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FINEXUS: Center for Financial Networks and Sustainability


Selected Events (co-)organized by FINEXUS in 2018 - 2020

Date and Place  
February 15 -19, 2021, Zurich Block Seminar on

Climate change and finance: metrics to assess risks and opportunities

February 10 - 14, 2020, Zurich Block Seminar on

Climate change and finance: metrics to assess risks and opportunities

January, 16 - 17, 2020, Zurich

FINEXUS Conference 2020 - Univ. of Zurich

Video recording of sessions

December 9, 2019, Madrid, Espana COP 25 side event on Climate Financial Risk, EU pavillion, co-organized with WU 
February 15, 2019 Call for Papers Journal of Financial Stability - Climate risks and financial stability
February 4 - 8, 2019, Zurich

Block Seminar on Climate change and Finance - Univ. of Zurich

January, 2018, Zurich

FINEXUS Conference 2018 - Univ. of Zurich

Video recording of sessions and pictures

Invited Talks by Prof Battiston and FINEXUS members

Date and Place


February, 27, 2020, Frankfurt, Germany EIOPA Workshop on assessing climate change related rsiks in the insurance sector
November, 18-19, 2019, Ispra, Italy European Commission – European Banking Authority workshop on Banking Regulation and Sustainability
October, 28-29, 2019, Florence, Italy

Florence School of Banking and Finance (European University Institute) and Oliver Wyman, invited joint course on Climate Change Risks

September, 3-6, 2019, Dublin, Irland

The BigDataFinance Final Conference, project member

July, 29 - Aug. 2, 2019, Newcastle, UK ALIFE 2019 - The Conference on Artifical Live More
June, 21, 2019, Rome, Italy CONSOB, invited presentation on Sustainable Finance
June, 19, 2019, Paris, France

ESMA joint meeting, invited as a member of ESMA GEA: This role is relevant to DBF research and role in society since ESMA is the authority for
markets and securities, and its mission is to protect savers and retail investors.

June, 12, 2019, Paris, France

Banque de France, Presentation of the
Financial Stability Review on Greening the Financial System.
Prof. Battiston is one of the contributing authors.

June, 10, 2019, London, UK

INQUIRE conference,
University College London: Keynote speech on Climate-related financial risk.

May, 28, 2019, Vienna, Austria R20 Austrian World Summit, Blended Finance: New Instruments to Facilitate Infrastructure Projects at the Sub-National Level 
January, 29, 2019, London, UK

Bank of England, PRA, invited panel speaker at Conference "The macroeconomic and financial stability implications of climate change"

January, 28, 2019, Vienna, Austria National Bank of Austria, invited seminar on "Carbon risk assessment of central banks' portfolios". 

January, 8-9, 2019, Brussels, Belgium

European Commission Joint Research Center COPFIR and TEG Sust. Fin. Conference on Promoting Sustainable Finance invited talk "Climate stress-tests of the EU financial system" More

December, 10, 2018, Paris, France

Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Research Days 2018. Keynote speaker: “Financial Networks” More

November, 20, 2018, Brussels, Belgium

European Commission Joint Research Center COPFIR Conference (Community of Practice in Finance) 1st annual conference on the resilience of the financial system -, invited talk "Climate stress-tests of the EU financial system" More

October, 19, 2018, Amsterdam, Netherland

Univ. of Amsterdam, Keynote speech at 20th anniversary workshop of Dept. CENDEF

October, 17, 2018, Paris, France

European Securities and Markets Authority. Invited Seminar "Climate stress-tests of the EU financial system"

September, 5, Nice, France

EAEPE conference, keynote speaker in panel on climate risk and finance. More

June, 26, Brussels, Belgium

European Commission, DG-FISMA seminar. Invited speaker: "Climate risk metrics for EU financial institutions"

June, 11-15, 2018, Paris, France NetSci 2018: International School and Conference on Network Science. Keynote Speaker: Price of Complexity in Financial Networks. More
June, 11-15, 2018, Paris, France Satellite Workshop on Financial Networks at NetSci 2018: International School and Conference on Network Science. Co-Organiser: Price of Complexity in Financial Networks. More

May, 14-18, 2018, Como, Italy

Lake Como School of Advanced Studies. Spring School. Complex Networks: Theory, Methods, and Applications. Invited Lecturer: Lectures on Financial Networks. More

May, 3-4, 2018, Vienna, Austria

Austrian National Bank (OeNB): OENB-SUERF-WU Confernece on Green finance, regulation and monetary policy. Invited Keynote Speaker: Climate Stress Test. More

April, 19, 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Netherlands Platform of Complex Systems. Keynote Lecturer: Price of Complexity in Financial Networks. More

