The 8th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society will take place in Brussels, Belgium from 2-6 June 2014. The congress is jointly organised by the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Universiteit Antwerpen, Universiteit Gent, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
The World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society is the premier event in the international quantitative and mathematical finance calendar, attracting hundreds of participants every two years.
We hope to welcome many of you there.
We are proud to announce the following list of confirmed plenary speakers: Peter Carr, Rama Cont, Darrell Duffie, Ernst Eberlein, Paul Embrechts, Helyette Geman, Paul Glasserman, David Hobson, Ioannis Karatzas, Eckhard Platen, Steven Shreve.
Abstract submission deadline approaching
The deadline to submit an abstract is 31 December 2013.
Abstracts must be submitted online via this link. An author may be presenter of only one presentation.
For questions about your abstract submission, please contact Mrs Mieke Akkers by e-mail: or telephone +32.16.404555.
The results of the selection procedure will be sent by 28 February 2014.
The congress opening is scheduled on Monday 2 June 2014 at 2 pm; registration is open from 12 pm (noon). The congress ends on Friday 6 June 2014 at noon.
Participants can register online via this link. Via the congress website, participants can also book hotels at preferred rates. We note that participants are responsible for their own hotel bookings and travel arrangements.
The deadline for early bird registration is 7 March 2014.
More information is available on the conference website
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Scientific Committee
Carl Chiarella, Michel Crouhy, Damir Filipovic, Lane Hughston, Rüdiger Kiesel, Steve Kou, Antoon Pelsser, Walter Schachermayer, Wim Schoutens, Mete Soner, Nick Webber, Rudi Zagst, Thaleia Zariphopoulou

Organising Committee
Steering Committee
Wim Schoutens, Griselda Deelstra, Ann De Schepper, Michèle Vanmaele
Local Organising Committee
Jan Dhaene, Pierre Patie, Hugues Pirotte, Steven Vanduffel, David Vyncke
Venue and host city

The 8th World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society will be held at the MCE Conference Centre, situated close to the heart of Brussels, with nearby access to public transport and within easy walking distance of the capital’s main monuments and other architectural marvels.
Rue de l’Aqueduc 118
B-1050 Brussels

Organising Secretariat
c/o Momentum PCO
Grensstraat 8, B-3010 Leuven
Phone: +32.16.404555