FIRS

 

JUNE 1-3, 2016 ~ LISBON, PORTUGAL

The Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) Conference

After ten successful conferences (Capri 2004, Shanghai 2006, Anchorage 2008, Prague 2009, Florence 2010, Sydney 2011, Minneapolis 2012, Dubrovnik 2013, Quebec City 2014, Reykjavik, 2015), the Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) is pleased to announce that the next conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, June 1-3, 2016.

You are kindly invited to submit papers to be considered for presentation at the 2016 FIRS Conference. As in past years, the conference will cover a broad range of topics. Both theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of finance are welcome. It is anticipated that most participants will be from universities, central banks, regulatory agencies and international financial organizations.

The submission deadline is November 1, 2015, and the submission fee is $50. You may submit your paper by visiting the conference website http://www.firsociety.org/firs2016.html and clicking on the heading SUBMISSIONS. Authors will be notified of the Program Committee’s decision by January 2016.

The conference will begin around noon on June 1 and will continue for the full day on June 2 and June 3. The venue will be the Intercontinental, Lisbon, Portugal [http://www.intercontinental.com/lisbon] which is close to the historical downtown area. Lisbon, built on seven hills, is a lively city that offers many attractions. Throughout the city there museums, gardens, monuments and events of local and historical culture. Just outside Lisbon are beaches, and the historic villages of Sintra and Cascais.

Link to the conference website: http://www.firsociety.org/firs2016.html

Questions may be addressed to FIRSConference@wharton.upenn.edu

We hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you to Lisbon for the 2016 FIRS Conference.

Manju Puri
Program Chairman, FIRS 2016