Quant Insights
AI, Machine Learning and Risk
New York & Online, 15th May 2020
6th Conference
Brought to you by
CQF Institute and Wilmott

2 Organizers

8+ Talks

160 Live Tickets

200+ Online Tickets

About the Conference

Joseph Urban Theater, Hearst Tower, New York

Following on from the success of the conference in London, we are pleased to bring the Quant Insights conference to the iconic Hearst Tower in New York.

With the growth and development of artificial intelligence, the use of data and machine learning in finance has become a hot topic in the last few years.

The conference will bring together leading industry practitioners to talk about the latest techniques they are using, incorporating AI and machine learning in trading, portfolio management and risk management.

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Conference Speakers

Confirmed speakers and panellists.

Paul Wilmott

Dr. Paul Wilmott, President, CQF Institute
Dr. 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.

Jim Gateheral

Jim Gatheral, Presidential Professor, Baruch College, CUNY
Jim Gatheral is Presidential Professor of Mathematics at Baruch College, CUNY teaching mostly courses in the Masters of Financial Engineering (MFE) program. Prior to joining the faculty of Baruch College, Jim was involved in all of the major derivative product areas as bookrunner, risk manager, and quantitative analyst in London, Tokyo and New York, in a career in the financial industry that spanned over 27 years. Jim has served as a Managing Editor of the International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance and as Associate Editor of the SIAM Journal on Financial Mathematics; he currently serves with Michael Dempster as Joint Editor-in-Chief of Quantitative Finance. His current research focus is on volatility modeling and modeling equity market microstructure for algorithmic trading. Jim is also a frequent speaker at both practitioner and academic conferences around the world. His best-selling book, The Volatility Surface: A Practitioner's Guide (Wiley 2006) is one of the standard references on the subject of volatility modeling. He received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Cambridge University, and a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy from the University of Glasgow.

Conference Tickets

All tickets include 60 days of access to Video on Demand.

15th May 2020

$145 Early Bird
$195 Standard

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Prices above exclude tax.

Early bird pricing available until 19th April


CQF Institute Member: 10%
CQF Alumni: 10%

Bulk (3+ Tickets): 20%

To claim your discount code, email us at events@cqfinstitute.org

Conference Organizers

Quant Insights is presented by the CQF Institute & 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 is the leading resource for the quant finance community, comprised a website and discussion forum and Wilmott magazine.



Joseph Urban Theater
Hearst Tower
New York
NY 10019