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Call for Papers: Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference November 14-15, 2020

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    Call for Papers

    Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference

    November 14-15, 2020

    Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

    in partnership with

    British Academy of Management (BAM) Corporate Governance SIG


    Scope of the Conference: We are delighted to invite you to the inaugural Boca Corporate Finance and Governance Conference, which will be held in Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, during 14th–15th November 2020.  We invite the submission of original papers on all aspects of corporate finance and corporate governance.

    The conference offers an interdisciplinary forum to gain feedback on timely working papers.  We welcome all topics in corporate finance and corporate governance from scholars in finance, law, management, and accounting disciplines.  We particularly welcome timely research in ESG, sustainability, and climate finance.  Also, we particularly welcome timely topics in the finance and management of innovation, including but not limited to fintech and cleantech.

    Affiliated Journals with Editors in Attendance:

    (1) British Journal of Management (BJM)

     BJM is an ABS 4 ranked journal (impact factor 2.75) that publishes papers in all areas of business, including corporate governance, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, strategy, etc. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/14678551  

    (2) Review of Corporate Finance (RCF). 

    RCF is published by Now Publishers https://www.nowpublishers.com/ commencing in 2021.  https://www.bam.ac.uk/news/new-journal-announcement

    (3) Small Business Economics (SBE)

    SBE is an ABS 3 ranked journal (impact factor 3.56) that publishes papers in all aspects of entrepreneurship, including governance, public policy, and finance.  https://link.springer.com/journal/11187

    (4) Journal of Technology Transfer (JTT)

    JTT is an ABS 2 ranked journal (impact factor 4.04) that publishes papers in all areas of innovation and technology transfer, including management practices, public policy, and regulation.  https://link.springer.com/journal/10961

    Location: College of Business, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton, Florida

    World-Wide Airport Connections:  World-wide airport connections:  20 min drive: Ft. Lauderdale; West Palm Beach; 45min-1hr drive: Miami

    Conference Fees: $US 200 (for conference dinner, lunches, and coffee breaks)

    Hotel Options: Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel 4* ($190), 8 min drive to FAU; Courtyard by Marriot 4* ($180), 7 min drive; Best Western Plus University Inn ($152), 10 min drive. Note: there are dozens of hotels in Boca Raton and surrounding areas (e.g., Delray Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, etc.) at both cheaper and more expensive rates. 

    Submission Instructions and Questions: Please send a blind and non-blind copy of your paper (or an up to 10-page extended abstract) by May 1, 2020. Decisions will be issued by June 1, 2020.  Submissions may be sent by email to BocaConference@gmail.com.  Questions may be directed to either Douglas Cumming dcumming.fau@gmail.com or Sofia Johan sjohan@fau.edu

    Sofia Johan
    Florida Atlantic University, College of Business
    Tilburg Law and Economics Center
    (561) 562-0872