European Financial Management Association
2017 Annual Meetings
June 28-July 1, 2017
Athens, GREECE








Special Sessions & Events

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time: 19:50-20:25
Opening Ceremony
Venue: JS Bailey Library – Upper Level


Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time: 20:25-21:30
Cocktail Reception
Venue: JS Bailey Library – Front Patio




Wednesday, June 28, 2017
EFM "Merton H. Miller" Doctoral Student Seminar Keynote Lectures (Open to All Conference Delegates)

Keynote Lecture #1 : Stefano W. Giglio, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Time: 8:15-9:30
Title of Lecture : Long-run Discounting
Session Room:Room: AC - Auditorium (Open to all conference delegates)


Keynote Lecture #2 : Amil Dasgupta, London School of Economics
Time: 18:00-19:30
Title of Lecture : Intermediated Corporate Governance
Session Room:Room: AC - Auditorium (Open to all conference delegates)



Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time: 18:15 – 19:45
EFMA2017 Special Session: "Bank governance in the post-crisis era: How might bank governance be improved?"
Organizer/ Moderator: Dr Shann Turnbull, Principal: International Institute for Self-governance
Session Room: JS Bailey Library - Upper Level
Panelists:
1. Sofia Toscano Rico, Head of Authorisation Division, European Central Bank
Title:"Update on ECB Governance Standards and Practices"
2. Professor Christos Gortsos, Law School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Title:"Greek Banking Regulation and Practices”
3. Dr Miranda Xafa, Senior Scholar, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Title:"Political and Economic Issues of Bank Governance"
4. Mike Mitchell, Director: International Banking, Bank of England
Title:“A UK view on improving governance”
5. Dr Shann Turnbull, Principal: International Institute for Self-governance
Title:“Avoiding Anglophone Toxic Governance or toxic regulation”


Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time:10:45-12:30
EFMA2017 Special Session: “The Maritime Shipping Industry and Ship Finance”
Organizer: Dr Annie Triantafillou, Deree – The American College of Greece
Moderator: Dr Christos Sigalas, Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. and Deree – The American College
Session Room: JS Bailey Library - Upper Level
Panelists:
1.Simon Ward, Director,Ursa Shipbrokers and Fellow, Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
Title: “Overview of Maritime Shipping Industry”
2. Markus Wenker,Head of Ship Finance, Hellenic Bank
Title: “Traditional Debt Ship Finance:Financial Terms and Covenants”
3. Yiannis Timagenis LLM, MCIArb, Timagenis Law Firm and Deree – The American College of Greece
Title: “Loan Agreement Clauses affecting the Financial Condition of a Borrower”
4. Peter Sickel,Head of Special Loans Solutions, HSH Nordbank
Title: “Debt Restructuring in Maritime Shipping Industry”
5. Dr Hamish Norton, President, Star Bulk Carriers Corp. and Partner, Meerbaum Capital Solutions Inc.
Title: “Alternative Ship Finance: Main Structures and Prospects”
6. Professor Andreas Merikas, University of Piraeus, Greece
Title: “Ship Finance or Maritime Financial Management? : The Interplay of Investing, Financing, and Operating Decisions in Shipping”


Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time: 16:15-18:00
EFMA2017 Special Session: "Collateral and Credit"
Organizer/ Moderator: Professor Murillo Campello, Lewis H. Durland, Professor of Finance, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University and NBER
Session Room: JS Bailey Library - Upper Level
Panelists:
1.Professor Heitor Almeida,University of Illinois
Title: "The Real Effects of Credit Ratings: The Sovereign Ceiling Channel"
2.Professor Erasmo Giambona,Syracuse University
Title: "Asset Verifiability, Creditor Protection, and Access to Finance"
3.Professor Maria-Teresa Marchica, University of Manchester
Title: "Credit Laws and Economic Outcomes"





Friday, June 30, 2017
Time:16:15-18:00
EFMA2017 Special Session: “Pillars of Growth for Post-Crisis Greece”
Organizer: Dr Annie Triantafillou, Deree – The American College of Greece
Moderator: Dr Andreas Andrianopoulos, Deree – The American College of Greece
Session Room: JS Bailey Library - Upper Level
Panelists:
1.Professor Gikas Hardouvelis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Title: “Greek Crisis Phase II: Can Growth return?”
2. Professor Stratos Papadimitriou, University of Piraeus, Greece
Title: “The Shipping Sector as a Pillar of Growth for Post-Crisis Greece”
3. Rania Patsiopoulos, Managing Director, SKF Hellas
Title: “A Post-Crisis Resurgence for the Greek Industrial Sector?”
4. Miltiadis Kappatos, CSM, General Manager
Title: “Reinstating the Greek Agri-Food Brand”
5. Dr Kyriakos Sabatakakis, Accenture, CEO
Title: “Post-Crisis Greece: Unlocking Growth through Digital Transformation”
6. Dr Platon Monokroussos, Chief Economist, Eurobank Group
Title: TBA
Friday, June 30, 2017
Time: 18:15-19:15
EFMA2017 Keynote Address (open to everyone)
Keynote Speaker:Professor William Goetzmann, Yale School of Management, Yale University
Title: "Bubbles and Crashes -- Beliefs vs. Evidence"
Keynote Room: JS Bailey Library - Upper Level


Friday, June 30, 2017
Time: 19:15 – 19:30
Awards Ceremony
Awards Ceremony Room: JS Bailey Library - Upper Level EFM Best Paper Awards (Best Paper, Readers’ Choice & Top Download)
EFMA-WRDS, Best Conference Award
LARRY LANG Best Corporate Finance Award
GARP Best Risk Management Award
EURONEXT Best Financial Markets Award
JOHN A. DOUKAS, PhD Best Paper Award

Friday, June 30, 2017
Time: 20:00 – 23:00
Gala Dinner
Location: Balux Restaurant, 58 Posidonos Ave, Glyfada 16675