AI, Digital Assets and the future of Energy Finance

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Description of the Event: Core Group and Working Group Meeting in Bucharest

Join us for a pivotal workshop in Bucharest, focused on the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI), digital assets, and their transformative impact on energy finance. This event brings together leading experts and researchers to explore how cutting-edge technologies and innovative financial instruments are shaping the future of the energy sector.

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Date: 16-17 May, 2024


As the energy industry faces unprecedented challenges, from sustainability concerns to evolving market dynamics, the role of technology in shaping its future has never been more critical. This meeting will delve into the practical and theoretical intersections of AI and digital assets with energy finance, offering a comprehensive platform for discussion, collaboration, and discovery.

Key Objectives:

  • To examine the latest trends and developments in AI and digital assets within the context of energy finance, including blockchain applications, smart contracts, and AI-driven analytics.
  • To foster interdisciplinary collaboration among experts from the fields of finance, technology, and energy, facilitating a deeper understanding of each sector's challenges and opportunities.
  • To discuss regulatory and ethical considerations, ensuring that as these technologies evolve, they do so in a way that aligns with global standards and promotes sustainability and equity.
  • To identify future research and application areas that could benefit from the integration of AI and digital assets, setting the stage for innovative projects and partnerships.


This event will convene members of the Core Group and various Working Groups, each bringing a unique perspective and expertise. Participants will include academicians, industry leaders, technology developers, and policymakers, all united by a common interest in the future of energy finance.


The meeting will feature a mix of keynote presentations, panel discussions, and breakout sessions, designed to maximize interaction and productive discussions among attendees. There will also be opportunities for informal networking, allowing participants to forge connections that extend beyond the event.


The insights and collaborations forged during this meeting are expected to influence ongoing and future projects within the energy sector, driving forward the adoption of AI and digital assets in ways that enhance efficiency, transparency, and sustainability.

We invite you to Bucharest to be part of this engaging and forward-thinking discussion, as we navigate the complexities and harness the opportunities at the intersection of AI, digital assets, and energy finance.

Associated GP Goals:

  • Update the Stakeholders Strategy of the Action
  • Deliverable 7: Leveraging AI Tools for Fraud Prevention and Early Warning on Crowdfunding and P2P Platforms
  • Deliverable 16: Science Communication

Aim of the Conference

The event resulting from the synergy between MSCA DIGITAL FINANCE, IDA Institute Digital Assets, AI4EFin and Institute for Economic Forecasting, Romanian Academy, we will host presentations related to application of AI in Digital Assets and Energy Finance.

Conference Program

16 May 2024: Digital Assets, AI, and the Future of Energy and Finance

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16 May 2024: Digital Assets, AI, and the Future of Energy and Finance
Time Session Speaker
9:30 - 10:00 Welcome Wolfgang Karl Härdle & Daniel Traian Pele
10:00 - 10:30 Pricing Kernel Puzzles Huei-Wen TENG
10:30 - 11:00 Fund Investments based on video merchandising Wolfgang Karl Härdle/Xiaorui ZUO
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 - 11:50 Assessing Network Risk with FRM: Links with Pricing Kernel Volatility and Application to Cryptocurrencies Ruting WANG
11:50 - 12:20 What Drives Crypto’s Volatility Persistence: A Data Analytic Probe on Ethereum Min-Bin LIN
12:20 - 12:50 Spectral connectedness. An application to cryptocurrency time series Caraiani Petre
12:50 - 13:00 Lunch
Time Session Speaker
14:00 - 14:30 The impact of energy prices on European stock markets Robert-Adrian Grecu
14:30 - 15:00 Day-ahead probability forecasting for redispatch 2.0 measures Alla Petukhina
15:00 - 15:20 Coffee break
15:20 - 15:50 Geopolitical Risk and Energy Transition: A Global Analysis Cosmin-Octavian Cepoi
15:50 - 16:20 Generations of Time Series Forecasting Models: A benchmark Alexandru-Victor Andrei
18:30 - 22:00 Dinner

17 May 2024: COST FINAI Meeting: Digital Finance

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COST Session
Time Session Speaker
9:30 - 9:45 Welcome
9:45 - 10:15 Reshaping payments – digital euro project and legislation Raluca Micu
10:15 - 10:45 A Network View on a Portfolio Risk Decomposition Rui REN
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 Portfolio Optimization with Multi-Armed Bandits Vlad Bolovaneanu
11:30 - 12:00 LLM VaR: In the begining was the word Daniel Traian Pele
12:00 - 12:30 A genetic approach to making financial performance predictions Adrian Costea
12:30 - 13:00 Integrating AI with blockchain for optimising energy consumption – a manufacturing case study Yi Wang
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
COST Session
Chair: Dr. Ioana Florina Coita
Time Session Speaker
14:00 - 14:30 Data Classifications using Clifford Algebra Subspaces Mutlu Akar
14:30 - 16:00 Environmental impact measurement tools in banking Olivija Filipovska
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:30 D7 Leveraging AI Tools for Fraud Prevention and Early Warning on Crowdfunding and P2P Platforms Ioana Florina Coita
18:30 - 22:00 Dinner

Conference Location

Bucharest Event
The event will take place at Bucharest University of Economic Studies, in Bucharest, Romania, Piata Romana nr. 6, Room Virgil Magdearu.