2nd Annual Summer School “Banking and Financial Management 2015”


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Prague Development Center (PRADEC) together with partners (Innovation and Technology Management Academy o.p.s and Colosseum a.s.) organises the 2nd Annual "Banking and Financial Management  Summer School 2015".  


The 2nd BFM SS will discuss research projects focused on national and international issues and challenges of contemporary banking and finance management

The Summer School mission is to develop academic and expertise platform for sharing and networking on challenging national experiences and issues of in banking and financial management field. 

Event will be held during August 17-20, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Design of the school persuades combination of workshops, targeted to specific domains of banking and finance, and team discussions on research projects of participants. Section leaders will deliver advanced knowledge and expertise on different domains of modern banking and finance.

2015 year Summer School will organise research presentation sessions to participants. This is particularly going to be a very beneficial opportunity for participants to share with on-going research project and more important – receive a qualified comments from experts. The proceeding of the Summer School and the research projects are expected to be considered to the peer-reviewed international journal – Business and Economic Horizons.  Organising committee welcomes research papers which can be presented on summer school and selected for publication.

The project assumes combination of academic insight and professional expertise in areas:

  • Financial services industry in period of financial crisis
  • Financial technology trends and innovations in Europe
  • Banking innovations, risk management, eBanking, global banking
  • Current issues in financial and capital management
  • Current trends in capital markets. Emerging markets
  • Project financing and international investments
  • Public finance. Issues in taxation and public finance management

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The Summer School will discuss research projects focused on national and international issues and challenges of contemporary banking and finance management.

Main activities of the BFM Summer School 2015:
o Submitted research papers will go through evaluation process by BFM SS Advisory Board and peer review process
o Successful ones will be published in PRADEC Interdisciplinary Conference Proceedings http://academicpublishingplatforms.com/volume.php?journal=PICP&;id=7&number=5
o Selected papers can also be considered to research journal – Business and Economic Horizons (BEH), which is the publishing partner of the BFM SS 2015
o Participants can deliver presentations of their research projects/papers on the relevant Research Workshop Sessions of BFM SS
o Invited speakers will deliver speeches on important issues of banking and financial management 


The Banking and Financial Management Summer School 2015 invites papers focusing on studying:

• recent trends in financial world including deregulation, technological evolutions, consequences of global financial crisis
• roles of the main players in international money and capital markets, banks, insurance companies, stock brokers, local governments
• tools in banking and finance including monetary economics, banking, microeconomics of financial markets, investment analysis, financial econometrics, and risk management
• lessons and strategies in business and financial management including risk management, investment portfolio diversification, banking supervision


Target audience are:

  • Experts on financial markets
  • PhD and master course researchers
  • Faculty members or researchers
  • Analysts and specialist of financial companies


Participants should pay registration fee. Those registered do not pay publication fee if their papers are accepted after evaluation and peer reviewing. Organisers can help to manage accommodation for participants.