July 5th, 2011 | Categories: 2011 | Tags:

The 19th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Management will be held at Grand Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan on July 8 and July 9, 2011.


Keynote Speaker:
Stephen J. Brown
New York University, USA

Topic of Speech: The Impact of Mandatory Hedge Fund Portfolio Disclosure

Stephen J. Brown is David S. Loeb Professor of Finance and Coordinator of Undergraduate Finance Studies at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University. He studied at Monash University in Australia and earned a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1976. Following successive appointments at Bell Laboratories where he spent time on assignment as District Manager in the AT&T Pension Fund, and Associate Professor at Yale University, he joined the faculty of New York University in 1986. He has served as President of the Western Finance Association, has served on the Board of Directors of the American Finance Association, was a founding editor of the Review of Financial Studies.

He is a Managing Editor of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and has served on the editorial boards of The Journal of Finance, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal and other journals. He has published numerous articles and five books on finance and economics related areas. He has been retained as an advisor by asset management companies in the United States, Japan and Australia and is currently retained by Russell Investments as a member of their Academic Advisory Board. He has served as an expert witness for the US Department of Justice and has testified on his research before a Full Committee Hearing of the U.S. Congress House Financial Services Committee in March 2007.

In 2010 he was selected to serve on a panel of 149 internationally recognized scholars to serve on a panel to evaluate every discipline within all Australian universities, as part of its Excellence in Research Australia initiative.

Keynote Speaker:
Chun-Yen Chang
Foreign Associate, National Academy of Engineering, USA and Chair Professor, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan

Topic of Speech: New Thinking about the Post PC era : Taiwan’s High Tech, Economy and Life (從後PC時代的新思維 : 淺談科技、經濟和生活)

Chun-Yen Chang, National Endowed-Chair professor at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), has been an MTS at Bell Labs. He has contributed profoundly to the areas of microelectronics, microwave and optoelectronics, including the invention of the method of low-pressure-MOCVD-using tri-ethyl–gallium to fabricate LED, laser, and microwave devices, pioneering works on Zn-incorporation (1968), nitridation (1984) and Fluorine-incorporation (1984) in SiO2 for ULSIs, charge transfer in semiconductor-oxide-semiconductor system (1968), carrier transport across metal-semiconductor barriers(1970), and theory of metal-semiconductor contact resistivity(1971). In 1963, he joined NCTU to serve as an instructor establishing a high vacuum laboratory in 1964. He and his colleagues established the nation’s first and the state-of-the-art Semiconductor Research Center (SRC) at NCTU with a facility for silicon planar device processing, where they made the nation’s first Si planar transistor in April 1965, and subsequently the first IC and MOSFET in 1966, and subsequently attracted worldwide attentions in MOS researches which strongly forms the foundation of Taiwan hi-tech development. From 1977 through 1987, he single-handedly established a strong electrical engineering and computer science program at NCKU where GaAs, a-Si, poly-Si researches were established in Taiwan for the first time. For his continuous devotion to research and education, many of his former students have since become founders of the most influential Hi-Tech enterprises in Taiwan.

In August 1, 1998, he was appointed as the President of NCTU (1998-2006). During his NCTU presidency, papers contributed from NCTU to IEEE most important journals become one of the highest in the world. To strive forward to world class multidisciplinary university is the main goal to which he and his colleagues have committed. Now, he is promoting 3D System-A post SOC Evolution. Dr. Chang received the IEEE fellow (1987) and the IEEE third millennium medal in 2000. He is a member of Academia Sinica (1996) and Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Engineering, U.S.A (2000). He is also the recipients of the Nikkei Asia Prize for Science 2007 from Japan, and is regarded as “the patriarch of Taiwan Semiconductor”.

