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The Rotman FinHub will host a series of events that bring together practitioners, faculty and students with an interest in financial innovation.

Machine Learning FinTech Conference II

Hosted by Rotman FinHub and Machine Learning Exchange.

May 2, 2018
8:00am – 6:00pm, followed by Networking and Cocktails
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management
105 St. George Street, Desautels Hall

Registration Cost: $500

Earlybird pricing (before April 2, 2018) $299 per person
Alumni pricing $299 per person for alumni of Rotman and/or U of Toronto
Student pricing $99 per person for current students

Register here

3 expert keynotes:

  • Ozge Yeloglu, Chief Data Scientist, Microsoft, “ML in Financial Services: The Future is Now”
  • Marcos López de Prado, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, “The Seven Reasons Most ML Hedge Funds Fail”
  • Tom Coleman, Waterloo Research Institute in Insurance, Securities and Quantitative Finance, University of Waterloo

5 Panel Discussions

Financial Services Panel: CRO Managing FinTech Risk moderated by Richard Nesbitt

InsureTech Panel moderated by Jason Yu, Cookhouse

RiskTech & RegTech Panel including:

  • Dan Adamson, President, DDIQ & Global Head of Cognitive Computing, Exiger
  • Stephen Piron, Co-Founder & Co-CEO,
  • Jonathan Kreindler, Founder & CEO,
  • Graeme Hein,
  • Moderated by Anthony Peccia, CRO Citibank Canada

WealthTech Panel including:

  • Adrien de Valois-Franklin, CEO, Castle Ridge Asset Management
  • Eric Arnold, CEO Planswell
  • Pauline Shum Nolan, CEO & Co-founder of PW Portfolio Analytics
  • Moderated by Ramy Nassar

BankingTech Panel: Building Successful Partnerships with Startups

8 FinTech Startup Pitches

Past Events

Fin Hub

Rotman FinHub Launch

The new Rotman FinHub has been created to bring together FinTech practitioners with researchers and students interested in financial innovation issues. The FinHub faculty members will conduct research, integrate financial innovation into their teaching, and work with FinTech practitioners to exchange and incubate ideas for financial applications of new technologies including blockchain, machine learning, big data, and quantum computing.

FinTech Innovation

FinTech Innovation: From Robo-Advisors to Goal Based Investing and Gamification

October 23, 2017
Paolo Sironi, Thought Leader - FinTech, Investment Analytics & Wealth Management, IBM Watson Financial Services

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