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2015 Program

November 3-5, 2015 // Hilton Chicago // Chicago, Illinois


Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 10:45 AM

T10:45C Machine Learning: Does it have applications for trading?

Continental C
Machine learning is not only tracking our buying patterns as consumers, it is modifying how market participants interact.  The sophistication of pattern recognition algorithms is increasing and a new concept in developing the next trading strategy is using systems that can learn from their own success and failure.  Join us for a primer on the technologies that enable machine learning and the leaders that employ it to solve complex problems in our space. How do you start, what are the challenges, and what should we expect in the near future?

Chair:

Petri Fast, Chief Operating Officer, Ketchum Trading

Speakers:

Matthew Dixon, Assistant Professor of Finance, Stuart School of Business, IIT
Chris Nicholson, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skymind
Jeffrey Tran, Proprieter, Quickstep Trading
David Widerhorn, Chief Executive Officer, Neurensic