Given the recent developments in the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and for the safety of all our participants, students and staff, we have decided to postpone the Finance and Accounting 2020 Annual Symposium at Westminster Business School. We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause you.

The theme Data Analytics in the Digital Age will be carried forward to June 2021.

Lecture at Westminster Business School

The Finance and Accounting 2020 Annual Symposium is a two-day meeting, organised by the School of Finance and Accounting at Westminster Business School, University of Westminster.

Theme: Data Analytics in the Digital Age


The symposium examines a wide range of finance and accounting topics, ranging from asset pricing, corporate finance, financial econometrics, forecasting, fund management, pensions, market sentiment, financial reporting, accounting standards, taxation to FinTech, big data, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

The forthcoming meeting will focus on how huge amounts of data and its transformation has an impact across all aspects of decision making for individuals, financial institutions, fund managers, governments, businesses and policy makers. Submissions in all areas of finance and accounting are encouraged. Submissions exploring how data analytics affect investors’ expectations and decision-making will be particularly welcome.

Keynote speakers

Professor Alex Preda,  King’s College, London
Mr Dale Jones, PwC London

Submission deadline

The deadline to submit extended abstracts, papers-in-progress or full papers* was 31 January 2020.

* Extended abstracts, papers-in-progress or full papers will be considered for the conference programme with the understanding that they will be finished by the time of the conference.

Further information

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