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Global Derivatives Trading & Risk Management USA Conference

Cutting-edge strategies & practical techniques for advanced derivatives pricing, hedging, trading & risk management
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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Portfolio Optimization Summit
Quantitative Approaches To Portfolio Optimization One Day Pre-Conference Summit
The Leading Quant Trading Event
America's leading quant trading & derivatives event
America's Leading Quant Trading Conference

Join 200+ senior quantitative traders, portfolio managers, derivatives strategists and quantitative analysts

80+ Speakers in 90 Sessions

Hear from 80+ speakers in 90+ sessions across 9 streams, 1 Portfolio Optimization Summit and in-depth technical workshops 

Whole Day Focus On Quantitative Approaches To Portfolio Optimization

Discuss quantitative investment strategies and techniques with senior experts from leading buy and sell side firms

The Latest Cutting-Edge Research

Discuss the latest cutting-edge quantitative finance research directly with the authors!

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:

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

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