Women in Fintech 2023

III Conference – Women in Fintech
Coimbra, June 1-2, 2023

COST Action CA 19130 – Fintech and AI in Finance

We are honored to invite you to give a presentation at the Women in Fintech III Conference, organized by the COST Action CA 19130 and the University of Coimbra on June 1st and 2nd, 2023 in Coimbra and online.

This COST FinAI conference aims to maximize diversity within the research area and scope of our action, Fintech, and AI.

This year, the Women in Fintech III Conference will cover the following topics:

  • Transparency in Fintech,
  • Transparent versus Black Box Decision-Support Models in the Financial Industry,
  • Transparency in Investment Product Performance for Clients,
  • Fintech,
  • Artificial Intelligence in Finance,
  • Standards, regulations, and policy on Fintech and AI.

We invite you to send an extended abstract or paper (preferably) for evaluation in the program of the conference. Submissions will be evaluated by the scientific committee according to overall quality, fit with conference topics, and theme. Speakers will be notified of decisions.

Please send email with the following information to womenfintechcoimbra@gmail.com :

  • Title
  • Key words
  • Extended abstract: (1000 words) or paper (preferred)
  • Speaker biography (up to 300 words)
  • Speaker photo (optional)


  • Deadline for the submission: April 15th, 2023
  • Confirmation of selected candidates: May 1st,2023

Program Committee
Albulena Shala, University of Pristina, Kosovo
Alessandra Tanda, University of Pavia, Italy
Bernardete Ribeiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Catarina Silva, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Claudia Tarantola, University of Pavia, Italy
Codruta Mare, University Babes-Bolyai, Romania
Hanna Kristín Skaftadóttir, University of Bifrost, Iceland
Joana Matos Dias, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Maria Iannario, University of Naples, Italy
Roman Matkovvskyy, Rennes School of Business, France
Vassilios Papavassiliou, University College Dublin, Ireland

Tentative Program

Day 1 – June 1st
15h – welcome
16h-18h – COST roundtable
Coffee break

Day 2 – June 2nd
9h – Registration
9h45 – Welcome address
10h – Keynote
10h45 – Coffee break
11h15 – Students presentation (contest and project)
12h30 – Light lunch
13h30 – Keynote
14h15 – Technical Session
15h15 – Final Round Table
16h – Closing

If you have any questions, doubts, or suggestions regarding this call for speakers, please contact us at: womenfintechcoimbra@gmail.com

On behalf of the organizing committee,

Catarina Silva, Joana Matos Dias, Bernardete Ribeiro