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Friday, 22 June 2018

FinanceCom 2018

After very successful previous FinanceCom workshops in Sydney, Regensburg, Montreal, Paris, Frankfurt  and Barcelona, FinanceCom 2018 will be organised in Manchester (UK) for the first time.

Event Time
22 Jun 09:00 - 22 Jun 17:00
Event Type

An introduction to FinanceCom 2018

By looking at how 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 2018 invites papers that help to understand, drive and exploit these associated systems, technologies and opportunities in the financial services industry today.


Publications are published by Springer as part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP) series, indexed in Scopus among others. 

The Submission Deadline is the 9 April 2018.

Workshop Objective

The workshop’s objectives are as follows: to develop research on the opportunities within the financial services industry today as well as broadening the understanding of the financial industry across many different aspects. The workshop spans multiple disciplines, including analytical, 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:

  • 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
  • Banking and market performance
  • Electronic Markets Design and Engineering
  • Algorithmic and High Frequency Trading / Post Trading Systems and Infrastructures
  • Analysis of Market Data and News
  • Regulation of Electronic Financial Markets (e.g. MiFiD, EMIR or Dodd-Frank)
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments
  • 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
  • Virtual Currencies including Bitcoin and 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 Banking and Payment Trends
  • Banking, payments, and currencies in emerging countries
  • Algorithms for automated trading, high-frequency trading
  • Novel analytics approaches to risk modeling, e.g. Bayesian learning
  • Utilizing Big Data for applications in finance
  • Machine learning to support decision-making in financial markets
  • New methodological approaches to derive empirical results in finance research


Important Dates

Submission open: 15 February 2018
Submission deadline: 9 April 2018
Notification of authors: 10 May 2018
Deadline revision & final version: 1 June 2018

Submission Details

Authors are invited to submit novel research papers of not more than 15 pages as per the Springer guidelines (see “Instructions for LNBIP Authors” on the Springer series website). Authors of accepted papers will be given instructions how to submit their works for the edited book. All papers undergo a double blind review process.

All papers are to be submitted to: Brahim Saadouni

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


We publish novel 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.

Nikolay Mehandjiev, University of Manchester, UK
Brahim Saadouni, University of Manchester, UK


Marc Adam, University of Newcastle, Australia
Stefan Feuerriegel, University of Freiburg, Germany
Peter Gomber, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Artur Lugmayr, Curtin University, Australia
Stefan Lessmann, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Nikolay Mehandjiev, University of Manchester, UK
Jan Muntermann, University of Goettingen, Germany
Dirk Neumann, University of Freiburg, Germany
Maurice Peat, University of Sydney, Australia
Helmut Prendinger, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Fethi Rabhi, University of New South Wales, Australia
Rajola Federico, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy
Ryan Riordan, University of Ontario, Canada
Michael Siering, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Andrea Signori, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Christof Weinhardt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Axel Winkelmann, University of Wuerzburg, Germany


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