Murillo Campello, Lewis H. Durland Professor at Cornell University, US;
Managing Editor of Journal of Financial Intermediation
Wenxuan Hou, University of Edinburgh
Xi Liang, University College London
Wenjie Ma, Xiaoju Zhao, SIIFC, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Shanghai Institute of International Finance Centre, SUFE, China
University of Edinburgh Business School, UK
Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance, China
Following the success of three Shanghai-Edinburgh Fintech Conferences in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020,
the Shanghai Institute of International Finance Centre (SIIFC) at the Shanghai University of Finance and
Economics and the University of Edinburgh Business School are organizing the 5th conference on 30
The objective of the event is to present top quality theoretical and empirical academic research on financial
technology. The committee welcomes studies that provide cutting-edge insights into current research.
Specific topics can include, but are not limited, to the interplay between financial technology (e.g.
blockchain, machine learning, artificial intelligence) and capital markets, corporate finance, corporate
governance, financial development, financial inclusion, financial intermediation, financial regulation as
well as other related topics.
There is no registration fee for speakers. This conference also includes a high-profile forum which brings
together key policy makers and top professionals.
Subject to the quality, Prof. Murillo Campello, managing editor of Journal of Financial Intermediation,
will invite a number of papers to be submitted to the journal under regular review process after the
conference. Prof. Wenxuan Hou, joint editor of British Accounting Review will also invite a number of
papers for submission.
Conference Submission Procedure
Papers or extended abstracts are to be submitted to:
Submission Deadline: 20 September 2021
Authors will be notified by 5 October 2021
Conference: 30 October 2020
General enquiries can be directed to the conference co-ordinator Shengli Zhang: