Institutional Asset Management

Big Data: Active Equity Managers’ Uses and Misuses

Monday, October 7 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Overview

Big data has become a catchphrase for new data-driven approaches being used by active managers to get an edge. Learn what big data is (and isn’t) and how traditional investing techniques used by fundamental active equity managers have been enhanced by use of big data. 

Agenda

5:30 PM | REGISTRATION 


6:00 PM | KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Antonio (Tony) DeSpirito, Managing Director, BlackRock


6:35 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderator

Chuan Shi, Quantitative Solution Specialist and Deputy Team Leader, Enterprise Data Department, Bloomberg LP

Panelists

Judith Gu, Director of Statistical Trading, ScotiaBank

Joshua Livnat, PhD, CPA, Managing Director and Head of Research, QMA

Lilian Quah, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Epoch Investment Partners, Inc


7:30 PM |  CLOSING REMARKS


7:35 PM | NETWORKING & CATERED RECEPTION

Additional Details

Learning Outcomes

  • What are the compensation & talent management trends affecting the industry
  • How large and small companies from different facets of the finance industry are tackling the issue of a tight labor market
  • Expectations of the new generation of employees in the workplace and how companies are addressing them

Features, Benefits, Values

This event will help members and others to understand the current trends in compensation and talent management and how to do what’s best for you or your firm.

Who Should Attend?

CEOs, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Job Seekers, Portfolio Managers, Analysts, Investor Relations