Call for Papers 27th International Conference The International Trade and Finance Association

Theme:  Leading Issues in International Trade and Finance
May 31 – JUNE 3, 2017
Poznan University of Economics and Business
Poznan, Poland

The 27th International Conference of the International Trade and Finance Association will be held in Poznan, Poland, May 31 – June 3 (Wednesday to Saturday), 2017.  We are delighted that Poznan University of Economics and Business is hosting the 2017 conference.
The general theme of the Conference will be the “Leading Issues in International Trade and Finance,” and the conference will consist of regular competitive sessions as well as plenary sessions dealing with high-profile issues.
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.
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. In light of the overall conference theme, participants are encouraged to propose papers examining the past and considering the future prospects of issues involving the Trans Pacific Partnership, the WTO, the European Union, and other international institutions, negotiations, and agreements.
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.
Poznan, Poland
Poznan is one of Poland’s largest and oldest cities. The recount of its fascinating history (that can be traced back to the Stone Age).
Poznan, Poland sports an array of attractions that range from the beautiful and historic Old Market Square to the natural beauty of Wielkopolska National Park, which is located approximately 15km south of Poznan. Visitors to this region will find a variety of restaurants and entertainment options to satisfy their preferences.
IT&FA is offering a special, discounted registration fee of $300 to all participants who submit initial registration materials and abstracts by January 31, 2017. The late registration fee is $350. This fee will cover registration and an opening reception, two lunches, coffee breaks, one banquet, and one-year’s membership in IT&FA. The conference will open with a reception on Wednesday, May 31, hold sessions on Thursday and Friday, including a banquet on Friday evening, and conclude with final sessions or a group event on Saturday, June 3. Those planning to depart on Sunday, June 4, will have time to investigate the unique circumstances that connect Poland to the evolving global economy. These include important European history, world-class cultural beautiful parks, and shopping.
IT&FA seeks both proposals for individual papers and for complete sessions. Complete sessions should have three to four papers. In the case of multiple authors for a paper, at least one author must register for the conference. No participant will be permitted to present more than two papers.
November 1, 2016, to January 31, 2017 – Registration Materials and Abstracts submitted for Peer Review
February 15, 2017 – Notification of Acceptance by this date
March 31, 2017 – Payment of Registration Fee Due
April 16, 2017 – Deadline for Hotel Registrations
May 1, 2017 – Conference schedule posted online
May 31 to June 3, 2017 – Conference convenes at Poznan University
For additional registration information and updates, please see the association website:   If you have any questions, please contact
Prof. Sarah K. Bryant, the Executive Vice President, at