The China International Conference in Finance (CICF) provides an open platform that brings worldwide scholars together to present current research and stimulate new development in finance. CICF presented its first conference in 2002. Over the years, CICF has grown to be one of the leading finance research conferences in the world. CICF invites papers from all areas of Finance. In addition, we would like to encourage authors to submit to the special sessions on China Focus.

2019 CICF Annual Meeting:

July 9-12, 2019 in Guangzhou, China

Venue: Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

Keynote Speaker: Maureen O’Hara, Cornell University

Founding Organizer:

Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Department of Accounting, School of Management, Jinan University

Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Academic Partner:

Chinese Association of Finance (CAF)

Corporate Sponsor:

XY Investments



CICF was founded by the Sloan School of Management at MIT and the China Center for Financial Research (CCFR) at Tsinghua University.