FIRN – UTS Market Microstructure Research Group Meeting

CALL FOR PAPERS: New FIRN – UTS Market Microstructure Research Group Meeting April 7-8, 2016

Submission deadline: January 20, 2016

The Financial Research Network (FIRN) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) are holding a Market Microstructure Meeting on April 7-8, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The theme of the Meeting is “Market Microstructure: Where are we headed?” covering recent developments in the field and forward-looking perspectives. The Meeting format will include several paper presentations and discussions, a panel discussion, and a social function. The panel discussion theme is “Market microstructure in the high frequency era”, featuring lead panellist Maureen O’Hara (Cornell University and University of Technology Sydney) and panellists Ekkehart Boehmer (Singapore Management University), Austin Gerig (United States Securities and Exchange Commission), and Joseph Barbara (Australian Securities and Investments Commission).

The Meeting invites submission of full papers on any current theme in market microstructure. Discussants will be provided for all papers. Presenters will be notified by January 29, 2016. There are no fees to submit or present at the conference. Presenters of accepted papers will receive a substantial contribution to the costs of travel and accommodation. Paper presenters do not have to discuss any papers.

Please send paper submissions to the Meeting Chair: Talis Putnins at