IRMC2023 Florence, Italy July 6-7, 2023

Call for Papers

International Risk Management Conference

Key Dates

Submission Deadline

April 28, 2023 (Full papers Regular Sessions)

Paper Acceptance

May 10, 2023 (Full papers Regular Sessions)

International Risk Management Conference 2023
16th Edition of the Annual Meeting of The Risk, Banking and Finance Society
Florence, Italy
July 6-7, 2023

Risk Management in Times of Digital and Circular Economy

Conference Dates:             July 6-7, 2023
Call for Papers Deadline:  April 28, 2023 (Full papers – final drafts)
Paper Acceptance:
            May 10, 2022


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After the successful hybrid event in Bari (Italy) where 140 colleagues presented their papers, we are happy to announce the IRMC2023 edition. The Risk Banking and Finance Society, in collaboration with the IRMC permanent organizers University of Florence, NYU Stern Salomon Center and Fundação Dom Cabral in the role of South American HUB, to co-organizer JRC-European Commission and this year’s host institution the University of Florence invite you to join the 16th edition of the International Risk Management Conference which will be held in July 6-7, 2023 (Florence, Italy). This year’s meeting will bring together leading experts from various academic disciplines and professionals for a two days conference, including three keynote plenary sessions, three parallel featured sessions and a professional workshop. All relevant theoretical, methodological, and empirical contributions are welcomed. The conference will be a hybrid event with both in-person and online paper presentation options.

Keynote and Featured Speakers:
Invited speakers of the 16th edition are Edward I. Altman (NYU Stern), Yakov Amihud (NYU Stern),  Menachem Brenner (NYU Stern), Elena Carletti (Bocconi University), Peter Hansen (University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill) and Thierry Foucault (HEC Paris). Other speakers will be announced as soon as they confirm their participation.

Best Paper Awards:
We are happy to announce the following awards:
Each winner paper will receive a prize of €1000.

Professional Workshop

Publication opportunities:
Selected papers on The Journal of Credit Risk
Editors-in-chief: Linda Allen (Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College – CUNY) and Nikunj Kapadia (University of Massachusetts)

The conference organizers in collaboration with the editors Linda Allen and Nikunj Kapadia, will invite the authors of selected conference papers to submit their papers to the journal.

Organizing Committee:
Permanent Conference Organizers: Edward I. Altman (NYU Stern), Oliviero Roggi (University of Catania and FDC Dom Cabral), Celso Brunetti (Federal Reserve Board), Alessandro Giannozzi (University of Florence)
IRMC Co-organizer: JRC-European Commission, Francesca Campolongo, Lucia Alessi and Andrea Pagano
IRMC2023 Host Institution: University of Florence (Italy)
Scientific Committee Chairs: Menachem Brenner (NYU Stern), Chiara Scotti (Federal Reserve Board)

Conference Topics:
Both theoretical and empirical papers are encouraged in areas that include, but are not limited to: Asset pricing; Banking; Financial econometrics; Capital markets; Financial intermediation; Corporate finance; Financial crises; Corporate governance; Market microstructure; Financial regulation; International corporate finance; Risk management; Emerging market; Corporate investment decision; Global risk markets; Macro-financial linkages; Financial policy securitization; Behavioural finance; Financial integration; Mathematical & computational finance; Stochastic optimization approaches in finance; Mergers & acquisitions; Modelling, money and liquidity; Sustainable finance; Climate change risk. Central Bank measures and liquidity bazooka-effect” during COVID-19 pandemic; Liquidity risk and market liquidity in equity and debt markets, exchange-traded and OTC securities and derivatives; Information about coronavirus pandemic and asset prices determination: the impact of financial information on assets price; High-frequency data analysis and anomaly detection in stocks, oil, commodities, repos and potential; The impact of government policies implemented before or during the crisis on financial markets and institutions; Procyclical feedback of central counterparty margin requirements, regulatory capital requirements and bank risk-management practices; Borrower runs on bank lines of credit; Asset management performance during the pandemic: leveraged ETFs and crowded trades; Lending and performance of financial institutions during the crisis.

A special session is dedicated to risks related to digital assets and best practices to manage them.  A detailed list of topics can be found here: click here

Conference Submission:
Full papers must be submitted by April 28, 2023. The accepted full papers will be presented in parallel sessions. Final minor revisions are acceptable. A maximum of two papers per person can be submitted but only one paper, if accepted, will be listed for presentation in the parallel sessions. Abstract submission will entitle presenter to participate in the Poster Session only.

To Submit: electronic submission at click here
For Submission Detailsclick here

Permanent Scientific Committee: for info click here

Conference Management & Contact Information:
The Risk, Banking and Finance Society
Tel: +39 055 2759724
Email: – website:

Hoping that you will join the conference in Florence.
Best Regards,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee
Edward Altman, NYU Stern Salomon Center, Conference Chairman
Menachem Brenner, NYU Stern, Scientific Committee Chairman
Celso Brunetti, Federal Reserve Board
Oliviero Roggi, University of Catania and Fundação Dom Cabral, Executive Conference Chairman
Alessandro Giannozzi, University of Florence, RBF Society Treasurer

Organizing Committee

Permanent Conference Organizers

Edward I. Altman, NYU Stern
Oliviero Roggi, University of Catania
Menachem Brenner, NYU Stern
Alessandro Giannozzi, University of Florence

Host Institution IRMC2022

LUM Giuseppe Degennaro, Bari
(Free Mediterranean University)

Host institution Organizing Committee

Massimo Mariani, LUM Giuseppe Degennaro

IRMC2022 Co-Chairs

Massimo Mariani, LUM Giuseppe Degennaro

Conference Consultants

– Giorgio Bertinetti, University of Venice
– Maurizio Dallocchio, Bocconi University
– Riccardo De Lisa, University of Cagliari & FITD
– Maurizio Fanni, University of Trieste
– Herbert Rijken, VU University Amsterdam
– Torben Juul Andersen, CBS
– Małgorzata Iwanicz-Drozdowska, Warsaw School of Economics
– Cosimo Pacciani, European Stability Mechanism
– Dan Galai and Zvi Wiener, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
– Bertrand Maillet, EM Lyon and Phillip Bernard, University of Paris Dauphine
– Maurizio Dallocchio, Bocconi University and Giampaolo Gabbi, SDA Bocconi & University of Siena

Permanent Scientific Committee

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