11 - 15 May 2020|Grand Elysée Hotel,Hamburg
Modelling, trading and innovation
The world's leading quant finance conference
450+ experts from banks, buy-side, regulators, Silicon Valley, academia and beyond examine every facet of quant in five amazing days
The world's leading quant finance event
Volatility, option pricing & modelling advances
QuantMinds International showcases the latest expert thinking on the fundamental topics at the core of quant finance including:
- Volatility and option pricing
- Interest rate modelling and IBOR
- FX and commodities
- Risk, regulation and liquidity
- XVA and model risk
Innovations in HFT, technology & data
Hear forward-thinking quants detail new theories and offer practical applications for the developments shaping the future of quant finance:
- Big data and alt data
- High performance and quantum computing
- Cloud computing
Quant techniques for investment and trading
New stream for 2020! The QuantMinds Alpha Forum.
How can quant finance developments help asset managers find their edge?
Asset management firms, hedge funds and insurance companies will join together to facilitate their pursuit of alpha. Key themes include:
- Portfolio management theory and asset allocation
- Applying innovative technologies and alternative data
Learn from the best quants in the world
Hear breakthrough research and the latest technical case studies from the world's most revered thought-leaders.
With over 150 speakers, the QuantMinds International speaker faculty is the who's who from quant finance - and beyond.
Join the brightest minds from banks, buy-side, regulators, academics and fintechs to network, share expertise and shape the future.
Join the QuantMinds community
QuantMinds International is a truly global gathering of 450+ leading minds in quant finance. It's also a tight-knit community of inspirational professionals who are passionate about their pursuit of all things quant.
With closed-door discussion groups, round tables and one-to-one meetings with the new Brella app, the conference is packed with opportunities to have the conversations that matter to you, with the people you most admire.
New for 2020! The AI & ML Summit
Explainable AI. ML trading strategies. Regulation. Case studies.
The AI & ML Summit brings together the best of buy-side, sell-side and academia to showcase the latest ways in which artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing the day-to-day role of the quant.
A choice of technical workshops
The workshops are in-depth, classroom-based seminars led by world-renowned experts in their fields.
Workshops are run in small groups so that each participant can receive one-on-one attention and provide the perfect opportunity to ask questions, gain real understanding of some complex topics and learn concrete solutions to problems you face every day in your role that you can implement as soon as you are back in the office.
15 streams on vital quant issues
The conference has a technical offering for everyone with 15 streams during the main conference that guarantees you’ll find what is important to you.
Tailor your experience to learn further about the topics that matter most to you or attend new areas of interesting whilst developing skills in a variety of quant topics
The best networking opportunity of the year
You can network before, during and after the event with the people you want to meet most with our new matchmaking app Brella.
Enjoy a wide range of networking events: drinks receptions, meet the speaker lunch tables and champagne roundtables.
Hosted by John Hulsman, Geopolitical Expert & Life Member at U.S. Council on Foreign Relations, attendees will have an opportunity to take part in a trade war game simulation mimicking current global politics.
Hear from 150+ expert speakers
Marcos López de Prado
Professor of Practice at Cornell University, and Co-Founder & CIO
True Positive Technologies
Hosted by Bruno Dupire, Bloomberg. This is your opportunity to learn how to construct a volatility surface with numerous examples of trading and risk management of popular exotic products.
Topics covered will include:
- The fundamentals
- Volatility models
- Volatility derivatives
- Volatility trading & arbitrage
With the increased expectation of some LIBORs discontinuation, the overnight benchmark changes and the increasing regulatory requirements related to benchmarks, a clear quantitative finance perspective on the impacts for benchmark-linked derivatives is becoming paramount.
Topics covered will include:
- Overview of the regulations and the impact of new benchmarks
- The alternative benchmarks
- Risk management
Modern Option Pricing Workshop
Join Pierre Henry-Labordere, Societe Generale and Julien Guyon, Bloomberg to address various aspects and techniques of modern option pricing and explanations on how to solve modern quant finance problems.
Topics covered will include:
- The particle method for smile calibration
- Stochastic control techniques and applications
- Machine learning techniques for option pricing
- Model-free bounds for option prices
QuantMinds International 2019 highlights
"QuantMinds International is the largest and most important quant conference in the world"
Alexandre Antonov, Director, Standard Chartered.
Watch the highlights video to see what else attendees had to say about QuantMinds International 2019 in Vienna.
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Face-to-face, digital and bespoke in-company courses
QuantMinds' learning partner, IFF, offers two, three and five day courses in London, a postgraduate certificate distance learning programme and unique learning solutions tailored to your business needs.
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