California Corporate Finance Conference

Since 2007, Loyola Marymount University has hosted the California Corporate Finance Conference each fall on the university’s beautiful campus in Los Angeles. The conference is open to junior faculty at Southern California universities who have a primary research focus in corporate finance. The conference is co-organized by LMU Finance Professors Joshua Spizman and Hai Tran.

The 11th California Corporate Finance Conference will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2016. View the agenda. 

Jarrad Harford, the Paul Pigott - PACCAR Professor of Finance at the University of Washington, will be our distinguished guest. For more information, or to submit a paper, please contact Hai Tran at

Loyola Marymount University
Hilton Center for Business
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Directions and Maps

*We recommend conference attendees park in the Drollinger Parking Plaza. Visitors to LMU do NOT pay for parking on the weekends.