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What's On The Cards For Global Derivatives 2014?

Global Derivatives Trading & Risk Management : The World's Largest Derivatives Conference

In 2013 the conference attracted 500 senior quants, risk managers, traders and academics from all over the world. Global Derivatives is also Europe's longest-running Derivatives conference and in 2014 reaches the grand old age of 21!


BREAKING NEWS! Brand New Keynote Speaker Confirmed For 2014 - Darrell Duffie of STANFORD UNIVERSITY

After a great number of requests from attendees, Global Derivatives is excited to welcome one of the world's most distinguished academics in the field of finance. Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor Of Finance, Graduate Business School, STANFORD UNIVERSITY will be delivering a keynote speech at the conference as well as hosting an exclusive Breakfast Briefing!


BREAKING NEWS - Call For Papers! Registered attendees have the chance to shine during The Rising Stars Of Quantitative Finance

Registered delegates of the main conference can submit a paper in advance to eleanor.bates@informa.com. Papers will be judged by our Global Derivatives Expert Committee. The chosen authors will each have 10 minutes to present their work at the event in this brand new talent showcase. Global Derivatives will distribute full papers/ presentations to attendees following the event.


Brand NEW Insights : In 2014 Global Derivatives welcomes more new speakers than ever before- academics, quants and more buy-side speakers than ever

Although Global Derivatives just wouldn't be the same without the favourites - Dupire, Avellaneda, Glasserman, Gatheral, Piterbarg, Carr, Cont et al - we know that you want to hear the freshest of perspectives. Here is just a selection of the new speakers for 2014:

Academics and quant practitioners:

Katia Babbar, Head Of FX Quant Research, LLOYDS BANKING GROUP
Philippe Balland, Global Head Of Rates, Currency & Credit Analytics, UBS
David Fournie, Exotic Equity Derivatives Trader, MORGAN STANLEY
Per Hörfelt, Quantitative Analyst, RBC CAPITAL MARKETS
Terry Lyons, Director, Oxford-Man Institute Of Quantitative Finance, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Moez Mrad, Managing Director Credit & Rate Quantitative Research, CREDIT AGRICOLE
Anders Trolle, Swiss Finance Institute Assistant Professor, ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE

 

 


More Traders, Investment Strategies & Buy-Side Participants Than Ever Before! 2014 offers the most diverse line-up of speakers, with NEW speakers, NEW perspectives offering invaluable insights

ISKANDIA GROUP - BLUEBAY ASSET MANAGEMENT - ABBEY CAPITAL LIMITED - DEUTSCHE BANK - KCG - LAKEVIEW CAPITAL MARKET SERVICES - PORTWARE LLC - CQS - UNICREDIT - ILMARINEN - BARCLAYS - DOMINICÉ & CO - BLUEFIN TRADING - FIDELITY
BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH - PGGM INVESTMENTS - MUNICH RE - MORGAN STANLEY - KKR - BLACKROCK - LYXOR ASSET  MANAGEMENT - STATE STREET ASSOCIATES - LINARD CAPITAL - PIMCO - 36 SOUTH CAPITAL ADVISORS - PRAMERICA FIXED INCOME


Don't Miss Out On More In-Depth Content - The Electronic Trading & Quantitative Investment Strategies Summit, Plus Pre- & Post-Conference Workshops

Monday 12th May – The Electronic Trading & Quantitative Investment Summit
Learn from buy-side speakers, traders and market-makers in how portfolios are constructed, monitored and traded in an increasingly digital age.

 

PLUS 6 Separately-Bookable Quantitative Finance Workshops
Monday 12th May – The Valuation Of Credit Derivatives
John Hull, JOSEPH L. ROTMAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Monday 12th May – Continuous Time-Stochastic Volatility Models
Steve Heston, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

Friday 16th May – Computational Efficiency
Mike Giles, OXFORD-MAN INSTITUTE OF QUANTITATIVE FINANCE ; Uwe Naumann, RWTH AACHEN UNIVERSITY ; Luca Capriotti, CREDIT SUISSE
Friday 16th May – Volatility & Correlation Modelling & Trading
Bruno Dupire, BLOOMBERG
Friday 16th May – Multi-Curve Modelling & Discounting
Fabio Mercurio, BLOOMBERG
Friday 16th May – Central Clearing

Marco Avellaneda, Professor Of Mathematics & Finance, COURANT INSTITUTE, NYU 


Get More Interactive At Global Derivatives 2014 - How could Global Derivatives celebrate its 21st birthday without some innovative new features and formats to ensure that everyone really enjoys the party?

BRAND NEW Quant Clinics – 13th, 14th & 15th May
Sign up at the conference to share a lunchtime boardroom with some of the biggest names in quantitative finance. Up to 20 people can take part in these exclusive sessions. Ask the questions which you have always wanted answered and network amongst like-minded individuals.


BRAND NEW Rising Stars Of Quantitative Finance – 14th May
Ever wanted to present your own ideas to the Global Derivatives audience? Ever wanted those big names to see your work? Got a PhD student who deserves some air time on the Global Derivatives stage? Well in 2014 Global Derivatives issues a Call For Papers to give all attendees the chance to do just that! Registered delegates of the main conference can submit a paper in advance to eleanor.bates@informa.com. Papers will be judged by our Global Derivatives Expert Committee. The chosen authors will each have 10 minutes to present their work at the event in this brand new talent showcase. Global Derivatives will distribute full papers/ presentations to attendees following the event.

BRAND NEW Interactive Sessions During ‘Turning 21: Global Derivatives Comes Of Age’ – 15th May
Cast your vote during industry-wide polls, challenge speakers and ask questions during a special morning of sessions. How do you view the evolution of the quantitative finance industry? Make your voice heard. Audience members will be given the chance to vote before and after each session and to give their opinion via electronic polling devices.

 





See Conference Highlights & Interviews With Industry Experts

Praise For Global Derivatives 2012

"Global Derivatives was an excellent conference."
Vladimir Piterbarg
Global Head Of Quantitative Analytics GroupBARCLAYS
"I tell many of my colleagues in academia and industry that if they have one conference to go to each year, Global Derivatives is the best one to choose."
Mark Broadie
Carson Family Professor Of BusinessGRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

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