chair
University of Utah 

"Three Observations"

Jeffrey L. Coles is Professor of Finance and the Samuel S. Stewart Presidential Chair at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. He taught previously at the University of Rochester, Stanford University, and Arizona State University. Professor Coles received his B.A. from Pomona College, in mathematics with distinction and economics with distinction, cum laude, in 1979. He received his Ph.D. in 1984 from Stanford University. While at Stanford, he was an associate at the Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences, the holder of the Henry J. Newell Honors Fellowship, and a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.

He has teaching and research interests in compensation, boards of directors, corporate governance and control, asset pricing, organization structure, and the utility industry and has published numerous academic papers in premier journals. He is Advisory Editor Emeritus of Financial Management, Co-Editor of the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Advisory Editor of the Journal of Financial Research. His work is featured in a wide spectrum of business publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Fortune, and Investor's Business Daily, and in the broadcast media, including Wall Street Week, CNN News, and National Public Radio.

Doctoral Student Consortium on Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The Doctoral Student Consortium, coordinated by Dr. David Denis of the University of Pittsburgh, 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 February 2019.

Formal Participant Letters & Invitations

For participants seeking a formal invitation from FMA for either institution support or visa requirements, please contact Karen Wright at +1.813.974.2084 or [email protected]. Participants must be registered for the conference in order to receive a requested letter. 


Hotel and Travel Information

The Glasgow Convention Bureau has arranged for discounted rates at a number of hotels near the conference venue.


Proximity to Technology &
Innovation Centre

Approximate Rates

Express by Holiday Inn
City Center

.58 mi/.93 km $131 USD
Fraser Suites Glasgow .24 mi/.39 km $172 - $198 USD

Holiday Inn
City Center Theatreland

.58mi/.93 km $144 USD
Mercure Glasgow City .29 mi/.47 km $152 USD
Moxy Glasgow Collegelands .09 mi/.14 km $144 USD

Native Glasgow at the

.39 mi/.63 km $148 USD
Premier Inn George Square .13 mi/.21 km $104 USD


All room rates include breakfast and will appear in GBP on the booking site. Please click here to make reservations. 

Important: FMA has been made aware that a service provider may have contacted a number of individuals who are attending the 2019 European Conference, to offer hotel reservation services. The Glasgow Convention Bureau is the only agency FMA and the University of Strathclyde has contracted with to provide discounted rates at area hotels. The Glasgow Convention Bureau will not contact any conference attendees directly. If you receive a call or email, it is a scam. Please do not respond to any phone calls or email or share any personal information with these companies.

For information about entry requirements and visas, please visit this website.

Attendee Discounts

Thanks to the Glasgow Convention Bureau, we are delighted to offer attendees a number of discounts on tours and transportation, dining and shopping. Please click here for more information.

#FMAGlasgow2019 - Follow the Conversation

During the conference, use the hashtag #FMAGlasgow2019 to follow the conversation on Twitter (@finmgmtassoc) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/FMA.org).

Strathclyde logoAbout the University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde was founded in 1796 and has a rich history of teaching and innovation. Located in the center of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, we are home to students from over 100 countries. Winners of seven Times Higher Education Awards, including University of the Year 2012 and Business School of the Year 2016, we have a world-wide reputation for teaching and research excellence.

The conference venue is the Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, a multi-award winning UK university situated in the very heart of Glasgow.