Call for Papers - FinanceCom 2014
Enterprise Applications, Markets and Services in the Finance Industry
“New Emergent Trends of IT in Finance Industry”
Sydney, Friday 12th December 2014
Publications will be published by Springer-Verlag as part of the
Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series
(indexed in Scopus among others)
SUBMISSION DEADLINE
10th September 2014 extended till the 28th September 2014
WORKSHOP WEBSITE
http://www.tut.fi/emmi/WWW/ameamain/financecom2014
A good opportunity to attend ICIS 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand 14th-17th December
and attend this workshop beforehand!

News

  • 20/11/2014: The workshop takes place at the Darlington Centre at the University of Sydney (174 City Road, Darlington NSW 2006, Sydney, Australia). More information about the location here
  • 20/11/2014: The final workshop programme can be downloaded (pdf) from here
  • 29/10/2014: The list of accepted papers can be found here
  • 25/10/2014: EMail list of the workshop http://www.ambientmediaassociation.org/tiki/article4-List-of-EMail-Lists-and-Newsletters-Hosted-by-iAMEA
  • 24/10/2014: DONT’T FORGET TO REGISTER! Please find the detailed registration information below here
  • 24/10/2014: We are a bit delayed with the review process, but will inform you latest by the 29th October 2014 

Advancements in Information and Communication Technologies have paved the way to new business models, markets, networks, services, and players in the financial services industry. FinanceCom 2014 invites papers that help to understand, drive and exploit the associated systems, technologies and opportunities.

After very successful FinanceCom workshops in Sydney, Regensburg, Montreal, Paris, Frankfurt and Barcelona, FinanceCom 2014 will be returning to Sydney on 12th December 2014. The workshop spans multiple disciplines, including technical, services, economic, sociological and behavioral sciences. We welcome research from any of these disciplines, as well as cross-disciplinary work. We are open to various levels of analysis and methodology.

Topics of interest in this research area include but are not limited to:

  • Networks and business models
    • Technology-Driven Transformation of the Financial Industry - towards Banking Value Networks
    • Business process outsourcing/offshoring and Information Systems
    • New e-Finance business models enabled by IT
    • New Bank Business Models & Challenges in a Post-Financial Crisis
    • Approaches for evaluating operational and credit risks as well as banking and market performance
  • Financial Markets
    • Electronic Markets Design and Engineering
    • Algorithmic and High Frequency Trading / Post Trading Systems and Infrastructures
    • Analysis of Intraday Market Data and News
    • Regulation of Electronic Financial Markets (e.g. MiFiD, EMIR or Dodd-Frank)
    • Private Equity and Ventual Capital Investments
  • IT and implementations
    • Role of new technologies (e.g. Web Services, Cloud, Big Data, and Grid Computing)
    • Implementation experiences and case studies
    • Enabling decision support systems in banking and financial markets
    • Enterprise communication in Banking & Financial Services
    • Interoperability of heterogeneous financial systems and evolving international standards
  • “New” Emerging Digital and Virtual Financial Markets
    • Virtual Currencies (Bitcoin, Amazon, …)
    • Alternative Banking, Loan, and Financial Market Models
    • New Customer Contact Trends
    • Crowdfunding, Crowdsourcing, and B2B/B2C Social Media
    • Loyalty Card, and Smart Card Markets
    • New consumer identification methods (e.g. Biometrics)
    • M/T/I Banking and Trading Services
    • New Banking and Payment Trends
    • Banking, payments, and currencies in emerging countries

Registration

  • We did our very best to keep the registration fees low, and are happy to offer you the following rates:
    • Standard Registration (100 AUD)
    • Student Registration (50 AUD)
    • Sydney University Students (Free)
  • Please register for the workshop on the following website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ZPKwQe4onrqGUtSOHpORyUnNd0B_R3up31FurbwuLR0/edit#
  • You will be receiving a separate email that contains the detailed payment information for credit card payment

