CUHK Derivatives and Quantitative Investing Conference

The Department of Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School is pleased to present the Derivatives and Quantitative Investing Conference, which will take place on 26 October 2018 (Friday) at the CUHK Business School Town Centre.

This is an exciting platform for researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to share the cutting edge research and practice in derivatives markets and the application of derivatives in quantitative investing. Neil Pearson, Chair Professor of Finance at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will deliver the keynote speech, along with more than a dozen of expert speakers from Hong Kong, Singapore, the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. The topics include advanced option pricing methods, volatility risk premia, innovative trading strategies in option and stock markets, the application of derivatives in asset allocation and risk management, etc.

Following the success of 2017 CUHK-CQAsia Quantitative Investment Strategies Conference, this one day event is a superb opportunity to interact and engage with experts and is for aspiring CIOs, heads of research, market makers, portfolio managers, traders, and all investors interested in derivatives and quantitative trading strategies. CUHK Business School’s finance professors and PhD students are already sharing their work with leading investment banks and hedge funds across Asia, Europe, and North America such as Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Macquarie Group, Two Sigma, Cubist, and Yinghua, etc. Recently, they have received many competition-based research awards and grants from private sectors at the U.S., Canada, France, and Hong Kong, etc.

You are cordially invited to attend this event to learn and benefit from cutting-edge quantitative research related to derivatives, which can be applied to real-world investment management and trading practice. Try not to miss this ground breaking opportunity and register now as seats are very limited.

Registration and General Information

Free of charge but advanced registration is required. Simple lunch will be provided. Since seats are limited, please register online on or before 19 October 2018 (Friday).

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