Quantcon 2017 With Quantopian

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 09:00
Byte Academy: Python, FinTech, Blockchain,Data Sci, MedTech
New York

We're thrilled to partner with Quantopian again for their flagship event which sold out last year...

**To officially register go to www.quantcon.com (use our partner code ByteAcademyQuantCon2017 for 10% off tickets)** 

About QuantCon 2017: QuantCon 2017, Quantopian's algorithmic trading and quantitative finance conference, will be happening in New York City on April 28th-30th. 

The 3-day program includes interactive workshops, expert talks and tutorials, an algorithmic trading hackathon, and ample networking opportunities with leaders from around the quantitative finance world.

QuantCon Keynotes on April 29th

Dr. Marcos López de Prado, Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, and Dr. Michael Kearns, professor at University of Pennsylvania, Computer and Information Science Department, will both keynote at the main conference on April 29th. 

They will be joined by:

• "Trading Strategies That Are Designed Not Fitted" by Robert Carver,Independent Systematic Futures Trader, Writer, and Research Consultant

• "Quantum Hierarchical Risk Parity - A Quantum-inspired Approach to Portfolio Risk Minimization" by Maxwell Rounds, Finance Specialist at 1QBit

• "Enhancing Statistical Significance of Backtests" by Dr. Ernest Chan, Managing Member of QTS Capital Management, LLC.

• "Snake Oil, Swamp Land, and Factor-Based Investing" by Gary Antonacci, author of Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher Returns with Lower Risk

You can check out the lineup here.  More talks will be added in the coming weeks. 

QuantCon Workshops & Hackathon

On April 28th and 30th, Quantopian will be offering two workshops and a hackathon, respectively. The workshops will help you improve on your trading strategies. At the hackathon, you will test your investment strategy skills. 

It was sold out last year, so don't miss out - reserve your spot today.  Don't forget - you must register on  www.quantcon.com  in order for your registration to be valid  (use our partner code ByteAcademyQuantCon2017 for 10% off tickets)**