2018 Academic Research Colloquium
for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines
February 20–22, 2018
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
Registration Opening Soon
The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, in cooperation with Financial Planning Standards Council and Financial Planning Standards Board, is hosting the second annual Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines. This international meeting of researchers, practitioners, graduate students and leaders of financial planning practice is designed to be a forum to gather and share and provide a showcase for rigorous, relevant research within financial planning, as well as disciplines that directly or indirectly relate to the financial planning body of knowledge or financial planning practice.
The Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines will feature paper presentations; invited speakers; interviews for open financial planning faculty positions; and a special focus on poster/concurrent sessions for doctoral students within financial planning programs as well as related research areas.
Call for Papers
The review committee welcomes papers on the following topics that relate or indirectly relate to financial planning practice/financial planning body of knowledge:
Communication and Counseling
|Marriage and Family Therapy
Financial Planner Education/Pedagogy
Other topics related to financial planning
Proposals for panel discussions devoted to research areas that affect financial planning practice or financial planner education will also be considered for inclusion in the program.
Please submit your paper or abstract at https://hq.ssrn.com/conference=ARC-2018. You will be required to upload a blind copy of the PDF in addition to a regular copy containing author information. The cover page of the regular copy should contain the names, addresses, and institutional affiliations of all authors with one author listed as the primary contact person. The blind copy should not contain any author identifying information on the PDF itself. The cover page of both versions should also list whether the submission should be considered for a paper/poster presentation or panel discussion. Each submission will be reviewed anonymously by at least two peer reviewers. One author from each accepted paper must be registered for the conference prior to October 31, 2017. Papers already accepted for publication in a refereed journal will not be considered. It is expected that submitted abstracts result in completed papers before presentation at the colloquium. Authors of accepted papers will also be asked to serve as discussants for other papers.
Abstract/Paper Submission Deadline: September 15, 2017
Best Paper Awards
The Colloquium will feature a series of Best Paper Awards that will be presented at the event with a $2,500 cash prize for the author(s) of the winning paper.
- The TD Ameritrade Institutional Best Paper Award for Behavioral Finance will recognize the best research paper that brings psychological insight into human behavior and decision-making with implications for financial planning practice. Review the award details »
Additional Best Paper Awards and their sponsors will be announced in 2017.
Information regarding Colloquium registration/Hotel information will be provided at a later date.
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