Break into quant finance! At QuantCon 2019, you will network with industry leading experts, master the tools of the trade at our exclusive workshops, and hear from the best and brightest minds in our field. QuantCon is the quant event of the year, filled with practical wisdom, cutting-edge technology, and networking opportunities.
The Quantopian workshops will give you the toolkit to build and improve on your algorithmic trading strategy. They will also give you the chance to create a Quantopian contest-ready algorithm. Workshop access is only possible with a bundled ticket purchase.
This workshop will provide an introduction to the data science toolbox and how to approach basic statistical models. We will focus on the research process, giving an overview of the basic tools used as well as methods for ensuring the validity of our models.
Lecturer: Cheng Peng
This advanced workshop will provide a high-level overview of the entire quantitative factor workflow, discuss mathematical factor models for both returns forecasting and risk management, and frame everything in terms of workflows used by professional quants to run large capital bases.
Lecturers: Max Margenot, Rob Reider
The main conference ticket provides access to the expert talks presented on April 5th. The bundled access ticket, in addition to the expert talks on April 5th, provides access to one workshop of your choice on April 3rd or April 4th.