Call for Papers
September 30, 2022 (Extended Firm)
Notification of Acceptance: October 14, 2022
Registration & Camera-Ready Submission: October 25, 2022
Congress Dates: November 11-13, 2022
The International Fintech Congress IFC 2022 organized by the Morocco Fintech Association, Morocco, in collaboration with the National School of Business and Management, Casablanca, Morocco, HEEC Marrakech,the National School of Business and Management, Marrakech and the National School of Applied Sciences, Berrechid. This edition of the IFC congress will be held on November 11-13, 2022 in Marrakech, Morocco.
The theme of this edition is “Fintech at the service of economic and social development”.
The IFC Congress will provide an opportunity to account state-of-the-art works, future trends impacting fintech, with a focus on elucidating the challenges, opportunities, and inter-dependencies that are just around the corner.
Authors are invited to submit their full papers by September 30 (Extended Firm), Manuscripts submitted for the con must be original, must not be previously published or currently under review anywhere. Submitted manuscripts should respect the standard guidelines of the Springer proceeding chapter format. Manuscripts must be prepared using Latex, or Word. The submitted paper must be formatted according to Springer Format: MS Word Template, Latex Template.
The paper should contain between 8-10 pages. All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 program committee members.
Contributions can be made in three languages Arabic, French and English. Accepted contributions in English will be published in the congress proceedings, and contributions in French and Arabic will be also published in a special edition.
Prospective authors should send their manuscripts electronically through the easychair submission system as mentioned below:
SIMILARITY, PLAGIARISM & SELF-PLAGIARISM
Since IFC’2022 will be submitted to Springer which policy requires all Springer content to be screened for possible plagiarism. All submitted papers to IFC’2022 will be checked and scanned using Turnitin, before being sent to reviewers. Note that to be submitted to Springer, the overall similarity rate of a paper should not exceed 15 percent, and the similarity rate to a single source should not exceed 10 percent. The score and report are provided to assist you in revising your manuscript, if necessary. The congress will not be able to provide you a score or a report for the revised manuscript.
Oral presentations will be 15 minutes in length, with 10 minutes for the author and 5 minutes for discussion with participants. Oral presentations may be in-depth literature reviews, scientific research articles, or presentations reflecting professional experiences.
Posters will be displayed throughout the congress. The poster, as well as short and long abstracts describing the main points and conclusions, must be submitted electronically.
Colleagues who cannot attend the congress can participate with a virtual presentation on the video conferencing platform. Virtual presentations allow participants to present their papers during the congress and also to submit papers for review and publication in the congress proceedings.
IFC’2022 will also hold an industrial track. The industrial track gathers scholars and industrial participants to highlight practical and real-world studies and applications of fintech technologies and applications. This track aims to foster cooperation between participants engaged in scientific research and practitioners working to improve the development of fintech applications. Each submission should describe the problem addressed, the approach used, the current state of the project, an evaluation of the benefits or lessons learned, and future developments. Industrial track submissions are extended abstracts of 2 pages.
Track 1: Fintech services
- Currency, Crypto-currency, Central Bank Digital Currency;
- Electronic and mobile payment methods;
- Digital banking, online banking, mobile banking, open banking;
- Insurance and InsurTech;
- Alternative financing, participatory and collaborative financing (Crowdfunding)
- Alternative lending technologies ;
- Digital microfinance;
- Islamic Fintech;
- Regtech Services ;
Track 2: Technologies applied to finance
- Green and Inclusive Finance
- Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Deep learning
- Internet of Things and platforms
- Big Data analytics and Data Mining
- Blockchain technology, Smart contracts, Cybersecurity
- Cloud computing and applications
- Mobile technologies
- Biometrics technologies
- Financial Informations systems
Track 3: Innovation, financial inclusion & Social development
- Business models and technological and financial innovation
- Open innovation in finance and technology
- Protection and development of financial innovations
- Financial innovation and social impact
- Digital trust and protection of personal data and privacy
- Financial and digital education
- Digital Financial Inclusion
Track 4: Fintech Ecosystem & economic development
- Governance and regulation of financial technologies
- Digital transformation of financial firms
- Strategy and change management of fintech companies
- Digital Financial Services Risk Management
- Digital entrepreneurship and fintech startups
- Knowledge and skills management in the Fintech sector
- Digital marketing of fintech services
- Agility and Fintech Project Management
- Fintech industry and economic impact