Credit Scoring and Credit Rating Conference

Conference dates

29 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020


Chengdu, China


Credit supply to businesses and consumers is essential to economic growth and credit risk management is critical to financial institutions. Financial technology has empowered modern banking and their smart decisions. China and the US highlight the importance of credit rating in Chapter 4 of the Economic and Trade Agreement. The pandemic of COVID-19 has great impact on world’s economy and credit risk. Under this background, we will hold the first Credit Scoring and Credit Rating conference (CSCR I) in Chengdu, Sichuan, China on 29-30 October 2020, themed 'Bridge the Gap'. The conference is oriented to bridge the gap between academics and practice in the credit industry and open to all scholars and practitioners from banking, consumer finance, corporate finance, bond and credit derivatives markets, Fintech, credit bureaux, credit services & agencies, and other related fields. Participants are expected to share innovative applications and practices at the conference. Papers and presentations are invited on any topic related to credit scoring, credit rating and financial risk management of credit assets, with a special focus on new data mining and machine learning methodologies in risk forecasting.

TOPICS: Papers and presentations addressing the following issues would be particularly welcome.
• credit economics and credit supply
• financial institution regulation
• portfolio credit risk management
• credit rating and analysis
• credit spread and bond pricing
• corporate bond risk forecasting
• risk assessment of small and micro businesses
• corporate bankruptcy/financial distress prediction
• economic capital estimation and stress testing
• LGD/EAD modelling under the Basel Accord
• Markov chain & survival analysis dynamic modelling
• profit scoring and risk-based pricing
• propensity, retention and attrition scoring
• fraud and collections scoring
• reject inference
• ML/AI in Finance
• Big data/alternative data in risk management
• Social Credit Systems
• Other credit related topics

Additional Information

Papers accepted for presentation at the conference can be considered for a special section ‘Credit Risk Modelling’ in a regular issue of the International Journal of Forecasting. Papers will be reviewed following the journal’s review policy and those meeting quality expectations will be considered by the editorial team including

Editor-in-Chief, Pierre Pinson, Technical University of Denmark
Editor, Dick van Dijk, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Guest Editor, Tony Bellotti, University of Nottingham Ningbo
Guest Editor, Galina Andreeva, University of Edinburgh
Guest Editor, Zhiyong Li, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics