Chicago Quantitative Alliance


CQA Spring Conference 2018

Las Vegas


Event begins: Apr 04, 2018


Event ends: Apr 05, 2018


The Spring Conference will be held on April 4-5 at the Wynn Hotel.

The conference begins with a cocktail reception on Tuesday night followed by two full days of conference proceedings on Wednesday and Thursday.

A cocktail reception and dinner are held on Wednesday evening and the Thursday proceedings are followed by the Annual Texas Hold’em Tournament.

Tyler MuirShould Investors Time Volatility?UCLA
Fernanda SalasRETIREMENT FUNDING: A World of Ideas to Mitigate a Global CrisisCoS, VITALIS
Harsh ParikhImpact of Market Conditions on Active Equity ManagemenPGIM
Leigh SneddonDesigning Quantitative Strategies and the Narrowness of BreadthMayfield Investment Solutions
Steve FoersterAre Cash Flows Better Stock Return Predictors Than Profits?Ivey Business School, Western University
Yosef BonaparteGovernment Certainty Index and Stock Market OutcomesUniversity of Colorado Denver
Victor StangoBedrock for Behavioral Economics: Measuring and modeling Multiple Behavioral FactorsUC Davis
Dag WetterwaldPortfolio Construction in the Absence of AlphasRBC Global Asset Management
Scott AlexrodCorrelation Between Democrazy and Market Returns Since 1900Falcon Management
Robin Hanson“The Elephant in the Brain”Author
Ari Paul“Cryptocurrency as an Asset Class”BlockTower Capital
Stefano Cavaglia“A Wealth Management Perspective on Factor Premia and the Value of Downside Protection”Findex 30
Jeffrey Sommers“Against the Center: The Economic Forces Driving the Global Populist Turn, From Trump, Putin, Orban, Erodgan to Corbyn and Sanders”University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

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