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Finance and Business Analytics Conference 2023

Join us in Greece on 7th–9th June 2023 for the Finance and Business Analytics Conference and experience three days of learning and networking.

Adam Smith Business School of the University of Glasgow and Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) of City, University of London will be hosting their first joint conference in the Ionian island of Lefkada, Greece, in cooperation with the Department of Regional Development of the Ionian University.

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.

Areas of interest

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning in Finance
  • Business Analytics
  • Operations Research in Finance and Risk
  • Econometrics and Financial Mathematics
  • Modelling and Classification with Big Data
  • Digital Technologies for Businesses
  • Fintech, Insurtech and RegTech
  • Decision and Risk Analysis
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Sustainable Investments
  • Climate Risk: Modelling and Assessment
  • Asset Management
  • Asset Price Modelling
  • Derivatives and Debt Instruments

Dates and venue

7th–9th June 2023, Ionian Blue Hotel, Nikiana, 31100 Lefkada, Greece.

Ioana Blue

Participants can benefit from a reduced rate of €140 for a double room, plus €4 of accommodation tax, with breakfast for the duration of the conference. Please contact the reception desk of Ionian Blue Hotel at and provide the necessary information for the booking.

The nearest airport is Aktion (, 31 km from Ionian Blue Hotel. The island is connected by bridge to mainland Greece and is accessible from all major cities via public transport.

Keynote speakers

Professor Emanuele Borgonovo
Department of Decision Sciences, Bocconi University.

Professor Dimitris Petmezas
Chair in Finance, Durham University Business School.

Extended abstract submission

Please submit your extended abstract in PDF format at

Each abstract should contain:

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

The deadline for extended abstract submission: tbc.

Authors will be informed of the outcome of their submission by tbc.

Publication opportunities

International Journal of Finance and Economics

The conference organizers, in liaison with the editors of the International Journal of Finance, will invite the authors of selected high-quality papers that fall within the general remit of the journal to submit their manuscripts to it. The editors will ensure that the selected papers undergo the normal reviewing process on a fast-track basis.

Registration fees

Registration opens on tbc.

Register by purchasing a “Registration Ticket”:

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

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 get in touch via clearly stating the case in the email subject and you will receive further instructions on how to proceed.

The deadline for registration to present accepted research works is 1st May 2023.

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 1st May 2023. Participants who withdraw before 1st May 2023 will be refunded, subject to a cancellation fee of £150. Participants who cancel after 1st May 2023 will not receive a refund.

Meeting organisers