Call for Papers: Alpine Finance Summit (AFS) 2024

Call for Papers: Alpine Finance Summit (AFS) 2024
Conference Organizers:
Prof. Dr. Jochen Lawrenz (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Stöckl (University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein)
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Utz (University of Augsburg, Germany)
Prof. Dr. Florian Weigert (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland)

The Alpine Finance Summit (AFS) is an exclusive and high-caliber conference devoted to the presentation and discussion of academic finance working papers.

Research Focus
The scientific focus of the conference lies on research in the areas of Asset Pricing, Investments, Sustainable Finance, Innovative Finance, and FinTech. We welcome empirical, experimental, and theoretical contributions which have not been published in a scientific journal.

Conference Date and Venue
The AFS will take place at the Hotel Innsbruck (Innrain 3, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria), a stylish 4-star hotel directly located in downtown Innsbruck from Sunday, August 25th – Wednesday, August 28th, 2024. Accommodation for all conference participants is reserved at the Hotel Innsbruck for a reduced rate of 179 EUR per night. Please directly book with the code: AFS-2024 at the Hotel Innsbruck. All participants are expected to stay for the entire conference.
The conference directly follows the 2024 European Finance Association (EFA) meeting in Bratislava. It is possible to reach Innsbruck from Bratislava by train in 5:30 hours on a direct train connection.

Paper Submission
Submission Deadline: 15/03/2024 (CET, Midnight)
Submit your fully developed working paper at Selection of papers is determined via a blind-review process; hence author identities must be concealed at submission. Authors are allowed to submit more than one paper. There is a submission fee of EUR 50 per paper.
Authors will be notified on the acceptance/refusal of their article in April 2024.

Keynote Speaker
We are happy to announce that the keynote speech will be given by Prof. Michael Weber, Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Social Program
Similar to the vision of “winter finance conferences”, particular focus is devoted to a social program for summer outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, and summer sledding. These activities will be organized during the conference and all conference participants are encouraged to participate. Detailed information on the social program will be provided in spring 2024.

Conference Fee
The conference fee is 350 EUR per participant. It includes an apéro riche on the first conference day and the conference dinner on the third conference day.

Further Information
Further information can be retrieved on the conference homepage:
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