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The Quarterly Journal
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Announcing:
2016 Best Referee Award
Bernadette Minton, Ohio State University
2016 Associate Editor of the Year
Joost Driessen, Tilburg University
2015 Associate Editor of the Year
Jing-zhi Huang, Penn State University

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2017 MFA Annual Meeting
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March 1-4
SwissĂ´tel Chicago See More »
Chicago, Illinois

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Todd Pulvino Founding Principal, CNH Partners, LLC (James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address)
Raghuram Rajan Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Mitchell Petersen Glen Vasel Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Sponsors and Exhibitors:
Loyola University Chicago-Quinlan School of Business, University of Iowa-Tippie College of Business, The Quarterly Journal of Finance, Professor Geoffrey Hirt - Paul Van Arsdell Award in Corporate Finance, AAII (American Association of Individual Investors), DePaul Center for Financial Services, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), World Scientific Publishing Company, Bloomberg for Education, Bureau Van Dijk, CBOE Options Institute, CRSP, Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), S&P Global Market Intelligence, thinkorswim Division of TD AMERITRADE, Inc.


2016 MFA Annual Meeting
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March 2-5
JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia

Keynote Addresses:
Annette Vissing-Jorgensen Arno A. Rayner Chair in Finance and Management, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Gerald Garvey Managing Director, BlackRock, Inc. (James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address)

Sponsors and Exhibitors:
CFA Institute, The Quarterly Journal of Finance, Professor Geoffrey Hirt - Paul Van Arsdell Award in Corporate Finance, AAII (American Association of Individual Investors), World Scientific Publishing Company, University of Toronto, Bloomberg Institute, CRSP, Conley Smith ePublishing LLC, Equities Lab LLC, StockTrak, S&P Capital IQ and SNL, thinkorswim Division of TD AMERITRADE, Inc.


2015 MFA Annual Meeting
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March 4-7
Westin Chicago River North Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Keynote Addresses:
Randall Kroszner Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
Andrew Lo Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor of Finance, MIT
Patrick S. McGurn Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS)
                                James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address

Sponsors and Exhibitors:
Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business, Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business, CFA Institute, The Quarterly Journal of Finance, Professor Geoffrey Hirt - Paul Van Arsdell Award in Corporate Finance, AAII (American Association of Individual Investors), DePaul Center for Financial Services, World Scientific Publishing Company, CAIA Association, CRSP, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), StockTrak, Oxford University Press.


2014 MFA Annual Meeting
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March 5-8
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel
Orlando, Florida

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Jay Ritter, Joseph Cordell Eminent Scholar in the Department of Finance, University of Florida
David Longworth, Former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada and John Weatheral Distinguished Fellow, Queen's University (James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address)
Jeffrey Wurgler, Nomura Professor of Finance, New York University
Andrew Karolyi, Alumni Professor in Asset Management, Cornell University

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Midwest Finance Education Foundation, Nasdaq/OMX Education Foundation, Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, CFA Institute, The Quarterly Journal of Finance, Professor Geoffrey Hirt - Paul Van Arsdell Award in Corporate Finance, AAII (American Association of Individual Investors), World Scientific Publishing Company, CRSP, S&P Capital IQ, StockTrak.


2013 MFA Annual Meeting
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March 13-16
Westin Chicago River North Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Keynote Addresses:
Robert L. McDonald, Erwin P. Nemmers Distinguished Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Martin Fridson, FridsonVision LLC (James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address)
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2012 MFA Annual Meeting
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February 22-25
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
New Orleans, Louisana

Keynote Addresses:
Wayne Ferson, Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Chair of Banking and Finance, University of Southern California.
Anat Admati, George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics, Stanford University
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Rene Stulz, Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics, Ohio State University.
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Franklin Allen, Nippon Life Professor of Finance and Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
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Nicolas R. Perkin, Co-Founder and President, The Receivables Exchange (James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address)


2011 MFA Annual Meeting
March 2-5
Westin Chicago River North Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Keynote Addresses:
Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreunership and Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Maureen O'Hara, Robert W. Purcell Professor of Finance, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University
Robert C. Merton, Distinguished Professor of Finance, MIT
Scot Warren, Managing Director, Equity Index Products, CME Group (James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address)


2010 MFA Annual Meeting
February 24-27
Flamingo Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada

Keynote Addresses:
Josef Zechner, Professor of Finance, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Richard Roll, Japan Alumni Chair in International Finance, University of California at Los Angeles
Laura Starks, Charles E. and Sarah M. Seay Regents Chair in Finance, University of Texas at Austin
Mark A. Lipparelli, Member, Nevada Gaming Control Board (James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address)


2009 MFA Annual Meeting
March 4-7
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Keynote Addresses:
John McConnell, Emanuel T. Weiler Distinguished Professor of Management, Purdue University
Stephen Ross, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics, MIT
Jonathan Karpoff, Norman J. Metcalfe Endowed Professor in Finance, University of Washington
Terry Duffy, Chairman, CME Group (James A. Gentry Distinguished Financial Executive State of the Industry Address)