With generous support from the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) and the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, The Future of Financial Information Conference will return for its 2nd edition on 27-28th May 2020. We are delighted to welcome two excellent keynote speakers, Darrell Duffie from Stanford University and Lily Fang from INSEAD, and are currently inviting submissions from researchers around the world. For more information, please visit the Conference website (www.sbs.su.se/ffi2020) or contact Michał Dzieliński, the Conference chair (mdz@sbs.su.se).

The Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation has also extended its funding for the joint research seminar series for the finance groups at SBS, Lund university, and University of Gothenburg. Guests over the past three years include Torben Andersen (Northwestern), Joel Hasbrouck (NYU Stern), Pete Kyle (Maryland), Juhani Linnainmaa (USC Marshall), Angelo Ranaldo (St Gallen), Matt Ringgenberg (Utah), and Russ Wermers (Maryland). 

Last but not least, Fatemeh Aramian has been awarded a Hedelius travel grant from the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, which will fund her research visit to University of Sydney.