Monthly Archives: August 2018


Financial Revolution – Sentiment Analysis, AI and Machine Learning, Zurich, 30 October 2018

Presentations at this conference explain how Sentiment Analysis, AI and Machine Learning are impacting on and benefiting the Finance Sector; explores the most essential issues at the intersection of research and practice, and demonstrates the latest models and methods, demonstrating how AI and Machine Learning methods can be used to generate investment decisions successfully.

2018-10-31T10:15:03+00:00 31 August 2018|Event|

AI, Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance, London, 27-28 June 2018

This is the 8th consecutive year that this event has been held in London. It is expected to be a great success with 150+ attendees from 25 different countries and counting. Gautam Mitra, Xiang Yu and Christina Erlwein-Sayer from OptiRisk are all giving presentations, along with Peter Hafez, RavenPack; Pierce Crosby, StockTwits; James Luke, IBM; Richard Peterson, MarketPsych Data; Sanjiv Das, Santa Clara University; Nishant Chandra, AIG Science; Ivailo Dimov, Bloomberg; Dan Joldzic, Alexandria; Technology; Christopher Kantos, Northfield; Jordan Mizrahi, FIRST TO INVEST; Andreas Zagos, Intracom GmbH.

2018-10-30T17:48:29+00:00 30 August 2018|Event|

AI, Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis Applied to – Financial Markets – Retail and Consumer Markets, 13 – 14 March 2018, Bangalore, India

For the second time, OptiRisk are travelling to Bangalore, India for UNICOM’s event. This conference expands the focus of AI and Sentiment Analysis to include Retail and Consumer Markets as well as Financial Markets. OptiRisk will be joined by many international and local experts including Krishma Singla, IBM, Nishant Chandra, AIG, Vijay Srinivas Agneeswaran, SapientRazorFish and Prof. Ashok Banerjee, IIM Calcutta.

2018-10-30T18:03:11+00:00 29 August 2018|Event|

Strata Data Conference, London, 22 May 2018

OptiRisk presented the latest developments on the SENRISK project at the Strata Data Conference in London, 22 May 2018. Dr. Christina Erlwein-Sayer gave a talk on “Macroeconomic news sentiment: Enhanced risk assessment for sovereign bond spreads” in the Findata day of the Strata Data Conference.

2018-10-30T18:06:12+00:00 29 August 2018|News|

AI and Sentiment Analysis in Finance, Hong Kong, 8 March 2018

As part of our growing interest in the Asian markets, OptiRisk has agreed to speak at this conference: AI and Sentiment Analysis in Finance, Hong Kong. The keynote speakers at this event are Prof. Lei Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Johnson Poh, Singapore Management University. Joining them on stage will be Wendy Cheong, Moody’s Investors Service Hong Kong; Mohammad Yousuf Hussain, HSBC and Satoshi Shizume, Financial Technology Research Institute (Japan).

2018-10-30T17:50:40+00:00 28 August 2018|Event|

11th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2017), University of London, 16-18 December 2017

OptiRisk presented at the 11th International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 2017) at the University of London, UK, 16-18 December 2017. This conference was organized by the CFEnetwork, Birbeck University of London and King’s College London. Presentations covered topics related to computational, statistical and econometric data analysis.

2018-10-30T18:00:25+00:00 28 August 2018|News|

Optimum Decision Making and Risk Analysis Applied to Finance, UCL, London, 12-16 February 2018

Optimisation technologies have become key tools in making intelligent business decisions and are often adopted in the finance industry. This week-long interactive workshop is entirely presented by OptiRisk experts. Participants learn how to formulate and develop their own optimisation models and how to use state-of-the-art commercial solvers. They will acquire a good knowledge of how to embed optimisation models into applications.

2018-08-27T11:30:29+00:00 27 August 2018|Event|

BigDataFinance Conference, LSE, London, 4 – 5 October 2017

Our senior quantitative analyst, Dr. Christina Erlwein-Sayer, presented an invited session at BigDataFinance conference on 4 - 5 October 2017 on the topic of Sentiment Analysis for Credit Risk and Portfolio Construction. It was organised by Tampere University of Technology and AllianceBerstein as part of the EU program, BigDataFinance. Keynote speakers included Prof. Stephen Roberts, University of Oxford, Prof Albert Menkveld, VU University Amsterdam and Prof. Thierry Foucault, HEC.

2018-10-25T07:11:30+00:00 27 August 2018|News|