Informa PLC, a prominent international events, digital services, and academic knowledge group, has announced the upcoming QuantMinds International conference, which is set to take place from November 13 to 16, 2023, at the InterContinental O2 in London. Known as the leading global quant finance conference, this highly anticipated event will bring together over 500 industry practitioners, including representatives from 110+ asset management firms and key figures from eight of Europe’s top ten banks.
Among the participants are nearly 50 distinguished buy-side companies such as ADIA, Amundi, BlackRock, Citadel, Fidelity, and JPMorgan Chase, as well as over 40 sell-side agencies including ANZ, Bank of America, Barclays, and Citi. The conference will also feature researchers from esteemed universities such as Columbia University, EDHEC Business School, Fudan University, Imperial College London, Joseph L. Rotman School, University of Toronto, and London Business School, who will share their insights. With such a diverse range of expertise within the quant finance domain, attendees can look forward to valuable networking opportunities and engaging discussions in a professional environment.
QuantMinds International offers a comprehensive schedule, including networking events, collaborative activities, panel discussions, and educational programs. The event will host a PhD poster program showcasing 15 promising research projects, the QuantMinds International Hackathon sponsored by CompatibL, a Women in Quant Breakfast, and a Mentorship program connecting entry-level and junior-level quants with experienced leaders.
The conference agenda will feature captivating presentations by industry experts, illuminating panel discussions, and in-depth explorations of topics such as digital assets, FX and commodities, equities, interest rates, and more. The event will commence with Summits and Workshops on Monday, November 13th, providing educational opportunities across various streams. The main conference will span three informative days, starting on Tuesday, November 14th, and concluding on Thursday, November 16th.
Each day of the main conference will delve into specialized streams, covering subjects like Derivatives and Volatility, Alpha Investing, Model Risk and Liquidity, Climate Finance and ESG, Portfolio Optimization, Credit Risk, Computational Finance, ML, Trading (Algo and Systematic), Risk, Liquidity, Regulation and Clearing, and Inflation and Interest Rates.
The conference will feature over 165 distinguished thought leaders, including Jim Gatheral, Chandni Bhan, Anton Merlushkin, Jessica James, Stefano Pasquali, and Leif Andersen. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights rarely available to the public and seek specific guidance related to their own research or organization.
The significance of this conference lies in its focus on the rapidly evolving landscape of quantitative finance. With ongoing central bank policies, concerns about higher interest rates, geopolitical fragmentation, climate change impacts, and the need for a comprehensive understanding of the latest quantitative methodologies, attending this event can provide a valuable edge in portfolio optimization, risk assessment, hedging, and the discovery of asymmetric opportunities.
QuantMinds International, hosted by Informa PLC, offers participants a unique opportunity to explore and network in the ever-changing macroeconomic and financial landscape. The event’s dynamic and friendly atmosphere will enable attendees to seek synergies with thought leaders, engage in meaningful conversations with experts from various sectors, and build lasting connections and partnerships in London, the world’s leading financial center.
This conference is essential for both finance students and industry professionals, providing a platform to expand knowledge, gain insights, and stay updated with the latest trends in quant finance.
For more information about the event, visit the official website of QuantMinds International. Informa PLC, a leading international events, digital services, and academic knowledge group, aims to connect businesses and professionals with the knowledge they need to learn more, know more, and do more. With over 11,000 colleagues working in more than 30 countries, Informa PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and a member of FTSE 100.
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