Event detail

Name: EDHEC-Risk Smart Beta Day Germany 2017

From: 22 Jun 2017

To: 22 Jun 2017

Address: Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski München, Maximilianstraße 17, 80539 München, Germany

Organizer: EDHEC

Key speakers: Felix Goltz, Head of Applied Research, EDHEC-Risk Institute and Research Director Noël Amenc, Professor of Finance, EDHEC Business School Eric Shirbini, Global Product Specialist, ERI Scientific Beta Patrick Bielstein, Senior Quantitative Analyst, ERI Scientific Beta

Web page: http://www.edhec-risk.com/site_edhecrisk/public/events/edhec_conferences/EDHEC-Risk_Smart_Beta_Day_Germany_2017

Pricing: - The conference is reserved for asset owners & institutional consultants

Description: EDHEC-Risk Smart Beta Day enables participants to have access to the latest conceptual advances and research results in smart beta investing, and to discuss their implications and applications with researchers who combine expertise in advanced financial techniques with a sound awareness of their industry relevance.

The event is structured to appeal to asset owners and their direct investment consultants and financial advisors. The one-day conference will include multiple plenary sessions allowing professionals to review major industry challenges, explore state-of-the-art investment techniques and benchmark practices to advances in research.

The conference will focus on smart beta indexation, factor investing and smart beta solutions. It will present the best methods for the construction of multi-factor indices and the case for long/short multi-factor strategies. For this last topic, the aim is to promote those approaches offering very strong factor spreads while also limiting their variation. This integrated approach breaks with the traditional practices of long/short factor investing, which are often based on poor risk management practices.


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