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The 17th Quantitative Finance Hybrid Conference: Dubrovnik, Croatia

We are delighted to announce that we are finally heading to Dubrovnik, Croatia in November 2021. Our 3 streamed conference is back.

  • Delegates can choose to attend live in-person or virtually online.
Virtual bookings carry a 50% standard fee discount, enter ‘Online’ to the discount code box and Check Code.

Workshop Day:

Wednesday 17th November:

  • Machine Learning Models for Interest Rates and Credit
  • ESG & Climate Risk in Quantitative Finance

The workshop day on Wednesday 17th November will be complimentary, on a first come first served basis in-person. No limit virtually.

Main Conference 3 Stream Format:

Thursday 18th November:

  • 2 Live In-Person Streams
  • 1 Virtual Stream (Streamed live at the conference, in the Zoom room)
  • All 3 streams available virtually via Zoom

Friday 19th November:

  • 2 Live In-Person Streams
  • 1 Virtual Stream (Streamed live at the conference, in the Zoom room)
  • All 3 streams available virtually via Zoom

Register with confidence:

Your booking can be cancelled up to 14 days before, or switched to the virtual option if required.


This conference will be live in Dubrovnik and hosted globally via Zoom for live chat and includes access to our online educational portal for all delegates. At the end of each conference day the video lecture, and slides will uploaded online to continue the debate via the daily forum online.

  • Full access to all conference videos post event
  • Presentation slides all online
  • Take part in the on the forums at the end of each conference day

Post conference the recordings will be available via our online educational portal for 2 months.

*Some presenter slides and video lecture recordings may be restricted due to company compliance issues.


Alexei Kondratyev: Managing Director, Head of Data Analytics, Standard Chartered Bank
“Thank you very much for organising this amazing conference – as I mentioned before, somehow you always manage to improve on the previous year!”

Vladimir Piterbarg: MD, Head of Quantitative Analytics and Quantitative Development at NatWest Markets
“"thank you it was really fun! and the presentations were fantastic!"”

Jörg Kienitz: Partner, Quaternion Risk Management
“"The WBS Quantitative Finance Conference is - as always - a great event to network and talk about recent developments like ML in quantitative finance. The organizers create an atmosphere which makes it easy to get in touch with the speakers and discuss about the talks. As usual a very informative and inspiring event! Please go on this way!"”

Assad Bouayoun: Senior XVA Quantitative Consultant, HSBC Global Banking and Markets
“"the best use of my time this year, with in particular the ML applied to XVA from A. Green!"”

Manlio Trovato: Head of Quantitative Research, Lloyds Banking Group
“A vibrant conference, focusing on topics of high relevance in the Fixed Income quant community with high quality content. A relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, with great facilities. Thanks very much for organising this!”

  • Discount Structure
  • Early bird discount
    25% until 24th September 2021

  • Early bird discount
    15% until 29th October 2021

  • Special Offer
    When two colleagues attend the 3rd goes free!

  • 70% Academic Discount
    (FULL-TIME Students Only)

Only one day left to claim this discount!

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