1st Modern Finance Conference


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We are pleased to invite finance researchers and practitioners to the 1st Modern Finance Conference (MFC), to be held at Kozminski University in Warsaw, Poland, on September 15-17, 2024. The event aims to provide a platform for the dissemination of cutting-edge research, innovative ideas, and novel approaches across all areas of finance. The conference will be held in a hybrid format, combining in-person and online sessions.


Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Asset pricing and valuation
  • Banking and financial services
  • Behavioral finance and decision making
  • Capital structure
  • Corporate finance and governance
  • Economic policy
  • Exchange rates and currency markets
  • Finance and accounting standards
  • Financial econometrics and quantitative methods
  • Financial markets and instruments
  • Financial, management, and tax accounting
  • Financial regulation and supervision
  • Financial stability
  • Fintech, cryptocurrencies, and financial innovation
  • Investment and portfolio management
  • Insurance
  • Market microstructure
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Microfinance and economic development
  • Monetary policy and central banking
  • Risk management and derivatives
  • Sustainable finance and responsible investment


Prof. Ilan Alon is the Dean and Full Professor of the School of Economics at the College of Management Academic Studies. He previously held positions at Harvard University,  Georgetown University and Copenhagen Business School. His publications on cryptoeconomics and international business have been cited over 14,000 times. He is also the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Emerging Markets.

Prof. Oded Stark is Distinguished Fellow at the University of Bonn and Distinguished Professor at the University of Warsaw. His previous affiliations include Harvard University, Georgetown University, the University of Vienna, and the University of Oslo. With more than 35,000 citations, he is ranked in the top 1% of economics professors in Europe and worldwide by RePEc / IDEAS.


  • Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting (CiteScore 9.1, IF 9.4)
  • Eurasian Business Review (CiteScore 6.9, IF 4.0)
  • International Journal of Emerging Markets (CiteScore 5.9, IF 2.7)
  • China Finance Review International (CiteScore 12.4, IF 9.0)
  • Innovation and Green Development (CiteScore 10.7)
  • Investment Analysts Journal (CiteScore 1.8, IF 1.2)
  • Central European Management Journal (CiteScore 2.2, IF 1.3)
  • Finance a uver - Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (CiteScore 0.8, IF 0.4)
  • International Journal of Management and Economics (IF 0.6)
  • Modern Finance


The conference will feature a 'Meet the Editors' panel session, presenting an opportunity that allows you to engage with editors from Scopus-listed academic journals:

  • Marco Vivarelli, Editor-in-Chief, Eurasian Business Review
  • Sabri Boubaker, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Financial Management & Accounting
  • Chun-Ping Chung, Editor-in-Chief, Innovation and Green Development
  • Ilan Alon, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Emerging Markets


Prizes will be awarded in the following areas:

  • Best Paper Award: 1000 EUR and a fee waiver for the next MFC  
  • Runner-up Award: A fee waiver for the next MFC 


Authors are invited to submit their papers (or extended abstracts) in English no later than July 31, 2024, through our submission system. No submission fee is required. Submissions will be reviewed by the Conference Committee, and accepted authors will be notified within four weeks. For more information, see https://mf-conference.com/.


  • Paper/Extended Abstract Submission: July 31, 2024
  • Notification of acceptance: Within four weeks of submission
  • Registration deadline: August 15, 2024
  • Conference: September 15-17, 2024
  • Submission for proceedings/ journals: December 31, 2024


Early bird: registration and payment by June 30, 2024.

  • Main author (in-person presentation): 300 EUR
  • Attending co-author (in person): 250 EUR
  • PhD student (in person): 200 EUR
  • Additional paper fee: 150 EUR
  • Online participant (main author or co-author): 150 EUR

Regular: registration and payment by August 15, 2024.

  • Main author (in-person presentation): 400 EUR
  • Attending co-author (in person): 350 EUR
  • PhD student (in person): 300 EUR
  • Additional paper fee: 200 EUR
  • Online participant (main author or co-author): 200 EUR

The Gala Dinner Fee: 20 EUR.

Fee payment details will be provided after acceptance.


The conference will be organized jointly by the Department of Finance of Kozminski University, the #1 Business School in Central & Eastern Europe, and the Modern Finance Institute.

Website: https://mf-conference.com/

  • Dr Adam Zaremba – zaremba@mf-institute.com
  • Dr Jakub Szczygielski – jszczygielski@kozminski.edu.pl

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Jagiellonska 57

03-301 Warsaw , Poland