Virtual Quant Finance Algorithmic Challenge – Croatia
Wednesday 24th November 2021
Quant Finance Algorithmic Challenge: 18:00 – 20:15 (CET)
Q&A and online networking: 20:15 – 22:00 (CET)
This online challenge involves taking part in a live trading simulation game that will give you an insight into the world of quantitative finance. The event will be run by our Quantitative Researchers and Machine Learning Specialists, who will share their knowledge about the industry and how a mathematical skill set can be transferred into other areas outside of academia.
The game is based on continuous blackjack. In teams of 2 to 3 you will play multiple rounds and try to beat the dealer.
If you would like to register as a team, please let us know the names and email addresses of your team members by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Croatia Case Study’.
Once you have registered you will receive a unique link to join the event which you should use to log in by 17:45 on the day of the event, so that you can meet your teammates and learn how to navigate the online event space. You will be emailed further information on how the afternoon will run on the day prior to the event, so please look out for this.
Members of the winning team will each receive Amazon vouchers and all attendees will also get to vote on what charity G-Research will donate £1,000 to.
One of our Quant Researchers will explain how the trading game works, the details of each round and what you will need to do.
Please note, you will need a fully charged laptop, good internet connection, Chrome or Safari, and headphones to take part.