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Futures Workshop Debuting at QuantCon NYC on April 28th

With our upcoming launch of futures on Quantopian, we have just added “Introduction to Futures Workshop” to our QuantCon NYC lineup.

Introduction to Futures Workshop
The futures workshop is designed to give you a jump-start in understanding how futures are traded algorithmically. Plus, we will reinforce core statistical principles that will help you avoid being wrong and losing money.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Introduction to Algorithmic Trading
  • Introduction to Futures Contracts
  • Futures Trading on Quantopian
  • Liquidity Concerns
  • Basic Statistical Arbitrage with Futures
  • Mean Reversion in Futures

Space is limited. To learn more or to RSVP, click here. We hope to see you at QuantCon!

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3 responses

@Kelly,

Will this workshop be included in the live stream option? Also, who will be presenting?

Thanks

Frank

Hi Frank,

Unfortunately no. Our workshops will not be live streamed, only the main conference on April 29th will be. Our futures workshop will be taught by one of our data scientists, Max Margenot. Max holds a MS in Mathematical Finance from Boston University and has a strong background in statistics and computer science. He has implemented trading systems based on machine learning in the past and has published research on theoretical mathematics.

Also, a number of our engineers will be on hand at all workshops, to help with questions and coding.

Thanks,

Kelly

Thanks Kelly!