Category: Events

Reviews of conferences/events

Berkshire Hathaway Meeting in Omaha

The Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting returned in person for the second time after COVID this weekend in Omaha. As noted by Warren Buffett, there was somewhat of a clash in the calendar with the Coronation over the Atlantic, although he did quip that they had their own King Charles here at the meeting, in the…

QuantMinds 2022 Barcelona

It’s been thirty years since Barcelona held the Olympics. Whilst I never visited the city before the Olympics, it’s difficult not to notice the impact of the event. You can see this in many areas of the city, such as in the seaside, where the beachfront was developed. The legacy of the Olympics in Barcelona…

The 2022 Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

Walking around Omaha, there are reminders of the old West. In the Old Market district, the cobble stones remain, but the old style saloon bars are gone. In their place there are fancy restaurants and bars. There are sculptures of old Omaha, stagecoaches cast from bronze. The railroad is still there, but the original station…

QuantMinds 2021 in Barcelona

The above photo is of Montju├»c Castle which has one of the best views over the city. The view from there kind of explains why the location was chosen from a strategic perspective. As a city Barcelona has many places which punctuate the skyline, whether it’s that castle, or the (still unfinished) Sagrada Familla, Gaudi’s…

QuantMinds 2019 Vienna

Vienna is one of those places which has somehow largely eluded my travels. The last time I visited it was 25 years ago. However, it has very much stuck in my memory. History is one of those things which you can never escape from in Vienna. The echos of musical history are everywhere, whether it…