We are happy to announce that our first public Quantess seminar is taking place on the 8th of October at 6.30 pm in the BlackRock offices in London. Using previous events as a prior, we are up for an evening of sharp talks, good debates, and connecting with likeminded individuals. The theme of the evening is "risk and portfolio allocation", and we will kick off with two talks, after which there is a discussion over drinks. Sign up soon , as tickets are limited.
_________________________________ WHO WE ARE Quantess is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to provide a forum for women working in finance and related areas to present and discuss practical, quantitative ideas. It aims to promote discussion and exchange of ideas within these fields through meetings and seminars. _________________________________ OUR AIM To provide members with access to … Continue reading
__________________________________ UPCOMING EVENTS Quantess is pleased to announce the next seminar on the 13th of April by Anastasia Buyalskaya on Behavioural Finance and Forecasting: Luck and Skill. The seminar starts at 6.30 pm and will be followed by networking drinks. BlackRock has kindly agreed to host the venue for us. Please sign up and obtain your … Continue reading
We're kicking off the new year here at Quantess with a talk by Dr. Lei Zhang, a research officer within BlackRock's Model Portfolio Solutions (MPS) team. Dr. Zhang will discuss the role of commodities in a strategic multi-asset portfolio. The talk will be held on January 27th, from 6.30-7.30pm over Zoom and you can reserve your … Continue reading Quantess January Seminar -The Role of Commodities in a Strategic Multi-Asset Portfolio
We are delighted to welcome you to Quantess's January 2021 seminar with Marie Brière. The seminar will take place online on January 14th at 6.30pm. To book yourself a place at the event, please register at the following link. Marie will be presenting her paper, titled "Personal Values, Responsible Investing and Stock Allocation," and co-authored … Continue reading January 2021 Seminar with Dr. Marie Brière
We are delighted to welcome you to Quantess' December 2020 seminar with Dr. Marielle de Jong. This will be our first seminar held online, and will take place on Zoom on December 3rd at 6.30pm. Marielle will be presenting a presentation on her paper, co-authored with Frank J. Fabozzi, titled "From ad hoc bond-risk measures to … Continue reading Quantess December 2020 Seminar with Marielle de Jong
In response to mounting concerns relating to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), regular Quantess meetings and upcoming seminars have been suspended until further notice. For those self-isolating at home, or working from home but with spare moments, there is a unique opportunity to witness a major "Black Swan" event: markets are in free-fall. There is … Continue reading *Announcement*
Welcome to Quantess’ February 2020 Seminar, kindly hosted by Macquarie on Wednesday 26 February. We are thrilled to announce Ryoko Ito as our speaker at this event. Ryoko is an Equities Execution Research Strat in the Quantitative Execution Services (QES) team at Goldman Sachs. Ryoko will give a talk titled “Predicting Intraday Risk and Liquidity … Continue reading Quantess February Seminar 2020 with Ryoko Ito