University of Edinburgh Business School to host 18th meeting of the Credit Scoring and Credit Control Conference.
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Tackling Industry Issues

The Credit Scoring and Credit Control Conference – sponsored by Experian, 4most, Paragon Business Solutions, ACTICO, TransUnion, FICO and MRMIA – will feature a diverse range of discussions, covering industry issues as well as the latest research on credit risk analytics. With the world facing political and economic turmoil, credit risk modellers are under immense pressure to develop innovative approaches for tackling new and existing challenges such as climate change, energy crises, financial vulnerability, and rising inflation. The Credit Scoring and Credit Control Conference offers a unique platform for experts to unpack these issues and explore modern solutions.

Professor Galina Andreeva, Director of the Credit Research Centre and member of the Conference Organising Committee, said, “We are thrilled to continue this long-standing tradition of providing a forum for an intellectual exchange between industry and academia. This is already the 18th meeting, and we are delighted to announce that this year's conference will be returning to the in-person format. Take this exceptional opportunity to reconnect with familiar faces, forge new connections, and stay abreast of the latest developments in the field. Together, let us bridge the gap between theory and practice, paving the way for advancements in this critical sector.”

Esteemed Keynote Speakers

An esteemed line-up of keynote speakers will provide attendees with valuable knowledge and perspectives in the field of credit risk and analytics.

  • Catarina Souza, Head of Division at the Bank of England, offers regulatory guidance on model risk management
  • Dr. Joseph Breeden, CEO of Deep Future Analytics LLC, brings extensive experience in risk management systems for loan portfolios
  • Dr. Michaela Pagel, Roderick H. Cushman Associate Professor at Columbia Business School, specialises in household finance, behavioural economics and macroeconomics
  • Dr. Scott Zoldi, Chief Analytics Officer at FICO, is at the forefront of Responsible AI and analytics innovation.

These keynotes are just a glimpse of the expertise that will be present at the conference.

Attendees can also expect presentations from renowned credit scoring consultancies, banks, financial institutions, and universities through a varied programme of workshops and panel discussions, catering to the interests of both academics and practitioners.

Networking and Knowledge Exchange

Beyond informative sessions, the three-day schedule features ample social opportunities for networking and knowledge exchange. A welcome reception will be held on Wednesday 30 August at Dynamic Earth with a gala dinner taking place on Thursday 31 August at the National Museum of Scotland. These events provide a sophisticated atmosphere for attendees to connect and build professional relationships.

Registration Details

Registration for the Credit Scoring and Credit Control conference XVIII closes on Wednesday 9 August with pricing discounts available for PhDs, academics and multi-ticket purchases. This conference fee includes access to the full programme (keynote speeches, workshops and presentations) as well as events, catering and refreshments throughout.

The Credit Scoring and Credit Control Conference XVIII promises to be an exceptional event, bringing together thought leaders, practitioners, and researchers from around the world. It presents a unique opportunity to stay at the forefront of credit-related topics and network with professionals in the field.

Register now to secure your place