Recent Q Group Events

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

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

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

AGM and Sydney Christmas dinner

Date: 
06 Dec 2016
Speaker: 

Ron Bewley

Location: 

Prime Steak Restaurant, Lower Ground Floor, Sydney GPO Building, No. 1 Martin Pl, Sydney

Dear Q Group member,

It is the committee's pleasure to invite you to our annual Sydney Christmas dinner and AGM.

All financial members are welcome.

Time :
6.00pm for drinks
6:15pm for AGM
Dinner to follow AGM

A three course dinner with drinks is included, free for financial members. The 2015 dinner was held here, and was much enjoyed by all!

Our Guest Speaker has been confirmed as Ron Bewley. Ron will be well known to many of you through his membership of the Q Group.

AGM
~~~~~

We also call for nominations for the Q Group Committee positions:

President

The Importance of Trading Cost and Execution Management to Avoid Decay in Investment Strategies

Date: 
30 Nov 2016
Speaker: 

Dr Philip Seager

Location: 

The Portside Centre
Level 5, 207 Kent St, Sydney

Event type: Presentation followed by discussion

Speaker: Dr Philip Seager

Head of Alternative Beta Strategies at CFM, Dr. Seager oversees the ISDiversified Alternative Beta portfolio at CFM. During his 15 year tenure with CFM, he has been involved in a broad range of research topics, and led the Directional Strategies Research team for ten years prior to his current role. He joined CFM from the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN), where he worked on the search for the charged Higgs boson.

Melbourne Christmas Lunch

Date: 
25 Nov 2016
Speaker: 

..

Location: 

Spaghetti Tree
59 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Hi,

It is that time of year again, and we have (again) booked lunch:

Spaghetti Tree
59 Bourke Street, Melbourne
12:30PM, Friday 25th November

The lunch is free for all paid up members of the Q Group.

As usual, we will be having our unlikely predictions competition. Each attendee gets to make a prediction for the time period from this year's Q Group Christmas lunch to next year's one. We all rank them from that ranked most likely to least likely. Whoever makes the prediction ranked least likely which comes true wins!