1st European Workshop for ML-based Solutions for Finance 

hosted by ZHAW


Start: Wednesday, 04 Sept 2019 08:30

End: Wednesday, 04 Sept 2019 14:30

  • 1st European Workshop for ML-based Solutions for Finance

     The 1st European Workshop for ML-based solutions for finance is a coding session set up to explore the opportunities offered by ML-based solutions applied to finance. Specifically, the coding session will demonstrate how to implement open source scripts on: robo-advice, asset allocation, forecasting of market states and systemic risk estimations. 

    Skills required. In order to provide a worthwhile experience to all participants, desired background and skills are:

    • math, physics, statistic or engineering background
    • coding knowledge: R and Python 
    • ideally numerical analysis competences

    Other related events:

    1. The 4th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Finance and Industry
    2. The 1st European Conference on Risk Management and Big Data Analytics in Finance
  • Schedule

    08.30 – 09.00


    09.00 – 09.10

    Opening: FinTech-ho2020 Project

    09.10 – 09.40

    Artificial Intelligence in Finance – A Journey of some Real Business Applications and why it is beneficiary I Sandro Schmid, CEO of AAAccell

    09.40 – 10:10

    On the Effectiveness of Portfolio Composition Techniques to Build Stable and Sound Robo Advisory Portfolios

    I Prof. Dr. Ronald Hochreiter, Webster Vienna Private University

    10.10 – 10.25

    Coffee Break

    Coding Session

    10.25 – 10.55

    Use Case I: Market structure discovery with clique forests I Prof. Dr. Tomaso Aste - UCL

    10.55 – 11.15

    Extension: Sector Neutral Portfolios: Long memory motifs persistence in market structure dynamics I Jeremy Turiel - UCL

    11.15 – 11.45

    Use Case II: Convergence and Divergence in European Bond Correlations I Prof. Dr. Peter Schwendner, ZHAW School of Management and Law

    11.45 – 12.00

    Coffee break

    12.00 – 12.30

    Use Case III: Solvency Risk Zones in Europe During and After the Debt Crisis I Dr. Veni Arakelian, Panteion University

    12.30 – 13.00

    Use Case IV: Network models to improve robot advisory portfolio management I Paolo Pagnottoni, Universita di Pavia, Italy

    13.00 – 14.00


    The World of Cyptos

    14.00 – 14.30

    A 3-layer Sparse Estimator for Large-Scale Network AutoRegressive Models I Dr. Simon Trimborn, National University of Singapore

    14.30 – 15.00

    Phenotypic convergence of cryptocurrencies I Dr. Daniel Traian Pele, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies

    15.00 – 15.30

    Q&A and open discussion

  • Attendee list

    49 attendee(s): Search
    • Arianna Agosto


    • veni arakelian


    • Ignacio Aranguren Rojas


    • Tomaso Aste


    • Harald Baertschi


    • Alexis Bogroff


    • Dominik Boos


    • Wolfgang Breymann


    • Paula Brito


    • Niklas Bußmann


    • Raluca Caplescu


    • Sabino Costanza


    • Oleg Deev


    • Alexander Deierling


    • Oliver Dr. Schwindler


    • Wolfgang Ettl


    • Kia Farokhnia




    • Paolo Giudici


    • Linus Grob


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    ZHAW Technikumstrasse 71 8401 Winterthur Switzerland
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