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07.12.2018
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03.12.2018
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19.10.2018
Manuscript submission for the 7th Spring MFS Conference is now open!!
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Plenary Talks

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS



Eti Einhorn - Tel Aviv University, Israel

Short Bio:


Prof. Eti Einhorn was appointed for a second term as a member of the ISA by the Minister of Finance, Yair Lapid, on October 16, 2013.

She is a senior (tenured) faculty member at the Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University. Her professional scope includes research, teaching, management of academic programs, and other various academic and public service activities in the areas of information economics, information in financial markets, financial accounting and reporting.

She has received a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science (Magna Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University (1984), a B.A. in Accounting (Summa Cum Laude) from Tel Aviv University (1997), and a Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from Tel Aviv University (2004). She also holds an Israeli Certified Public Accountant license (1999).

 

 





Dan Galai - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Short Bio:

Prof. Dan Galai serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Manager and Director of Startify A.S (1992) Ltd. Prof. Galai is also a Professor of Finance and Banking and Dean of the School of Management at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Prior to founding Startify, Prof. Galai served as Consultant to the Bank of Israel, Bank Hapoalim, Mizrachi Bank and many more companies and institutions. He is an international expert in the area of options, financial engineering, and risk management. Prof. Galai serves as a Director of Startify A.S (1992) Ltd. He serves as Director of B.P.T. Bio Pure Technology Ltd. He is recipient of the Pomeranze Prize of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) for excellence in research on options. Prof. Galai has authored numerous papers in the areas of finance and banking, and his published books include Risk Management (McGraw-Hill, 2000), The Business Plan Process (Matar, 2003), and The Essentials of Risk Management (McGraw-Hill, 2005).
 

 





Roni Michaely - University of Geneva, Switzerland

Short Bio:

Professor Michaely is a Finance Professor at the Geneva Finance Research Institute; University of Geneva. He is also a deans fellow at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He teaches corporate finance and entrepreneurial finance. Professor Michaelys research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, capital markets, and valuation. His current research focuses on conflict of interest in the capital markets, corporate payout policy, and securities’ valuation. He was recently recognized as one of the most cited people in finance, and was an associate editor for the Journal of Finance. Professor Michaely also serve on the board of directors and advisory board of several start-up firms.

His research has appeared in such scholarly journals as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Review of Finance. His research has been also featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the Economist, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Barrons, Money, Reuters, Worth, and others. Prof. Michaely has given over 250 invited research talks and conference presentations around the world, and is working with scholars from the US, Europe, and Asia on research in corporate finance.

Professor Michaelys research has also received many awards and honors. Awards include the 2005 Journal of Financial Economics Fama Prize for best paper, the 2000 Journal of Finance Smith Breeden Prize for distinguish paper, The 2000 Western Finance Association Award for the best paper on capital formation, The Review of Financial Studies 1999 Barclays Global Investors/Michael Brennan Runner-up Award, The 1999 Western Finance Association Award for the best paper, 1996 Quantitative Alliance Group Prize for best paper, and the 1996 Western Finance Association Award for best paper on investments. 


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