The 35th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC) is organised by the Institute of Global Finance and the School of Banking and Finance, UNSW Business School. The Conference will be held on 14th–16th December 2022.

The AFBC is the most significant and prestigious finance conference in the Asia-Pacific region. It brings together the world's foremost leaders of thought from the financial community, providing international academics and industry professionals with the opportunity to meet and share their research and interest in finance-related fields. The Conference Committee would like to invite all academics and practitioners to participate.

When and where

  • When: Wednesday 14th to Friday 16th December 2022.  The PhD Forum will be held on Tuesday 13th December 2022.
  • Where:  Hybrid, Sydney Australia

PhD Forum

When: Tuesday, 13th December 2022

The 35th AFBC conference will include a PhD Forum for advanced Finance Doctoral Students who are currently working on their dissertation. The one-day forum will offer accepted students the unique opportunity to present their research and have their work discussed by distinguished academics.

At the PhD Forum, students will receive valuable advice about career development from one or two eminent scholars (one or two of the keynote speakers of the conference) and will discuss recent developments in finance literature with fellow students and faculty members.

Submission and acceptance to the PhD Forum

All papers submitted to the PhD Forum are primarily considered for the AFBC on 14th-16th December. This is done as one submission, where the author can indicate their interest in being considered for the PhD Forum.

Acceptance to the main conference is sent out before PhD Forum offer letters. Therefore, papers accepted for presentation at the PhD Forum are always also accepted for presentation at the main conference.

Submit a paper

Submissions will open in mid to late July.

Submission deadline: Sunday 14th August 2022


Registration will open later this year.

Registration deadline for accepted papers: Friday 14th October 2022.

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