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6 - 9 December 2021
Hotel ArtsBarcelona

6 - 9 December 2021|Hotel Arts, Barcelona

December. Barcelona. QuantMinds Reunited.

Explore modelling, trading, machine learning, data and more at the world's leading quantitative finance conference

Collaborate face to face with leading quant minds in our new spacious Barcelona venue

The world's leading quant finance event

Re-connect with leading QuantMinds

QuantMinds International is the most significant event for quants from around the world, bringing together leading practitioners and academics. 

It's an invaluable opportunity to move quant models forward and after a 2 year break, the community is keen to meet face-to-face to delve into the latest thought leadership on pricing and volatility, to alpha generation and machine learning. 

Don't miss this chance to tap back into the leading quant minds!

Hear from quant finance's brightest lights

The leading quant finance event is back this December, bringing together the leading minds in the industry. This is your chance to pick the brains and share insights on macro trends and micro developments to set you up for 2022 and beyond. 

You’ll hear from 130+ speakers including senior quants from Saxo Bank, Danske Bank, BofA, Bloomberg L.P., SESAMm, Santander, Deutsche Bank & more.

AI & ML Summit

With AI & ML playing an increasingly large part in the day-to-day role of the quant and with so many new applications out there, we are running a dedicated summit on the topic to enable leaders in the field to share best practice and future opportunities. 

The summit will cover deep learning and reinforcement learning, trading strategies, validation of ML in pricing and stock picking, time series forecasting using ML, ML applications in derivative pricing and hedging and analysing the risks of black box models.

Expert research & practitioner insights

The comprehensive QuantMinds 3 day conference programme touches on the key pillars of quant finance including generating alpha through quant strategies, interest modelling, the IBOR transition, option pricing, trading and volatility, risk management and modelling, regulation, alternative and synthetic data, computational efficiencies, HFT, algo trading, AI and machine learning. 

The majority of on-site presentations will be recorded and made available to attendees to view on demand after the event. 

The QuantMinds community reunited

Introducing the smart event

Attend QuantMinds in person and get the added benefit of on-demand sessions included in your ticket price.  

  • Digital access to most presentations and panels on demand after the event
  • An additional programme of online-only presentations
  • The chance to access a content-rich and interactive platform designed for the global quant community.

Network like never before

We know that after such a long time apart, you want to share ideas and collaborate with fellow quants in a way that is much tougher digitally.  

So, we are building in more detailed case-studies and interactive sessions to enhance learning, structuring longer more detailed sessions so there is more time for Q&A and more time for 1-1 meetings. 

Your safety is our priority

Our number one priority is bringing the risk management community back to a face-to-face event safely.

We are working with local authorities, venue partners and suppliers and continually adapting to the latest guidelines and safety protocol.

Sharpen your knowledge at a technical workshop

Volatility Workshop

Monday 6 December 2021

Workshop leader: Bruno Dupire, Head Of Quantitative Research, Bloomberg L.P.

Modules include the fundamentals of volatility, models, derivatives and trading and arbitrage.

Machine Learning in Finance

Monday 6 December 2021

Workshop leader: John Hull,  Professor Of Derivatives & Risk Management at the University Of Toronto. 

Modules include an introduction to the world of machine learning, supervised learning, unsupervised and reinforcement learning, and how it links with other financial innovations.

QuantMinds International in 60 seconds

What to expect in Barcelona this December. 

Fabio Mercurio

Head of Quant Analytics

Bloomberg L.P.

If you need to choose just one event a year then this is the one.

Enhance your experience

The ConnectMe app helps you make the most out of your time at the event. Watch the video to find out more.

  • View the agenda and set reminders for your must-attend sessions
  • Take part in polls and interactive Q&As with speakers
  • See who else is at the event, add new contacts and grow your network
  • Schedule live and virtual meetings
  • Scan QR codes to collect information from our sponsors and partners and store it easily in your virtual delegate bag

Championing sustainability

Discover the steps being taken to run QuantMinds International as sustainably and socially responsible as possible including:

  • FasterForward to zero - Informa's commitment to net zero carbon
  • Reducing carbon emissions
  • Wellbeing and accessibility

The QuantMinds digital community

Keep up with the latest in quant finance from our global network of experts all year round.

QuantMinds content home

The latest insights from thought leaders in quant finance.

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QuantMinds eMagazines

Don't miss our quarterly eMagazines; featuring specialist articles and interviews only available to members of the QuantMinds community.

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Quant Training

Face-to-face, digital and bespoke in-company courses

QuantMinds' learning partner, IFF, offers two, three and five day courses in London, virtual classroom courses, a postgraduate certificate distance learning programme and unique learning solutions tailored to your business needs.

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Lead Media Partner: Fintech Futures

The premier publishing platform for the worldwide fintech community – providing daily news, analysis and expert commentary. Comprehensive, accessible and free.

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QuantMinds International is a CPD certified event.

Attendees can request a CPD certificate after attending the event. For further information on CPD accreditation please visit: