JUNE 1-3, 2018 ~ BARCELONA, SPAIN
The Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) Conference

The Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) is pleased to announce that its next conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain, on June 1-3, 2018.

Link to the Preliminary Program

CONFERENCE PROGRAM AND VENUE
The conference will begin after lunch on Friday, June 1, and conclude in the evening of Sunday, June 3. It will also feature a keynote speech by Professor Jean-Charles Rochet (SFI@University of Geneva, UZH, and TSE-P) on June 3. The venue will be the Hilton Barcelona (beware, multiple Hiltons in the city).

REGISTRATION
Registration is required for all participants. The $300 fee contributes to receptions, coffee breaks, luncheons, and meeting room rentals. Please register ASAP: https://www.conftool.com/firs2018

You may use your existing FIRS ConfTool account if one exists (check: we may have created one for you). Otherwise, you can quickly create a new account.

Participants can also optionally register for the gala dinner to be held on Saturday, June 2. The cost is $100 per person.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
The Hilton Barcelona is now full.
FIRS has negotiated a rate of €208 per night for rooms at a nearby hotel, the NH Collection Barcelona Contanza . Reservations can be made at:

https://www.nh-hotels.com/event/the-financial-intermediation-research-society-conference

The number of rooms and time to book are limited: please book your hotel ASAP!

Last, the PhD Job-Candidate Session is accepting nominations until April 1st, 2018. The session is for PhD students planning to go on the job market during the 2018/19 academic year. See the SUBMISSIONS tab.

We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona in June. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to email us at gromb@hec.fr if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Denis Gromb
FIRS 2018 Program Chair