Category: Events

Reviews of conferences/events

Lessons from Buffett in Omaha

In the centre of Omaha is the Old Market district, a reminder of its nineteenth century beginnings, a time when it rose to prominence as a centre of the railroads and the meat trade. To this day, sit in a swanky steakhouse in New York or London, and there’s a good chance your steak began its journey from the…

QuantCon takeaways

Over the past few days I’ve been in New York, meeting with clients. I also attended and presented at QuantCon NYC 2017, Quantopian’s annual conference. It was my first time at QuantCon, and I had been expecting a relatively small affair. With several hundred attendees and multiple streams, it was one of the biggest quant conferences…

FT Festival of Finance

(Above) Peter Praet, Chief Economist, ECB   Each July, Camp Alphaville descends on London, an eclectic finance conference discussing topics ranging from macroeconomics to fintech to the music industry. It also provides a focal point for the Twitter finance community to meet in real life, where conversations are not confined to 140 characters at a time.…