Financial engineering workshops

Workshops will now be held in-person unless stated otherwise.

Time: 18:00 - 19:00

Location: Bayes Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8TZ

Format: Hybrid (in person + Zoom) *unless stated otherwise

Room: 2005 (2nd floor) *unless stated otherwise

Please register the day before the workshop to ensure you receive access to the Zoom link.

If you would like to be added onto our mailing list (where registration details are sent out), please contact: faculty.administration@city.ac.uk

Registration details below.

Winter 2023

8th February (ONLINE ONLY): "Looking beyond SA-CCR"
Michael Pykhtin (U.S. Federal Reserve Board)
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22nd February (ONLINE ONLY): "Quadratic Hawkes processes and endogenous price jumps"
Jean-Philippe Bouchaud (CFM & Academie des Sciences)
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8th March: "Characteristics of Automated Market Makers (AMMs) in Decentralized Finance (DeFi) - a look at Uniswap"
Katia Babbar (Immersive Finance and Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford)
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15 March: "Term structure modeling based on overnight rates"
Claudio Fontana (Università degli Studi Padova, CMAP, École Polytechnique, France)
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22nd March: "Dynamic adoption of CBDC in a stochastic game"
Daniele Marazzina (Department of Mathematics, Politecnico Milano)
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5th April: "Cheap Talk in Corporate Climate Commitments: The effectiveness of climate initiatives"
Markus Leippold (University of Zurich and Swiss Finance Institute, SFI)
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Autumn 2022

9th November: ONLINE ONLY: "Interest Rate Markets - Theory, Pricing & Practice"
Nicholas Burgess (XP Investments)

16th November: "On Randomization of Affine Diffusion Processes, with Application to Pricing of Options on VIX and S&P 500"
Lech Grzelak (Rabobank and Utrecht University)|

23rd November: "Semi-Analytic Conditional Expectations"
Jörg Kienitz (Quaternion)|

30th November: "A fast Monte Carlo scheme for additive processes and option pricing"
Roberto Baviera (Politecnico di Milano)

7th December: "Pricing Commodity Swing Options"
Emanuele Nastasi (swissQuant)

Spring 2022

9th February: "Applications of the Dirac Delta Family Method in Implied Volatility, Risk-neutral Density, and High-dimensional Stochastic Control"
Zhenyu Cui (Stevens School of Business)

23rd  February: "Exotic options and Fourier transforms: the story is far from over"
Norberto Laghi (OCBC Bank)

9th March: "Climate impact investing"
Peter Tankov (ENSAE, Institut Polytechnique de Paris)

16th March: "Machine learning and model risk in finance"
Samuel Cohen (University of Oxford and Alan Turing Institute)

23rd March: "Efficient Simulation of Stochastic Differential Equations Based on Markov Chain Approximations and Applications"
Justin Lars Kirkby (Intercontinental Exchange)

6th April: "Impact of Compounding on Bond Pricing with Alternative Reference Rates"
Ana Ponikvar (UBS) and Dario Cziraky (Citibank)

Autumn 2021

Matthew Dixon (Department of Applied Math, Illinois Institute of Technology)

3rd November: "Why capital charges matter when hedging variable annuity portfolios"
Benoit Vaucher (EDHEC Scientific Analytics)

Chris Kenyon (MUFG)

Stefano Scoleri (Be Management Consulting)

15th December (POSTPONED): "Climate impact investing"

Peter Tankov (ENSAE Paris)

Spring 2021

Gerardo Ferrara (Bank of England)

10th February: "Deep xVA"

Alessandro Gnoatto (University of Verona, Italy)

Andrey Itkin (NYU and Bank of America)

Peter Carr (NYU Tandon School of Engineering)

Mathieu Rosenbaum (Ecole Polytechnique)

Brian Huge & Antoine Savine (Danske Bank)

Autumn / Winter 2020/2021

Jeanine Kwong (Manulife)

Dilip Madan (Robert H. Smith School of Business)

