The 7th International Conference on Futures and Other Derivatives (ICFOD) will be held in Shanghai on October 19-20, 2018 (Friday afternoon and Saturday). The conference is being organized by the Fudan University, Tsinghua University, Beihang University and hosted by the Fudan-Stanford Institute for China Financial Technology and Risk Analytics, Institute for Financial Studies, School of Big Data Science at Fudan University, and the Shanghai Center for Big Data Finance and Innovation, in Shanghai, China. This conference aims to bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners to discuss a wide variety of topics, including Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Financial Technology, on global derivative markets and their implications for market participants.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Shanghai, China.

Important Dates
  • August 20, 2018Submission Deadline

  • September 10, 2018Announcement of accepted papers

  • October 9, 2018Early Bird Registration Deadline

  • October 19-20, 2018Conference dates (Friday afternoon and Saturday)

  • August 31, 2018The new website is online now.

  • September 10, 2018Accepted papers have been announced via emails. The registration will be open in a few days.

  • September 13, 2018Registration is open now. Please register your paper promptly.

  • October 9, 2018 The conference guide is announced.

  • If you have any questions, please contact Conference Manager: Ms. Zhao. Email: