Programme Schedule – PDF download

Please find the full conference schedule below. Presentations will be 20 minutes followed by 10 minutes general discussion. Session chairs and presenters should meet 10 minutes before the start of the session to set up their talks.

Day One

8:30-8:50 Registration/Coffee – LT2 & 3 Breakout Area

8:50-9:00 Opening Remarks – LT1

SESSION 1 (Plenary) Chair: Stephen Taylor

9:00 – 10:00 Keynote Speech

  • Room: LT1
  • Speaker: Torben G. Andersen, Northwestern University
  • Title: The Pricing of Tail Risk and the Equity Premium in North America, Europe and Japan

10:00-10:15 Refreshment Break

  • Room: LT2 & 3 Breakout Area

SESSION 2 (Parallel)
10:15-12:15 Parallel Session 2A: Limit Order Book Modelling

  • Room: LT2
  • Chair: Lars L. Nordén

Xiaofei Lu, Université Paris Saclay – Order-book Modelling and Market Making Strategies (with Frédéric Abergely, Université Paris Saclay)

Shi Chen, Karslruher Institut für Technologie – Time-varying Limit Order Book NetworksTheoretical and empirical analysis of trading activity (with Wolfgang Karl Härdle, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Chong Liang, Karslruher Institut für Technologie, and Melanie Schienle, Karslruher Institut für Technologie)

Mathias Pohl, University of Vienna – Theoretical and empirical analysis of trading activity (with Alexander Ristig, Walter Schachermayer and Ludovic Tangpi, University of Vienna)

Lars L. Nordén, Stockholm University – Determinants of Limit Order Cancellations (with Petter Dahlström and Björn Hagströmer, Stockholm University)

10:15-12:15 Parallel Session 2B: Volatility Modelling

  • Room: LT3
  • Chair: Dudley Gilder

Michal Svaton, University of Zurich – Idiosyncratic Volatility: The Myth-busting Effect of Measurement Error and Market Structure (with Markus Leippold, University of Zurich)

Vladimir  Petrov, University of Zurich – Instantaneous Volatility Seasonality of Bitcoin in Directional-Change Intrinsic Time (with Anton Golub, flov technologies AG and Richard Olsen, Lykee Corp)

Giorgio Mirone, Aarhus University – Cross-sectional Noise Reduction and More Efficient Estimation of Integrated Variance

Dudley Gilder, Aston University  – Volatility Forecasts Embedded in the Prices of Crude-Oil Options (with Leonidas Tsiaras, Aston University)

12:15-13:15  – Lunch and Poster Session

  • Room: LT2 & 3 Breakout Area

14:30-16:00 Parallel Session 4A: Liquidity

  • Room: LT2
  • Chair: Yuxin Sun

Michael Noé, Eurex Frankfurt AG – The Ambivalent Role of High-Frequency Trading in Turbulent Market Periods (with Nikolaus Hautsch, University of Vienna and S. Sarah Zhang, Alliance Manchester Business School)

Justin McCrary, University of California – Subsidizing Liquidity with Wider Ticks: Evidence from the Tick Size Pilot Study Stocks (with Robert P. Bartlett III, University of California)

Yuxin Sun, Queen’s University Belfast – The Bright Sides of Dark Liquidity (with Gbenga Ibikunle and Davide Mare, University of Edinburgh Business School)

14:30-16:00 Parallel Session 4B: Option Information

  • Room: LT3
  • Chair: Chardin Wese Simen

Norman Seeger, VU University Amsterdam – Informed Trading in the Index Option Market (with Andreas Kaeck, University of Sussex and Vincent van Kervel, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)

Lazaros Symeonidis, Norwich Business School – The Information Content of Short-Term Options (with Ioannis Oikonomou, University of Reading, Andrei Stancu, Norwich Business School and Chardin Wese Simen, University of Reading)

Chardin Wese Simen, University of Reading – Variance Risk: A Bird’s Eye View (with Fabian Hollstein, Leibniz University Hanover)

16:00-16:30 Refreshment Break

  • Room: LT2 & 3 Breakout Area

16:30 – 18:30 – Session 5: Liquidity and Risk

  • Room: LT2
  • Chair: Ricardo Barahona

Christophe Desagre, Louvain School of Management – Liquidity and the Rise of Fast Trading on Euronext (with Catherine D’Hond and Mikael Petitjean, Louvain School of Management)

