Forecasting Financial Markets

The Forecasting Financial Markets Association and the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis Europe ETS at the University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) will be hosting a three-day conference on 29th June-1st July.

Papers from all areas of Finance are welcome, especially with a focus on:

  • Advances in asset management

  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning

  • Modeling with high-frequency data

  • Market microstructure

  • Fund management and trading rules

  • Modeling volatility and correlation

  • Risk analysis and credit trading

  • Derivatives pricing models

  • Sustainable investments

Forecasting Financial Markets is an International Conference on Quantitative Finance which has been held regularly since 1994. Since its inception, the Conference has grown in scope and stature to become a key international meeting point for those interested in Quantitative Finance, with the participation of quantitative markets professionals and of prestigious academic and research institutions from all over the world including major central banks and quantitative fund managers.

The FFM Scientific Committee is composed of both academics and quantitative market professionals to ensure the methodological soundness of the selected contributions and also retain the practitioner's perspective at the same time. Over the years, the Committee has ensured that the presentations were original, high quality and practical.

Keynote Speakers

Paper Submission. Authors should submit either a paper or an extended abstract by 15 April 2022. If you would like to submit an abstract for consideration, please use the following address

Important dates

  • April 15th: Deadline for paper submission

  • April 30th: Notification of authors

  • May 20th: Early bird registration ends

  • June 29th –July 1st: FFM Conference

Registration Fees

  • Early bird: EUR 350 (Ph.D. Stud. 250) until May 20th

  • Late bird: EUR 450 (Ph.D.: 350) after May 20th

The fee includes refreshments, lunches, and the conference dinner. But all participants, including presenters, are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Conference venue

University of Milano-Bicocca, Agorà Bd (Ex Bd. U6), Viale Piero e Alberto Pirelli, 22, Milano

Programme Committee

  • Sylvain Barthélémy, TAC Economics

  • Eric Girardin, Aix-Marseille University

  • Hans-Jörg von Mettenheim, IPAG Business School, Paris

  • Claudio Morana, University of Milano-Bicocca and RCEA Europe ETS

Scientific Committee

  • Sylvain Barthélémy, TAC Economics

  • Fabio Bellini, University of Milano-Bicocca

  • Sabri Boubaker, EM Normandie Business School

  • Monica Billio, Ca Foscari University

  • Gianfranco Forte, University of Milano-Bicocca

  • Eric Girardin, Aix-Marseille University

  • Dominique Guegan, University of Paris 1

  • FredjJawadi, University of Lille

  • Bartosz Kurek, Cracow University of Economics

  • Jason Laws, University of Liverpool

  • Hans-Jörg von Mettenheim, IPAG Business School, Paris

  • Claudio Morana, University of Milano-Bicocca

  • Duc Khuong Nguyen, IPAG Business School, Paris

  • TatsuyoshiOkimoto, Australian National University

  • Elisa Ossola, University of Milano-Bicocca

  • Matteo Pelagatti, University of Milano-Bicocca

  • Georgios Sermpinis, University of Glasgow

  • Peter N. Smith, York University

  • Nir Vulkan, Oxford-Man Institute

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