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Speakers Already Confirmed Include
Speakers Already Confirmed Include
Jim Gatheral Professor, Department Of Mathematics BARUCH COLLEGE, CUNY
Marko Kolanovic Global Head Of Quantitative & Derivatives Strategy JP MORGAN


Nicolas Mougeot Principal Director, Advisory & Research CAISSE DE DÉPÔT ET PLACEMENT DU QUÉBEC
Sam Priyadarshi Head, Fixed Income Derivatives VANGUARD GROUP INC.
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Global Derivatives USA - The Leading Quantitative Finance & Derivatives Event In The Americas

What Makes Global Derivatives USA 2014 The Must-Attend Event For All Quants, Traders & Derivatives Practitioners?

"Global Derivatives USA was very well organized and attracted high calibre participation. The speakers were engaging and the information presented was very useful. The event had a good balance of practitioners, quants and academics. My interests were mostly on the practitioner side and I was able to meet and speak with interesting people."

Atanas Goranov
Managing Director, Derivatives Risk Officer

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Do you want to communicate your expertise to the Global Derivatives USA audience? Please contact Rustum Bharucha on +44 (0) 20 7017 7225 or email rbharucha@icbi.co.uk to find out more about speaking and branding opportunities.

What Topics Will Be Covered At Global Derivatives USA 2014?

Now in its 4th year, Global Derivatives USA brings together senior practitioners from hedge funds, prop shops, asset managers, pension funds, banks and more to discuss the key issues facing quantitative traders, portfolio managers, derivatives strategists and quantitative analysts across all asset classes of derivatives.

Key topics to be covered include:

  • Volatility Trading: Volatility strategies beyond selling volatility, VIX trading strategies, non-equity volatility
  • Volatility Modelling: Volatility forecasting, vol of vol, modelling VIX options dynamics
  • Quant Trading Strategies: Developing & backtesting strategies, market impact modelling, big data, the HFT debate
  • Portfolio Optimization: Smart beta, factor investing, tail risk, dynamic portfolio analysis
  • Equity Derivatives: dividends, optional trading strategies, modelling and trading equity correlation
  • Fixed Income Products: Interest rate volatility, fixed income algorithmic trading, inflation trading
  • Commodities: Market outlook, trading strategies, modelling FX-commodity correlation
  • Computational Efficiency: Algorithmic differentiation, GPUs, coding
  • FX: Trading strategies, FX market outlook, hedging strategies
  • Quantitative Approaches For Insurance Products: Variable annuities, gap risk, mortality
  • Discounting & Valuation Adjustments: CVA, FVA, multi-curves
  • Central Clearing & Regulation: Collateral, SEFs, central counterparty risk, market structure in the new regulatory environment

Just Some Of The Companies That Have Already Confirmed Their Attendance For 2014 Include:

  • Barclays
  • University Of California, Berkeley
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Healthcare Of Ontario Pension Plan
  • Copenhagen School Of Business
  • Hillsdale Investment Management Inc
  • ING
  • Technische Universitat Munchen
  • Prediction Company
  • Baruch College, CUNY
  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
  • Manulife Financial
  • General Quantitative
  • Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec
  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Spot Trading LLC
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Boar
  • Laval University
  • DV Trading
  • Spot Trading
  • Aperio Group
  • OMERS Capital Markets
  • Quantitative Brokers
  • Credit Suisse
  • Thalesians
  • Thiel Capital
  • Wells Fargo Securities
  • HSBC
  • HAP Capital Group
  • Illinois Institute Of Technology
  • Fund of Funds Beta Manager
  • HBK Capital Management
  • Bloomberg
  • Bank Of America
  • Nomura
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Courant Institute, NYU & Rutgers
  • Weeden & Co
  • Citigroup Global Markets Inc
  • Prime S/A CCV
  • Aurora Investment Management
  • SECOR Asset Management
  • Allianz Life
  • Nordea Markets
  • Ogee Group & Pace University
  • Bank Of America Merrill Lynch
  • ELM Travels
  • Roaring Brook Development
  • Citadel Investment Group
  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • University Of Texas At Austin
  • Aspiriant
  • Chicago Trading Company Llc
  • ABLE Alpha Trading
  • Mackenzie Investments
  • C4W
  • Caisse De Dépôt Et Placement Du Québec
  • Universidad de Guadalajara UDG-CUCEA
  • Is Yatırım Menkul Degerler A.S.
  • Total Gas & Power
  • Western Asset Management
  • Swiss Finance Institute
  • Commerzbank
  • BTG Pactual
  • CBOE
  • Oxford University
  • Courant Institute, NYU
  • ITO 33
  • Chicago University
  • HSBC Securities
  • University Of Hawaii
  • FactSet Research Systems
  • University Of London & Johns Hopkins University
  • The Options Clearing Corporation
  • New Amsterdam Partners
  • Allston Trading
  • University Of Maryland
  • Egyptian Refining Company
  • Prediction Co
  • Courant Institute Of Mathematical Sciences
  • UBS
  • Decimus Capital Markets
  • OptionsCity Software Inc
  • Vanguard
  • Morningstar Investment Management
  • WorldQuant
  • University Of Colorado At Boulder
  • Core Capital Management
  • JP Morgan
  • Eurasia Group
  • La Coop fédérée
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Bluefin Trading
  • Warwick Business School
  • Vega Edge
  • La Coop Federee
  • BlackRock
  • RWTH Aachen University
  • University Of Evry
  • Standard Bank
  • Imperial College London
  • US Department of Treasury
  • Russell Investments

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(updated 26 February 2015)

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