Newsletter of the Bachelier Finance Society

Volume 16, Number 3, July 2024

 12th BFS World Congress, Rio De Janeiro, 8-12 July 2024

We are excited that the next BFS Congress is to start soon. Please find the programme and all information on the Congress website. We are looking forward to seeing many of you in Rio.
You find all information about the General Assembly on the BFS website. Please note that it will take place in HYBRID form, the zoom link will be shared soon.


Sadly, we have lost another friend and colleague. Our thoughts are with their families and friends.

Abel Cadenillas (1960-2024)
Abel Cadenillas, professor at the Department of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta, died recently. After finishing his doctoral studies at Columbia University in 1992, he joined the University of Alberta in 1996.
Obituary by Christoph Frei


The aim of these postings is to create a forum for the dissemination of information on academic and industrial positions related to mathematical finance, across different disciplines and different geographical regions. Please submit any job advertisements you are aware of to, preferably in plain text and sending the link to the website containing all the information. Updates and new items appear continuously at:

Research Assistant Position
University of Freiburg
Review process starts: July 1, 2024

Assistant professor
University of Padova
Deadline: July 8, 2024


The Society maintains a list of books, book reviews and journals at: Members who would like to have their books added to the website, should please let us know.


This list contains the next upcoming online seminars. A full list is available at Registration is free but compulsory.

Date: Thursday, 26 September 2024
Speaker: TBA
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Date: Thursday, 24 October 2024
Speaker: TBA
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Date: Thursday, 28 October 2024
Speaker: TBA
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This list contains conferences related to mathematical finance that take place in the next six months. A full list is available at Please let us know of conferences we are not aware of and include a URL for the event.

Advances in Risk Modelling
July 2–3, 2024
Vienna, Austria

27th International Congress on Insurance: Mathematics and Economics
July 8–11, 2024
Chicago IL, USA

ARPM Quant Bootcamp 2024
July 8–11, 2024
New York NY, USA and online
20% discount for BFS members

Equilibrium Summer School
July 15–19, 2024
New Brunswick NJ, USA

China International Conference on Insurance and Risk Management (CICIRM 2024)
July 17–20, 2024
Ningbo, China

Scandinavian Actuarial Conference 2024
August 14–16, 2024
Copenhagen, Denmark

The First INFORMS Conference on Financial Engineering and FinTech
August 19–21, 2024
Hong Kong, China

7th Berlin Workshop on Mathematical Finance for Young Researchers
September 4–6, 2024
Berlin, Germany

Quantitative Methods in Finance (QMF) 2024
December 17–20, 2024
Sydney, Australia


This list contains webinars related to mathematical finance. A full list is available at

SIAM Activity Group on FME Talk Series:

Machine Learning in Finance Series:

The website researchseminars offers a comprehensive list of online seminars on a variety of topics that might be of interest to you: