Our faculty host conferences throughout the year pertaining to their specialized areas. Faculty invite colleagues nationally and internationally to attend these conferences who present about their current research in each area.
Napa Conference on Financial Research Markets
Financial Management is the flagship journal of FMA which seeks high quality articles that are of interest to academics, but also have the potential to influence business practice.
The Graduate School of Management is a small, intimate community of top-notch students and world-class scholars with strong ties to the California wine industry.
To reflect the unique character and focus of the school, the conference sessions take place at the Cakebread Winery located in the bucolic Napa Valley.
Davis Conference on Qualitative Research
This year’s conferences features guests from around the world to discuss key topics on qualitative research.
Mixed Integer Programming Workshop
Jointly sponsored by the Graduate School of Management and the UC Davis Math Department, the 2012 Mixed Integer Programming workshop was the ninth in a series of annual workshops held in North America designed to bring the integer programming community together to discuss recent developments in the field.The methods are heavily used in practice for solving problems in transportation and manufacturing, including airline crew scheduling, vehicle routing and production planning.The workshop gives junior researchers—more than 20 from around the world—the opportunity to present their most recentwork. Sponsors included the Office of Naval Research, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering, GAMS, SAS, IBM, Gurobi Optimization, the National Science Foundation, FICO, and Lindo Systems Inc. Professor David Woodruff attended the workshop.
Davis Qualitative Methods Workshop
Hosted by Professor Andrew Hargadon, Professor Kimberly Elsbach and Associate Professor Beth Bechky, this intensive workshop offered participants a conceptual and practical understanding of qualitative research methods. Drawing on their combined expertise, Hargadon, Elsbach and Bechky led three days of sessions and fieldwork on how and when to use qualitative data collection and analysis techniques, as well as how to craft a contribution to the field.