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Call for papers: Economics on the Move - ETH Zurich Latsis Symposium 2012 & Workshop

posted on 15 May 2012




***      number of participants is limited      *** 





From 12 - 14 September 2012, we organize the 


      Latsis Symposium 2012 

Economics on the Move:

Trends and Challenges from the Natural Sciences


as a high-level conference to be held at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

More information can be be found at:


The day preceding the Latsis Symposium, TUE 11 September 2012, is

reserved for a SATELLITE WORKSHOP that addresses in three parallel

tracks the relation between economics and other quantitative sciences

from different viewpoints.


We invite contributed talks (30 min) to these parallel tracks:


1. Modeling financial systems

   Track Chair: Stefano Battiston

   Keynote Speaker: Rosario Mantegna (Palermo)


2. Agent-based Models in Economics

   Track Chair: Giorgio Fagiolo

   Keynote Speaker: Giovanni Dosi (Pisa)


3. Econophysics Colloquium

   Track Chair: Tobias Preis

   Keynote Speaker: Jean-Philipp Bouchaud (Paris)


To submit a contributed talk, please register at:


The following scientific communities have granted their patronage to

the satellite workshop, which merges the 


    APFA - Applications of Physics in Financial Analysis

    WEHIA - Workshop on Economic Heterogeneous Interacting Agents

    Econophysics Colloquium


We particularly invite contributions from members of these

communities which allows us to organize a joint conference. 


There is a registration fee of CHF 80 for the Satellite workshop, to

be paid by every participant via paypal. This covers the service

during the lunch and coffee breaks.


Participants, who have registered for the Satellite Workshop, can

attend the Latsis Symposium free of charge, without additional



There is a very limited possibility for 3-6 contributed talks (30 min)

on each day of the Latsis Symposium. Contributed talks will be

selected by the organizers from all submissions to the Satellite

Workshop, on a competitive basis. As a reward for being selected, we

offer a grant of CHF 500 to support travel and lodging.


For further questions, please visit:

or contact us at


On behalf of the organizers of the Latsis Symposium (which include

Ernst Fehr and Didier Sornette) and the Satellite Workshop (which

include Stefano Battiston, Giorgio Fagiolo and Tobias Preis) I remain

with best regards,


Frank Schweitzer 




Prof. Dr. Dr. Frank Schweitzer

ETH Zurich, Chair of Systems Design 



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