Finance and Business Analytics Conference

Edition II

12th-14th June 2024
Athens, Greece

Join us in Athens, Greece on 12th-14th June 2024 for the Finance and Business Analytics Conference and experience three days of learning and networking. Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow and Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) of City, University of London will be hosting their second joint conference in the city of Athens, Greece. We cordially invite esteemed academics, researchers, and professionals all over the world to submit innovative contributions in all areas of quantitative finance and business analytics. The conference is sponsored by the WARDS fund, University of Glasgow.
Submissions deadline
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Early birds deadline
30th April 2024
Registrations deadline
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Submissions deadline
1st May 2024
Early birds deadline
29th February 2024
Registrations deadline
8th May 2024

Areas of interest

  • Actuarial Mathematics

  • Asset Pricing

  • Banking and Financial Institutions

  • Behavioural Finance

  • Business Analytics

  • Commodities and Energy Economics

  • Corporate Finance and Governance

  • Decision Analysis in Finance

  • Empirical Finance

  • Fintech

  • Financial Markets

  • Financial Economics

  • Financial Mathematics

  • Forecasting

  • Green Finance and Sustainability

  • Insurance Analytics and RegTech

  • Operational Research in Finance

  • Wealth Management

Dates and venue

Amarilia Hotel
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Date
12th-14th June 2024
Venue 
- Athens

Amarilia Hotel, 13 Agiou Nikolaou St., Vouliagmeni Athens 16671, Greece

Practical info

Keynote Speakers

Professor Marc Goergen

Marc Goergen is a full Professor of Finance at IE University. Previous appointments include UMIST and the Universities of Cardiff, Manchester, Reading and Sheffield. Marc is a Research Member of the prestigious European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) and a former member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW).
Marc is an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Management, the British Accounting Review and the European Journal of Finance. He is also an Editorial Board Member of various other journals. Previously, he also served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance and the Journal of Banking and Finance. He has published widely on corporate governance and finance in academic journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Industrial Relations, and the Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization. He is also the author of three research monographs as well as a successful textbook on corporate governance.

Professor Richard Payne

Richard Payne is a full Professor of Finance at Bayes Business School. Professor Payne works in the areas of empirical market microstructure and empirical asset pricing. He has written on topics that include the determination of exchange rates, the links between exchange rates and equity index returns, algorithmic trading and market dynamics, the effects of transparency in equity markets and the effects of short selling on equity markets.
Professor Payne holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and has worked at the LSE, the University of Bristol and Warwick Business School. He has also worked in the asset management industry and actively consults for banks, funds, regulators and government departments.

Submission and registration information

Submission (Extended Abstract/Full Manuscript)

Please submit your extended abstract (minimum 5 pages) or your full manuscript (maximum 50 pages) in PDF format at www.fba-conference.com, using the 'Submission' button on the right hand side. Use Times New Roman 12-point font (1.5 spaced).

Each submission should contain:

  • Title

  • Authors and their full affiliations (presenter indicated in boldface)

  • Short abstract (max 250 words)

The submission deadline is 1st May 2024.

Authors will be informed of the outcome of their submission within 10 working days.

Registration Fees

Registration opens on 5th December 2023.

Register by purchasing a “Registration Ticket” through Eventbrite:

  • Early bird rate: £450 (available until midnight UK time, 29th February 2024)

  • Standard rate: £500 (available from 1st March 2024)

  • Student early bird rate: £400 (available until midnight UK time, 29th February 2024)

  • Student standard rate: £450 (available from 1st March 2024)

  • Accompanying person rate: £150 (this fee is intended for the person who wants to accompany a participant to the conference gala dinner but will not participate in the scientific programme). If this applies to you, please purchase the relevant ticket at Eventbrite.

The fee includes refreshments, lunches (two days), and the conference gala dinner – further updates to follow.

The deadline for registration to present accepted research works is 8th May 2024.

All participants, including presenters, are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.

For a paper to be listed in the conference programme, payment from at least one author is required by 8th May 2024. Participants who withdraw before 8th May 2024 will be refunded, subject to a cancellation fee of £200. Participants who cancel after 8th May 2024 will not receive a refund. For any additional information please contact us via www.fba-conference.com or at fbaconference@gmail.com.

Publication opportunties

European Financial Management

The conference organisers, in liaison with the Editor of the European Financial Management, invite conference participants to submit high-quality papers, falling within the remit of the journal, to the special issue “Finance and Business Analytics”. The standard submission process of the journal will apply.

The European Journal of Finance

The conference organisers and the Editors of The European Journal of Finance encourage conference participants to submit high-quality papers that focus on machine learning and big data in Finance. The standard submission process of the journal will apply, and authors are expected to specify that their manuscript is intended for the special issue “Machine Learning & Big Data in Finance”.

Conference program and abstracts

The link to the conference program can be viewed here.

The link to the conference abstracts can be viewed here.

Meeting the organisers

Conference chairs

Georgios Sermpinis

Adam Smith Business School 
University of Glasgow

Ioannis Kyriakou

Bayes Business School (formerly Cass)
City, University of London

Charalampos Stasinakis

Adam Smith Business School 
University of Glasgow

Evangelos Vagenas-Nanos

Adam Smith Business School
University of Glasgow

Georgios Sermpinis

Adam Smith Business School 
University of Glasgow

Charalampos Stasinakis

Adam Smith Business School 
University of Glasgow

Ioannis Kyriakou

Bayes Business School (formerly Cass)
City, University of London

Evangelos Vagenas-Nanos

Adam Smith Business School
University of Glasgow

Local organiser

Vasilios I. Sogiakas

Department of Regional Development
Ionian University

Scientific Committee

  • Christos Alexakis, Rennes School of Business

  • Panagiotis Andrikopoulos, Coventry University

  • Leonidas Barbopoulos, University of Edinburgh

  • Christian Ewald, University of Glasgow and Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

  • Emilios Galariotis, Audencia Business School

  • Po-Hsuan Hsu, National Tsing Hua University

  • Vasso Ioannidou, City, University of London

  • Sofia Johan, Florida Atlantic University

  • Neil Kellard, University of Essex

  • Alexandros Kontonikas, University of Essex

  • Jia Liu, University of Portsmouth

  • Malvina Marchese, City, University of London

  • Hans-Joerg von Mettenheim, IPAG Business School

  • Duc Khuong Nguyen, EMLV Business School

  • Lucio Sarno, University of Cambridge

  • Mark P. Taylor, Washington University in St. Louis

  • Sjur Westgaard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • Constantin Zopounidis, Technical University of Crete

Past editions

Edition I - 2023
Lefkada, Greece
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Key dates edition 2024

Submissions deadline
1st May 2024
Early birds deadline
29th February 2024
Registrations deadline
8th May 2024

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