March, 15-16, 2018, Paris, France

Innovative Training Network ‘Expectations and Social Influence Dynamics in Economics’ (ExSIDE). Université Paris 1 - Pantheon Sorbonne: Doctoral Training Network. Invited Lecturer: Lectures on Financial Network. More

February, 23-24, 2018, New York, United States

INET Conference at Columbia Business School: Conference on Financial Networks, Big Risks, Macroeconomic Externalities, and Policy Commitment Devices. Invited Speaker: Systemic Risk and Endogenous Financial Networks. More

January, 17-19, 2018, Zurich, Switzerland

Second FINEXUS Conference on Financial Networks and Sustainability. Organiser and Moderator. More

November, 15, 2017, Bonn, Germany

COP23 Side Event: Embedding new climate risk and impact metrics throughout the project pipeline of development financial institutions. Co-Organiser and Speaker. More

November, 13, 2017, Bonn, Germany

COP23 Side Event: How new climate risk and impact metrics can empower development finance institutions. Co-Organiser and Speaker. More

October, 4-5, 2017, London, UK

BigDataFinance Conference. Project member. More

October, 2, 2017, Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw School of Economics. Invited speaker: Course in Financial Networks and Systemic Risk. More

September, 17-22, 2017, Cancun, Mexico

Conference on Complex Systems 2017. Invited speaker: Price of Complexity in Financial Networks. More

September, 4-8, 2017, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Summer School on Complex Socio-Technical Systems. Course Instructor: Financial Networks. More

June 26-27, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico

Inter-American Development Bank: National Development Banks & Green Banks. Presenter: CLIMAFIN Toolbox. More

June, 19-23, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico

International Economic Association 18th World Congress. Invited speaker: Price of Complexity in Financial Networks. More

June, 14, 2017, Paris, France

Banque de France. Invited speaker: Climate Stress Test. More

January, 19-20, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland

ETH Risk Center, Workshop on Cascade Processes. Invited speaker: Rethinking Financial Contagion. More

January, 11-13, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland

First FINEXUS Conference on Financial Networks and Sustainability, with honorary guest Prof. Stiglitz (Columbia University). More

January, 9-13, 2017, Zurich, Switzerland

Big Data Finance Winter School. More

December, 13, 2016, Padua, Italy

University of Padua. Invited speaker. Title of speech: "The Price of Complexity in Financial Networks"

December, 12, 2016, Venice, Italy

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Invited speaker. Title of speech: "The Price of Complexity in Financial Networks"

November, 3-5, 2016, Manchester, United Kingdom

28th Annual European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) Conference: Industrialisation, socio-economic transformation and Institutions. Keynote speaker at Session "Understanding complexity and uncertainty in coupled human-natural systems: new approaches to sustainability analysis". Title of speech: speech "Climate finance and complexity". More

October, 3-4, 2016, Zürich, Switzerland

Council on Economic Poilicies (CEP) event on Monetary Policy, Macroprodential Regulation and Inequality. Participant. More

September, 29-30, 2016, Paris, France

Global-Systems-Science-OECD Workshop. Co-organizer and speaker of Finance Session. Title of talk: "Policy applications of Financial Networks."

September, 20, 2016, Amsterdam,  Netherlands

Satellite Workshop at Conference on Complex Systems (CCS): Financial Networks and Policy Applications. Chair, co-organiser of the workshop. Title of talk: Policy Applications of Financial Networks. More

September, 19-22, 2016, Amsterdam,  Netherlands

Conference on Complex Systems (CCS) 2016: Financial Networks and Policy Applications. Participant, coauthor in 6 accepted papers, . More

September, 4-9, 2016, Bogota, Colombia

Central Bank of Colombia Workshop. Invited technical assistance at Central Bank of Colombia. Program "Systemic Risk in Financial Networks".

August, September, 29-2, 2016, Lipari, Italy

Lipari Summer School on Complex networks: from socio-economic systems to biology and brain. Invited lecturer. More

June, 27, 2016, Toronto, Canada

FRI- Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Science. Conference on the Stability of Financial Systems: Modelling, Regulation and Stress Testing. Invited speaker.

June, July, 20-1, 2016, Trento, Italy

17th Trento Summer School: Intensive course on Macroeconomic Coordination and Externalities. Invited lecturer for a course on Systemic Risk in Financial Networks.

