Recent Q Group Events

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.

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

Date: 
14 Jun 2017
Speaker: 

John Bowers

Location: 

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?

Please note: This event is being held on the second Wednesday of the month, rather than the third.

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=[SYDNEY]_I_would_like_to_attend_lunch_series_June_2017

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.

Sponsors:

Q-Group Monthly Lunch Series - On Style Factors and How They Affect Global Equity Managers

Date: 
15 Mar 2017
Speaker: 

Simon Elimelakh

Location: 

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

Q-Group Monthly Lunch Series
Wednesday 15th March, 12:30 - 13:30 (with option to continue to 14:00)
Stone and Chalk, AMP Centre
Level 2, 50 Bridge st, Sydney
Meeting Room 1

Discussion leader: Simon Elimelakh
Topic: On Style Factors and How They Affect Global Equity Managers

We have a maximum of 12 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...

Q-Group Monthly Lunch Series - Evaluating Fund Capacity: When should a fund stop accepting new money?

Date: 
15 Feb 2017
Speaker: 

Geoff Warren

Location: 

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

Topic: Evaluating Fund Capacity: When should a fund stop accepting new money?

We have a maximum of 12 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_F...

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

Informed Trading Around Stock Split Announcements: Evidence from the Option Market

Date: 
08 Feb 2017
Speaker: 

Philip Gharghori, Senior Lecturer in Finance, Monash University

Location: 

Omega Global Investors
Level 22 / 357 Collins Street
Melbourne 3000

Q Group Melbourne Lunchtime Presentation