Quant Insights
3rd Annual Conference
London & Online, 10th November 2017
Volatility modeling in financial markets
Brought to you by
CQF Institute and Wilmott
Algo Trading with Python Workshop
London & Online, 7th - 8th November

QI Conference

Fitch Ratings Auditorium, 30 North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5GN

The CQF Institute and Wilmott present their third annual Quant Insights conference this November. Held in the heart of Canary Wharf, London’s modern financial center, the conference will bring together leading practitioners to explore volatility modeling, looking at the latest strategies and new technologies used to model volatility.

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2 Organizers

Two internationally recognized brands; CQF Institute & Wilmott partner for the most topical quant conference of the year.

10 Talks

Quant Insights will have talks from experts in their field and a panel session discussing volatility in quant finance.

120 Live Tickets

The conference offers an opportunity to network with like-minded professionals in the quant community.

100+ Online Tickets

Delegates can follow and participate in the conference proceedings from anywhere in the world with online tickets.

Speakers and Talks

Paul Wilmott
Keynote: Paul Wilmott, President, CQF Institute

Paul is the founder of the Certificate in Quantitative Finance and Wilmott.com and he is internationally renowned as a leading expert on quantitative finance. His research work is extensive, with more than 100 articles in leading mathematical and finance journals, as well as several internationally acclaimed books on mathematical modeling and derivatives, including the best-selling Paul Wilmott On Quantitative Finance, published by John Wiley & Sons.

Avik Sengupta
Avik Sengupta, Vice President of Engineering, Julia Computing

Avik has worked on risk and trading systems in investment banking of many years, mostly using Java interspersed with snippets of the exotic R and K languages. This left him wondering whether there were better things out there. Avik’s quest concluded with the appearance of Julia in 2012. He has been coding in Julia and contributing to it ever since. He is a core contributor to the language, maintains many of its packages and is the author of a book about high performance Julia.

Philippe Henrotte
Dr. Philippe Henrotte, Co-Founder and Partner, ITO33

Philippe is one of the founding partners of ITO33, a company which designs sophisticated derivatives pricing software for financial institutions. He is an Affiliate Professor at the Finance Department of HEC Paris. He holds a PhD in Finance from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. His research interests focus on risk management and the hedging and pricing of derivatives in incomplete markets.

2-Day Algo Trading with Python Workshop

Paul Wilmott

Presented by Dr. Yves Hilpisch, Managing Partner of The Python Quants

7th - 8th November 2017, Live and Online

Fitch Learning, The Corn Exchange, 55 Mark Lane, London, EC3R 7NE
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Topics Covered

This two-day intensive training covers all technical topics relevant in the context of algorithmic trading:

  • Pandas for data analysis and vectorized backtesting of trading strategies
  • Object-oriented programming with Python for event-based backtesting
  • Working with sockets and real-time/streaming data
  • Price prediction with regression and machine learning approaches
  • Working with the Oanda trading platform and API (historical data and backtesting, streaming data and automated trading)
Tickets include 60 days of access to the workshop recordings (Video on Demand).

Tickets

Super early bird tickets available until 17th September

Conference

10th November

Super Early Bird - Live - £195
Super Early Bird - Online - £145
Standard - Live - £295
Standard - Online - £195
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Conference

10th November | CQFI Premium Member Tickets

Super Early Bird - Premium Live - £50
Premium Online - Free
Standard - Premium Live - £100
Premium Online - Free
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Become a premium member to receive an access code to book a CQFI premium member ticket.

2-Day Workshop

7th & 8th November

Super Early Bird - Live - £495
Super Early Bird - Online - £395
Standard - Live - £895
Standard - Online - £695
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Prices above exclude VAT of 20%
Tickets include 60 days of access to Video on Demand.

For a 25% student discount for the conference, please email us at events@cqfinstitute.org
For a 15% discount for group bookings of three or more people, please email us at events@cqfinstitute.org
Discounts cannot be applied to priority premium member tickets

If you have any questions about tickets or pricing, please email us at events@cqfinstitute.org

Conference Organizers

Quant Insights is presented by the CQF Institue & Wilmott
CQF Instiute

Part of Fitch Learning, the CQF Institute is a global membership platform for educating and building the quant finance community.

Fitch Learning

Part of the Fitch Group, Fitch Learning partners with clients to enhance knowledge, skills and conduct. Fitch Learning advises and builds learning solutions to accelerate the achievements of individuals and companies.

Wilmott

Wilmott is the leading resource for the quant finance community, comprised a website and discussion forum and Wilmott magazine.

Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors
ITO33
UnRisk
Gold Sponsor
Julia Computing
Affiliate Sponsor
NAG
Wiley

Venue

Conference

Fitch Ratings Auditorium,
30 North Colonnade,
Canary Wharf,
London,
E14 5GN

Workshop

Fitch Learning,
The Corn Exchange,
55 Mark Lane,
London,
EC3R 7NE