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QuantVision 2024: Fordham’s Quantitative Conference

QuantVision 2024: Fordham’s Quantitative Conference

April 4th 2024 : Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business, Lincoln Center Campus

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The MSQF at Fordham Gabelli School of Business Conference Powered by Rebellion Research

08.30 – Registration 

08.50 – Opening Address from the Chairs: Director, MSQF Fordham Director, Professor Qing Sheng & Student Conference Chair Faruque Khan & Conference Host Rebellion Research CEO, Alexander Fleiss

08.55 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Encountering Real World Data!

Moderator: Sameer Gupta, Head of Data, Point72

Samantha Mait, Manager, Equity Data Management, Balyasny Asset Management L.P., Jae Ho Kim, Head of Risk Research at Point72, Jonathan Regenstein, Head of Financial Services Data Science, Snowflake, Jonathan Berkow, Director of Data Science, Alliance Bernstein, Alex IzydorczykFounder & CEO Cybersyn, Professor Sudheer Chava, Georgia Tech

09.35 – PANEL DISCUSSION: The Quantitative Investment Process

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

Mike Chen, Head of Alternative Alpha Research at Robeco, Chris Kelliher, Quant @ Fidelity & Director of BU’s Master’s in Math Finance & Financial Technology, Daniel Giamouridis, Managing Director, Global Head of Systematic Strategies at Bank of America, Debarshi Basu, Managing Director, BlackRock, Head of Quantitative Research

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

Moderator: Joseph Simonian, Senior Investment Strategist, Scientific Beta, Editor of Journal of Portfolio Management, Editor, Journal of Financial Data Science,

Stefano Pasquali Head of Liquidity & Trading research at BlackRock, Dr. Argyro (Iro) Tasitsiomi, Head of Investments Data Science at T. Rowe Price, Caio Natividade, Global Head Quantitative Investment Solutions Deutsche Bank, Professor Sudip Gupta, Johns Hopkins University, Jonathan Larkin, Managing Director, Columbia Investment Management Company

11:10 – Keynote Debate Rematch from MIT Ai & Quant: What is the Future of Data Science?

Tony Berkman, Managing Director, Two Sigma Vs. Carson Boneck Chief Data Officer, Balyasny Asset Management L.P.

11.40 – Keynote Debate: Reinforcement Learning in Investing Vs Deep Learning in Investing

2022 Quant of the Year Dr. Igor Halperin Vs. Gordon Ritter Quant of the Year 2019

12.15Keynote Speech Dr. Giuseppe Paleologo Head Of Risk Management Hudson River Trading

12.35 – Lunch

1.20 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding The Future of Machine Learning in Investing

Moderator: Dr. Amal Moussa, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs

Raphael Douady, Research Professor, Sorbonne, Yin Luo, Vice Chairman, Wolfe Research, Nan Xiao, CTO, Greenland Capital Management, Dr. Elizabeth Pritchard, Chief Data & Analytics Officer Liberty Mutual, Amit Gandhi, Professor, Wharton Business School,

2.05 – Break

2.30 – PANEL DISCUSSIONChanging Landscape of Investing

Moderator: Henion & Walsh Asset Management President & CIO Kevin Mahn

Grange Johnson, Hedge Fund Manager, Malcolm Dorson, Senior Portfolio Manager & Head of Emerging Markets Strategy, Mirae Asset & Global X

3.05 – PANEL DISCUSSION: Causality and interpretability in machine learning models

Moderator: Eren Kurshan, Head of AI/ML Research & Methodology, Morgan Stanley

Harvey Stein, Two Sigma, Arik Ben Dor, Head Of Quantitative Equity Research, Barclays, George Mylnikov, Head of Quantitative Research, Windhaven Investments, Paul Krueger, Quant Trader @ Millenium

3.40 – PANEL DISCUSSION: The Future of Institutional Investing with AI

Jim Liew, Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Zach Squire, Hedge Fund Manager, Founder & CIO, Tekmerion Capital, Todd E. Kata, Partner, Financial Capital Network, Alejandro Rodriguez Dominguez, Head of Quantitative Research & Analysis at Miraltabank

4.15 PANEL DISCUSSION: Return of Bitcoin?

Moderator: Marshall Beard, COO, Gemini

Han Cui, Quant @ Fidelity, Samson Qian, Trader at Citadel Securities, James Koutoulas, CEO, Typhon Capital Management

4.50 – Future of Data in Investing: NLP, Generative Ai, Synthetic Ai, Deep & Reinforced Learning

Moderator: Christina Qi, CEO Databento & Founder Domeyard LP

Francesco Fabozzi, Research Director of Yale’s International Center of Finance, Dr. Ioana Boier, Ai Expert, NVIDIA, Jonathan Chin, Co-Founder, Facteus, Aziz Lookman, Two Sigma

5.25 – Fireside Chat: Matthew Rothman, Millenium, Head of Statistical Arbitrage Strategies, MIT, Senior Lecturer & Evan Reich, Verition, Head of Data

6.00Conference Concludes!

no recording / no press / Chatham House Rule

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