2nd International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance

May 6 – 7, 2016

University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece

The Department of Economics of the University of Macedonia organizes the 2nd International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF), which will be held at the Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece. The aim is to bring together researchers, young scholars, post-doctoral researchers and PhD students that are working on the areas of Economics and Finance. Selected papers will be included in special issues of (1) Credit and Capital Markets, (2) Review of Economic Analysis, (3) Economics and Business Letters and (4) South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics. The registration fee is 150 Euros for presenters and 100 Euros for attendants. The fee includes all coffee breaks, two lunches and the conference material.

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CALL FOR PAPERS & IMPORTANT DATES
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Abstract submission deadline: January 31, 2016
Notification of acceptance: February 9, 2016
Registration deadline: February 22, 2016
Paper submission deadline (for the special issues): June 30, 2016

You can download the Call for Papers here

Following the completion of the 2nd AMEF conference (AMEF2016), we would like to ask all participants to consider the following options for their papers:

Paper submission deadline (for the special issues): June 30th, 2016

For more info see the Call for Papers: here


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS & COMMITTEES
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Mustafa Caglayan (Herriot-Watt University, UK)
Thomas Flavin (NUI Maynooth, Ireland)
Stilianos Fountas (University of Macedonia, Greece)
Mark J. Holmes (University of Waikato, New Zealand)
Panagiotis Konstantinou (AUEB, Greece)
Sushanta Mallick (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Costas Milas (University of Liverpool, UK)
Jesús Otero (Del Rosario University, Colombia)
Ekaterini Panopoulou (University of Kent, UK)
Christos S. Savva (Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus)
Dimitrios Varvarigos (University of Leicester, UK)
Spyridon Vrontos (University of Essex, UK)

SUBMISSION DETAILS

An extended abstract (300-500 words) in English should be submitted no later than January 31, 2016 in pdf format by sending an email to amef@uom.edu.gr. All abstracts should include the title, keywords, JEL classification, authors’ names, affiliation and an email address. For any further information, please contact amef@uom.edu.gr.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

All payments must be made by a bank account deposit by Febuary 22. Please mention AMEF and your name when making the deposit. The transfer payment details will be sent to you via email, upon paper acceptance. In case you will not receive an email, please contact us at amef@uom.edu.gr. Please, note that the registration fee is 150 Euros for presenters and 100 Euros for attendants. The fee includes all coffee breaks, two lunches and the conference material.


PROGRAM
The AMEF2016 program has been announced. You can download it here



VENUE - TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

VENUE

The Conference will be held at the University of Macedonia, which is located in Thessaloniki, Greece . For more information visit UoM.

Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and is located about 500 km. north of Athens, in the region of Central Macedonia. For more information visit Visit Greece: Thessaloniki and Travel: Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki was the European Youth Capital for 2014 and a former European Capital of Culture. Fifteen of the city’s monuments are listed as Unesco World Heritage sites. In 2013 Thessaloniki was listed as one of National Geographic’s 20 ‘Must-See’ places in the world and has been ranked 5th in Lonely Planet’s World’s Top 10 party cities. For guided tours and alternative walks of the city please see here .

TRAVEL INFORMATION

The airport of Thessaloniki is the International Airport "Makedonia", located 14 km. from the city center. You can get to Thessaloniki by using the bus No 78 or taxi. For more information visit Thessaloniki Airport and OASTH

ACCOMMODATION

Participants qualify for a special rate in the following hotels. To benefit from these special rates, participants should contact directly the hotels, mentioning that they are attending the 2nd International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (University of Macedonia). Alternatively, there are other good value hotels in the city. Rooms are offered subject to availability (all rates include breakfast and taxes).

iconDouble Room/single use (City view) €120
iconDouble Room/double use (City view) €130
iconDouble Room/single use (Sea view) €130
iconDouble Room/double use (Sea view) €140
iconAll aforementioned rates include free in-room Wi-Fi internet, and access to the gym and the swimming pool.
iconThe deadline for room rerservations in the Makedonia Palace Hotel is March 20, 2016.
iconSingle Room €65
iconDouble Room €75
iconJunior Suite (double bad and sofa, family room for up to 4 persons) €95
iconPresidential Suite (double bad and sofa, family room for up to 4 persons) €135
iconSingle Room €42
iconDouble Room €50
iconTriple Room €66
iconSingle Room €48
iconDouble Room €60


PAST EVENTS

The 1st International Conference in Applied Theory, Macro and Empirical Finance (AMEF2015), held at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, 6-7 April 2015, was successfully completed with more than 70 participants. The distinguished Keynote Speakers of AMEF2015 were Professor Stephen G. Hall, University of Leicester, UK, and Professor Elias Tzavalis, AUEB, Greece.

You can download the Conference Program here and the special issue here



CONTACT US
icon ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
icon 2Theodore Panagiotidis (University of Macedonia, Greece)

icon 2 +302310891736 icon 3tpanag@uom.gr

icon 2Theologos Pantelidis (University of Macedonia, Greece)

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icon 2Georgios Bampinas (University of Macedonia, Greece)

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icon 1 University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, GR-540 06, Thessaloniki, Greece

icon 3http://www.uom.gr/index.php?newlang=eng

icon 3amef@uom.edu.gr


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