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Sixth International Conference on Futures and Other Derivatives

Jointly organized by the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Beihang University and hosted by the Centre for Global Finance, University of Nottingham Ningbo China

November 3rd and 4th, 2017, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC)

Keynote speakers

Professor Robert Webb, University of Virginia (Editor, Journal of Futures Markets) and one other keynote speaker to be determined.

The conference highlights include 2 keynote addresses from academia.

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are very pleased to invite you to the Sixth International Conference on Futures and Other Derivatives (ICFOD), which is jointly organized by the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Beihang University and hosted by the Centre for Global Finance, University of Nottingham Ningbo China in the vibrant city of Ningbo, China on November 3rd to November 4th, 2017.

This ICFOD conference aims to bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners to discuss a wide variety of topics on global derivative markets and their implications for market participants. The conference will provide an excellent international forum for sharing new developments in theories, methodologies and applications of futures and other derivative markets. It looks for significant contributions to all major fields of financial derivatives and aims to provide both researchers and practitioners a platform to meet and share cutting-edge development in the field.

Since its establishment in 2012, the International Conference on Futures and Other Derivatives (ICFOD) has been a real success. Having obtained a significant response from research and industry sectors, the ICFOD is gaining prominence as one of the major academic conferences in the field of futures and derivatives research in China. In 2015, the ICFOD first add the “Academic Forum on Derivatives” as a regular program of the conference, the forum gained widespread concern and active response from both academic and business communities.

Conference theme

The conference invites papers in all areas of derivatives including commodity and financial futures, options, and other derivatives.

Best Paper Award

The best paper drawn from the papers presented at the Sixth International Conference on Futures and Other Derivatives will be awarded the ICFOD Best Research Paper Award. ICFOD Best PhD Paper Award will be given to the best paper written by a PhD student, and ICFOD Best Poster Award is given to the best poster presented. All awards include an honorarium.

Special Sessions

The conference committee welcomes proposals for special sessions.   Please email to gfc@nottingham.edu.cn by August 1, 2017.

Important dates

August 31, 2017

Deadline for Paper Submission

September 15, 2017

Notification of acceptance

October 1, 2017

Early Registration Deadline

3-4 November 2017

Conference Dates

 

 

We look forward to seeing you in Ningbo, China.