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Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan & Rebellion Research 2024 Future of Finance Conference

Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan & Rebellion Research 2024 Future of Finance Conference

SEPTEMBER 13 2024

08.30 – Registration 

08.50 – Opening Address from the Chairs: Director, Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan, Professor Victoria Averbukh & Conference Host Rebellion Research CEO, Alexander Fleiss

08.55 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Chat-GPT & The Future of Ai in Finance!

Moderator: Koren Picariello Head of Generative AI Strategy and Execution Morgan Stanley

Nancy Davis Founder & Portfolio Manager Quadratic Capital Management LLC, Dr. Amal Moussa, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, Yu Yu, Director of Data Science at BlackRock, Lisa Schirf, Managing Director, Global Head of Data & Analytics, Tradeweb

09.35 – PANEL DISCUSSION: The Quantitative Investment Process

Moderator: Lisa Schirf, Managing Director, Global Head of Data & Analytics, Tradeweb

Jess Stauth, Chief Investment Officer – Systematic Equity, Fidelity, Judith Gu, Head Quant, Scotia Bank

10.15 – PANEL DISCUSSIONChanging Landscape of Investing

Moderator: Kathryn Zhao, Global Head of Electronic Trading, Cantor Fitzgerald

Christina Qi, CEO Databento & Founder Domeyard LP, Andrea Himmel, Chief Investment Officer, Himmel + Meringoff, Dana Strynadka, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley, Samantha Lynch, Head of Strategy & Finance at Redesign Health

11:10 – Keynote Debate : Future of Data Science & Machine Learning

Claudia Perlich, Two Sigma Vs. Lisa Huang, Head of AI Investment Management and Planning, Fidelity

11.40 – PANEL DISCUSSIONEncountering Real World Data Sets

Moderator: Eren Kurshan, Columbia Professor, Executive in residence – Princeton & Morgan Stanley Head of AI/ML Research & Methodology

Natalya Dmitriyeva, Global Head of Data Content at Schonfeld, Samantha Mait, Manager, Equity Data Management, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Dr. Reyhan Ayas, Senior Economist Revelio Labs, Yale School Of Medicine Professor Jennifer Ellen Miller

12.15 – Lunch

1.00 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding The Future of Natural Language Processing in the 21st Century

Moderator: Oxford Mathematician Milena Vuletic

Sahana Athreya, CFA, Millenium, Dr. Ioana Boier, Nvidia

1.45 – Break

2.30 – PANEL DISCUSSION : Capturing Alpha & Quantitative Strategies & Global Outlook

3.05 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Deep Learning vs Reinforcement Learning vs Causality in Finance

Professor Andreea Minca, Cornell University

3.40 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Future of Interpreting Data

Moderator: Sharon Asaf, Director of Global Climate Risk, Citibank

Dr. Tara Maller, McKinsey & Co. Risk & Policy, Nan Xiao, CTO, Greenland Capital Management, Professor Vivian Fang, Indiana Kelley

4.20 – Keynote Speech: Trading Vs Investing: The Future of Finance

Christina Qi, CEO Databento & Founder Domeyard LP

4.55 – Closing Panel: Near Term Future of Finance & ChatGPT: The Intersection of Consumer / Retail & Global Data Management & Usefulness.

5.35Conference Concludes!