Registration 2020

15th Annual Conference on Asia-Pacific Financial Markets
(2020 CAFM)
December 4~5, 2020
Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul, Korea and via Zoom


Although the COVID-19pandemic hits around the world, you can join the 2020 CAFM either on-site at the Western Chosun Hotel on December 4th and 5th, 2020 in Seoul, Korea or via Zoom.
Click here to register for the Conference by December 1st.(

Due to the travel restriction with 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Korea, if you reside abroad and plan to have on-site participation, you will need to arrive in Seoul by Friday morning of November 20th, 2020 to complete the quarantine obligation. For those who are already in Korea, please note that there are limited seats for the maximum of 100 for on-site registration with a fee of USD100. On-site registered participants can secure their spot to the welcome reception, the luncheon with keynote address, the farewell dinner with the award ceremony, and several coffee breaks.

You can still participate at 2020 CAFM on-line via Zoom. The fee for online participation is USD50, while the fee is reduced at USD25 to the member of Korean Securities Association.

This year, the CAFM conference features

■ Keynote address
Heitor Almeida (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) “Liquidity Management in the Great Lockdown: Will There Be A Financial Crisis on Main Street?”

■ Invited Lectures
Lilian Ng (York University) ““International Market Integration: A Survey

The conference also features a Doctoral Student Session lead by Professor Xuan Tian of Tsinghua University.
The main program includes papers in

■ Corporate Governance
■ Financing
■ Fund Management
■ Information Transmission in Financial Markets
■ Innovation
■ Return Predictability
■ Liquidity
■ Frictions
■ Labor and Human Capital
■ Law and Taxes
■ And, many more

More detailed information on the conference program will be available online soon at the session overview site, where only registered participants can have access to the papers.

If you are not a registered user, you will be asked to create your account by completing your personal information, and then go to “Registration” menu to pre-register before December 1st.

For more information, please contact us by sending an email to

Thank you very much, and we will look forward to welcoming you here in Seoul!


Hee-Joon Ahn, President, Korean Securities Association
Kwangwoo Park, Program Chair, CAFM 2020