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QuantCon 2017 Talks Announced! April 28th-30th in NYC

The first talks from QuantCon 2017 have just been announced. Come out and hear insightful talks on overfitting, backtesting, Bayesian global optimization, and more!

QuantCon Talks on April 29th
Marcos López de Prado, Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, and Dr. Michael Kearns, Professor at the Computer and Information Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania, are our keynote speakers. They will be joined by:

  • "Trading Strategies That Are Designed Not Fitted" by Robert Carver, Independent Systematic Futures Trader, Writer, and Research Consultant
  • "Quantum Hierarchical Risk Parity - A Quantum-inspired Approach to Portfolio Risk Minimization" by Maxwell Rounds, Finance Specialist at 1QBit
  • "Bayesian Global Optimization: Using Optimal Learning to Tune Trading Models" by Scott Clark, Co-founder and CEO of SigOpt, Inc.
  • "Enhancing Statistical Significance of Backtests" by Dr. Ernest Chan, Managing Member of QTS Capital Management, LLC.

Q Community Discount
We have set up a special discount code for our community. Enter QCommunity2017 at checkout and receive 10% off any level of ticket to QuantCon. To reserve your spot, visit:

We hope we see you there!


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