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Corporate Finance Day

The 16th Corporate Finance Day will take place on September 19, 2019, at Het Kasteel in Groningen, the Netherlands. The program, 9:00-17:00, will be followed by dinner at Prinsenhof.

We are very happy to have received papers from 24 countries. We are currently preparing the program, which will be available in July.

Registration for the Conference

Please register here. Presenting authors should register by July 1, 2019.
When you register please indicate whether you will attend the conference dinner on September 19, 2019. This dinner is offered by the local conference organizers.

We welcome the global finance community: professors, postgraduate students, researchers and government officials. The conference is also open to registered researchers who do not plan to present a paper.

Keynote Speaker

Renée Adams

Renée Adams is currently Professor at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Her research interests include corporate governance, group decision-making and gender diversity on and off boards. She has published multiple papers in top journals in finance, including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies. Prof. Adams currently sits on the council of Society for Financial Studies, serves at Management Science and chairs the co-founded AFA’s “Academic Female Finance Committee”.

Hotel information

We have made limited block reservations at several hotels in the city center of Groningen with a special price for the participants of the conference. Below the list of these hotels with the information on how to book the blocked rooms.

City Hotel Groningen
18 mins walking to the conference venue, 7 mins to the dinner venue
Gedempte Kattendiep 25, Groningen
Price: EUR 92.50 for a single room
Reservations: Please book your room here

Martini Hotel
18 mins walking to the conference venue, 8 mins to the dinner venue
Gedempte Zuiderdiep 8, Groningen
Price: EUR 82.50-92.50 for a single room
Reservations: Please send an email to the hotel mentioning GF1518

Best Western Groningen Centre
22 mins walking to the conference venue, 10 mins to the dinner venue
Radesingel 50, Groningen
Price: EUR 95-105 for a single room
Reservations: Please use this form for bookings

How to get to Groningen from Schiphol Airport

There is a direct train connection between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Groningen Central Station. It takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes. There is also an indirect train (with the direction to Leeuwarden) which requires a change in Zwolle to reach Groningen Central Station.
On the website of the Dutch railway company ('Nederlandse Spoorwegen' or NS) you can find all the information you need, including buying tickets and ticket prices.

Local conference organizers

Niels Hermes, Egle Karmaziene, and Nassima Selmane.


Univesity of Groningen, De Nederlandsche Bank.

Last modified:13 June 2019 2.32 p.m.