Research Conferences We Like

Today we inaugurate a new service, which we hope you will enjoy!

Periodically, we will share with you upcoming conferences (including the less famous ones!) that we think are interesting and worth attending for anyone interested or involved in quant finance!

United States

Jacobs Levy Fall Conference 2017

When: September 15, 2017

Where: Marriott Marquis, New York, NY

Why: Stephen Ross will be remembered and awarded the  2017 Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation for his work on multi-factor asset pricing

Session you don’t want to miss: the program is yet to be published online

Matlab Computational Finance 2017

When: September 28, 2017

Where: Marriott Marquis, New York, NY

Why: It’s free (with registration) and you can learn latest programming skills for data analytics and machine learning

Session you don’t want to miss: the program is yet to be published online


Mathematical Modeling in Finance

When: August 31-September 2, 2017

Where: Imperial College, London, UK

Why: lots of topics on systemic risk

Session you don’t want to miss: Interaction Through Hitting Times and Systemic Risk by Mykhaylo Shkolnikov (Princeton University ), September 2, 9 AM

Frankfurt Summit on Network Analysis (in Banking and Asset/Wealth Management)

When: October 26, 2017

Where: Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Why: Network analysis is exploding and it is projected that by 2018 70% of organizations will pilot these techniques. However, network analysis and related AI is one of the most underrated financial technologies. In the “Frankfurt Summit on Network Analysis“ diverse speakers from academia and practice will show what`s possible and what’s not and how artificial intelligence is literally absent in its application in the financial services industry, despite its prominence in media coverage

Session you don’t want to miss: Correlation Networks and related Machine Learning as new toolkit in Asset & Wealth Management, 2PM

Rest of the World

Mathematics in Finance

When: August 8-12, 2017

Where:  Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Why: First, because it is happening in a beautiful location! Second, for the geekiest of you out there!

Session you don’t want to miss: A mathematical theory for financial bubble models with positive feedback, August 9, 11PM by Didier Sornette (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

Quantcon Singapore

When: September 28-30, 2017

Where:  Grand Copthorne Waterfornt Hotel, Singapore

Why: For those who want to learn about algo trading, quant finance, data science and machine learning

Session you don’t want to miss: The advanced Algorithmic Trading workshop to learn about mathematical factor models for both returns forecasting and risk management


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