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Sep 09
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7:45am - 8:20am

Registration & welcome coffee

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8:20am - 8:30am

Chairman's opening remarks

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8:30am - 9:10am

Fintech of the future: a preview (title subject to edits)

What’s new, what’s hot, what’s just hype and what does it all mean for the financial services world?

  • Presenter Neil Gomes - Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
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9:10am - 9:50am

Machine Learning in practice

Strategies to effectively navigate the trade-off of predictive-performance and robustness and the kind of controls you need during training and prediction to implement them

  • Moderator Cris Doloc - Lecturer Financial Mathematics, University of Chicago
  • Panellist Igor Halperin - Quant, Fidelity
  • Panellist Luca Lin - Partner, Domeyard
  • Panellist Niels Nygaard - Professor of Financial Mathematics, University of Chicago
  • Panellist James Koutoulas - CEO, Typhon Capital Management
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9:50am - 10:30am

Fintech and the bank evolution: a case study

  • Presenter Eric Sprink - CEO and President, Coastal Community Bank
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10:30am - 11:00am

Morning coffee break

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11:40am - 12:20pm

Cryptocurrencies & crypto trading

Opportunities and considerations for profit, risk management and regulatory affairs 

  • Presenter Periklis Thivaios - Researcher, IE Business School
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12:20pm - 1:00pm

Emerging technologies in finance and banking - from Machine Learning to Blockchain

  • Presenter Sudhir Upadhyay - Executive Director, Engineering Lead, Blockchain and Emerging Technologies, J P Morgan Investment Bank
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1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

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Showing of Streams
3:30pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon tea and networking break

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Showing of Streams
5:00pm - 5:50pm
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Practitioner Roundup: Risk vs Reward?

Do the opportunities outweigh the risks of adopting new technologies?  Is it better to trailblaze or adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach? What are the ethical challenges and unintended consequences?

  • Moderator Aymeric Kalife - Associate Professor, Paris Dauphine University
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5:50pm - 6:00pm

Chairman’s closing remarks

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6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Networking drinks reception & champagne roundtable discussion groups

A chance for everyone to network and relax after the day’s presentations and discussions.

Champagne Discussion Groups offer delegates a chance to delve deeper into timely topics of the day and network with specific VIP speakers.

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7:00pm - 7:05pm
End of summit

End of summit

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7:45am - 8:20am 35 mins
Registration & welcome coffee
8:20am - 8:30am 10 mins
Chairman's opening remarks
8:30am - 9:10am 40 mins
Info
Fintech of the future: a preview (title subject to edits)
  • Presenter Neil Gomes - Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

What’s new, what’s hot, what’s just hype and what does it all mean for the financial services world?

9:10am - 9:50am 40 mins
Info
Machine Learning in practice
  • Moderator Cris Doloc - Lecturer Financial Mathematics, University of Chicago
  • Panellist Igor Halperin - Quant, Fidelity
  • Panellist Luca Lin - Partner, Domeyard
  • Panellist Niels Nygaard - Professor of Financial Mathematics, University of Chicago
  • Panellist James Koutoulas - CEO, Typhon Capital Management

Strategies to effectively navigate the trade-off of predictive-performance and robustness and the kind of controls you need during training and prediction to implement them

9:50am - 10:30am 40 mins
Fintech and the bank evolution: a case study
  • Presenter Eric Sprink - CEO and President, Coastal Community Bank
10:30am - 11:00am 30 mins
Morning coffee break
11:40am - 12:20pm 40 mins
Info
Cryptocurrencies & crypto trading
  • Presenter Periklis Thivaios - Researcher, IE Business School

Opportunities and considerations for profit, risk management and regulatory affairs 

12:20pm - 1:00pm 40 mins
Emerging technologies in finance and banking - from Machine Learning to Blockchain
  • Presenter Sudhir Upadhyay - Executive Director, Engineering Lead, Blockchain and Emerging Technologies, J P Morgan Investment Bank
1:00pm - 2:00pm 60 mins
Lunch
2:00pm - 2:30pm 30 mins
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FinTech: Enabler or burden for risk managers?
Can machine learning revolutionize how we identify, model and control risk?
  • Participant Gurraj Singh Sangha - Global Head of Risk and Market Intelligence, State Street
  • Participant Brad Carr - Senior Director, Digital Finance Regulations and Policy, IIF

Getting past the hype and down to the details!

2:00pm - 3:30pm 90 mins
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Machine learning workshop
Applications of Computational Intelligence in Data-driven trading
  • Leader Cris Doloc - Lecturer Financial Mathematics, University of Chicago

Part I: Intro: The theory

1. The evolution of trading paradigms

2. The role of Data in Trading and Investing

3. Artificial Intelligence – between myth and reality

4. Computational Intelligence – a principled approach for the era of Data exploration

5. How to apply the principles of CI in Quantitative finance

2:30pm - 3:00pm 30 mins
FinTech: Enabler or burden for risk managers?
FinTech and compliance - revolutionising AML and KYC
  • Presenter Richard Somade - Vice President - AML/KYC Advisor, Financial Crimes Compliance, Natixis
3:00pm - 3:30pm 30 mins
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FinTech: Enabler or burden for risk managers?
Technology is not the sole answer - discuss the far-reaching implications of moving client services to cloud
  • Presenter Scott Mathis - CISO, RBC US

Managing the risks of your firm entering the crypto market: volatility, legal certainty of ownership risk, systemic risk, regulatory risk.

3:30pm - 4:00pm 30 mins
Afternoon tea and networking break
4:00pm - 5:00pm 60 mins
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FinTech: Enabler or burden for risk managers?
Cyber risk: structuring an effective framework

How can we get a holistic view of the firm’s exposures and how best to develop and implement a structure?

4:00pm - 5:00pm 60 mins
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Machine learning workshop
Part II: Case studies

#1 – Execution strategies

#2 – The Limit Order book

#3 – Market Making

#4 – Valuation of Derivatives

#5 – Risk Management

#6 – Surveillance and Compliance

Conclusions

5:00pm - 5:50pm 50 mins
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Practitioner Roundup: Risk vs Reward?
  • Moderator Aymeric Kalife - Associate Professor, Paris Dauphine University

Do the opportunities outweigh the risks of adopting new technologies?  Is it better to trailblaze or adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach? What are the ethical challenges and unintended consequences?

5:50pm - 6:00pm 10 mins
Chairman’s closing remarks
6:00pm - 7:00pm 60 mins
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Networking drinks reception & champagne roundtable discussion groups

A chance for everyone to network and relax after the day’s presentations and discussions.

Champagne Discussion Groups offer delegates a chance to delve deeper into timely topics of the day and network with specific VIP speakers.

7:00pm - 7:05pm 5 mins
End of summit