AFFI 2016 - Program at a glance

Program at a glance 


Monday, 23 May

 

13.30 – 14.00

Ph.D. Workshop registration

14.00 – 15.30

Ph.D. Workshop - parallel session 1A

Ph.D. Workshop - parallel session 1B

Ph.D. Workshop - parallel session 1C

15.30 – 15.45

Coffee Break

15.45 – 17.15

Ph.D. Workshop - parallel session 2A

Ph.D. Workshop - parallel session 2B

Ph.D. Workshop - parallel session 2C

17.15 – 17.30

Mini-Bus Transfer

17.30 – 18.15

Guided Tour of the Historical City Center

18.15 – 19.30

Welcome Reception - Beer Tasting Event at the "Brasserie C"

 

Tuesday, 24 May

 

07:45 – 08:15

Mini-Bus Transfer

08.00 – 08.30

Registration + Welcome Breakfast

 

08.30 – 08.45

Welcome Speech - Albert Corhay, Rector of the University of Liège, and Georges Hübner (HEC Liège), Program Chair

08.45 – 10.00

Keynote Speaker: Henri Servaes (London Business School)"Social Capital, Trust, and Firm Performance: The Value of Corporate Social Responsibility during the Financial Crisis"

10.00 – 10.30

Coffee Break

10.30 – 12.00

Session 1A - Special Workshop "Credit and Counterparty Risk" 1

Session 1B - Behavioral Finance

 

Session 1D - Banking 1: Bank and Customer Behaviors

 

Session 1E - Asset Management 1: Style Investments - Session sponsored by Bankers, Markets, and Investors

 

Session 1F - Macro Finance

 

Session 1G - Corporate Governance 1: Executive Reactions

 

Session 1H - Market Microstructure and Liquidity

 

Session 1I - Corporate Finance 1: Impact of Financial Information

12.00 – 13.30

AFFI General Assembly + Lunch

Lunch

13.30 – 15.00

Session 2A - Special Workshop "Credit and Counterparty Risk" 2

Session 2B - Asset Pricing 1: Equilibrium and Investors Preferences

Session 2C - Financial Markets 1: Efficiency

Session 2D - Banking 2: Systemic Risk

Session 2E - Asset Management 2: Indexing - session sponsored by Amundi

Session 2F - Financial Econometrics

Session 2G - Corporate Governance 2: Employee Relations

Session 2H - Alternative Investments 1: Portfolios of Alternative Assets

15.00 – 15.30

Coffee Break

15.30 – 17.00

Session 3A - Special Workshop "Entrepreneurial Finance" 1

Session 3C - Financial Markets 2: Historical and Experimental Evidence

Session 3D - Banking 3: Bank Loans

 

Session 3E - Asset Management 3: Portfolio Performance

Session 3F - Derivatives 1: Commodities and Managed Futures

Session 3G - Corporate Governance 3: Managerial Issues in Corporate Transactions

Session 3H - Alternative Investments 2: Hedge Funds

Session 3I - Corporate Finance 2: Impacts of Corporate Choices

17.15 – 17.30

Mini-Bus Transfer

17.30 – 19.15

Cocktail Reception at the Liege City Hall

19.15 – 19.30

Mini-Bus Transfer to the Gala Dinner

19.30 – 23.00 

Gala Dinner at the "Comte de Méan" Restaurant (Crowne Plaza Hotel)

23.00 – 23.15

Mini-Bus Transfer to Conference Hotels

 

Wednesday, 25 May

 

08.15 – 08.45

Mini-Bus Transfer

08.30 – 09.00

Registration + Welcome Breakfast

09.00 – 10.15

Keynote Speaker: Eric Ghysels (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), "Backtesting systemic risk measures during the Great Depression and historical bank runs"

10.15 – 10.30

Coffee Break

10.30 – 12.00

Session 4A - Special Workshop "Entrepreneurial Finance" 2

Session 4C - Financial Markets 3: M&As

Session 4D - Banking 4: International Evidence

 

Session 4E - Asset Management 4: Trading and Betting

Session 4F - Insurance and Regulation Risk

 

Session 4H - Real Estate

 

Session 4I - Financial Distress: Accounting-Based Modeling

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch

13.00 – 14.30

Session 5A - Special Workshop "Finance, Ethics, and Sustainability" 1 - session sponsored by Candriam

 

Session 5B - Asset Pricing 2: Extensions of Asset Pricing Models

 

Session 5C - Financial Markets 4: Market Connectedness

 

Session 5D - Banking 5: Small Business Financing

Session 5F - Derivatives 2: Implied Volatility - session sponsored by Revue Finance

 

Session 5G - Corporate Governance 4: Agency Issues

 

Session 5H - Alternative Investments 3: Innovative Approaches

14.30 – 14.45

Coffee Break

14.45 – 16.15

Session 6A - Special Workshop "Finance, Ethics, and Sustainability" 2 - session sponsored by Candriam

 

Session 6C - Financial Markets 5: Sovereign Bond Markets

Session 6D - Banking 6: Regulatory Issues - session sponsored by The «Regulation and Systemic Risk» ACPR Chair

 

Session 6E - Asset Management 5: Fund Performance

Session 6F - Quantitative Finance

Session 6G - Corporate Governance 5: Equity Issuance

 

Session 6I - Corporate Finance 4: Types of Debt Financing

 

16.15 – 16.20

CxO Roundtable Registration

16.20 – 17.20

CxO Roundtable “Integration of research in the financial industry”

17.20 – 17.40

Best Paper Awards and Concluding Remarks 

17.40 – 18.40

Farewell Cocktail 

Dernière mise à jour : 17/10/2016