IRMC 2022 Bari, Italy July 4-5, 2022

Call for Papers

International Risk Management Conference

Key Dates

Submission Deadline

April 30, 2022 (Full papers Regular Session and COVID-19 Special Session)

Paper Acceptance

May 15, 2022 (Full papers Regular Session and COVID-19 Special Session)

International Risk Management Conference 2022
15th Edition of the Annual Meeting of The Risk, Banking and Finance Society
Bari (Apulia Region, Italy), LUM Giuseppe Degennaro (Free Mediterranean University)
July 4-5, 2022

Risk Management and Sustainability in an Era of Pandemic and Climate Change

Conference Dates:             July 4-5, 2022
Call for Papers Deadline:  April 30, 2022 (Full papers – Regular session and COVID-19 Special Session)
Paper Acceptance:
            May 15, 2022


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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 LUM Giuseppe Degennaro invite you to join the 15th edition of the International Risk Management Conference which will be held in Bari (Italy), July 4-5, 2022The conference will be a hybrid event with both in-person and online paper presentation options. 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.

Keynote and Featured Speakers:
Invited speakers of the 15th edition are Linda Allen (CUNY and JCR-Editor in chief), Edward I. Altman (NYU Stern), Menachem Brenner (NYU Stern) and Anthony Saunders (NYU Stern – TBC). Other speakers will be announced as soon as they confirm their participation.

Best Paper Awards:
In collaboration with Classis Capital SIM, we are happy to announce the following awards:
Each winner paper will receive a prize of €1000.

Professional Workshop on Climate Change and Sustainability

Publication opportunities:
Special Issue of The Journal of Credit Risk
Editors-in-chiefLinda Allen (CUNY) and Nikunj Kapadia (University of Massachusetts)
The Journal of Credit Risk will publish a special issue devoted to IRMC2022. Authors of papers accepted to IRMC2022 are invited to submit their papers to this special issue. No submission fee is required. The submission deadline will be subsequently to the conference.

Selected Papers on The Quarterly Journal of Finance
The conference organizers, in collaboration with Zvi WienerGiampaolo Gabbi and Dan Galai and with the editors of The Quarterly Journal of Finance, will invite the authors of selected conference papers to submit their manuscripts to the journal.

Organizing Committee:
Permanent Conference Organizers: Edward I. Altman (NYU Stern), Oliviero Roggi (University of Catania), Alessandro Giannozzi (University of Florence)
IRMC2022 Host Institution: LUM Giuseppe Degennaro, Bari (Apulia Region, Italy)
IRMC2022 Co-Chair: Massimo Mariani (LUM Giuseppe Degennaro)
IRMC2022 Host Institution Organizing Committee: Massimo Mariani
IRMC Co-organizer: JRC-European Commission, Francesca Campolongo, Andrea Pagano and Lucia Alessi
IRMC South American HUB: Fundação Dom Cabral (Brazil), Viviane Barreto
Scientific Committee Chair: Menachem Brenner (NYU Stern)

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; Behavioral 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 dedicated to COVID-19’s impact on global financial stability and risk management practices will be organized. This special session invites submissions related to the impact of the pandemic on sovereign institutions, economic consequences and on financial institutions and markets. A detailed list of topic can be found here: click here

Conference Submission:
Full Paper Submission: Full papers must be submitted by April 30, 2022. 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. 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.

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 July in Bari.
Best Regards,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee
Edward Altman, NYU Stern Salomon Center, Conference Chairman
Menachem Brenner, NYU Stern, Scientific Committee Chairman
Massimo Mariani, LUM Giuseppe Degennaro, Host Institution Co-Chair
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

Permanent Scientific Committee

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