The February 2017 Colloquium, to be hosted by the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning in Washington, DC, in cooperation with Financial Planning Standards Council (Canada) and FPSB, will gather the global academic community to showcase research within financial planning, as well as related disciplines, that directly or indirectly relate to the global financial planning body of knowledge as well as financial planning practice.
The Colloquium will feature paper presentations; invited speakers; interviews for open financial planning faculty positions and a special focus on poster/concurrent sessions for doctoral students within financial planning programmess as well as related research areas.
In the UK, the Chartered Institutue for Securities & Investment is the licence holder for CFP certification after merging with the Institute of Financial Planning last year. Its members and academics familiar with financial planning are also being asked to participate.
Talking about the Colloquium, Wessel Oosthuizen, CFP, chairperson of FPSB’s Professional Standards Committee, said: “As the standards-setting body for the global financial planning profession, the Financial Planning Standards Board is committed to engaging the international academic community to help us deepen and broaden the Global Body of Knowledge for Financial Planning.
“We are pleased to partner with CFP Board and FPSC (Canada) on a global call for papers, and through this process and the Colloquium, to engage with academics and researchers around the world devoted to research areas that affect financial planning practice or financial planner education.”
The FPSB welcomes papers on the following topics that relate, or indirectly relate, to financial planning practice/financial planning body of knowledge:
The deadline for Expressions of Interest is 30 April, 2016. For more details on the paper submission process, go to: https://www.fpsb.org/component/docman/doc_download/1109-160322_doc_CallForPapers.html