The Dynamics Driving Financial Markets, New York Conference, 2018
In today's environment, market participants need to be able to respond to new regulatory processes and technological change. Regulatory reform in the shape of MiFID and Basel lll is increasing the cost of capital, impacting operations and profitability, and driving the need to more accurately measure risk. By effectively responding to a changing environment, firms can take advantages of new opportunities.

Registration is open for Quantifi’s 5th annual New York risk conference. Join senior practitioners from across the industry for an afternoon of unique insights and sharing of best practices.

Agenda

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for Investment Managers (Buy-side panel)

AI may be a new term for investment managers, however, it is making significant strides as it has started to be implemented for real-world applications. The panelists will explore the current landscape of AI applications in asset/investment management.

Funding Costs (KVA, FVA, MVA) for Derivatives Trading (Sell-side panel)

The cost of funding has become a significant topic for financial institutions as it is regarded as a key component in analysing the exposures and profitability of a trade. Panelists will discuss the various adjustments (KVA, FVA, MVA…) that need to be taken into account when pricing a trade.

Demystifying the Impact of Blockchain in Global Financial Markets

Blockchain is one of the most disruptive technologies. It has the potential to redefine operations and improve the efficiency, security and economics of the global financial markets. This session will explore how blockchain could soon revolutionise the financial services industry.

Speakers

Thomas Balzer, Managing Director – Head Counterparty Risk Trading and Portfolio Analytics, RBC Capital Markets

Laurence Black, Head of QIS Origination/Development, Barclays

Kristina Fan, Founder & CEO, 7Chord

Gonzalo Garcia-Kenny, Managing Director; Head of Counterparty Optimization, Citigroup

Tim Grant, Founder & CEO, DrumG Technologies

Leon Michon, Managing Director, Head of Americas Global Valuation Group Methodology, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Edward Mitby, Senior AI Engineer, Vanguard

Dmitry Pugachevsky, Director of Research, Quantifi

Michael Recce, Chief Data Scientist, Neuberger Berman

Venue

The Yale Club

50 Vanderbilt Avenue

New York

NY 10017

Timings

  • Registration 4 pm
  • Conference 4 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Networking Reception 6:30 pm

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