Jan 30 – 31: BATTLEFIN ALTERNATIVE DATA DISCOVERY DAYS in Miami FL

Special discounted pricing available to QWAFAFEW Attendees.  QWAFAFEW20 for a 20% discount on any tickets for the events.

 

QWAFAFEW is excited to announce that we are a media sponsor for BattleFin Alternative Data Discovery Day Miami on January 30 and 31.  Herb Blank from the NYC Chapter will be there and available to meet with potential QWAFAFEW CHapter speaking volunteers.
Use link https://hubs.ly/H09GVP30 and code QWAFAFEW20 for a 20% discount on any tickets for the events.

CONTENT AND PANELS SHOWCASE ALTERNATIVE DATA TO AN AUDIENCE OF THE TOP INVESTMENT FIRMS IN THE WORLD. 


Discovery Day events focus on alternative data, machine learning & artificial intelligence.

One-on-one meeting format. Think speed dating for alpha.

Content and panels showcase alternative data providers & cutting edge topics.

So much data, So little time.

Here’s how it works:

  • Alternative Data Providers sponsor tables
  • Asset Management firms interested in alpha generating investment ideas purchase tickets and meet One-on-One with alternative data providers at their tables
  • The private one-on-one meetings are pre-planned on a BattleFin online scheduler and last 15 minutes each. Expect 8 to 18 meeting slots.
  • Depending on the table or ticket level you purchase this will determine how and when your meetings are set up.
DAY 1 SCHEDULE
USING ALTERNATIVE DATA IN THE INVESTMENT AND RESEARCH PROCESS
8:00 AM – Registration
8:40 AM – Intro to Using Alternative Data in Your Investment & Idea Generation Process
Leigh Drogen – Founder and CEO at Estimize
9:20 AM – A Forecast is Worth a Thousand Words
Daniel Fernandez – Data Scientist at Encompass Capital
9:40 AM – Data Adoptions for Active Managers
Rayne Gaisford – Founder/CEO at Olive Street Advisers
9:50 AM – How to Make Your Data Compliant and Consumable
Marc LoPresti – Founder at LoPresti Law Group
10:00 AM – So Much Data, So Little Time
Francis Wenzel – CEO at Ticksmith
10:20 AM – Understanding Factor Models & Being Factor Aware When it Comes to Alternative Data
Omer Cedar – CEO at OmegaPoint
Melissa Brown – Managing Director at Axioma
10:50 AM – “The Stack”: Infrastructure and Data Ingestion Engines to Utilize Alt Data
Philip Brittan – CEO at Crux Informatics
11:20 AM – How to Analyze and Use New Data Sets
Javed Jussa – Director of Quantitative Research at Wolfe Research
11:50 AM – Using Alternative Data to Trade Bitcoin
Pierce Crosby – Head of Business Development StockTwits
12:00 PM – Keynote Speech by RavenPack
Armando Gonzalez – CEO at RavenPack
12:20 PM –  Lunch
12:20 PM –  Main Event & One-On-One Registration Opens
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM –  Ensemble Discussion Tables – Working Lunch
1:30 PM –  Alternative Data One-on-Ones – Opening Remarks
1:40 PM –  Alternative Data One-on-Ones
3:00 PM –  Break
3:20 PM –  Alternative Data One-on-Ones
5:40 PM –  Closing Remarks
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM –  Alternative Data Kick-off Dinner Party Sponsored by Jefferies
DAY 2 SCHEDULE
8:45 AM Tim Harrington – CEO BattleFin
9:00 AM Alpha from the Sky: Breaking down the Satellite Imagery Space –
Moderator – Javed Jussa, Wolfe Research; Orbital Insight; Geospatial insight
9:30 AM Consumer and Retail Insights Using Alternative Data, Moderator – Mark Herrmann
Thinknum, App Annie; Consumer Edge Research
10:15 AM Data Aggregators – Is this the new Sell Side? Moderator – Rayne Gaisford, B23, MScience
10:45 AM – Geolocation – Ground Truth and Predicting Buying Patterns; Moderator – TBA, Firms: Cuebiq; Thasos; Reveal Mobile; GroundTruth
11:25 AM – Using Alternative Data to Identify Macro and Economic Trends and Longer-Term Indicators; Moderator – Jim Creighton; Firms, BuildFax; Ursa; BizQualify
11:55 AM Using Alternative Data to Predict Oil and Energy movements; Moderator – Tim Harrington, BattleFin; Panelists: RavenPack; Enigma
12:10 AM Alternative Data Compliance – Jonathan Streeter – Partner Dechert LLP,
BREAK
12:30 Lunch – Sponsored by RavenPack

1:30 – 6:00 PM Alternative Data One-on-Ones – Where investors and Alt data providers learn more about each other

Nobu Eden Roc Hotel – 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL – Jan 30-31st, 2018

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