California Corporate Finance Conference

Since 2007, Loyola Marymount University has hosted the California Corporate Finance Conference each year on its beautiful campus in Los Angeles. The conference is open to junior faculty at Southern California universities with a primary research focus in corporate finance. The conference is organized by LMU finance faculty Thomas Covington and Julie Ngo.

The 18th California Corporate Finance Conference will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2025.

Our distinguished speaker is Hendrick Bessembinder, Professor & Francis J. and Mary B. Labriola Chair in Competitive Business at Arizona State University.

For more information, contact Thomas Covington at or Julie Ngo 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.