Global Derivatives Trading & Risk Management is the biggest and most high profile event of its kind. Regularly attracting over 500 participants, the event provides the year's best opportunity to meet and learn from hundreds of senior quants from all over the world.
The 2015 event provided over 25 hours of networking opportunities, including:
NEW For 2015 - Engaged Conversations
Main Conference Days 1 & 2
Throughout Day 1 and 2 of the main conference discussion groups and strategy labs took place giving attendees the chance to examine the future of the industry and discover practical solutions to the challenges they face. These new, interactive sessions provided more opportunities than ever to hear from the superstars of quant finance. Speakers including Peter Carr, Jim Gatheral and Alex Lipton led small interactive discussion groups, giving attendees the chance to discuss the specific challenges they are facing and get their question answered by the experts!
Summit & Main Conference Days 1 & 2
Attendees were able to meet and network with hundreds of senior quants and academics from around the world. Drinks receptions provided an opportunity for delegates to share war stories, learn from the experience of their peers, reconnect with old friends and make some new ones.
Meet The Speaker Lunch Tables
Summit & Main Conference Days 1, 2 & 3
Meet The Speaker Lunch Tables enabled attendees to have lunch with one of the world's leading experts in quantitative finance! The lunch tables provided an informal environment where participants could chat and ask questions as they enjoyed lunch with a small group of their peers and one of the leading lights of the industry.
Main Conference Day 1
The champagne roundtable discussion groups provided delegates with the ideal place to meet face-to-face with some of our key speakers in small groups of about 10 people. Participants were able to choose between the tables and discuss specific issues and ideas that arose over the course of the day in a highly interactive environment (with a glass of champagne in hand!).