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Q4-2021 FDP Exam Information Session
Description: There's never been a more crucial time to stand out. The transformative effect of data science on the finance industry requires today's finance professionals to understand the application of big data, data mining, workflow automation and machine learning in investment decisions.
Panelists: Aaron Filbeck, CAIA, CFA, CIPM, FDP, Director, Global Content Development, CAIA Association; Hossein Kazemi, Ph.D., CFA, Sr. Advisor CAIA Association, Sr. Advisor, FDP Institute and Mehrzad Mahdavi, Executive Director, FDP Institute
Introducing a New Hedge Fund Dataset
Description: How to use a hedge fund database, based on open-sourced hedge fund return and how to gain access to the data and a slew of interesting examples. How do you efficiently clean and manage semi-structured data? Alex and Linus will demonstrate with examples based on factor analysis, correlations, and dispersions and explain why they probably should have picked a different programming language.
Panelists: Linus Nilsson, Founder NilssonHedge; Alex Lostado, Quant Analyst, NilssonHedge; and Brandon Kremer CFA, CAIA, CIPM, FDP, Portfolio Manager Heximer Investment Management
Alternative Data and Collective Intelligence Investing: Risks of Adoption
Description: Over the last five years, the volume of information available to all has skyrocketed, leading to increased investor interest in alternative data or crowdsourced investment strategies. While opportunities for added value may be present, adoption also comes with a number of risks, both for early and late adopters. Join this conversation as readings from the 2021 Financial Data Professional (FDP) curriculum are brought to life.
Candidate Orientation Q2-2021 exam
This webinar features members of the FDP Curriculum Team as well as Candidate Relations. The following topics are discussed: Curriculum materials, exam format, and available resources. For each topic we discussed the required readings, keywords, learning objectives and sample questions.
Evolution of ML in Investment Strategies
"The Evolution of Machine Learning (ML) in Investment Strategies" is an insider’s look into the opaque world of AI/ML-powered investing strategies. Learn how leading-edge asset managers are deploying machine learner algorithms and alternative investment data (Alt-Data) to monetize differentiated sources of potential alpha.
Top Industry Leaders Discuss Scaling AI Deployments
Nicolaus Henke, Sr. Partner, McKinsey & Co; Jane Buchan, CEO of Martlet Asset Management; and Bill Kelly, CEO of CAIA speak with Dr. Mehrzad Mahdavi about the explosive growth of AI and its impact on the financial services.