July 6–8, 2011
Istanbul Technical University
Suleyman Demirel Cultural Center
The current wave of globalization along with the advances in information technologies and electronic trading creates challenging new phenomena in the fields of finance, economics, and computational science. This conference aims to foster multi-disciplinary scientific interactions and research collaborations to address these important topics. It provides a unique opportunity for researchers, experts, and students in mathematical finance and economics to further their knowledge of and increase their exposure to the emerging problems in one of the fastest growing financial centers in the world.
Plenary Speakers: Ali N. Akansu (NJIT), Jaksa Cvitanic (Caltech), Sencer Ecer (ITU), Feyzullah Egriboyun (BNP Paribas Bank–London), Huseyin Gulen (Purdue University), Sheri Markose (University of Essex), Didier Sornette (ETH–Zurich), Yildiray Yildirim (Syracuse University), Fernando Zapatero (USC), Thaleia Zariphopoulou, (University of Oxford, University of Texas–Austin).
Organizing/Scientific Committee: Marco Avellaneda (NYU–Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences), Michael Bommarito (University of Michigan–Ann Arbor), Gunduz Caginalp (University of Pittsburgh), Coskun Cetin, co-chair (CSU–Sacramento), Ahmet Duran, chair (ITU), Cumhur Ekinci (ITU), Emanullah Hizel (ITU), Burhaneddin Izgi (ITU), Mehmet Ali Karaca (ITU), Abdulmecit Karatas (Bogazici University, Istanbul Development Agency), Jussi Keppo (University of Michigan–Ann Arbor), Akin Sayrak (Sabanc? University), Koray Simsek (Sabanc? University), and Halil Mete Soner (ETH–Zurich).
Deadlines: Extended abstracts for poster presenters and minisymposium, panel, and contributed speakers, as well as full papers for Proceedings, are due April 7, 2011; all submissions should be in English only.