Keynote Speaker:
Cheng-Few Lee
Rutgers University, USA

Topic of Speech: Dividend Policy and Dividend Payment Behavior: Theory and Evidence

Cheng-Few Lee is a Distinguished Professor of Finance at Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University and was chairperson of the Department of Finance from 1988-1995. He has also served on the faculty of the University of Illinois (IBE Professor of Finance) and the University of Georgia. He has maintained academic and consulting ties in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and the United States for the past three decades. He has been a consultant to many prominent groups including, the American Insurance Group, the World Bank, the United Nations and The Marmon Group Inc., etc. Professor Lee founded the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting (RQFA) in 1990 and the Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies (RPBFMP) in 1998, and serves as managing editor for both journals. He was also a co-editor of the Financial Review (1985-1991) and the Quarterly Review of Economics and Business (1987-1989).

In the past thirty-two years, Dr. Lee has written numerous textbooks ranging in subject matter from financial management to corporate finance, security analysis and portfolio management to financial analysis, planning and forecasting, and business statistics. Dr. Lee has also published more than 180 articles in more than twenty different journals in finance, accounting, economics, statistics, and management. Professor Lee has been ranked the most published finance professor worldwide during 1953-2008.

Professor Lee has published “Encyclopedia of Finance” (with Alice C. Lee) by Springer in 2006. In addition, his new textbook entitled “Financial Analysis, Planning and Forecasting” 2nd ed. (with John C. Lee and Alice C. Lee) was published by World Scientific in 2009, “Handbook of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management” (with Alice C. Lee and John Lee) was published by Springer in 2010, and “Handbook of Financial Econometrics and Statistics” (with Alice C. Lee and John Lee) will be published by Springer in 2012.

Guidances 指導單位 :
The National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan /行政院國家科學委員會

Conference Organizers聯合主辦單位:
Graduate Institute of Finance, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan /國立交通大學財務金融研究所
Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation, Taiwan /臺灣證券交易所
Taiwan Securities Association, Taiwan /中華民國證券商業同業公會
Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd., Taiwan /富邦金控
Wintek Corporation, Taiwan /勝華科技股份有限公司
Compal Electronics, Inc., Taiwan /仁寶電腦工業股份有限公司
Kainan University, Taiwan /開南大學
College of Management, National Taiwan University, Taiwan/國立臺灣大學管理學院
Rutgers University, USA /美國羅格斯大學
Foundation of Pacific Basin Financial Research and Development, Taiwan /財團法人亞太金融研究發展基金會

Conference Co-Organizers 協辦單位 :
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA), National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan /國立交通大學EMBA
Maywufa Company Ltd. /美吾華股份有限公司
Taishin Financial Holdings Co., Ltd. /台新金融控股股份有限公司
Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corporation /東和鋼鐵企業股份有限公司
SCSB Educational Foundation Development /財團法人上海商業儲蓄銀行文教基金會
China Development Financial Holding Corporation /中華開發金控
Shin Kong Securities /新光證券股份有限公司
Polaris Securities Co., Ltd. /寶來證券股份有限公司
Grand Fortune Securities Co., Ltd. /福邦證券股份有限公司
National Central University EMBA Program /國立中央大學EMBA
Taipei Foreign Exchange/台北外匯經紀股份有限公司

Sponsors 贊助單位:
Taiwan Futures Exchange /臺灣期貨交易所
Gretai Securities Market /財團法人中華民國證券櫃檯買賣中心
Hua Nan Bank /華南銀行
Taiwan Insurance Institute /財團法人保險事業發展中心
Yuanta Cultural & Educational Foundation (Yuanta Foundation)/財團法人元大文教基金會
Bank Of Taiwan /臺灣銀行
Securities Investment Trust & Consulting Association of the R.O.C (SITCA) /中華民國證券投資信託暨顧問商業同業公會
Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation /臺灣集中保管結算所
Securities & Futures Institute /證券暨期貨市場發展基金會
Taiwan Secom Co., Ltd., Taipei Branch /中興保全股份有限公司(台北分公司)
Beyondbond, Inc., USA
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore

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