Invitation post on May 26, 2015:
Date: 3rd - 4th June, 2015
Venue: Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
QuantInsti co-founder and director Rajib Ranjan Borah was invited to participate at “The Trading Show” in Chicago on 3rd & 4th June 2015. The Trading Show Chicago is one of the major events for the trading industry in Chicago (and in the US) – combining quantitative finance, automated trading, exchange technology, big data and derivatives. Over 1,000+ delegates from hedge funds, trading firms, prop shops, banks, brokers, trading venues, regulatory outfits and financial service providers participate in this event.
Close to one hundred industry experts were invited as speakers – encompassing experts from trading technology companies, quantitative trading firms, exchanges, government agencies like US Treasury, etc.
Spread over 2 days, the event consisted of 26 individual sessions (17 seminars and 9 presentations) and 38 round table panel discussions. In addition, there were 60 exhibitors participating in the event.
QuantInsti’s Rajib was invited to co-lead a round-table discussion on “Sentiment analysis – using computational linguistics to identify trading opportunities” along with Brett Schlapfer, Founder & Managing Member, Bullet Hill Capital LLC (10:10 am June 4).
Other panel members at this discussion included Ernie Chan (Principal, QTS Capital Management), Roger Hunter (Chief Software Architect, QTS Capital Management), Christian Rojas (Quantitative Analyst, RBC Capital Markets), Jeff Svoboda (Managing Member, Makk Trading).
At 13:40 on the same day, on a round table panel venue - Rajib also hosted an open discussion on “Algorithmic trading in Asian markets”.
Later in the day, at 14:40 hrs, QI’s Rajib was the last seminar speaker of the event where he presented on the topic “Algorithmic trading in Asian markets – regulation, technological complexity and competitive landscapes.