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Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Machine Learning in Quant Finance

Determine strategic applications for machine learning to minimize modelling uncertainties, optimize data management and increase profit

29 Apr-1 May 2019
New York, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Workshop Title: Lessons learned: understanding the similarities of machine learning and quant finance

Workshop Moderator: Walter Tackett, Managing Partner
Company: NxE12 LLC

Why You Should Attend

Machine Learning in Quant Finance

Increasing availability of data and sophisticated technologies have allowed heads of quantitative finance to improve their models and streamline internal processes but with more technology comes the threat of more market players.

This GFMI conference will explore the next steps in streamlining data management, dealing with overfit and marrying machine learning and econometric techniques. Expert speakers will discuss machine learning challenges, practical applications and future possibilities that will allow you develop tailored strategies to stay ahead of the competition and maximize profits.

Key Topics

  • Develop optimal data preparation methodologies for machine learning use
  • Define parameters to judge the adequacy of alternative data for specific models
  • Compare the effectiveness of Variational Bayesian (VB) and Monte Carlo simulations in response to modelling uncertainties
  • Optimize current tactics to deal with overfit and overtraining
  • Assess and improve strategies when dealing with the black box challenge

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    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Walter Tackett
    Managing Partner
    NxE12 LLC

    Vasily Strela
    Global Head of FICC Quantitative Strategies
    RBC Capital Markets

    Al Yazdani
    Vice President, SSGX Research Manager
    State Street Global Exchange

    Charles Crow
    Chief Data Scientist and Portfolio Manager
    Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC

    Alexander Fleiss
    Chief Executive Officer
    Rebellion Research

    Vinay Kalro
    Chief Investment Officer, Quantitative Analytics
    Prudential Financial

    Gordon Ritter
    Senior Portfolio Manager
    GSA Capital

    Edward Mitby
    Senior Artificial Intelligence Engineer

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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Nayia Veloudi (GFMI)

    PO Box 24797
    CY-1304 Nicosia

    Fax: +357 22 849 394
    Email: nayia@global-fmi.com