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The Future of Cryptos

Is the Crypto bubble about the burst or consolidate prior to unprecedented growth spurt? The Crypto Currency landscape continues to offer unique trading and investment opportunities. Large financial institutions are forging ahead with new crypto products, adopting cryptocurrency futures, derivatives, and forward contracts.

New York City : Wednesday 6th February 2019
Machine Learning in Finance Workshop

Laptops required for all or in groups (we encourage collaboration during the tutorials.) Solutions to problems, including programming assignments, will be provided during the training, so you can follow them. Python is a (de facto) lingua franca of data science and machine learning, so we’ll use it as our primary programming language.

Frankfurt : Wednesday 27th  - Thursday 28th February 2019
Adjoint Algorithmic Differentiation (AAD) Code Clinic

Supported by recent trends in the finance industry including XVA and FRTB the general interest in Adjoint Algorithmic Differentiation (AAD) for financial simulations has grown substantially over the past years. While initially driven primarily by tier-1 investment banks smaller institutions have started adopting the technology as the preferred approach for computing sensitivities with respect to a very large number of impact factors.

London : Thursday 28th February - Friday 1st March 2019
The Artificial Intelligence Finance Institute (AIFI)

The Artificial Intelligence Finance Institute’s (AIFI) mission is to be the world’s leading educator in the application of artificial intelligence to investment management, capital markets and risk.  We offer one of the industry’s most comprehensive and in-depth educational programs, geared towards investment professionals seeking to understand and implement cutting edge AI techniques.

New York City : Tuesday 5th March - Tuesday 11th June 2019
Big Data, High-Frequency Data, and Machine Learning with kdb+/q Workshop

kdb+/q has taken the world of electronic, including algorithmic, trading by storm. It is used by numerous sell-side and buy-side institutions, including some of the most successful hedge funds and electronic market makers.

London : Thursday 7th  - Friday 8th March 2019
The 8th XVA Conference

We are delighted to announce the 8th running of the world’s largest gathering of XVA experts. 

London : Wednesday 13th  - Friday 15th March 2019
The 3rd Machine Learning & AI in Quantitative Finance Conference

Our highly popular machine learning conference now has two streams in spring 2019.

London : Wednesday 20th  - Friday 22nd March 2019
The 3rd Machine Learning & AI in Quantitative Finance Conference USA

Due to a complete sell out in November 2018 our highly popular USA Machine Learning Conference is back in New York City April 2019.

Downtown Conference Center New York : Wednesday 3rd  - Friday 5th April 2019
Distributed Ledger Technology in Finance Certificate (DLT)

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency have become an essential part of the Fintech field, gaining more and more traction in traditional finance. There are numerous Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) startups, job openings and internal corporate projects. However, most finance professionals are not proficient in this domain area and there is a lack of consistent educational resources. The Distributed Ledger Technology in Finance Certificate (DLT) will close this gap.

London & Globally Online : Thursday 4th April - Thursday 25th July 2019
Women in Quantitative Finance Americas Conference (WQF)

Due to the sell out and huge success of WQF London we are delighted to announce a brand new event for 2019; Women in Quantitative Finance Americas Conference (WQF)

New York City : Thursday 11th April 2019
The Certificate of Bank Treasury Risk Management (BTRM)

The Certificate of Bank Treasury Risk Management (BTRM) is a once a year, six-month, part-time course designed to empower individuals working in, or intending to work in, every aspect of bank risk management and asset-liability management (ALM).

London & Globally Online : Wednesday 17th April - Wednesday 9th October 2019
The Machine Learning Institute Certificate in Finance (MLI)

Quantitative finance is moving into a new era. Traditional quant skills are no longer adequate to deal with the latest challenges. The Machine Learning Institute Certificate offers candidates the chance to upgrade their skill set by combining academic rigour with practical industry insight.

London & Globally Online : Tuesday 23rd April - Tuesday 26th November 2019
The 15th Quantitative Finance Conference

Now in it’s 15th year The Quantitative Finance Conference in 2019 is heading to the beautiful city of Rome, Italy.

Rome, Italy : Wednesday 16th  - Friday 18th October 2019
The 2nd Women in Quantitative Finance Conference (WQF)

WBS Training are delighted to announce that after the amazing success of the first event we are running The 2nd Women in Quantitative Finance Conference (WQF) in London, October 2019. This conference will showcase the female talent within the existing quants community, discuss opportunities for the next generation and the current challenges for women in quantitative finance. Whilst focusing on the hottest topic in QF at present Machine Learning. Please note this is not a female only conference.

London : Thursday 31st October 2019

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