Our Seminars

London Quant is about seminars in quant investment practice.

We hold approximately six Evening Seminars per year in the City of London. They are announced on the front page of this website. Our Evening Seminars are free, but you must register to attend them.

Our Spring Seminar is held every year in May in central London and is announced on the website. Spring Seminars are one-day events, with attendance fees set according to the cost of hosting the event.

Our Autumn Seminar is held every year in September in either Oxford or Cambridge and is announced on the website. Autumn Seminars are two-and-a-half-day events, with attendance fees set according to the cost of hosting the event.

  • 12 July seminar: The Booms and Busts of Beta Arbitrage

    Speaker: Prof. Dong Lou | London School of Economics Topic: The Booms and Busts of Beta Arbitrage Summary:Based on the August 2015 paper by Dong Lou with Shiyang Huang and Christopher Polk. In this talk Professor Dong Lou of the LSE will review the assertion that low-beta stocks deliver high average returns and low risk

  • 14 June Seminar: Short term alphas and enhanced trading

    Speaker: Vinesh Jha, founder | ExtractAlpha Topic: Short term alphas and enhanced trading Summary:In this talk Vinesh Jha will demonstrate strategies using relatively fast‐moving alphas to improve the timing of trade decisions for systematic equity portfolios that use slower‐moving alpha signals. Many managers are aware of the alpha in short‐horizon signals, but do not use

  • 2016 Spring Seminar

    12 May 2016   Royal Geographical Society 1 Kensington Gore SW7 2AR London United Kingdom   from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)   Speakers to include: Alesandro Beber, Cass Business School/ BlackRock,Realized and Anticipated Macroeconomic Conditions Forecast Stock Returns and FX risk on/off Elijah DePalma, Thomson Reuters,News & Social Media Analytics for Market Mispricings Dan diBartolomeo,