AI Finance Insights: Pioneering the Future of Fintech

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Experience the Future: Conference Details

Welcome to the cutting-edge world of AI and Fintech! Join us for an immersive two-day event where we'll explore the latest advancements in artificial intelligence and financial technology.

Conference Highlights:

  • Insightful presentations from WG1, WG2, WG3, and a Core group meeting on COST FinAI Topics.
  • Exciting PhD presentations focusing on topics related to WG1 and WG3.
  • Opportunities to network and collaborate with leading researchers in Europe.
  • Engaging discussions on methodologies for evaluating/ rating ICOs, crowdfunding/P2P platforms, and fraud detection using AI tools.

Event Schedule

19th of May

  • 18:30 - 20:00: Dinner/social event

20th of May

Chair: Dr. Mutlu Akar

Session 1: WG1 presentations

Time Topic Speaker Email Affiliation
9:30 - 10:00 Registration & Morning coffee
10:00-10:15 Opening and Introducing our COST Action Joerg Osterrieder joerg.osterrieder@utwente.nl Berner Fachhochschule, University of Twente
10:15-10:40 YTU Research Community Mutlu Akar makar@yildiz.edu.tr Yildiz Technical University
10:40-11:05 A Bibliometric Analysis of Transparency AI in Fintech with Emphasis on Gender Dynamics Catarina Silva University of Coimbra Portugal
11:05-11:30 Color of Change. Employee Perception of RPA. Hanna Kristín Skaftadóttir hks7@hi.is University of Iceland
11:30-12:00 Coffee
12:00-13:00 Working session on D7 Discussion papers (DP) on the methodology for evaluating/rating ICOs and crowdfunding/P2P platforms and for detection/early warning about fraud/illegal behaviour with emphasis on the application of AI tools Ioana Coita coita.iflorina@gmail.com University of Sofia St. Kiliment Ohridski
13:00-14:00 Lunch break

Session 2: WG2 presentations

Time Topic Speaker Email Affiliation
14:00-14:20 Benchmarking Generations of Time Series Forecasting Models Daniel Traian Pele danpele@ase.ro Bucharest University of Economic Studies
14:20-14:40 AI Models for Generating "Failed Trials" of Investment Product Producers Karolina Bolesta kbolesta96@gmail.com Warsaw School of Economics / BFH
14:40-15:00 Color of Change. Employee Perception of RPA Hanna Kristín Skaftadóttir hks7@hi.is University of Iceland
15:00-15:20 Innovation Process Management in Green Finance Olivija Filipovska olivijaf@gmail.com Komercijalna Banka
15:20-15:40 Coffee
15:40 - 16:00 AI modeling and decision-making in customer risk rating related with Anti money laundering. Rule based approach limitations reassessed. Anastas Dzurovski anastas.dzurovski@uklo.edu.mk State University St Clemens of Ohrid Bitola
16:00 - 16:20 AI tools for fraud prediction on P2P lending Gokce Nur Yilmaz gokce.yilmaz@tedu.edu.tr TED University
16:40 - 18:30 Trip to Istanbul/campus
18:30 - 20:00 Dinner

21st of May

Session Chair: Dr. Daniel Pele

Session 3: Core group/ WG presentations

Time Topic Speaker Email Affiliation
09:30-10:00 Morning coffee
10:00-10:30 Core group meeting
10:30-11:00 The Effect of Financial Literacy on Financial Skills: A Pilot study in Konya Esra Kabaklarlı etalasli@selcuk.edu.tr Selçuk University
11:00-11:30 Machine learning algorithms for building fraud detection models Suela Maxhelaku suela.maxhelaku@fshn.edu.al Tirana University
11:30-12:00 Update on D15 Volume editing Anastas Dzurovski anastas.dzurovski@uklo.edu.mk State University St Clemens of Ohrid Bitola
12:00-12:15 Coffee
12:15-13:30 Working session on D16 Science Communication Plan Dr. Ioana Coita coita.iflorina@gmail.com University of Sofia St. Kliment Ohridski
13:30-14:30 Lunch break

