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QuantCon is Next Week!

QuantCon NYC 2018, Quantopian's fourth annual quantitative finance conference, is only 9 days away! This year, the program will focus on how data science, alternative data sets, and machine learning can help you improve your trading strategies and optimize your portfolio.

As a member of our community, we would like to offer you a 10% discount on any ticket level. To take advantage, just enter code QCommunity2018 at checkout.

April 28th - QuantCon Main Conference Day
Dr. Marcos López de Prado, CEO of True Positive Technologies, will keynote again this year, and will present "The 7 Reasons Most Machine Learning Funds Fail." Our second keynote, Dr. Lauren H. Cohen, L.E. Simmons Professor at Harvard Business School, will present "IQ from IP: Simplifying Search in Portfolio Choice."

Other expert talks include:

  • "Automation of Equity Markets, the Evolution of High Frequency Trading and the Applicability of Deep Learning" by Dr. Bob Litzenberger, Professor Emeritus at Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania and Alex Litzenberger, student at Carnegie Mellon
  • "Return Predictability and Market Timing: A One Month Model" by Petra Bakosova, Chief Operating Officer at Hull Tactical
  • "The Seasonality of Price Formation" by Dr. Kerr Hatrick, Executive Director at Morgan Stanley's Electronic Trading Strategist Group
  • "Optimizing Trading Strategies without Overfitting" by Dr. Ernest Chan, Managing Member of QTS Capital Management, LLC.

You can see the full lineup of the 25+ talks and the agenda at

We hope to see you there!


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