1st Conference on Economics and FinTech

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CfP Deadline Date:
March 15th, 2020
Conference Event:
April 21st-23rd, 2020

Event Location:
Athens, Greece

There is a strong need to improve the competitiveness of the European FinTech sector, creating a common regulatory approach across the countries encouraging innovations in the application of big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, while authorities and researchers assess their risks and potential. To discuss the developments and the open issues, we invite you to attend the 1st Conference on Economics and FinTech held in Athens, on April 21- 23, 2020.

The conference aims at advancing research that focusses on the link between financial markets and the real economy. Further, it will provide a forum to discuss the changes in the business models in the era of FinTech. Topics suitable (but are not limited): Algorithmic trading, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Big Data, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Crowdfunding, Systemic risk, P2P Lending, Robo-advising.

Further Information: We also invite practitioners to present use cases and speakers from FinTech companies to present client solutions. Besides, there will be a possibility to propose contributed sessions (with 3-4 speakers each) on a specific topic. If you are interested, please write an email with the topic and the names of the contributors by March 15, 2020, at the latest to varakelian@panteion.gr. These proposals will be evaluated and you will be informed about the decision by March 31, 2020.

Publication Opportunities: All papers accepted for the symposium are eligible to be considered for publication in the EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT in a special issue devoted to the conference (https://www.efmaefm.org/specialissue2020.php). If you wish your paper to be considered for publication in the EFM, please indicate so in your cover letter. Papers will be reviewed for the EFM upon receipt using its normal criteria. Note that the acceptance of a paper to the Symposium is not a guarantee of publication by the EFM. All papers will go through the journal’s standard blind review process.

The conference is qualified as a learning activity for CFA charterholders. CE credits will be assigned.

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