CONFERENCE AGENDA

Prepare for Innovation 2019 is an overriding theme of the conference. The panelists for this conference will discuss the most thought-provoking themes, salient trends, and biggest investment opportunities that are revolutionizing the investment management arena. Please find a list of topics that will be discussed at the conference:

  • Machine Learning and Alternative Data: their deployment to improve portfolio allocation, optimization, and risk management

  • Identifying Innovative Niche Strategies: hedge fund managers describing risks/rewards in the current market environment

  • Artificial Intelligence and Alternative Data: the latest trends in private equity, venture capital, hedge funds

  • Where are the New Sources of Alpha: the conversation with Leading Allocators, Managers and Thought Leaders in Alternative Data

  • Changing Investors Demands: allocators discuss how to implement asset classes including hedge funds in a current investment environment

  • Using Artificial Intelligence in Investment Management: providing better investment outcomes to clients through the use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain: A New Alternative Investment Frontier or Just Over-Hyped

  • Hedge Fund Strategies: Allocators perspectives on Alpha Opportunities in 2019

  • Finding Alpha in Alternative Data: how managers turn big data into true informational edge

  • Various Flavors of Alt-Data and their Unique Features: geospatial data, credit card sales, sentiment analysis, social media feeds

  • Capturing and Retaining Value to Justify an Investment in Data: how are alternative data being used in investing

  • The Digital Revolution: Using Data, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning to Supercharge Customer Intelligence

  • Manager Search and Due Diligence: how to identify managers who are qualified and capable of making sophisticated and successful investments

  • Big Data and Real Estate: how data are changing the landscape of real estate and investments

  • Challenges in Machine Learning and AI: the markets playground is always shifting, influenced by a myriad of interconnected factors

  • The New Frontier on Wall Street: converting unstructured data into structured signals

  • Is the Bull Market Finally Coming to an End?: fundamental shifts in economic growth, inflation, rates, international trade, and geopolitics

  • Better Data Engineering: how to assess data procurement processes, how to reach the best insights the fastest

  • Alternative Data and Challenges to Managers: selecting the data from vendors, cleaning, incorporating data into processes

  • Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence: could blockchain help create better AI; could AI help create better blockchain