Join us for the first DSF-R Conference!

Demystifying the buzz around Artificial Intelligence in Finance

September 13-14, 2018 in Vienna

DSF-R Conference

The DSF-R is the annual conference hosted by the Academy of Data Science in Finance in cooperation with WU Vienna. The conference aims to bring academics and finance professionals together to discuss all applications of contemporary Data Science approaches to the area of Finance. These topics include Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Sentiment Analysis and Prescriptive Analytics.

Mission Statement

This conference has been created to demystify the buzz around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and to focus on reality instead of hype. The collaboration of academic practicioners and practical academics will show how everyone in the Finance Industry can benefit from the unprecedented progress in Data Science technologies.

Program Overview

[Day 1]
Applied Talks

Day One is focused on talks by industry experts and academics on Finance related applications of Data Science. The whole spectrum of possible applications will be covered.

WHAT can be done!

[Day 2]
Technical Sessions

Day Two is meant to provide in-depth discussion on new and cutting edge technologies, including all contemporary AI for Finance methods like Deep Learning and Sentiment Analysis.

HOW it can be done!

Social Events

The conference will be accompanied by networking events in the beautiful city of Vienna. Be sure to be able to spend the weekend after the conference in Vienna too!

ENJOY Vienna!

Important dates


Paper submission

You can submit a paper if you would like to present at the DSF-R. The conference will feature presentations and lightning talks. Papers can be submitted using conftool from 28 February, 2018.



You have to register if you would like to attend the conference. You can also sign up to attend the social events. Registration will be available via conftool from April 1, 2018.


Submission deadline

Paper submission will close on 1 May 2018 at 1 pm CET.


Decision of program committee

Authors of selected papers will be notified by June 1, 2018.

Organizing Committee

Alexander Eisl

Ronald Hochreiter


Alexander Eisl


Christian Ochs


Stefan Theußl


The conference will take place at the new campus of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna). More information about the conference venue will be released soon.


You can submit your research paper or research proposal using EasyChair


Details about how to register for the conference will be available here shortly.

Contact us

Academy of Data Science in Finance e.V.
Scheimpfluggasse 1/15
1190 Wien, Österreich