The 2014 Rutgers Quantitative Finance Summit
For the last two years the Rutgers Business School Master of Quantitative Finance (MQF) Program has hosted an annual Quantitative Finance Summit, bringing together premier thought leaders to discuss prevailing issues in the industry at some of New York City’s most prominent financial institutions.
The third annual Quantitative Finance Summit will feature a panel discussion with several leading thinkers from the field of risk management. Topics of discussion will focus on the sovereign debt crisis: global risk. Refreshments and a networking opportunity will be provided after completion of the discussion.
Tom Keene - Editor-at-Large at Bloomberg News and host of “Bloomberg Surveillance,” Bloomberg’s morning program where the day’s conversation on economics, finance and investment begins. Keene can be heard on “Bloomberg Surveillance” starting at 6 AM/ET across Bloomberg Television, Radio, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg’s devices for mobile and tablets.
Edward Altman - Professor of Finance at New York University’s Stern School of Business. Altman is best known for the development of the Z-Score for predicting bankruptcy which was published in 1968. Professor Altman is a leading academic on the high-yield and distressed debt markets and is the pioneer in the building of models for credit risk management and bankruptcy prediction.
Andrew Huszar - Senior Fellow at Rutgers Business School. Huszar is a former Managing Director and U.S. Head of OTC Derivatives Client Clearing for Morgan Stanley. From 2009 to 2010, Huszar managed the Federal Reserve’s $1.25 trillion agency mortgage-backed security purchase program.
Adam Ashcraft - Senior Vice President in the Financial Risk Management (FRM) Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ashcraft joined the Financial Risk Management (FRM) Group in June 2009. His research has focused on the effects of bank capital requirements, monetary policy, and labor market issues.
Seating is limited, so register ASAP. $30 Admission.
Read about past Quant Summits
Legends of Quantitative Finance headline Rutgers MQF Quant Summit (2011, NASDAQ, Times Square)
Rutgers MQF Quant Summit delivers finance expertise at the heart of Wall Street (2012, New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street)