2018 Napa Conference on Financial Markets Research


23 - 24 March 2018 | Napa Valley, CA

Beringer Vineyards
2000 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574

Co-hosted by the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and FMA’s flagship journal, Financial Management, the 2018 FMA Napa Conference on Financial Markets Research features high-quality papers from scholars conducting financial markets research.

The six selected presenters will receive:

  • Quality discussion about his/her paper with experts and the editors of Financial Management
  • Beringer Winery wine tasting on Saturday after the conference
  • Travel reimbursements (coach airfare up to $1,500 USD, two nights in conference hotel, and rental car for two days)
  • An opportunity to win a Best Paper Award with a monetary prize of $1,500 USD

Papers will be selected based on the:

  • Nature of the research problem
  • Implications of the proposed research
  • Quality of the research design
  • Expected contribution of the research to the literature

Conference Accommodations 

We've arranged for a group rate of $325/night at the Villagio Inn & Spa in Yountville, CA. Reservations must be made by Friday, 9 February 2018. To reserve a room, call 1-800-351-1133 or 1-707-944-1112 and reference “FMA/UC Davis Napa Conference”. 

Please Note: The Villagio Inn & Spa will be undergoing renovations in Spring 2018, which will affect areas such as the swimming pools, lobby, and walkways. It may also produce noise throughout the day (9 am-5 pm). Should you wish to consider other accommodation options, we recommend the Vintage House, Napa Valley Lodge, and Harvest Inn.

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