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5th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society

Banking, Financial markets, risk and financial vulnerability

Audencia Nantes School of Management Campus

11 June 2015 - 13 June 2015

The 5th International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS) with a focus on “Banking, Financial markets, risk and financial vulnerability” brought together more than 260 researchers from academic institutions and central banks from all over the world. It provided an excellent platform for researchers and practitioners to share crucial insights and presented novel research results on topics related, among others, to financial regulation, financial engineering, bank governance and systemic risk. Papers were presented in 61 parallel sessions that were very well attended and actively discussed by participants. 

Please click here for a summary report of the conference.


Conference papers

All the papers that were included in the conference programme are available here.

Please note that only the registered participants have access to the papers.

Videos and Powerpoint Presentations of Keynote Speakers

Video: Plenary session A by Edward Altman - June 11, 2015

Powerpoint: Edward Altman - Keynote speaker presentation

Video: Plenary session B by Robert DeYoung - June 12, 2015

Powerpoint: Robert DeYoung - Keynote speaker presentation


Selected photos from the conference academic and social programme are available here
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Key facts about the event

• Submissions from across the globe were received from practitioners and researchers working in major financial institutions, as well as from scholars in highly regarded universities, business schools, and research institutes.

• +60 scientific committee members.

• +400 papers were received and 242 of them were included in the programme.

• Two plenary talks were given by Prof. Edward I. Altman. Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University, and Director of the Credit and Fixed Income Research Program at the NYU Salomon Center; and Prof. Robert (Bob) DeYoung Capitol Federal Distinguished Professor in Financial Markets and Institutions and Director of the Center for Banking Excellence at the University of Kansas School Business.

• Special Issues - selected papers presented at the Conference will be considered for publication in the special issues of the following journals: Journal of Financial Stability, International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money and Bankers Markets and Investors.