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Forecasting Financial Markets

Oxford (United Kingdom), 11, 12 and 13 September 2024

The 29th FFM Conference will be co-organised by the Forecasting Financial Markets Association, and the Worcester College, University of Oxford (UK)


You are cordially invited to submit your research papers for presentation at the 29th Forecasting Financial Markets Conference (#FFM29), that will take place on September 11–13, 2024, in Oxford (United Kingdom).

The FFM29 will be an excellent networking opportunity for academics, doctoral students, and practitioners to present new research results and discuss current and challenging issues in their disciplines.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Rama Cont
University of Oxford

Prof. Rama CONT

Rama Cont is the Statutory Professor of Mathematical Finance at the University of Oxford. He is known for contributions to probability theory, stochastic analysis and mathematical modelling in finance, in particular mathematical models of systemic risk. He was awarded the Louis Bachelier Prize by the French Academy of Sciences in 2010.

He obtained his undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique (France), a master’s degree in theoretical physics from Ecole Normale Superieure and a degree in Chinese Language from Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales. His doctoral thesis focused on the application of Lévy processes in financial modelling.

Prof. Richard Baillie
Michigan State University & King’s College London

Richard T. Baillie is the A.J. Pasant Professor in Insurance in the Department of Economics at Michigan State University. He works in the areas of econometrics, time series analysis, asset pricing, financial markets, and international finance.

He earned a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics. Baillie began his career as a statistician at the Central Statistical Office in London. He has also been a professor in the Department of Economics at Georgetown University. Baillie joined the Michigan State University faculty in 1986 and has been Pasant Professor since 1999. Baillie is a Fellow of the Journal of Econometrics, and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He received the Michigan State University Distinguished Faculty Award in 2009.

Conference Themes

  • Advances in asset management
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • FinTech, RegTech, InsurTech, GreenTech
  • Derivatives pricing models
  • Fund management and trading rules
  • Market microstructure
  • Modeling volatility and correlation
  • Modeling with high-frequency data
  • Risk analysis and credit trading
  • Sustainable investments and Green Finance

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