Algothon Virtual in partnership with Aspect is the third annual Algothon organised by the Imperial College Algorithmic Trading Society. We’re excited to bring you 48 hours of intense hacking, bringing the brightest minds together to produce incredible new financial technology.
We’re delighted to offer several talks from field leading researchers in machine learning, as well as workshops to get you up to speed on some of the most exciting new technologies and practices in the field.
This will be an incredible weekend, producing amazing new technologies, learning from some of the best minds in the field, and overall having a great time!
The Algorithmic Trading Society was founded with the aim of bringing students from all background together to develop their understanding of the application algorithms in a financially driven context. We aim to narrow the gap between university studies and the professional knowledge required in the field. Our events are tailored for our members, from learning basic concepts, to advanced trading simulations. Our members gain exclusive exposure to our sponsors through workshops and competitions. Whether you’re a novice to trading or a veteran Quant we welcome all to be part of the society.
Aspect Capital is a London-based systematic investment manager which applies a systematic and quantitative approach to investment management. Founded by industry pioneers and driven by a continuous research and development effort, Aspect has a 20 year history of providing innovative products and diversifying performance. We group our products into four main categories: Managed Futures, Alternative Risk Premia, Currency and Multi-Strategy. The company currently manages over 8.5 billion USD.
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We’re incredibly happy to be offering talks from some of the industry's leading researchers.