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Speakers Already Confirmed Include
Speakers Already Confirmed Include
Marko Kolanovic Global Head Of Quantitative & Derivatives Strategy JP MORGAN


Nicolas Mougeot Principal Director, Advisory & Research CAISSE DE DÉPÔT ET PLACEMENT DU QUÉBEC
Jim Gatheral Professor, Department Of Mathematics BARUCH COLLEGE, CUNY
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:

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

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