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 Special Interest Group


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 entrepreneurship, innovation, international business, 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.  

(2) Review of Corporate Finance (RCF). 

RCF is published by Now Publishers commencing in 2021.

(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.

(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.

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 [log in to unmask].  Questions may be directed to either Douglas Cumming [log in to unmask] or Sofia Johan [log in to unmask]

Douglas Cumming
DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship
College of Business, Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida
33431 USA
Cell: +1-561-562-0764
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