Conference Announcement
Swissquote Conference 2012 on Liquidity and Systemic Risk

Thursday 8th and Friday 9th November 2012, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Liquidity and systemic risk refer to the major threats to the stability of the financial system. The overwhelming academic and regulatory response to the recent financial crisis created a vast diversity of models and measures that emphasize different aspects of these risks.

OVERVIEW: This conference brings together different perspectives and tools for the management of liquidity and systemic risk. It addresses academics and practitioners, and shall foster the interaction among individuals and across institutions.

The conference features presentations by leading experts and scholars in the field, a keynote address by Martin Hellwig, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, and a panel discussion on up-to-date aspects of the management of liquidity and systemic risk.

REGISTRATION: Participation is free but places at this conference are limited. Please register at: http://inform.epfl.ch/?form=Swissquote_Conf.2012

FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information contact: swissquote.conference@epfl.ch

This conference is organized by the Swissquote Chair in Quantitative Finance and the Swiss Finance Institute at EPFL, and is sponsored by SWISSQUOTE, FINRISK, and swiss:finance:institute.



Posted 9/9/12