6th Commodity Markets Winter Workshop - Call for papers

Conference dates

08 Mar 2023 - 10 Mar 2023


Skeikampen, Lillehammer, Norway


The 6h Commodity Markets Winter Workshop will take place at the Skeikampen Skiresort near Lillehammer, Norway. It follows on very successful events in Lillehammer (2017), Nantes (2018), Hannover (2019), Quebec City (2020) an St. Johann im Pongau (2022). The aim of the workshop is to present and discuss high-quality research in all areas of finance and economics related to commodity markets in a stimulating and relaxed atmosphere. Skeikampen Skiresort offers excellent skiing facilities for both Alpine and Cross-Country skiing as well as possibilities for many other winter activities. The conference hotel is within walking distance of the main slopes and tracks.

We welcome submissions from all areas of economics and finance related to commodity markets, including:
- Micro & macroeconomic analysis of commodity markets
- Portfolio allocation/optimization including commodities
- Pricing, hedging, and risk analysis of commodity derivatives and derivatives portfolios
- Commodities business analytics
- Financialization of commodity markets
- The microstructure of commodity markets
- Corporate finance and risk management related to commodity markets
- Econometric/statistical analysis of commodity markets
- Decision models (OR/MS models) applied to the commodity sector
- Real option analysis investigating commodity project investment and production decisions
- Financial market analysis (risk factor models etc.) for commodity markets
- Managerial accounting & economics for commodity related corporations
- Global and regional trade of commodities
- The role of commodity production and consumption for developing countries

Commodity markets in this context include the entire range of commodities, i.e. energy (including electricity and renewables), metals, agricultural products and fish, and also related markets such as markets for shipping and transportation services, emission quotas and weather derivatives.

The deadline for submissions of papers and extended abstracts is January 10, 2023. Submission of full papers is preferred. Abstracts/papers must be in pdf format and contain details of all contributing authors and need to be sent via email to
Submission will be considered on a rolling basis and authors will be notified about acceptance following a short review period. The deadline for full registration is January 24th.
If you have questions, please contact us via email: winterworkshops@inn.no

The workshop will take place at Thon Hotel Skeikampen. The closest Airport is Oslo and conference participants are advised to take the direct train from the airport terminal to Lillehammer (approx. 1 hour 40 min). Taxi shuttles from Lillehammer train station to the hotel will be arranged. A special conference rate has been negotiated for hotel bookings, and the possibility for booking an additional day before and/or after the workshop exist. The relevant booking information will be provided with the registration documents.

The participation fee is Norwegian kroner (NOK) 2500 (Full-time PhD students NOK 1500). This includes conference catering and conference lunch/dinner. Accommodation (see above) will be charged separately.

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

WORKSHOP Scientific and Organizing Committee:
Christian Ewald, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences/University of Heidelberg
Erik Haugom, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
Gudbrand Lien, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
Ørjan Mydland, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
Marcel Prokopczuk, Leibniz University Hannover
Helyette Geman, University of London
Sjur Westgaard, Norwegian University of Science and Technology