Ask Me Anything: Sentiment Analysis And Alternative Data In Trading | Free Webinar

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About CSAF™

The Certificate In Sentiment Analysis And Alternative Data For Finance (CSAF) is an instructor-led course designed for finance professionals by leading Algorithmic Traders, Sentiment Pundits, Quantitative Modelling experts and HFT thought leaders.

CSAF is comprehensive and offers unparalleled insights into the world of Algorithms and the latest thinking in financial technology. Perfect to develop your career in modern methods in finance, it covers various aspects of trading, investment decisions & application using News Analytics, Sentiment Analysis and Alternative Data.

About the Session

Ask me anything session on Sentiment Analysis, Alternative Data and Career Opportunities. This is a demystification session, and you can put your questions to the experts.


  • What is sentiment analysis?
  • What is sentiment analysis in trading?
  • How is sentiment analysis used for trading?


  • What is Alternative Data?
  • What is Alternative Data in trading?
  • How is Alternative Data used for trading?


  • What are the career opportunities?
  • How to develop a career in new financial markets?

Ask all your questions in advance via the registration form to get the answers in the AMA session.

Speaker Profiles

Prof. Christina Erlwein-Sayer

(Professor for Statistics and Financial Mathematics at HTW Berlin)

Prof. Christina is Professor of Statistics and Financial Mathematics at Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin and has worked at OptiRisk Systems as a quantitative analyst and senior researcher. She completed her PhD in Mathematics at Brunel University, London in 2008. She then worked as a researcher and consultant in the Financial Mathematics Department at Fraunhofer ITWM, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Prof. Gautam Mitra

(Chairman, UNICOM and OPTIRISK)

Prof. Mitra is an internationally renowned research scientist in the field of Operational Research in general and computational optimization and modelling in particular. He is the founder and chairman of OptiRisk Systems and UNICOM seminars. He has published five books and over a hundred and fifty research articles and was awarded the title of ‘distinguished professor’ by Brunel University in 2004.

Dr. Keith Black

(Managing Director and Program Director, FDP Institute)

Dr. Keith Black is the managing director and program director of the FDP Institute. Previously, he served as the managing director of content strategy at the CAIA Association, where he was a co-author of the CAIA curriculum. Dr. Black earned a BA from Whittier College, an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and a PhD from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a CFA, CAIA, and FDP charterholder.

This webinar was conducted on:
Friday, May 20, 2022
9:30 AM ET | 7:00 PM IST | 9:30 PM SGT

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