Swissquote Conference 2019 on Artificial Intelligence in Finance

Friday, November 8, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a prominent tool in finance. Applications of AI range from trading, investing, and risk management, to advisory and marketing of financial services.

The 10th annual Swissquote Conference will feature current research and insights on AI in finance provided by leading experts and scholars in the field. Invited FinTech companies will showcase their products and services. The event addresses academics and practitioners alike, and shall foster the interaction among individuals and across institutions.

Speakers and program:

08:30 – 09:10 Registration and welcome coffee
09:10 – 09:25 Welcome address
09:25 – 10:00
Miquel Noguer i Alonso (AIFI)
10:00 – 10:35 Alexei Kondratyev (Standard Chartered Bank)
10:35 – 11:05 Coffee break
11:05 – 11:40 Jan Witte (UCL)
Synthetic Financial Data: An Application To Regulatory Compliance For Broker-Dealers
11:40 – 12:15 Petter Kolm (NYU Courant)
Hedging an Options Book with Reinforcement Learning
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:05 Presentation of the Finance and Technology Programme
14:05 – 14:40 Dan Rosen (d1g1t)
Re-Thinking The Wealth Management Advisory Cycle through Advanced Analytics and Risk Management tools
14:40 – 15:10 Coffee break
15:10 – 15:45 Robert Almgren (Quantitative Brokers)
Price Signals in High Frequency Trade Execution
15:45 – 16:30 Panel discussion: Scope and limits for machine intelligence in finance”. Discussants: Robert Almgren, Petter Kolm, Alexei Kondratyev, Olivier Scaillet (University of Geneva and Swiss Finance Institute). Moderator: Damir Filipovic (EPFL and Swiss Finance Institute)

Invited FinTech companies:

Edgelab & Evooq
Data Science for Managers
Deeption SA
Stockup AG


SwissTech Convention Center, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Access and Accommodation information


Participation is free but places at this conference are limited, so please register


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The conference is organized by the Swissquote Chair in Quantitative Finance and the Swiss Finance [email protected] and is sponsored by

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