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  • Asia-Pacific Association of Derivatives (APAD) is an academic organization to serve scholars,
    students, managers, and consultants who are interested in advancing knowledge about derivatives
    markets and their products around Asia-Pacific region. The primary goal of the association is to
    promote scholarly studies in the derivatives context.
    
    An inaugural conference was held on July 15-16, 2004 in Busan, Korea attended by about 
    200 professors and doctoral students from around the world. 
    
    The 2nd conference was held on July 28-30,2005, in Bangalore, India by KAFO and the Indian 
    Institute of Management under the auspices of several Indian financial institutions.
    
    The 3rd conference was held on June 22-23,2006 in Busan, Korea under the auspices of KRX.
    
    The 4th conference was held on June 20-22,2007 in Gurgaon, India by KAFO and the Management 
    Development Institute (MDI), under the auspices of several Indian financial institutions.
    
    The 5th conference was held on June 26-27, 2008 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX.
    
    The 6th conference was held on August 26-27, 2010 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX, 
    KOFIA, KSD, BS bank and KB.
    
    The 7th conference was held on August 25-26, 2011 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX, 
    KOFIA, KSD, Daewoo Securities and Hana Daetoo Securities. 
    
    The 8th conference was held on August 23-24, 2012 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX, 
    KOFIA, KSD, KCMI, Hana Daetoo Securities and Hyundai Securities.
    
    The 9th conference was held on August 22-23, 2013 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX, 
    KIF, KOFIA, KSD, KCMI, KB Financial Group. Hana Daetoo Securities.
    
    The 10th conference was held on August 21-22. 2014 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX, 
    KOFIA, KSD, NPS, KB Financial Group, Samsung Asset Management, Mirae Asset, Korea Investment, 
    Hana Daetoo Securities, Samsung Securities. APAD Symposium was held on August 21, 
    2014 in Busan Korea under the organization of KDA. KIF, Busan Economic Promotion Agency.
    
    The 11th conference was held on August 24-25, 2015 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX,
    KOFIA, KSD, NPS, HF, Eugene Investment & Securities, Hana Daetoo Securities, SK securities. 
    APAD Symposium was held on August 24, 2015 in Busan Korea under the organization of KDA and KIF.
    
    The 12th conference was held on August 22-23, 2016 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX, 
    KOFIA, KSD, KB Financial Group, SK Securities, NRF. APAD Symposium was held on August 22, 
    2016 in Busan Korea under the organization of KDA and KIF.
    
    The 13th conference was held on July 10-11, 2017 in Busan Korea under the sponsorship of KRX, 
    KOFIA, KSD, KB Financial Group, KB Securities, KT, SK Securities, Daishin Securities, Mirae Asset Daewoo, 
    Mirae Asset Global Investments, Eugene Investment, KOSCOM, and Korea Investment & Securities. 
    APAD Symposium was held on July 10, 2017 in Busan Korea under the organization of KDA and KIF.
    
    The 14th conference will be held on July 9-10, 2018 in Busan Korea. 
    APAD sessions and symposium will take place at the Westin Chosun Busan Hotel.