2019 FIRN Women Conference

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Women's college

College Rd

St Lucia

Brisbane, QLD

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FIRN Women invites you to the 2019 FIRN Women conference on 14 and 15 March 2019. The conference comprises pitching presentations with Professor Robert Faff on Thursday 15 March and a research day with Professor Laura Starks including presentations from FIRN women on 15 March.

We are delighted to announce the FIRN Women mentoring program will be launched at this conference. Guest presenter Professor Polly Parker will run a workshop on peer-coaching prior to the pitching sessions on 14 March. All conference participants are welcome to attend the peer-coaching workshop.

This conference is open for all FIRN members to attend.

The schedule is:

  • Thursday 14 March 2019 – 12.30pm-5pm
  • Friday 15 March – 9.30am-4.30pm

Location: UQ, The Women's College, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane. Map link here

About Laura Starks

Laura T. Starks is the Charles E. and Sarah M. Seay Regents Chair in Finance and co-Executive Director of Social Innovation@McCombs. Her current research focuses on mutual funds, corporate governance institutional investors and environmental, social and governance investing. She was an editor of the Review of Financial Studies from 2008-2014 and has won a number of research and teaching awards in her career. She has also served on the Boards of Directors of the American Finance Association, the Financial Management Association (FMA), the Society of Financial Studies (SFS) and the Western Finance Association (WFA). She is currently President of SFS and is a past president of the FMA and WFA. She is an independent director for CREF Retirement Accounts and TIAA-CREF Mutual Funds, serves on the Investment Advisory Committee for the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Board of Governors of the Investment Company Institute, and the Governing Council of the Independent Directors Council. She has also served on the 2013 Strategy Council and the 2014 Expert Panel for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund (the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world)

For more information about this event contact FIRN at: info@firn.org.au

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Women's college

College Rd

St Lucia

Brisbane, QLD

Australia

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