Recent Q Group Events

2017 RMIT Finance Day

Date: 
22 Sep 2017
Speaker: 

Various

Location: 

Story Hall
Level 7, Green Brain Conference Room
342 - 344 Swanston St, Melbourne

Dear Q Group members,

You are invited to join 2017 RMIT Finance Day in Melbourne on Friday 22 September.

Venue: Story Hall, Level 7, Green Brain Conference Room, 342 - 344 Swanston St, Melbourne

Time: 8.30-16.30, Friday 22 September

This year we have invited the following speakers:

Professor Peter Bossaerts (University of Melbourne) - How Neurobiology Can Inform Decision Science: The Case of Trading Skill
Associate Professor Michael O’Neill (Bond University and Portfolio Manager at IML) - Portfolio allocation in “big data” era: double regularization approach

Q Group Melbourne Lunchtime Presentation - A better model? An empirical investigation of the Fama-French five-factor model in Australia

Date: 
11 Sep 2017
Speaker: 

Daniel Chai and Mardy Chiah

Location: 

Omega Global Investors
Level 22 / 357 Collins Street
Melbourne 3000

Hi Q-Groupers,

We are delighted to have Daniel Chai and Mardy Chiah to present to us on Monday 11th September, 2017. They will present on the topic A better model? An empirical investigation of the Fama-French five-factor model in Australia.

As always, entry is free for Q Group members - but please book early as numbers are limited. Details are below.

Note - this is a brown bag lunch, i.e. BYO food.

Presenters:
Daniel Chai, Senior Lecturer in Finance, Monash University. Mardy Chiah, Lecturer at Swinburne University of Technology.

Topic Details:

Q-Group Monthly Lunch Series - If you can actually generate alpha, what is the best business model to exploit your skill?

Date: 
16 Aug 2017
Speaker: 

John Bowers

Location: 

Stone and Chalk, AMP Centre
Level 2, 50 Bridge st, Sydney
Large Boardroom

Q-Group Monthly Lunch Series

Wednesday 16th August 12:30 - 13:30 (with option to continue to 14:00)

Stone and Chalk, AMP Centre
Level 2, 50 Bridge st, Sydney
Large Boardroom

Discussion leader: John Bowers

Discussion Topic: If you can actually generate alpha, what is the best business model to exploit your skill?

We have a maximum of 20 spots available for this event which will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis.

If you would like to attend, please rsvp using the following link:

Melbourne Mini - Colloquium on Superannuation

Date: 
03 Aug 2017
Speaker: 

Various

Location: 

Data61 Demo Room
710 Collins Street
Docklands, Melbourne

Dear Q Group members,

We would like to invite you to a mini-colloquium on Superannuation to be held at 4:30pm-7pm, Thursday 3 August, at Data61 Demo Room, 710 Collins Street Docklands, as part of CSIRO Data61 RiskLab Sci+Tech in the City seminar series.

Please use the following link for registration on the Eventbrite page and select the event at 4.30pm, Thursday 3 August:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/scitech-in-the-city-registration-3471130...

This event will feature four speakers:

Q-Group Sydney Half-day Colloquium July 2017

Date: 
20 Jul 2017
Speaker: 

Various

Location: 

Grace Hotel
77 York Street
Sydney 2000

We are pleased to present a half-day colloquium for the benefit of our members. The speakers and their respective topics follow:

Simon Elimelakh (NAB Asset Management)
Topic: Re-activating Active Share – as a portfolio analysis tool

Bok Khoo (Founder, Bok Consulting)
Topic: The trusted blockchain platform for trustless transactions and finance

Di Bu (Bond University), Yin Liao (QUT), and Michael ONeill (Investors Mutual Limited, Bond University)

Monthly Seminar ‘How does the Future Fund navigate an uncertain investment environment?

Date: 
28 Jun 2017
Speaker: 

Nigel Wilkin-Smith

Location: 

RiskLab office
Door 34, Goods Shed North
Village St & Fishplate Ln
Docklands, VIC

Dear Q Group members,

From this year, we have partnered with CSIRO RiskLab to jointly organise monthly seminars in Melbourne. Our partner RiskLab would like to invite you to a monthly seminar titled ‘How does the Future Fund navigate an uncertain investment environment?’ at 5pm, Wednesday 28 June, at RiskLab office (Door 34, Goods Shed North, Village St & Fishplate Ln, Docklands, VIC3008), by Nigel Wilkin-Smith, Director Investment Strategy & Risk (Future Fund). Please see attached bio for additional information.

Optimal Decisions in Retirement Planning

Date: 
24 May 2017
Speaker: 

Adam Butt

Location: 

RiskLab
Door 34, Goods Shed North, Village St,
Docklands, Vic 3008

Dear Q Group members,

From this year, we have partnership with CSIRO RiskLab to jointly organise monthly seminars in Melbourne. Our partner RiskLab would like to invite you to a monthly seminar titled “Optimal Decisions in Retirement Planning” at 5pm, Wednesday 24 May, at RiskLab (Door 34, Goods Shed North, Village St, Docklands, Vic 3008), by Associate Professor Adam Butt of the College of Business and Economics, Australian National University.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP by Thursday 18 May via emailing qrsvp@qgroup.org.au or using the following link:

Q-Group Monthly Lunch Series - Analytics of the Regulator Monitoring Exchange Traded Markets

Date: 
17 May 2017
Speaker: 

Roy Shackley

Location: 

Stone and Chalk, AMP Centre

Level 2, 50 Bridge st, Sydney

Conference Room 1

Discussion Topic: Analytics of the Regulator Monitoring Exchange Traded Markets

We have a maximum of 20 spots available for this event which will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis.

If you would like to attend, please rsvp using the following link:

mailto:qrsvp@qgroup.org.au?subject=I_would_like_to_attend_lunch_series_M...

We will respond to all rsvps so that you can be certain whether a spot has been allocated.

Q Group Monthly Lunch Series - Programming Languages for Scientific Computing via an Introduction to Julia

Date: 
19 Apr 2017
Speaker: 

Colin Bowers

Location: 

Stone and Chalk, AMP Centre
Level 2, 50 Bridge st, Sydney
Board Room 1

Q-Group Monthly Lunch Series

Discussion leader: Colin Bowers

Discussion Topic: Programming Languages for Scientific Computing via an Introduction to Julia

We have a maximum of 20 spots available for this event which will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis.

If you would like to attend, please rsvp using the following link:

mailto:qrsvp@qgroup.org.au?subject=I_would_like_to_attend_lunch_series_A...

We will respond to all rsvps so that you can be certain whether a spot has been allocated.

2017 Monash-Q Group Colloquium

Date: 
17 Mar 2017
Speaker: 

Various

Location: 

Venue: Monash Conference Centre, Level 7, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000
http://www.monash.edu/venues/venues/monash-conference-centre

2017 Monash-Q Group Colloquium

You are invited to attend 2017 Monash-Q Group Colloquium at Monash Conference Centre (Level 7, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne) on Friday 17 March, 2017. This year the event is jointly organised by Monash Centre for Quantitative Finance and Investment Strategies, Monash Business School and Q Group.

This year the themes of the colloquium include: general banking and finance, quantitative finance, investment strategies, and machine learning.

We look forward to seeing you at the colloquium.

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