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Dear Colleagues

We'll be hosting the second "Financial Risk and Network Theory" in
Cambridge on 9 September in collaboration with the Journal of Network
Theory in Finance.

Please find the Call for Papers below and hope to see some of you there.


Financial institutions and markets are highly interconnected, but the
literature that maps these interconnections and assesses their impact on
financial risks and returns has only recently begun to emerge. The
conference “Financial Risk and Network Theory 2015” organized in
collaboration with the Journal of Network Theory in Finance (JNTF),
continues the successful inaugural conference of 2014 in generating new
collaborations in this emerging multidisciplinary field.

The JNTF is an interdisciplinary journal publishing academically rigorous
and practitioner-focused research on the application of network theory to
finance and related fields. The journal aims to  bring together research
carried out in disparate areas within academia, central banks, think tanks,
and other research institutions. Its target audience are academics,
policymakers, and industry practitioners who share an interest in financial

*Conference date*: 9 September 2015
*Conference location*: Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

*Conference Website

Authors are encouraged to submit both theoretical and applied papers on
financial networks. Selected papers presented at the conference will be
published in forthcoming issues of the journal. Topics include, but are not
limited to, the research areas below:

- Empirical network analysis that enables better understanding of financial
flows, exposures, and markets
- Modeling and simulation techniques for measuring interdependent financial
- New metrics and techniques for identifying systemically important
institutions and markets in financial networks
- Network modeling of time-series data for financial risk management, asset
allocation, and portfolio management
- Social network analysis (SNA) in finance, e.g. for making credit and
investment decisions
- Applied network visualization techniques that improve the communication
of financial risks and rewards.

Please send your paper or an extended abstract to Kimmo Soramäki,
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Network Theory and Finance, at [log in to unmask]

*Submission Deadline*: 30 June 2015
*Notification of Acceptance*: 31 July 2015

*Keynote speakers*

Stefano Battiston (University of Zurich)
Mark Flood (Office of Financial Research, U.S. Treasury)
Sanjay Sharma (RBC Capital Markets)

*Organizing Committee*

Andrew Coburn (Centre for Risk Studies, Cambridge University)
Camelia Minoiu (International Monetary Fund)
Peter Sarlin (Hanken School of Economics and RiskLab Finland)
Kimmo Soramäki (Financial Network Analytics Ltd.)

Visit the inaugural 2014 conference website: Financial Risk and Network

Dr. Kimmo Soramäki
Founder and CEO, FNA
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Network Theory in Finance
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Twitter: soramaki

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