Summer Finance Symposium

2024 LBS Summer Finance Symposium

The Finance Subject Area at London Business School invites paper submissions for the 2024 Summer Finance Symposium, hosted on our campus Saturday 8 June 2024. In addition to academic sessions, there will be an evening reception and a conference dinner.  

The deadline for submissions is now closed. Faculty members from London Business School will select the programme. The conference organizers will notify you of the Program Committee's decision by May 2024. 

Papers from all areas of finance are welcome. We encourage submissions of papers by junior faculty and preliminary papers. Abstracts will not be accepted. If you have questions, please send an email to

The submission fee is £50 per paper. The fees are non-refundable and support administrative and other expenses related to the conference. The fee is waived for PhD students.

To make a submission please click 'Call for Papers 2024' in the top right hand corner and follow the three simple steps. Please do not include the names and affiliations of the authors on the draft.  

Summer in London is typically beautiful, and the days are long. We look forward to a fun and high-quality conference. 

Conference Committee: Rebecca De Simone, Lakshmi Naaraayanan and Marco Grotteria, with administration led by Chelsea Bloom.

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Corporate Finance

Asset Pricing

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The conference is being hosted in-person and on campus, at Sussex Place . The registration desk will be inside Ratcliffe building. Campus Map and Information 

Wi-Fi on Campus is available. In your laptop or smart phone's Settings, connect to GuestNet@LBS using your own e-mail address.

Hotel accommodation has been organised for Presenters and Discussants at the Danubius Hotel.

If you are travelling into London Heathrow airport, then we recommend that you take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station, where you can then take a taxi or public transportation onward to the Danubius Hotel. Similarly, if you are travelling into London Gatwick, then we recommend you take the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station, where you can then take a taxi or public transportation onward to the Danubius Hotel. 

The nearest TfL Underground station to campus is Baker Street and Marylebone.

Queries of an administrative matter can be sent to: 

Programmes of our previous summer conferences can be found here