Head of Research at Blockchain
The Centre for Digital Finance organised the second Cryptocurrency Research Conference 2019 that took place on 15-16 June 2019 at Southampton Business School, Southampton, UK. Conference welcomed 75 delegates from 42 institutions, including presenters from the University of Sydney (Australia), Ministry of Finance of Japan (Japan), Yale University (USA), as well delegates from India, China, EU and the UK, among others. This was the largest Cryptocurrency research conference that has been organised to date.
The highlights of the conference were the keynote speeches delivered by academic and industry experts.
The conference provided great opportunities for networking and sharing the ideas in this innovative field.
On Sunday morning our third keynote Dr Shaen Corbet (cryptocurrency expert, Associate Professor of Finance, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland) presented an overview of the cryptocurrency research The Continued Evolution of Cryptocurrencies, highlighting the most interesting findings in this area and directions for further research.
Papers that were presented at the Cryptocurrency Research Conference 2019 are published in Special Issue of the Economics Letters journal, as well as IRFA, FRL, and Heliyon journals. The Centre of Digital Finance would like to thank the Elsevier team for supporting this conference, and particularly:
Professor Joao F. Gomes for offering the Special Issue in Economics Letters.
Professor Brian Lucey for providing publication opportunities inÂ International Review of Financial Analysis journal.