Roxana Halbleib, University of Konstanz – How Informative is High-Frequency Data for Tail Risk Estimation and Forecasting? An Intrinsic Time  Perspectice (with Timo Dimitriadis, University of Konstanz)

Dario Ruzzi, University of Bristol – The Impact of Equity Tail Risk on Bond Risk Premia: Evidence of Flight-to-Safety in the U.S. Term Structure

Sullivan Hué, University Orléans – Measuring Network Systemic Risk Contributions: A Leave-one-out Approach (with Sullivan Hué and Sessi Tokpavi, University Orléans)

Conference Dinner – The Italian Orchard, Broughton, Preston, PR3 5DB

  • 18:50 – Coach Departs (meeting point outside of the Management School)
  • 19:30 – Drinks Reception
  • 19:45 – Conference Dinner
  • 22:00 – Coach Returns to Lancaster University Management School

Day Two

8:30-8:50 Refreshments – LT7

9:00-10:00 Keynote Speech –  Chair: Ingmar Nolte

  • Room: LT6
  • Speaker: Viktor Todorov, Northwestern University
  • Title: Idiosyncratic Jump Risk

10:00 – 10:15 Refreshment Break

  • Room: LT7

10:15 – 12:15 – Session 7: Point Processes and Applications

  • Room: LT6
  • Chair: Yifan Li

Alvaro Cartea, University of Oxford – The Shadow Price of Latency: Improving Intraday Fill Ratios in Foreign Exchange Markets (with Leandro Sanchez-Betancoura, University of Oxford & LMAX Exchange)

Ioane Muni Toke, Université Paris Saclay & CREST – Analyzing Order Flows in Limit Order Books with Ratios of Cox-type Intensities (with Nakahiro Yoshida, University of Tokyo & CREST)

Mikko Pakkanen, Imperial College London – Limit Order Book Modelling with State-dependent Hawkes Processes (with Maxime Morariu-Patrichi, Imperial College London)

Yifan Li, Alliance Manchester Business School – Asymptotic Theory for Renewal Based High-Frequency Volatility Estimation (with Ingmar Nolte and Sandra Nolte, Lancaster University)

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch

  • Room: LT7

13:15 – 15:45 – Session 8: Market Impact and Transaction Costs

  • Room: LT6
  • Chair: Aleksey Kolokolov

Franziska Peter, Zeppelin University  – Tumbling Titans? The Changing Patterns of Price Discovery in the U.S. Equity Market (with Joachim Grammig, University of Tübingen)

Francesco Capponi, Imperial College London – On the Square Root Law of Market Impact (with Rama Cont and Amir Sani, Imperial College London)

Filip Zikes, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System – Measuring Transaction Costs in OTC markets

Manh  Pham, Lancaster University Management School – Time and the price impact of trades in Australian banking stocks around interest rate announcements (with Heather M. Anderson, Huu Nhan Duong and Paul Lajbcygier, Monash University)

Aleksey Kolokolov, Alliance Manchester Business School – Statistical inferences for price staleness (with Giulia Livieriz, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa and Davide Pirinox, Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”)


End of Conference

Poster Session (Thursday 13th September)

Ilya Archakov, University of Vienna – A Descriptive Study of the High-Frequency Trade and Quote Option Data from OPRA (with Leon Grund and Nikolaus Hautsch, University of Vienna and Sergey Nasekin, Ingmar Nolte and Stephen Taylor, Lancaster University)

Sungjun Cho, Alliance Manchester Business SchoolNew Classical and Bayesian Estimators for Classifying Trade Direction in the Absence of Quotes (with Mike Bowe, Stuart Hyde and Iljin Sung, Alliance Manchester Business School)

Akram Panahidargahloo, University of YorkPositional Momentum and Liquidity Management: A Bivariate Rank Approach

Ning Zhang, University of ReadingModel Risk of Expected Shortfall (with Emese Lazar, University of Reading)

Cumhur Ekinci, Istanbul Technical UniversityHigh-frequency Trading and Market Quality: Case of a “Slightly Exposed” Market (with Oğuz Ersan, Kadir Has University)

Ananthalakshmi Ranganathan, Lancaster University  – An Integrated Approach to Currency Factor Timing (with Harald Lohre, Invesco and Sandra Nolte, Lancaster University)