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Annual International Conference on Real Options: Theory Meets Practice

Covid-19 Update on Conference Timing:
The 24th Annual International Real Options Conference
will be deferred to
June/July 2021

Porto, Portugal

The Covid-19 virus has upset planning of almost all conferences, the it also impacts upon the Annual International Real Options Conference. Our earlier plans to hold the conference in July 1-4, 2020 are no longer tenable. We will now hold the 24th Annual International Real Options Conference in Porto on

June 30 - July 3, 2021

All papers that have already been accepted for the 24th Annual Conference scheduled for July 2020 will be automatically accepted for the 2021 Conference. A further call for papers will occur in December 2020 for papers to be added to the conference.

Organized by

Real Options Group

University of Porto

Keynote Speaker: Erwan Morellec

Swiss Finance Institute Professor and
Professor of Finance
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

In cooperation with
Northwestern University
University of California, Los Angeles


Submission of a paper is with the understanding that one of the (co)authors will present at the conference as well as serve as a discussant. Each academic paper will be discussed by an assigned discussant.

Academics attending this conference are entitled to receive a 50% discount on the accompanying back-to-back practitioner conference in the same location. Practitioners, company executives or consultants interested to share their application experiences as speakers or panelists at the practitioner conference should contact the organizers via the conference website or email a proposal to Lenos Trigeorgis at lenos@ucy.ac.cy


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