Workshop Announcement and Call for Papers

Bank of Canada and the Canadian Payments Association Workshop on the Modelling and Simulation of Payments and Other Financial System Infrastructures: Ottawa, Canada, 27-28th October 2016

March 28, 2016

The workshop, organized jointly by the Financial Stability Department and the Funds Management and Banking Department of the Bank of Canada and the Canadian Payments Association, intends to bring together central bankers and academic researchers with interest and expertise in payments systems. The workshop aims to provide a forum discuss recent research and spur the development of the next generation of models. The conference will host a limited number of paper presentations with discussants and will allow ample time for discussion and interaction.

The topics relevant to the workshop include but are not limited to theoretical, empirical and computational work on:

  • Payments systems simulation
  • Agent based modeling for payments systems
  • Structural estimation of bank networks
  • Intraday liquidity and collateral management.

Paper submissions: Papers should be submitted in electronic format to the following email address: by July 1, 2016. The program committee will complete the selection procedure by August 15, 2016. Final versions of the selected papers are due by end-September 2016.

Organizational information: The event will take place at the Bank of Canada, Ottawa (Ontario), Canada. The conference will start in the morning of Thursday, October 27, 2016 and end in the early afternoon on Friday, October 28.

Expenses: Travel (economy fare) and accommodation expenses of academic speakers will be reimbursed.

Scientific committee: Segun Bewaji (Canadian Payments Association), James Chapman (Canadian Payments Association), Rodney Garratt (UC Santa Barbara), Co-Pierre Georg (Deutsche Bundesbank), Michael Gofman (U Wisconsin-Madison), Hector Perez-Saiz (Bank of Canada) and Francisco Rivadeneyra (Bank of Canada).

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