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EC Conference on “Promoting Sustainable Finance”

EC Conference on “Promoting Sustainable Finance”

The Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance and the Community of Practice in Financial Research (CoPFiR), both set up by the European Commission, are pleased to announce a call for papers for a Conference on "Promoting Sustainable Finance". The conference will be held on January 8-9, 2019, at the European Commission’s Berlaymont headquarters in Brussels.

The purpose of the two-day event is to allow researchers to present policy-relevant empirical papers and to promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge between academics, professionals and policy makers on how to mobilise the necessary financing for green and sustainable investments.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission of extended abstracts or full papers: December 7, 2018
Notification of paper acceptance: December 19, 2018
Deadline to submit full papers and presentations: December 30, 2018
Conference dates: January 8-9, 2019

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Prof. Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics) and Prof. Pedro Matos (University of Virginia at Darden) have confirmed their participation.

CONFIRMED PROFESSIONAL/POLICY SPEAKERS
European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, Martin Spolc (Head of the Capital Markets Union unit, DG FISMA), and Dr. Hans-Christoph Hirt (Head of Hermes EOS) have confirmed their participation.

CALL FOR PAPERS

/jrc/communities/file/callforpapersecteg-copfirsustainablefinancepdfcall_for_papers_ec_teg-copfir_sustainable_finance.pdf

Dates: 
Tuesday, 8 January, 2019 - 00:00 to Wednesday, 9 January, 2019 - 23:30
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