Conference Announcements


28th Conference of the International Trade and Finance Association

Wed, 23 May 2018 – Sat, 26 May 2018

Beijing University of International Business and Economics
Beijing, China

The 28th Conference of the International Trade and Finance Association will be held in Beijing, China, May 23-26 (Wednesday to Saturday), 2018. We are delighted that Beijing University of Business and Economics is hosting our 2018 conference.

Conference information

IT&FA is a multi-disciplinary association, and welcomes scholars and professionals from economics and finance, marketing and management, law, communications and other disciplines with an interest in globalization and the global economy. The conference will consist of regular competitive sessions, as well as plenary sessions dealing with high-profile issues.

We invite proposals on all aspects of international trade and finance, including such emerging issues as cyber security and economic warfare, digital free trade and e-commerce, intellectual property protections, and trade in various services. As in the past, IT&FA seeks papers on trade policy, exchange rates, investments and capital flows, banking, migration, tourism, communications, transportation, governance and law, and management and marketing. Industry-specific studies are welcome (such as agriculture, retail, textiles, and entertainment), as are proposals dealing with multilateral, regional, and national issues impacting international trade and finance. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers are also invited.

  • Program: Offers discussions of economic topics across many disciplines via speakers and panels.
  • Special Events: The Presidential Address, award presentations, paper/panel presentations, gala dinner, and networking opportunities.
  • Proceedings: The International Trade and Finance Association will publish an electronic “Papers and Proceedings” edition highlighting selected papers from the meeting.
  • Paper Awards: We offer US$500 for the best paper submitted to the conference and US$250 for the best student paper, along with certificates confirming each.

Abstract Submission for the 2018 IT&FA Conference in Beijing, China.

This form will guide you through the abstract submission process for the 2018 IT&FA Conference in Beijing, China. It is structured into two parts:

1 - Personal information
2 - Paper information/upload

This year, the registration process is divided in two steps.

1- Nov. 1, 2018 - Jan. 31, 2018: Submission of a detailed abstract/paper with the present form.
2- Fev. 15, 2018 - April 15: After revision by the scientific committee, registration to the conference.

If you have any question regarding the registration process, feel free to contact us at:

All information is available on the new website of the IT&FA:


  • November 1, 2017, to January 31, 2018 –Registration Materials and Abstracts submitted for Peer Review
  • February 15, 2018 – Notification of Acceptance by this date
  • May 1, 2018 – Conference schedule posted online
  • May 23 to 26, 2018 – Conference convenes at Beijing University of International Business and Economics

International Trade & Finance Association
Conference Website:
Beijing University of International Business and Economics

Huibin N Rd, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100029
Beijing Shi, Beijing Shi

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