9th  FIRN Annual Conference

Byron Bay, NSW

20-22 November 2019

FIRN members are warmly invited to register for the 9th FIRN Annual Conference at the Byron at Byron Resort from Wednesday 20th to Friday 22nd November 2019. The conference is a great way to meet new colleagues from across Australia, network with old friends and hear the latest work combined with valuable feedback. The call for papers will be available soon. See below for details of past conferences. 

Annual conference registration:

Register here for the annual conference. You will need to contact the Byron at Bryon Resort on 02 6639 2000 to make your accommodation bookings.

Early Bird Registration (closes 13 September) – $690.00 (INC GST)

Standard Registration (from 14 September) – $790.00 (INC GST)

Registration deadline for presenting authors 15 October.

Conference Program:

PhD Symposium: 19th November 2019

Concurrent Sessions and Keynote

AGM (Exec, Board and Governing Council)

9am to 4pm

5pm to 7pm

Annual Conference: Wednesday 20th November 2019

Concurrent Sessions

Sand sculpture networking event

Spencer Martin celebration

9am to 3.30pm

4pm to 5pm

6pm to 7pm

Thursday 21st November 2019

Concurrent Sessions

Networking drinks sponsored by RoZetta Institute

Conference Dinner

9am to 4pm

6pm to 7pm

7pm to 10pm

Friday 22nd November 2019

Concurrent Sessions


9am to 1pm

1pm to 2pm

Bringing your family?

We can put you in touch with a babysitting service so you can arrange for the care of your children during the conference.

Children welcome at no cost to the sand sculpture networking event and there is an additional cost for adults.  You also have the option of bringing your family to the conference dinner (costs apply to both adults and children).  You can make your selection on the conference registration form.

Click here to view the 2018 FIRN Annual Conference.

Our Sponsors:

RoZetta Institute sponsors the networking drinks and the best paper prize of $1,000 (most innovative data)

IJMF (International Journal of Managerial Finance) best paper prize of $500.

Australian Journal of Management best paper in Corporate Governance