2018 Corporate Governance Conference

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Registration Cost(s):
Conference Only: $200.00
Conference & Dinner: $265.00

Conference Information

The Center for Corporate Governance invites you to join us for our 11th Annual Corporate Governance Conference. This year’s conference honoree is David Yermack, Albert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at the New York University Stern School of Business. Previous recipients include Jonathan Karpoff, Michael Jensen, Rene Stulz, Andrei Shleifer, Steven Kaplan, Harold Demsetz, Kevin Murphy, Michael Weisbach, Laura Starks, and Luigi Zingales.

We recommend presenters and participants in need of lodging stay at The Study Hotel in University City. A room can be reserved at a discounted rate by clicking here.

Conference Welcome Dinner

You are invited to join us for the conference welcome dinner to be held Estia Restaurant. The first of its kind in the city of Philadelphia, Estia features a menu of authentic specialties, simply prepared, representing the best of Greek cuisine. The dinner will take place on Thursday April 19th from 6:00-8:30 pm. Please be sure to select the correct registration option if you have have plans to join us for dinner as well as the conference. The dinner will feature a keynote discussion by W. Robert Main III, Head of Portfolio Company Engagement, Analysis, and Voting, Vanguard Investment Stewardship.

The presented papers for this year’s conference will be posted for viewing once the final selections have been made. Please reserve your space today! For questions or concerns please contact Alyssa Abbott by email here.


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Who should attend?


  • Faculty
  • PhD


  • Economics
  • Finance
David Yermack