In the last five decades, the significant progress has been achieved to develop and apply big data methods and technologies to solve a large range of problems in quantitative finance and risk management with large and complex datasets. At the same time, new problems and challenges have emerged. The purpose of the conference is to bring together international academics, industry researchers and practitioners, early career researchers and PhD students working on the big data in financeto present their latest advances and discuss further opportunities and challenges. The conference will be organized under EU-program BigDataFinance (www.bigdatafinance.eu).
Researchers are hereby invited to submit a full paper (up to 10 pages) detailing their research, or an extended abstract (1-2 pages) describing their work-in-progress. Proceedings will be published at www.bigdatafinance.eu webpages.
A Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Econometrics and Financial Data Science is expected to be launched shortly by the European Journal of Finance. Topics include Advancements to Econometric Algorithms, Big Data Textmining, Dynamic Asset Allocation, FinTech, Forecasting, Operational Risk Assessments, Protocols for Backtesting, RegTech and many more
Paper/abstract submission is not mandatory in order to participate in the conference.
Topics of the conference include but are not limited to:
Financial Markets Infrastructures
Forecasting and Market Prediction
Market Efficiency and Behavioural Finance
High-frequency Financial Econometrics
Portfolio Optimization and Analysis
Pricing and Complexity in Derivatives
Network theory in finance
Machine Learning in Finance
High Performance Computing in Finance
Social Media Big Data in Finance
Real-Time Big Data in Finance
Applications and case studies
Paper Submission deadline: 10th of July 2019 (extended from 30thof June 2019)
Notification of acceptance: 21thof July 2019
Registration deadline: 31stof July 2019
Camera-ready Manuscript: 15thof August 2019
You may submit a full paper (up to 15 pages) detailing your research, or an extended abstract (1-2 pages) describing work-in-progress. All submitted papers will be subject to peer reviewing for significance, technical merit, and application value as well as their relevance to the conference themes. Deadline is 30thof June 2019.
The format for both types of papers (full paper and extended abstract) is the one-column Taylor and Francis style for European Journal of Finance.Please see the Instructions for authors by the link below for further information and instructions, including Word or LaTeX templates:
Conference fees: The cost of participation for external participants to cover expenses is 250 EUR for the conference (including dinner). A discounted price 150 EUR available for a limited number of external PhD students.
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Carysfort Ave, Carrysfort, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland