Quants@VU in cooperation with TopQuants and EY invite you
on November 3, 2017, to the
QUANT CAREERS 2017 MINISYMPOSIUM
We welcome all quant finance professionals, students and graduates to attend this exciting event.
We are happy to have two great invited speakers:
- Dr. Andrey Kuleshov, Head of Strategy and Development, Common Fund for Commodities. He will talk about Sustainable and Impact Investing: is it a hype?
- Sabyasachi Sengupta, coach and communication specialist and an accomplished TED speaker. He will give a workshop “Speak like a leader” – audience participation and immense learning experience is guaranteed!
Furthermore, the Best Quant Finance Thesis Award 2017 will be awarded during this event. The three finalists will pitch their quant thesis and the winner will be decided and announced. This year, the award goes international for the first time: students of any Dutch, Belgian, Luxembourg or Scandinavian university can submit their work. Graduates of any MSc program are eligible: quantitative finance, financial and actuarial mathematics, econometrics, mathematics, computer science, finance or any other.
The day will conclude with drinks, food and plenty of opportunities for informal networking.
Note that, to be considered for the Best Quant Finance Thesis Award, students and supervisors are invited to submit their thesis to a…@topquants.nl before or on October 15th, 2017. Graduates of any MSc program are eligible: quantitative finance, financial and actuarial mathematics, econometrics, mathematics, computer science, finance or any other. A thesis submitted for the competition must have a clear quantitative finance focus, contain high quality original theoretical and/or empirical work and the thesis must be finalised (signed by the supervisor or defended) in the period between September 1st, 2016 and October 15th, 2017.