Martino Grasselli (Università di Padova and Devinci Research Center, Paris la Defense)

25th November: "The market generator"

Alexei Kondratyev (Standard Chartered Bank)

Wim Schoutens (University of Leuven)

Winter/Spring 2019/2020

29th January: "The Behavioural Models: Non-Maturity Deposits and Prepayment"

Matteo Formenti (UniCredit Group)

Geneviéve  Gauthier (HEC Montréal)

Colin Turfus (Deutsche Bank)

Winter Term 2019

09 October: "A Deep Learning Approach to Exotic Option Pricing under LSVol"
Katia Babbar (Oxford Mathematical Institute)

23 October: "Network Analysis of Securities Settlement Fails and buy-in Strategies"
Pedro Gurrola-Perez (Bank of England)

06 November: "Using Alternative Data to Generate Alpha"
Saeed Amen (Cuemacro) 

20  November: "Volatility Risk Premia: Quo Vadis?" 
Vladimir Lucic (Macquarie Group)

04 December: "Pricing FX derivatives: Stochastic Local Volatility and Mixture Local Volatility Models"
Frederic Bossens (MathFinance AG)

Winter/Spring Term 2019

30 January: "Local-Stochastic Volatility for Vanilla Modelling: A Tractable and Arbitrage Free Approach to Option Pricing"
Dominique Bang (Bank of America Merrill Lynch)

06 February: "LIBOR Fallback: A Quantitative Perspective"
Marc Henrard (muRisQ Advisory and UCL)

13 February: "Fast Price Sensitivities with an Application to Margin Valuation Adjustment"
Roberto Daluiso (Banca IMI)

13 March: "Recovering the Market Risk Premium from Stock and Option Prices"
Leonidas Rompolis (Athens University of Economics and Business)

27 March - "Deep Learning Volatility: Fast Calibration of Stochastic Volatility Models"
Blanka Horvarth (Kings College London)

29 May "A Theory of FinTech"
Steven Kou (Questrom School of Business, Boston University)

Autumn 2018

17 October: "Hybrid Modelling: Design and Computational Aspects"
Ernst Eberlein (Freiburg University)

24 October: "Turbocharging Monte Carlo Pricing for the Rough Bergomi Model"
Mikko Pakkanen (Imperial College London)

14 November: "Cross-Currency Basis – What Drives it?"
Jessica James (Commerzbank)

21 November: "Technical Analysis and Discrete False Discovery Rate: Evidence from MSCI Indexes"
Georgios Sermpinis (University of Glasgow)

05 December: "Heston model calibration and simulation for Counterparty Credit Risk”
Marco de Innocentis (Credit Suisse)

Spring Term 2018

31 January: "The P&L Attribution based Eligibility Test under Fundamental Review of Trading Book: Alternative Proposal"
Manuela Benigno, Andrea Fraquelli and Adolfo Montoro (Risk methodology team at Deutsche Bank London)

21 February (room 6001): "Learning Curve Dynamics with Artificial Neural Networks"
Alexei Kondratyev (Standard Chartered Bank)

14 March: "Efficient Numerical Techniques for a Variety of Problems in Quantitative Finance"
Cornelis Oosterlee (Delft University of Technology and CWI - center for mathematics & computer science Amsterdam)

21 March: "Option Pricing with Legendre Polynomials"
Julien Hok (Credit Agricole)

28 March: "XVA Optimisation with Evolutionary Algorithms"
George Giorgidze (Standard Chartered Bank)

Autumn Term 2017

18 October: "On the Joint Calibration of SPX and VIX Options"
Julien Guyon (Bloomberg L.P., Columbia University and NYU)

08 November: "CCP Stress Testing: a Practitioner's Approach" 
Quentin Archer (LCH Ltd)

22 November: "Information Derivatives"
Andrei Soklakov (Deutsche Bank)

06 December: "Model-free Valuation of Barrier Options"
Peter Austing (Citadel)