The 11th Fixed Income Conference
The Fixed Income Conference is now in its 11th year and in 2015 we are heading to France and the wonderful, exciting, cosmopolitan and my favourite city Paris. The pre-conference workshop day now boasts four options, the main conference tapas lunches will be served on the hotel’s terrace area and on Thursday evening all delegates will be invited to our traditional gala dinner.
Our three streamed main conference format remains a firm favourite as the longer sessions allow presenters to develop their quants ideas and present detailed case studies. Delegates can enjoy longer breaks in an informal environment, which is ideal for networking opportunities, and relax in the evening at our gala dinner.
Managing Director, WBS Training
Main Conference presentation files on USB memory sticks will be provided on arrival. The Main Conference files will also be made available for download via a password protected website before the event. Please print out each presentation if you wish to have hard copies before the conference and bring them with you.
Also, Wi-Fi access will be available at the hotel venue to view presentations on laptops and mobile devices.
Conference Bookings: Discount Structure:
- Early Bird Discount: 20% Before 26th June
- Early Bird Discount: 10% Before 28th August
- Main Conference + Workshop (£150 Discount)
- Receive an extra 5% discount when booking 3 or more delegates
- 70% Academic Discount (FULL-TIME Students Only)
Fixed Income Conference Testimonials
Massimo Morini: Head of Interest Rate & Credit Models, Banca IMI
"Thanks to the very detailed talks and well-planned panels, the Fixed Income Conference in Barcelona has been the most vibrant and interesting event on XVAs I have seen this year."
Fabrizio Anfuso: Head of CCR Backtesting Methodology Team, Credit Suisse
"Many thanks for the invitation and the great organisation! I have been now 6y in the industry attending conferences on a regular basis. This was by far the best event I have taken part to!"
Eirik Berg: Risk manager, DNB Markets
"Thanks for organizing a very useful and inspiring conference. For me most of the topics were directly related to things I work on"
Nick Haining: Chief operating Officer, CompatibL
"Once again WBS maintained their ability to bring advanced practitioners together in a great environment conducive to both social and technical discussion. They really excel at this.”
Philippe Balland FX, Rates & Credit Quant
"Thank you for inviting me to the Barcelona event. I have truely enjoyed the conference. The organisation and location of the event were fantastic! It was a great occasion to catch up on the latest developments in a very relaxed and collegiate atmosphere."
"Thank you very much for a great conference. Well organized, with top speakers, good discussions, nice ambiance, the conference was very informative and inspiring. I also liked the venue a lot – good hotel at great location. Hope to be back!"
Ignacio Ruiz: iRuiz Consulting
"Nice event last week! Very well organised."
"Thanks again for a great event in Barcelona!"
Manager, Portfolio Analytics
"The organization was very good, thanks for the invite."
Executive Director, Nomura
"I did enjoy the conference thank you, I thought it was very well organised and successful."
Managing Director, BBVA
“A very good event to follow the new trends with the best specialists.”
Market Risk Management, ING Bank
"Best regards and thanks for the great conference!"
Director, BMO Capital Markets
“Thanks to WBS for organizing a conference that was very useful and informative.”
Director, Deutsche Bank
“Thank you for a great conference and for looking after everyone so well.”
Managing Director, Santander
“The organizers help create a friendly atmosphere which is conducive to professionals meeting each other and swapping hints and tips...Thoroughly recommended!”
Quantitative Analysis, Mizuho International
“The event was really well organized and the quality of presentations and speakers was of a very high standard.”
Risk Model Validation, BNP Paribas
“The event was well organised and had a great mixture of expertise and networking. It was pleasant to be there.”
Main Sponsor: Numerix
Numerix is the leading provider of analytics software and services for structuring, pre-trade pricing and analysis, trade capture, valuation, and risk management, with support for commodities, credit, equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, inflation, and hybrid instruments. Founded in 1996, Numerix has over 700 clients and 50 partners across more than 25 countries.
Gold Sponsor: CompatibL
CompatibL is a software integrator and consultancy specializing in CVA/FVA/PFE, limits, and Basel compliance. CompatibL’s unique blend of expertise in quantitative and engineering aspects of the project makes us an ideal partner for complex implementations involving advanced Monte Carlo analytics and complex trade, market, and reference data. Our customers are some of the most respected firms in the financial industry including 4 dealers, 3 supranationals, over 20 central banks, and 3 major financial technology vendors.
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Gold Sponsor: Quantifi
Quantifi is a specialist provider of analytics, trading and risk management solutions. Founded in 2002, Quantifi has over 140 clients across 16 countries including 5 of the 6 largest global banks, 2 of the 3 largest asset managers, leading hedge funds, pension funds, insurers, brokers, clearing members, corporates and other financial institutions. The client base is evenly divided between the sell and buy-side. Quantifi has offices in London, New York, Frankfurt, Paris, New Jersey, and Sydney.
Quantifi re-invests significantly into research and development each year. We work closely with clients, market experts, and industry participants to drive our products. Reflecting this long term commitment, Quantifi has an unparalleled track record of being first-to-market for all of the most significant innovations in the OTC markets including CVA, FVA and OIS/CSA Discounting. Quantifi is also a leader in financial technology with early adoption of key technologies that give our clients advantages in terms of speed, scalability, and usability including being the first commercial native .NET analytics library and the first financial software vendor to support the Intel TBB multi-core API.
Gold Sponsor: Global Valuation
Global Valuation Ltd. (GVL) is a software firm based in London. GVL’s two products are Esther, a software-hardware solution for the simulation of large OTC portfolios and mega-models for CVA-FVA-DVA, and Athena, a data service for calibrated models in collaboration with ICAP. GVL also partners with TriOptima in the delivery of triCalculate, a hosted risk analytics service for OTC portfolios.
Gold Sponsor: The Python Quants
The Python Quants is a working group composed of Python, technology, finance, and data science experts dedicated to the promotion of Python's use in analytical finance:
- front-office risk & pricing analytics
- mid- and back-office risk management
- front office model (Excel) governance and remediation in Python using Data Nitro
- financial model validation & compliance
- customization and integration of custom analytics software
- end-to-end solutions in Python: prototyping & deployment to production
- Python for efficient processing and analysis of large financial data sets
Gold Sponsor: Wiley
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