5th Shanghai-Edinburgh-London Fintech Conference

Conference date

30 Oct 2021


Shanghai and online


Call for Papers

5th Shanghai-Edinburgh-London Fintech Conference

30 October 2021

Keynote Speakers
Murillo Campello, Lewis H. Durland Professor at Cornell University
Managing Editor of Journal of Financial Intermediation

Wenxuan Hou, University of Edinburgh;
Xi Liang, University College London;
Wenjie Ma, Xiaoju Zhao, SIIFC, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Supporting Journals
Journal of Financial Intermediation (Impact Factor: 5.179, 9/108 in Business, Finance)
British Accounting Review (Impact Factor: 5.333: 7/108 in Business, Finance)

Shanghai Institute of International Finance Centre, SUFE, China
University of Edinburgh Business School, UK
Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction, University College London, UK

Following the success of three Shanghai-Edinburgh Fintech Conferences in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, the Shanghai Institute of International Finance Centre (SIIFC) at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, the University of Edinburgh Business School and the Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction at University College London are organizing the 5th conference on 30 October 2021.

The objective of the event is to present top quality theoretical and empirical academic research on financial technology. The committee welcomes studies that provide cutting-edge insights into current research. Specific topics can include, but are not limited to, the interplay between financial technology (e.g. blockchain, machine learning, artificial intelligence) and capital markets, corporate finance, corporate governance, ESG, financial development, financial inclusion, financial intermediation, financial regulation as well as other related topics.

There is no registration fee for speakers. This conference also includes a high-profile forum which brings together key policy makers and top professionals.

Publication Opportunities
Subject to manuscript quality, Prof. Murillo Campello, managing editor of Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Prof. Wenxuan Hou, joint editor of British Accounting Review, will invite a selected number of papers to be submitted to their journals respectively. These submissions will be subject to regular review process after the conference.

Conference Submission Procedure
Papers or extended abstracts are to be submitted to:
Email: fintechshanghai@163.com
Submission Deadline: 25 September 2021
Authors will be notified by 10 October 2021
Conference: 30 October 2021

General enquiries can be directed to the conference co-ordinator Shengli Zhang:
Emails: zhang.shengli@mail.shufe.edu.cn