SPECIALISTS IN FINANCIAL MODELLING

Meetup

Our Financial Modelling in Excel LinkedIn Group is now over 40,000 members!  Founded and moderated by Plum Solutions since 2009, the group contains hundreds of relevant and informative posts and discussions by financial modellers all over the world.  

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It’s always nice to network face-to-face as well, and as a spin-off from this group, we are planning regular meetups for this group in key locations this year.  You may also be eligible to claim Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for attending these sessions.  Here are the scheduled dates and locations:

2020 Upcoming Dates

  • Sydney, Wed 12 Feb “Capital Budgeting with CAPM and Asset Risk Classification” David Johnstone
  • Perth, Thurs 20th Feb “Discover how Excel’s new Dynamic Arrays will radically change your models!”
  • Sydney, Tues 7th Apr “FMI Advanced Financial Modeller Exam Prep Session” Danielle Stein Fairhurst
  • Sydney, Wed 29th Apr “The Business of Financial Modelling: from Employee to Self Employed” Shane Arthurson

Other meetup groups around the world you can check out:

2020 Upcoming Dates in Australia


  • February 12, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In finance theory, assets are in the same risk class when they have the same “beta”. But what does that mean? What are the cash flow characteristics that drive beta and leave assets in the same risk class? The answer to this question, according to the capital asset pricing model, is surprising and revealing. It (more…)


  • April 7, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you are planning to sit for the next FMI Level 1 Financial Modelling certification exam coming up on 2nd May, you have probably already started with your preparation for this rigorous qualification! If you are wondering what to expect on the day, or want to know more about what’s involved, then join us to (more…)


  • June 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Financial Modellers like other professionals face the risk of being sued for negligence. Hear from Executive Lawyer, Jonathan Papalia to examine the law of negligence as it applies to professionals and what steps can be taken to mitigate the risks involved. • About your Speaker Jonathan Papalia is a lawyer, a Certified Practicing Accountant and (more…)

Past Dates & Topics

2019 Dates

The meetups vary from location to location in terms of size, cost (if any) and venue. Please click on the links above for more information and to RSVP to the Meetup.  Even if you are unable to make that date, then still join the group and you’ll be advised of upcoming meetups in your area.  If you can’t make any of these dates, or there is a not a meetup scheduled in your area, then please register your interest below so that we can let you know of other dates and locations.  If we receive enough interest in starting a meetup group, dates will be confirmed and a venue advised.

Can’t see your area listed above? Positions are open for organisers in other areas, so if you are interested in hosting or organising a meetup near you, then please let us know and we’d love to help you organise and promote it.

Click here for 2018, 2017 and 2016 past Meetup Presentations and Topics.

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