List of Accepted Papers

The complete workshop programme, including keyntoes can be downloaded from here

  • Keynote Address: Prof. Deborah Ralston, International Linkages: Financial Markets and Technology
  • Other Talks Include:
    • Nicholle McNice, SIRCA, SIRCA Academic Services: The Future is Now
    • Special Session on Regulatory Reporting: Mike Aitken (Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre), Kingsley Jones (Center for Int. Finance and Regulation), Andrew Blair (NAB), Zoran Milosevic (Deontik)
    • Artur Lugmayr: Converging Media Technology and Finance
  • Strategic Competitive Advantages through Enterprise Systems: The Case of Exchange Systems
    • Kai Zimmermann, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
    • Martin Haferkorn, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
    • Michael Siering, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
  • A framework for evaluating the effectiveness of financial news sentiment scoring techniques
    • Islam Qudah, University of New South Wales, Australia
    • Fethi Rabhi, University of New South Wales, Australia
    • Maurice Peat, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Seasonality and Interconnectivity within Crypto-currencies - An Analysis on the Basis of Bitcoin, Litecoin and Namecoin
    • Martin Haferkorn, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
    • Josué Manuel Quintana Diaz, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
  • Finding Evidence of Irrational Exuberance in the Oil Market
    • Antal Ratku, University of Freiburg, Germany
    • Stefan Feuerriegel, University of Freiburg & University of New South Wales, Germany
    • Fethi Rabhi, University of New South Wales, Australia, Dirk Neumann, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Evaluation of News-Based Trading Strategies
    • Stefan Feuerriegel, University of Freiburg, Germany
    • Dirk Neumann, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Validating an Incremental Rule Management Approach for Financial Market Data Pre-Processing
    • Weisi Chen, University of New South Wales, Australia
    • Fethi Rabhi, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Conciliating Exploration and Exploitation at Middle-Manager Level: The Case Study of a European Bank Introducing Big Data
    • Alberto Palazzesi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
    • Chiara Frigerio, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
    • Federico Rajola, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
  • New approach for algorithmic trading
    • Fethi Rabhi, UNSW, Australia

Workshop Location and Venue

The workshop takes place on Friday 12th December 2014 in the Darlington Centre at the University of Sydney. Please follow the following link to find further detailes about the venue: http://sydney.edu.au/visitors_community/venue_hire/darlington_centre.shtml. The address is:

  • 174 City Road, Darlington NSW 2006, Sydney

Important Dates

  1. Submission open:            30th July 2014
  2. Submission deadline:     10st September 2014 extended until the 28th September 2014
  3. Notification of authors:   15th October 2014 (we are a bit delayed, but will inform authors latest by the 29th October 2014)
  4. Deadline revision:            15th November 2014
  5. Final submission:             31st January 2015 (final book chapter version)

Submission Details

Authors should submit papers of not more than 15 pages as per the Springer guidelines (see Instructions for LNBIP Authors on the workshop website). Authors will be given instructions after the workshop how to submit their works for the edited book. All papers are to be submitted via the following link:

Instructions will be provided via a supplied email address (in case of any problems, please send an email to lartur@acm.org). Submitted papers will be reviewed by the program committee. All correspondence will be with the specified primary contact.

Publication

We plan to publish best papers as a post proceedings book in the Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing series. For previous proceedings in this series, see LNBIP 4, LNBIP 23 and LNBIP 135.

Program Committee Chair

Lugmayr Artur, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Local Organisation Chair

Fethi Rabhi, University of New South Wales, Australia
Maurice Peat, University of Sydney, Australia

Program Committee

Peter Gomber, University of Frankfurt, Germany

Dennis Kundisch, University of Paderborn, Germany

Artur Lugmayr, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Nikolay Mehandjiev, University of Manchester, UK

Jan Muntermann, University of Goettingen, Germany

Dirk Neumann, University of Freiburg,Germany

Maurice Peat, University of Sydney, Australia

Fethi Rabhi, University of New South Wales, Australia

Ryan Riordan, University of Ontario, Canada

Christof Weinhardt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Axel Winkelmann, University of Wuerzburg, Germany