June, 10, 2016, Ispra, Italy

JRC Seminar series, EU Science Hub - Financial Networks. Invited speaker. More

June, 1-2, 2016, Brussels, Belgium

ISIGrowth annual conference: "Europe beyond austerity". Invited speaker. More

May, 1-4, 2016, Lenzerheide, Switzerland

The Piik Workshop. Invited expert. More

November 9-13, 2015,
Mexico City, Mexico

CEMLA Conference 2015. Banco de México, CEMLA, the University of Zurich and the Journal of Financial Stability jointly organize a conference on "Network models, stress testing, and other tools for financial stability monitoring and macroprudential policy design and implementation". More

October, 20-23, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

ICT 2015: Innovate, Connect, Transform. More

October, 12-13, 2015, Kiel, Germany

Global Economic Symposium (GES) 2015. Speaker. More

September, 23-25, 2015,
Helsinki, Finland

Bank of England 2015 RiskLab / Bank of Finland / ESR Conference on Systemic Risk Analytics. Keynote speaker & program committee member. More

September, 9, 2015, UK

JNTF and the Center for Risk Studies (Cambridge University) second conference on "Network Theory and Financial Risk". Keynote speaker. More

July, 22-24, 2015,
Paris, France

Second International Conference of the Society for Economic Measurement (SEM), OECD Conference Center. More

June, 1-5, 2015, Zaragoza, Spain

Discussion "How can Network models enhance the policymaker's toolkit". Moderator/Panelist.

May, 10-11, 2015, Frankfurt, Germany

ECB group expert meeting on interconnectedness

April, 14-18, New York, USA

INET Seminar Series at Columbia University. Presentation: "The Price of Complexity in financial networks". More

April, 8-11, Paris, France

"Liberté, Egalité, Fragilité" INET Annual Conference. Topic: Financial Networks, Financial Innovation & Inequality. More

March, 25-27, 2015, CA, USA

Leverage the network: a stress-test framework based on DebtRank IPAM Workshop I, systemic risk and financial networks. UC Los Angeles. Invited speaker. More

March, 23-25, 2015, Leiden, Netherlands

Lorentz Center Workshop Socio-Economic Complexity. Lecture: "Leveraging the network: a stress-test framework based on DebtRank".

March, 21, 2015, Nice, France

WEHIA Conference. Keynote speech: "Price of complexity in financial networks".

December, 15-19, 2014, Cambridge, UK

INI Workshop: Regulating Systemic Risk: Insights from Mathematical Modeling. More

December, 11, 2014, Mexico City, Mexico

CEMLA Seminar on Network Analysis and Financial Stability Issues. More

December, 5, 2014, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

CORE at UCL Université catholique de Louvain. Invited talk. More

December, 3, 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tinbergen Institute: Complexity in Economics. Seminar. More

October, 13, 2014, Cambridge, UK

INI Workshop: Systemic Risk and Macroprudential Regulation: Perspectives from Network Analysis. More

October, 8-10, 2014, Brussels, Belgium

Global Systems Science (GSS) 3rd Open Conference. Co-Organizer. More

September, 22-26, 2014, Lucca, Italy

European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS'14). Program Chair. More

September, 18-19, 2014, Lucca, Italy

ECCS Warm UP School of Complex Networks.

September, 11-12, 2014, Paris, France

"Contagion Dynamics in Socio-economic Systems" Conference. Speaker. Presentation Title: "Contagion in complex financial networks". More

September, 8-10, 2014, London, UK

Panel Session at the "Eco**2 Symposium" at London School of Economics. Presentation Title: "Interconnectedness in financial systems and in ecological systems". More

August, 26-29, 2014, Cambridge, UK

INI Workshop: Systemic Risk: Models and Mechanisms. More

August-December, 18- 19, 2014, Cambridge, UK

Isaac Newton Institute Semester Program on Systemic Risk. Invited speaker. More

July, 7-11, 2014, Rhodos, Greece

Sigma-Phi talk and conference. More

June, 11, 2014, Rome, Italy

Central Bank of Italy. Invited talk.

June, 6-10, 2014, Amman, Jordan

International Economic Association World Conference. Chair of session on June 10th. More

June, 2, 2014, Munich, Germany

International workshop on Systemic risk and regulatory market risk measures.

May, 27-30, 2014, Paris, France

Invited visit to Paris University (A. Mandel) under SIMPOL Project.

May, 26, 2014, Milan, Italy

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Workshop. Invited talk. More

May, 20-23, 2014, London, UK

Participation in Finance Watch expert symposium. Workshop on
a) Existing and innovative ways of defining and measuring non-financial (ESG) impact of RI strategies
b) Policy ideas to incentivize and harmonize the use of non-financial performance metrics

May, 8-9, 2014, Washington, DC, USA

International Monetary Fund: Interconnectedness - Building Bridges between Research and Policy. Conference Organizer. More