The 2020 Shanghai Financial Forefront Symposium(Online)

Office of Alumni and External Relations    2020-12-14

   With the development of new technologies like artificial intelligence, big data analysis, and blockchain, and the emergence of alternative data like social media data, textual data and news data, a revolution is taking place in financial research. New technologies and new data not only provide us a broader perspective of financial research but also increase the knowledge and understanding of finance in academia and investment industry. Therefore, based on the cutting-edge research in finance, this symposium aims to arouse thinking and discussion, which promote academic exchanges and cooperation.

Date: 19-20th December 2020

Venue: Zoom meetings


Date  Time  
    Dec 19      7:40-8:00      Welcome Speech    
  8:00-10:00      Paper Presentations and Discussions    
  10:00-11:00      Keynote Speech    
    Dec 20      8:00-10:00      Paper Presentations and Discussions    

Keynote speaker:

Hendrik Bessembinder (Arizona State University)


Warren Bailey (Cornell University)

Turan G. Bali (Georgetown University)

Allaudeen Hameed (National University of Singapore)

David McLean (Georgetown University)

Paul H. Schultz (University of Notre Dame)

Kumar Venkataraman (Southern Methodist University)

Lu Zhang (The Ohio State University)

Guofu Zhou (Washington University in St. Louis)


      Please refer to the attachment for more information about the conference.

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