Monday, January 18, 2010

Call for Papers: Corporate Governance

Symposium Announcement & Call for Papers
Edwards Symposium on Corporate Governance
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
August 14 - 15, 2010
Center for Strategic Financial Management&Department of Finance & Management Science
Edwards School of BusinessUniversity of Saskatchewan
Please consider participating in the Edwards Symposium on Corporate Governance. The following links have details.

We invite scholars, policy makers, and practitioners to submit research papers for presentation at the 1st Edwards Symposium on Corporate Governance. Theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of corporate governance with implications to finance, accounting, or strategy, including papers with an international corporate governance focus, are welcome. There is no charge for submission, and all submitted papers will be peer reviewed by the review panel, with twelve top quality papers to be included in the symposium program. All accepted papers will be made available on the symposium website.

The symposium is sponsored by the recently established Centre for Strategic Financial Management at the Edwards School of Business, and will be held at the Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort located in the heart of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Temple Gardens is located approximately 65 km west of the Regina International Airport, and shuttle services between the airport and the resort are available.
Paper submission process:
All papers must be emailed (in PDF or MS Word format) to the symposium organizing committee at Only electronic submissions will be considered. Please include two files: One full paper with author identification removed, and a separate file with title page and author information, including contact details of the presenting author. With co-authored works, please indicate which author will present the paper. The paper submission deadline is January 31, 2010. All submitters will be notified of the results of the review process by March 31, 2010. Please direct symposium related questions to
Travel and Accommodation:
All participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements. Information about travel and accommodation at the Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort, Moose Jaw, SK (including the symposium rate) will be available on the symposium website by January, 2010. The registration fee is $200 for attendees (which includes a reception on Friday evening, and breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Saturday) and $100 for guests (which includes a reception on Friday and dinner on Saturday). The centre will waive the registration fee for each presenting author and one guest. We will ask you to fill out the participation and registration form included with the acceptance letter. Those interested in attending, or serving as discussant or session chair are invited to fill out the registration form, which is available on the symposium website.
Symposium Review Panel:
  • Raj Aggarwal, University of Akron
  • Christian Andres, University of Mannheim, Germany
  • Najah Attig, Saint Mary's University
  • Narjess Boubakri, HEC Montréal and American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • Jean-Claude Cosset, HEC Montréal
  • Anna Danielova, McMaster University
  • Artyom Durnev, McGill University
  • Omrane Guedhami, University of South Carolina
  • Shanta Hegde, University of Connecticut
  • Arvind Mahajan, Texas A & M University
  • Anna Martin, St. John's University, New York
  • Vikas Mehrotra, University of Alberta
  • Usha Mittoo, University of Manitoba
  • Randall Morck, University of Alberta
  • Jeffrey Pittman, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Gordon Sick, University of Calgary
  • Betty Simkins, Oklahoma State University
  • Jason Wei, University of Toronto

Organizing Committee:
Dev Mishra, George Tannous, Craig Wilson, and Zhenyu Wu
Centre for Strategic Financial ManagementEdwards School of BusinessUniversity of

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