Recent Q Group Events

Melbourne Christmas Lunch

Date: 
07 Dec 2017
Speaker: 

Christmas Lunch

Location: 

San Telmo, 14 Meyers Pl, Melbourne (between Bourke and Lt Collins Sts, near Parliament train station).

Hi All,

It's time for us to get together and celebrate in Melbourne and have our most unlikely predictions for 2018. This year we will have steak at San Telmo at 12.30pm-2.30pm, Thursday 7 December.

All Q Group financial members are welcome!

Time: 12.30pm-2.30pm, Thursday, 7 December
Venue: San Telmo, 14 Meyers Pl, Melbourne (between Bourke and Lt Collins Sts, near Parliament train station).

There are limited seats available at this popular restaurant. So please RSVP ASAP to either qrsvp@qgroup.org.au or use the link below.

Sydney Christmas dinner and AGM.

Date: 
06 Dec 2017
Speaker: 

AGM

Location: 

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

Dear Q Group member,

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

When: Wednesday 6 December 2017
Where: Prime Steak Restaurant, Lower Ground Floor, Sydney GPO Building, No. 1 Martin Place, Sydney

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 last two Christmas dinners was held here and were much enjoyed by all!

Melbourne seminar " Why is volatility currently so low?"

Date: 
10 Nov 2017
Speaker: 

Dan diBartolomeo

Location: 

Omega Global Investors office (Level 22, 357 Collins St, Melbourne)

Dear Q Group members,

It’s our pleasure to have Dan diBartolomeo, Founder and President of Northfield Information Services, to lead a discussion on low volatility regimes, at 12.30pm Friday 10 November, at Omega Global Investors office (Level 22, 357 Collins St, Melbourne).

Discussion Topic: Why is volatility currently so low?

Discussion Leader: Dan diBartolomeo

Time: 12.30-2pm, Friday 10 November

Location:

Omega Global Investors office, Level 22, 357 Collins Street, Melbourne.

Registration:

Market Insights from the Risk Side of the Coin - Melbourne event

Date: 
12 Oct 2017
Speaker: 

Olivier d’Assier

Location: 

Data61 Demonstration Lab
710 Collins Street, Docklands
Melbourne

In this talk, Olivier d’Assier, Managing Director of Applied Research for APAC at Axioma, will discuss the major drivers of the change in risk of global equity market with a particular focus on Australia. Looking at market events through the lens of a fundamental multi-factor risk model to attribute its returns to sources of systematic premia, he will provide a comprehensive picture of how the risk environment impacts investor portfolios. Key topics covered include market volatility, correlation, and factor returns.

Melbourne seminar “Market Insights form the Risk Side of the Coin”

Date: 
12 Oct 2017
Speaker: 

Olivier d’Assier

Location: 

Data61 Demonstration Lab (710 Collins Street, Docklands) in Melbourne

Dear Q Group members,

You are invited to attend a seminar “Market Insights form the Risk Side of the Coin” given by Olivier d’Assier, Managing Director of Applied Research for APAC at Axioma, at 5pm Thursday 12 October, at Data61 Demonstration Lab (710 Collins Street, Docklands) in Melbourne.

Speaker: Olivier d’Assier, Managing Director of Applied Research for APAC at Axioma

Q-Group Sydney Event

Date: 
10 Oct 2017
Speaker: 

Olivier D'Assier

Location: 

City campus of Macquarie Applied Finance Centre
Room 2415, Level 24, 123 Pitt st, Sydney (Angel Place)

Q-Group Sydney Event

Tuesday 10th October
17:30 - 18:30
City campus of Macquarie Applied Finance Centre
Room 2415, Level 24, 123 Pitt st, Sydney (Angel Place)
Event type: Presentation followed by discussion

Speaker: Olivier D'Assier

Olivier D'Assier is Head of Applied Research for APAC at Axioma, and specialises in research on market and portfolio risk. In addition to a long career in quantitative finance, Olivier D'Assier is also a regular guest on business and financial news programs with CNBC and Bloomberg TV.

Topic: Market Insights from the Risk Side of the Coin

Market Insights from the Risk Side of the Coin - Sydney event

Date: 
10 Oct 2017
Speaker: 

Olivier D'Assier

Location: 

City campus of Macquarie Applied Finance Centre
Room 2415, Level 24, 123 Pitt St, Sydney (Angel Place)

Olivier D'Assier is Head of Applied Research for APAC at Axioma, and specialises in research on market and portfolio risk. In addition to a long career in quantitative finance, Olivier D'Assier is also a regular guest on business and financial news programs with CNBC and Bloomberg TV.

How Australia Saves - Landmark Vanguard Research Report

Date: 
27 Sep 2017
Speaker: 

Paul Murphy

Location: 

Data61 Demonstration Lab
710 Collins Street, Docklands

Dear Q Group members,

You are invited to attend a seminar “How Australia Saves - Landmark Vanguard Research Report” given by Paul Murphy, Senior Manager Superannuation Policy, Vanguard Investments, at 5pm Wednesday 27 September, at Data61 Demonstration Lab (710 Collins Street, Docklands).

Agenda:

5:00pm (Pre-drinks and Food)

5:30pm (Seminar starts)

Registration:

mailto:qrsvp@qgroup.org.au?subject=[Melbourne]_I_would_like_to_attend_Melbourne_seminar_27_September_2017

Speaker: Paul Murphy, Senior Manager Superannuation Policy, Vanguard Investments

Q-Group Monthly Lunch Series - Assessing the Consistency of Manager Performance

Date: 
27 Sep 2017
Speaker: 

John Peterson

Location: 

Stone and Chalk, AMP Centre
Level 2, 50 Bridge St, Sydney
Barter-room

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_September_2017

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

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