Asper School of Business Research Webinar Series

The Asper School of Business is proud to host internationally acclaimed researchers in a range of fields to present their work to a global academic audience to encourage discussion between scholars and the business community.

For more information about how to register for an Asper School of Business Research Webinar please contact the Asper Research Facilitator at

2020 - 2021 Asper School of Business Research Webinars

Security Analysis: An Investment Perspective - Dr. Kewei Hou

April 30, 2021

Dr. Kewei Hou, Ric Dillon Endowed Professor in Investments, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University and Editor of the Journal of Empirical Finance


How Subtle Feelings Shape Judgement and Choice - Dr. Norbert Schwarz

February 26, 2021 

Dr. Norbert Schwarz, Provost Professor of Psychology and Marketing, University of Southern California


Balancing the Bright and Dark Side of Digitization - Dr. Alain Verbeke

February 5, 2021

Dr. Alain Verbeke, Professor and Research Director on Strategy and Organization
McCaig Research Chair in Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

Stu Clark Distinguished Speaker Series, 2020 - 21

The Stu Clark Distinguished Speaker Series is supported by a generous endowment from Asper School of Business alumnus Stu Clark [BComm/76]. The Series features prominent researchers from outside of the University of Manitoba to give research seminars and interact with faculty and graduate research students.

Guest speakers considered for the Series must be distinguished or up-and-coming in their area(s) of research, external to the university, be good presenters and have a strong appeal to Asper faculty and graduate research students.

If you are interested in registering for any upcoming Stu Clark Distinguished Speaker Series events please contact the Asper Research Facilitator at

2020-21 Stu Clark Distinguished Speaker Series

Blockchain-enabled circular supply chain management: A system architecture for fast fashion

June 2, 2021

Dr. Bill Wang, Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology

Tree or Forest? Moral Legitimization Tactics of Business Groups

May 28, 2021

Dr. Wonyong Oh, Associate Professor, University of Nevada - Las Vegas 

Information-Driven Volatility - Dr. Hengjie Ai

May 7, 2021

Dr. Hengjie Ai, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

Influence of Transportation Network on Transmission Heterogeneity of COVID-19 in China - Dr. Jing Lu

April 23, 2021

Dr. Jing Lu, Assistant Professor, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Does Social Interaction Spread Fear among Institutional Investors? Evidence from COVID-19 - Dr. Ming Dong

April 23, 2021

Dr. Ming Dong, Associate Professor of Finance, Director, Financial Engineering, York University, Schulich School of Business

New Frontiers in Finance: AI/ML/NLP and FinTech - Dr. Sanjiv Das

April 16, 2021

Dr. Sanjiv Das, William and Janice Terry Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business.

An Equilibrium Model of Career Concerns, Investment Horizons, and Mutual Fund Value Added - Dr. Ran Xing

April 16, 2021

Dr. Ran Xing, Assistant Professor of Finance, Aarhus University

Scaling Impact: Developing capabilities for institutional work - Dr. Charlene Zietsma

April 9, 2021

Dr. Charlene Zietsma, Associate Professor, Management & Organization, John and Becky Surma Dean’s Research Fellow, Smeal College of Business, and International Research Fellow of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation

Asper Research Events

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Upcoming events

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Past events

Quadrant Behavioural Finance Conference
June 1, 2021

The Annual Quadrant Investor Behaviour Conference is a top level academic conference that brings leading international academics and practitioners in the investment field together to examine and discuss cutting edge academic research in investment finance.

This conference provides enhanced learning experiences for student and research opportunities for professors, as well as provides exposure to new trends in investment finance to practitioners.


Annual research events