The FDP Institute hosts, sponsors and supports a variety of events each year around the world. Join us to learn, network, and socialize with other industry professionals. Our events reach finance professionals at all career levels from around the world. Contact us at with Speaker, Sponsor or Exhibition opportunities. 

Upcoming Events

ASIFMA  "Building the Foundation, Capitalising Technology" 

Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association is an independent, regional trade association with over 140 member firms comprising a diverse range of leading financial institutions from both the buy and sell side.

June 21 -25  | virtual event  

This flagship annual event in Asia for technology and operations is “designed by the industry for the industry” where the industry (sell-side, buy-side, regulators, law firms, consultants and media) come together once a year to meet and discuss important issues impacting this area. The conference identifies key tech & ops related shared challenges that the industry is facing and brings market participants together to help solve these.

Dates: Monday-Friday, 21-25 June 2021 (Time Zone Converter)


Day 1, 2, 3 and 5 – starting from 9am (GMT+8) daily
Day 4 – starting from 3pm (GMT+8)

Key themes:

  • Day 1 (Monday, 21 June): Securing the Foundation – Operational Resilience
  • Day 2 (Tuesday, 22 June): Cybersecurity
  • Day 3 (Wednesday, 23 June): Cloud and Data
  • Day 4 (Thursday, 24 June): Technologies of the Future: AI and DLT
  • Day 5 (Friday, 25 June): New Ways of Working 

Financial Evolution: AI, Machine Learning & Sentiment Analysis

June 23-24, 2021 | 4.30 - 8.30 EDT | virtual event 

Innovations in Finance and harnessing of Technology have resulted in making the term Fintech a portmanteau word. In the evolution of the BFSI sector Fintech has assumed a pivotal role; but it has also disrupted traditional order. The rise of AI and Machine learning has impacted many aspects of investment models and technologies at the same time it has disrupted some other.Applications of Alternative Data in Fintech are growing at a great pace; the question is how to discover new sources of alpha and create strategies and signals. Here the challenge is to discover hidden coupling of multiple data sources. Text analysis, Natural Language Processing and analysis of News, Micro blogs, investor sentiment are well established. Bringing all these advances together new applications in trading, fund management and risk control have continued to emerge.

Today Fintech has influenced all aspects of the finance industry – banking and capital markets, asset and wealth management, insurance, and funds transfer and payments.

There are three main themes for this Two-Day Online Event

Theme 1: Disruptive Progress in AI and ML
Progress in (i) News Analysis, (ii) Micro Blog Analysis (Filtered Twitter feed for finance), (iii) Online searches (iv) Data Analytics, Alternative Data and AI and Quant models
DISRUPTIONS: Predicting the Market directions and ‘Timing the Market’
Other Topics:
· New directions of discovering Alpha in Low frequency Systematic Trading
· Opportunities and challenges of machine learning in quantitative wealth and investment management

Theme 2: Progress in Derivative Products
· Demystifying XVA (FVA DVA CVA) for regulatory compliance
· Machine Learning and Derivatives Artificial Neural Networks and Derivatives Pricing
· Exploiting Index Futures and VIX to construct Trade Portfolios

Theme 3: Impact of SRI and ESG in the Investment Industry
· The Rise and Rise of ESG in the domain of Finance
· Synthetic data generation with restricted Boltzmann machines

Corinium - Connected Thinking

Driven by their global, connected network, Corinium inspires data and analytics senior leaders to make quicker, more informed decisions and follow proven paths to success. Through insights, practical tools, expert guidance and industry connections, we help executives harness data as an asset to drive efficiency and innovation.

Data & Analytics Live
June 22-24 | Virtual 

A new business paradigm is emerging. Now, more than ever, organizations are looking to data analytics as their competitive advantage.

The pressure has never been greater for data analytics leaders to identify the very best solutions to take their capabilities to the next level.

This brings new opportunities.

Data & Analytics Live: US is a 100% virtual conference broadcasting live across North America on June 22-24, 2021. Connecting the USA's most progressive data analytics leaders with the world's most forward-thinking solution providers, set against a backdrop of cutting-edge content that you cannot find anywhere else. At home, in the office, or on the road.

Register here

CDAO Government 
July 20-21 | Virtual

Now in its 7th year, CDAO Government Live is the longest running event designed for U.S. Government Chief Data Officer (CDO), Chief Analytics Officer (CAO), and senior data & analytics roles.

This forum is led by CDOs, CAOs, and CDAOs but is open to all IT, Data and Analytics Leaders from public agencies across Federal, State and Local level, to allow you to meet and network with the very best of your peers from a range of organizations and experiences.

Given our niche focus, we offer content directly relevant to your role within the context of a public sector organization, so you will benefit from the collective wisdom of all in attendance.

The event is free to attend for all Government employees.

Register here

Business of Data Festival 
July 20-22 | Virtual

Join us and experience a brand new format for inspiration and ideas, as we stream a series of interviews featuring perspectives from data and analytics leaders across the world.

The Festival of Data is not a webinar. Not a Zoom or Teams call. Not a virtual conference. There will be no presentations. 

The way we engage with and consume content has changed.  This exclusive and ambitious digital broadcast has been designed to provide easily digestible content in a variety of bite-size formats recorded in studios across the world.

A digitally broadcast event, featuring engaging, in-person content.

Register here

Machine Learning for Quantitative Modelling and Analytics

marcus evans, the leading provider of strategic conferences invites you to its premium conference, the 3rd Annual Machine Learning for Quantitative Modelling and Analytics which is taking place on the 7th – 9th of July 2021, virtually.

Learn from key industry players such as Citi, Standard Chartered, Wells Fargo, Unicredit, Scotiabank, Natixis, Natwest and Deutsche Bank among others, on key topics such as how to:

• Expand data in the financial market to make machine learning deployable through alternative data sources, classification and synthetic data generation
• Build, test and maintain neural networks and other machine learning methods for reliable, robust and trusting models in finance
• Establish effective governance and risk management for machine learning models to mitigate the qualitative risk of using such methods in the financial market
• Determine the role and purpose of machine learning by leveraging business insight and understanding what machine learning can do for the financial world
• Discover the very cutting edge of machine learning with focus on the application of neural networks and quantum computing in finance

Join us now and take advantage of the networking opportunities with senior level executives from the financial industry, and of course the invaluable knowledge offered by the content-driven agenda.

Register here

Secure your seat with a special discount
Use Promo code CM485_CAIA for a 200GBP discount 

For more information, please contact Mr. Ayis Panayis on or call on +357 22 849 327

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