CDI EIGHTH CONFERENCE ON DERIVATIVES - CALL FOR PAPERS

Description

Keynote Speaker: David Bates (University of Iowa)

September 12-13, 2019 Montréal, Canada

The Canadian Derivatives Institute (CDI; formerly known as IFSID) will host its eighth conference on September 12 & 13, 2019. This year’s edition will provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to discuss a wide range of issues associated with derivatives. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
i. Derivatives pricing
ii. Improving our understanding of derivatives markets
iii. Characterizing the physical and risk-neutral distributions
iv. Measuring risk and risk premia using derivatives
v. Implications for asset pricing
The conference will be held at Hotel Le St-Sulpice (lesaintsulpice.com) in beautiful Old Montreal. The conference will finish at noon on Friday, allowing you to catch a flight to Vancouver in time to get to the Northern Finance Association 2019 meeting.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:
Authors should send a draft of their paper in electronic form to the organizer,
Christian Dorion (cdi-icd@hec.ca), by May 3, 2019. Make sure to mention the
CDI conference in the subject of your email. The authors of accepted papers will be notified by mid June.

BEST DISCUSSION AWARD
Since the very first edition of the conference, we have been privileged to welcome high quality discussants. Once more this year, we will reward their invaluable input to the conference by offering a Best Discussion Award of $1,000 to one of the discussants.

EXPENSES:
The Institute will cover registration fees and lodging at the hotel for presenters and discussants. Authors presenting their work will cover their travelling expenses.

PARTICIPATION:
Interested academics and practitioners can attend the conference. The registration form will be available online (cdi-icd.org/en/annual-conference) and must be sent by email to (cdi-icd@hec.ca), no later than July 26, 2019. Please note that places are limited. Attendees registering early could also benefit from our preferential rate on hotel rooms.