Advancing the Field of Quantitative Finance
formerly the IAFE


Event: The State of the Art in Computing for Quantitative Finance
Date: May 13
Time: 5:30 pm Registration Begins, 6 pm Program Begins
Goldman Sachs
10 Hanover Square
SunGard Trading & Risk Systems


The State of the Art in Computing for Quantitative Finance:What Technologies Will Make A Difference?

A Panel Discussion

The finance industry is focused on developing new quantitative strategies and valuation methods for the ever-evolving markets. Increasing complexity requires higher performance solutions. What new technologies are going to make a real difference, and in today's cost-conscious environment, where should quantitative finance professionals look to invest scarce resources?

An expert panel will be interviewed by our moderator, and debate the issues.

Welcome and Introduction by Mack Gill, IAFE Board Member; Chair, IAFE Technology Committee.

Moderator: Larry Tabb, Founder & CEO, The Tabb Group

Panelists Include:
Thomas F. Coleman , Professor, Cornell University; Director, Cornell Theory Center
Peter Lee, CEO, DataSynapse
John Vitkus, Linux Pursuit Team Leader, Americas Financial Markets, IBM
Abe Gulko, CTO, Powerllel
Barry Schachter, Chief Risk Officer, SAC Capital Advisors LLC
Josie Palazzolo, SVP, Risk, SunGard

A cocktail reception will follow the program.

This event is held in partnership with PRMIA.

This is a free event.