Wednesday, 2 December 2009

Call for Chapter Proposals

Proposal Submission Deadline: Jan 31, 2010
Financial Technologies for Sustainable Economic Development: Low Carbon Information Processing
Book Editor: Dr. Zongwei Luo

To be published by IGI Global:

Financial market has been constantly evolving adapting to the overall economy development. While abundant innovation in financial products and practices has been occurring in the markets like stocks and derivatives, there demands a new type of financial market for technology access and financing to cope with the need for the low carbon and sustainable economy development, a world wide trend.

This would cause the financial market to become even more sophisticated. With more and more sophisticated and innovative financial product development and the rapid growth of complex data volume in financial market and firms, financial risks and market regulation become a key issue for government regulatory bodies. This has urgently called for technologies assistance and development with advanced capabilities such as effective and efficient market monitoring and regulation to help deal with potential risks and identify new opportunities.

This book on Financial Technologies for Sustainable Economic Development would call for contributions in the areas of low carbon information processing for sustainability towards developing financing technologies enabling emerging low carbon business and technology development.

Target Audience
The target audience of this book will comprise policy makers, professionals, and researchers working in the fields of financial technologies for sustainability in various disciplines including Business and Economy, Science and Engineering, Social Sciences, Government Policy, and Legal Studies. In addition, the book will provide a valuable resource for business managers concerned with the development of green business and application of low carbon practices.

Book Chapter Topics
Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
.Carbon accounting, visibility and trading
.Emerging market development
.Financial product design method
.Financial product lifecycle management
.Financial risks and fraud avoidance
.Innovative IP arrangement and technology licensing
.Low carbon economy development trend
.Low carbon technologies for financial market and services
.Technology access and financing
.Technology trade and market development
.Standards, regulations, and legal issues
.Sustainable development methodology

Submission Procedure
Please submit your book chapter proposal (one or two pages in length) to the book editor via electronic means to the email address ( and cc (

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference) and "Medical Information Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This book is scheduled to be released in 2011.

Important Dates
January 31, 2010: Book chapter proposal due
February 15, 2010: Book chapter proposal acceptance notification
May 31, 2010: Full book chapter due

Dr. Zongwei Luo,
The University of Hong Kong
Level 3, Block A, Cyberport 4, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

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