AI & ADVANCED ANALYTICS

 

 

A.I. and Advanced Analytics are generating millions of alphas every day. The influx of innovation has transformed the industry to be more efficient and helped firms optimize strategies. Topics for this stream will include Machine Learning, A.I. design, Deep Neural Networks, back-testing, and more.

 

 

KEY SPEAKERS

 

A.I. & Advanced Analytics, Wednesday 8 May 2019

08:00

Breakfast and Registration

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
08:00

Breakfast and Registration

Robert Creamer
08:50

The Ideology of Market Structure – The pursuit of sound policy in an ever-changing competitive landscape

Panel discussion
09:20

State of the Crypto Market – How will the rise of cryptocurrencies impact portfolios, electronic trading desks and capital markets at large?

  • Institutionalization – what entities are beginning to accept/introduce cryptocurrencies as a legitimate form of currency?
  • Regulatory Risks - what developments do risk-averse institutions need to see on the regulatory front to quell concerns about compliance?
  • Product Integration – how will additional financial products like ETFs and crypto futures impact the market?
  • Capital Inefficiencies – is there a better way to manage the necessary capital for bid requests across multiple exchanges?
  • Rebuilding infrastructure – making exchanges more user-friendly for efficient trading
Panel discussion
10:00

Low Latency Components – Building the infrastructure for accelerated trading

  • FPGA and other co-processor cards: valuing special purpose hardware against general purpose CPUs
  • Software Development: experimenting with coding to construct the fastest system
  • Testing, development and integration – what tools and technology are necessary to build and test low-latency applications?
  • Human Capital: what skill sets matter most when building a team?
Davor Frank, Senior Solutions Architect, Solarflare Communications
10:40

Speed Networking and Refreshments

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
10:40

Speed Networking and Refreshments

Panel discussion
11:30

Disruption in Capital Markets: Analyzing the impact of distributed ledgers and AI on institutional trading

  • Clearing Efficiencies – how has blockchain already shown their ability to shorten settlement time?
  • AI Component – examining the distinction between smart contracts and algorithmic based order flows
  • Processes – how are distributed ledgers impacting the way fund managers run their operations?
  • Data Management – will blockchain create new sets of precleaned and structured data?
  • Trade Compliance – utilizing technology to navigate regulatory requirements with ease
  • Cost Reductions – other ways in which blockchain is saving the institutional investor money, and what funds can do with the extra cash
12:10

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
12:10

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

round tables
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
13:20

Real-time analytics – using connectivity to better predict future market movements

Panel discussion
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
14:00

AI and Machine Learning – how markets will move forward

  • Building the system: managing the costs of infrastructure through greater technology investment
  • Learning prospects: what opportunities are machine and deep learning systems providing financial markets
  • Technology Crossroads: examining the intersection of artificial intelligence and blockchain
  • AI vs Quants: how is AI forcing traders to deviate from traditional quant techniques?
Jay Schuren
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
14:40

Automated Time Series Modeling for Trading

Gaurav Chakravorty
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
15:00

GTAA implementation – using A.I. in assessing the global landscape

Panel discussion
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
15:20

Designing AI

  • Bridging the gap: improving the communication between product specialists and algorithm programmers
  • Supervised vs. Unsupervised: analyzing machine learning and the various ways it is contributing to generating alpha
  • Data visualization: seeing financial metrics to achieve informed trade decisions
16:00

Afternoon Coffee Break

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
16:00

Afternoon Coffee Break

17:00

Closing Remarks and Networking Cocktail Party

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
17:00

Closing Remarks and Networking Cocktail Party

last published: 23/Apr/19 14:35

A.I. & Advanced Analytics, Thursday 9 May 2019

08:00

Breakfast and Registration

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
08:00

Breakfast and Registration

Henry Liu
09:00

Blockchain and the financial market – is the revolution coming or is it just hype?

  • Payments – lowering the cost of carrying out transactions
  • Data Infrastructure – using additional nodes for storage and quick access
  • M&A Transactions – greater transparency helping to facilitate takeovers
  • Lending – using blockchain assets as loan collateral
Panel discussion
09:20

AI Trading Strategies – How much should we rely on robo-advisors and algorithms to make trades?

  • Discovering the Risks – what should trading companies be most cautious of when it comes to AI?
  • Machine Learning – training the computer to spot the trends
  • Deep Learning – allowing the computer to discover what cannot be seen ourselves
  • Swarm Intelligence – getting machine learning computers to communicate with each other for better market comprehension
Javed Ashraf, Partner, BlackBox Alpha Management
10:00

Speed Networking and Refreshments

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
10:00

Speed Networking and Refreshments

Panel discussion
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
11:00

Evaluating Risk – algorithms that measure exposure across asset classes

  • Machine Learning: re-writing models for predictive outlook on risk
  • Modernization of data management: incorporating new technologies and open source software for smarter betas
  • Predictive analytics: using algorithmic tools to measure future risk
  • Alternative Data: using abstract information as additional risk assessment
Panel discussion
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
11:40

Utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to generate a more diversified portfolio

  • Land of Opportunity: tapping into the Silicon Valley region to build more complex AI systems
  • Learning for a Purpose: realizing the true fundamental effects of machine learning to best correlate data and returns
  • Who’s moving markets: understanding the true players and their impact on prices to construct a more useful AI system
Vadim Kanofyev, Senior Quant, Bloomberg
12:20

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
12:20

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
13:30

Back-testing – determining the number of years that are best to examine

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
13:30

Data architecture – balancing storage needs with accessibility needs

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
13:30

Natural Language Processing – architecting AI for sentiment analysis

Xiao Qiao
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
14:10

Nowcasting Recessions using the SVM Machine Learning Algorithm

Panel discussion
A.I. & Advanced Analytics
14:30

TCA and AI analytics – how can AI be utilized for better trade execution?

  • Trading Strategy: confirming and developing algorithms that align with a firm’s preferred method of execution
  • System Integration: tying in datasets, 3rd party information, and analytical tools for alpha generation
  • Real-Time analytics: connecting to the most up-to-date trading costs for more informed decision making
  • Post-Trade analytics: factoring in variable’s like daily volume and volatility to optimize trading strategies
  • Vendor Relationships: the build vs. buy puzzle and working with your provider to improve performance, capacity, and cost efficiency
Panel discussion
15:10

A.I. in Blockchain – how machine learning and other algorithms will impact larger scale applications of distributed ledgers

  • Learning from the ledger – keeping data on the blockchain for better visualization and improve decision making
  • Trade records – looking back in the blockchain to understand trading patterns and trends
  • Risk Management and Safeguards – how is blockchain facilitating in minimizing losses?
15:50

Closing Remarks and End of Conference

A.I. & Advanced Analytics
15:50

Closing Remarks and End of Conference

last published: 23/Apr/19 14:35

 

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steven.reichard@terrapinn.com
+1 646-619-1777

 

 

 

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+1 646-619-1809

 

 

 

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