2018 New Zealand Finance Meeting

2018 NZFM will be hosted in Queenstown

17th to 19th December 2018, Queenstown, New Zealand

The Auckland Centre for Financial Research at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Auckland University of Technology is hosting its 8th New Zealand Finance Meeting on 17 - 19 December 2018. The focus of the conference is broad and includes all areas of finance.

The conference will be hosted at the Crowne Plaza Queenstown which is in central Queenstown within walking distance of many restaurants and cafes.  The conference dinner will be hosted at the Skyline Queenstown with spectacular views.  For more information on Queenstown Tourism click here.  To book your accommodation please click here.


Professor Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley


A special issue of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal based on selected papers presented at the 2018 New Zealand Finance Meeting will be dedicated to this conference.


The deadline for paper submission is 29th July 2018. Authors are informed of the outcome of their submission by the end of August 2018.

Submit your paper here


A doctoral symposium will be hosted on 17th December leading in to the conference. Doctoral students are invited to submit either a chapter or paper based on a chapter to this symposium. Please submit your chapter/paper via email to afm@aut.ac.nz with subject line “Doctoral Symposium Submission”. The deadline for submissions to the doctoral symposium is 13th August 2018.


Registrations will open on 15th August 2018. The deadline for registration to present accepted research papers is 15th September 2018.  You may still register to attend the conference until 15th November 2018 (at a rate of NZD750), but this does not include a place in the academic programme.

Registrations sent after 15/11/2018 unfortunately  can not be accepted.

NZD 650.00Academic RegistrationEarly Bird Fee (received before 14/09/2018)
NZD 525.00PhD StudentEarly Bird Fee (received before 14/09/2018)
NZD 750.00General Registration(Received after 14/09/2018, applies to all registrations)
NZD   50.00Guest (Welcome Drinks)(Covers 1 additional guest for networking event: 17/12/2018)
NZD 200.00Guest (Conference Dinner)(Covers 1 additional guest for networking event: 18/12/2018)


Alireza Tourani-Rad, Professor of Finance, Deputy Dean, Auckland University of Technology

Ivan Indriawan, Auckland University of Technology