Session 4: WG presentations/ Deliverables update

Time Topic Speaker Email Affiliation
14:30-14:55 Exploring the connection between balancing and day-ahead electricity prices using the Structural Dynamic Factor Model. Eleftheria Paschalidou elefpasc@econ.auth.gr Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
14:55-15:25 AI in banking Gizay Daver gizaydaver@gmail.com Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit Uni.
15:25-15:50 Modelling information flows in financial markets N. Serhan Aydın serhan.aydin@istinye.edu.tr Istinye University
15:50-16:10 Coffee
15:45-16:10 Crypto sentiment Gabin Taibi gabin.taibi@bfh.ch BFH
16:10-16:30 α Threshold Tuning: An Edge Pruning Approach to Network Simplification for Improved Default Prediction in P2P Lending Yiting Liu, Lennart Baals yiting.liu@bfh.ch BFH
16:30-16:45 Visualization Information Flows in Financial Markets Liana Stanca liana.stanca@econ.ubbcluj.ro UBB

Scientific Committee:

  • Ioana Coita - University of Sofia, St. Kliment Ohridski; University of Oradea
  • Jörg Robert Osterrieder
    Professor of Finance and Artificial Intelligence at University of Twente (Netherlands) and Professor of Sustainable Finance at BFH (Switzerland)
    E-mail: joerg.osterrieder@bfh.ch
  • Serhan Aydın
    Asst. Prof. / Industrial Engineering, Istinye University
    E-mail: serhan.aydin@istinye.edu.tr
  • Gokce Nur Yilmaz
    Professor, Computer Engineering, TED University Turkey
    E-mail: gokce.yilmaz@tedu.edu.tr
  • Eda Orhun
    Associate Prof., Finance, American Uni Bulgaria
    E-mail: eda.orhun@gmail.com
  • Liana Stanca
    Associate Prof., Business Information Systems, Babes-Bolyai University
    E-mail: liana.stanca@ubbcluj.ro
  • Gizay Daver
    Asst.Prof / Banking and Finance, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit Uni.
    E-mail: gizaydaver@gmail.com
  • Karolina Bolesta
    PhD Candidate, Cybernetics and Statistics, SGH Warsaw School of Economics
    E-mail: kbolesta96@gmail.com
  • Anastas Dzurovski
    Full Professor Economics & Law, University St Clemens of Ohrid Bitola
    E-mail: anastas.dzurovski@uklo.edu.mk
  • Esra Kabaklarlı
    Professor, Economics dpt, Selçuk University
    E-mail: etalasli@selcuk.edu.tr
  • Hanna Kristín Skaftadóttir
    Asst.Prof/Business Intelligence, Iceland University
    E-mail: hks7@hi.is
  • Codruta Mare
    Professor, Econometrics, Babes-Bolyai University
    E-mail: codruta.mare@econ.ubbcluj.ro
  • Suela Maxhelaku
    Tirana University
    E-mail: suela.maxhelaku@fshn.edu.al
  • Armela Baka
    Law and Finance, University of Tirana
    E-mail: armela.maxhelaku@fdut.edu.al
  • Olivija Filipovska
    PhD Economics, Komercijana Banka
    E-mail: olivijaf@gmail.com
  • Daniel Traian Pele
    Professor, Statistics of Financial Markets, Bucharest University of Economic Studies
    E-mail: danpele@ase.ro
  • Lennart Baals
    BFH
    E-mail: lennart.baals@bfh.ch
  • Eleftheria Paschalidou
    PhD Candidate, Financial Econometrics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    E-mail: elefpasc@econ.auth.gr
  • Mutlu Akar
    Associate Professor/Mathematics, Yildiz Technical University
    E-mail: makar@yildiz.edu.tr
  • Catarina Silva
    Associate Professor/Computer Science, University of Coimbra
    E-mail: catarina@dei.uc.pt
  • Gabin Taibi
    Doctorand, Institut Applied Data Science & Finance, Berner Fachhochschule Business School
    E-mail: gabin.taibi@bfh.ch
  • Yiting Liu
    Doctorand, Institut Applied Data Science & Finance, Berner Fachhochschule Business School
    E-mail: yiting.liu@bfh.ch
  • Stefana Belbe
    PhD Candidate, Cybernetics and Statistics, Babes-Bolyai University
    E-mail: stefana.cioban@ubbcluj.ro
  • Ozgur Yildirim
    Professor, Mathematics, Yildiz Technical University
    E-mail: ozgury@yildiz.edu.tr
  • Bekir Cetintav
    Assistant Professor, Statistics, Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University
    E-mail: bekircetintav@mehmetakif.edu.tr
  • Ayse Belma Ozturkkal
    Professor of Finance, Kadir Has University
    E-mail: belma.ozturkkal@khas.edu.tr
  • Enis Kayis
    Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, Ozyegin University,
    E-mail: enis.kayis@ozyegin.edu.tr

Local Organiser:

  • Mutlu Akar - Associate Professor/Mathematics, Yildiz Technical University - makar@yildiz.edu.tr

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