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The Inaugural Conference on Intelligent Information Retrieval in Accounting and Finance
Shenzhen Finance Institute of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) and Guanghua-Rotman Centre for Information and Market Research of Peking University and the University of Toronto will organize the inaugural conference on “Intelligent Information Retrieval in Accounting and Finance” on December 17-18, 2018. The conference will be held at the Shenzhen Finance Institute, which is located in the center of Shenzhen, one of the most vibrant cities in China. The conference will bring together researchers working on topics including (but not limited to): textual analysis, unstructured data analysis, machine learning, application of artificial intelligence in accounting and finance. The purpose of the conference is to promote new technology in accounting and finance research and to exchange ideas among scholars with research interests on these topics.

Paper Submission

Eight papers will be invited for presentation at the conference. Please submit a PDF version of your paper to wendyliao@cuhk.edu.cn before October 30, 2018. Authors of the accepted papers will be informed by the first week of November 2018. The transportation and accommodation cost will be covered for the authors invited to present at the conference.


Registration is free. However, the conference has limited seats for participants in order to promote close interaction. Please fill out the registration form (http://cn.mikecrm.com/290la5N), the conference secretary will confirm your registration status within three business days. Participants except for presenters are responsible for all travel arrangements and hotel bookings.

Conference Venue

14F, Block B, Shenzhen International Innovation Center,
No. 1006 Shennan Blvd, Futian, Shenzhen

Nearby hotels

Grand Skylight Hotel

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Harmony Hotel

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Hilton Shenzhen Futian

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Futian Shangri-La Hotel

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Qiao Liu (Peking University)

Hai Lu (University of Toronto and Peking University),

Bohui Zhang (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)

Tianyu Zhang (Chinese University of Hong Kong).

For further enquiries about the conference, please contact hai.lu@rotman.utoronto.ca or tyzhang@cuhk.edu.hk.

For conference logistics, please contact conference secretary at cicm@cuhk.edu.cn.


Shenzhen Finance Institute

Shenzhen Finance Institute is established by the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen with the support from the Shenzhen government. The institute aims to provide a globally recognized center in the field of economics and finance that nurtures innovative talents; cultivates an advanced global research base; and builds international academic exchange platforms.

Guanghua-Rotman Centre

Guanghua-Rotman Centre for Information and Market Research is a strategic partnership between Guanghua School of Management of Peking University and Rotman School of Management of University of Toronto. The Centre aims to deepen the understanding of Chinese capital markets and facilitate comparative research on developed and emerging markets through field studies and new technology.