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MoCaX Intelligence is a new-to-the-market algorithm that accelerates existing Risk Engines without the need for complex systems development or expensive hardware upgrades. MoCaX removes the pricing step bottle-neck that often uses over 90% of computational effort in existing engines and increases capabilities by several orders of magnitude with no loss of accuracy.

MoCaX builds on the new Algorithmic Pricer Acceleration (APA) and Algorithmic Greeks Acceleration (AGA) methods. APA synthesises your existing pricers and creates an accelerated version of them. Even your very slowest and complex pricer, passed through MoCaX, will return the same results (down to 10-15 precision) ultra-fast (up to a few nanoseconds). For example, this enables highly accurate Monte Carlo within Monte Carlo in an instant.

AGA is a further enhancement, creating also an ultra-accurate, ultra-fast function of the Greeks of your pricers, even when you do not have an expression for them. This enables for example exact MVA and MVA sensitivity calculations.

APA and AGA work for any pricing function: analytical, tree or MC based; and with any asset class.

With one million accurate Price or Greek values in a few milliseconds, MoCaX delivers:

  • massive acceleration of your current simulations
  • previously-impossible simulations, e.g. accurate and ultra-fast MVA via real Dynamic SIMM
  • potential for trades that had been too slow to simulate, e.g. non-linear products, barriers, bermudans
  • enhanced regulatory approval, because MoCaX delivers perfect pricing and widens IMM product scope

MoCaX Intelligence: the next step forward.

Please ask for a free version of MoCaX so you can test it for yourself.

mocaxintelligence.com – i.ruiz@iruiztechnologies.com

Welcome to The Machine Learning Institute Certificate in Finance (MLI)

Start Date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Please note cohort 1 has limited delegate places and an introductory fee and discount structure.

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

The Machine Learning Institute Certificate in Finance (MLI) is a comprehensive six-month part-time course, with weekly live lectures in London or globally online. The MLI is comprised of 2 levels, 6 modules, 24 lecture weeks, lab assignments, a practical final project and a final sit down examination using our global network of examination centres.

This course has been designed to empower individuals who work in or are seeking a career in machine learning in finance. Throughout our unique MLI programme, candidates work with hands-on assignments designed to illustrate the algorithms studied and to experience first-hand the practical challenges involved in the design and successful implementation of machine learning models. The MLI is a career-enhancing professional qualification, that can be taken worldwide.

QWAFAFEW is an informal organization of quantitatively oriented professionals in various aspects of financial services, primarily investment management.

The members span the gamut from owners and senior executives of investment related organizations to recent entrants to the industry. Most attendees have some technical training beyond the M.B.A. level, and many have Ph.D.s All share a common interest in quantitative solutions to understanding investment markets.

Please visit www.qwafafew.org for more information.

TriOptima provides risk management services for OTC derivatives, reducing costs and eliminating operational and credit risk through a range of services.

triResolve for proactive reconciliation of OTC derivative portfolios, repository validation and dispute resolution

triReduce for multilateral portfolio compression services across OTC product types

triBalance for rebalancing counterparty risk exposure between multiple CCPs and bilateral relationships

triCalculate for the complete spectrum of counterparty credit risk analytics leveraging state-of-the-art massively parallel computing devices

TriOptima maintains offices in London, New York, Singapore, Stockholm, and Tokyo.

www.trioptima.com

The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) are experts in numerical algorithms, software engineering and high-performance computing. They have served the finance industry with numerical software and consulting services for over four decades because of their outstanding product quality and technical support. Specifically, relevant to the finance industry, NAG pioneer in the provision of the NAG Library – numerical, machine learning and statistical components ideal for building Quant Libraries, Risk Applications and the like.

NAG also provides best-in-class C++ operator-overloading AD tools for CPU and GPU called dco (derivative computation through overloading) and dco/map (dco meta adjoint programming). The NAG Library and AD tools are used by many of the largest Investment Banks where they are embedded in Quant Libraries and XVA applications. As a not-for-profit company, NAG reinvests surpluses into the research and development of its products, services, staff and its collaborations. www.nag.com

Yields.io is the first FinTech platform that uses AI for real-time model risk management on an enterprise-wide scale.

Our clients use our solution to speed up model validation tasks, to generate regulatory compliant documentation and to industrialize model monitoring. The platform works with all models that are used within the financial sector such as credit risk models, valuation algorithms, market risk, AML, AI and behavioural models.

Yields.io was founded by Jos Gheerardyn and Sébastien Viguié. The company is expanding quickly and has offices in Brussels and London. Yields.io has an international portfolio of clients with both investment banks as well as regional financial institutions.

yields.io

The Thalesians are a think tank of dedicated professionals with an interest in quantitative finance, economics, mathematics, physics and computer science, not necessarily in that order.

  • Discount Structure
  • Super early bird discount
    25% until May 31st 2019

  • Early bird discount
    20% until August 2nd 2019

  • Early bird discount
    10% until September 20th 2019

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

  • Conference + Workshop
    £150 Discount

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

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