Python for Finance workshop is addressed to everyone who wishes to learn programming in Python language (Day 1) and begin coding a variety of financial models and ideas effortlessly (Day 2).
The workshop will cover the fundamentals of Python 3.5+, numerical aspects of coding and over 100 individually crafted examples covering various applications from finance, risk management, data analysis, statistics, and machine learning techniques in finance and beyond.
Date: 11-12 May 2016, Wednesday and Thursday (Workshop 1)
Date: 13-16 May 2016, Friday and Monday Workshop 2)
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Venue: Charles Babbage Room (Fusionopolis, level 17, Connexis South)
Title: Python for Finance 2-Day Intensive Workshop
Every participant will receive a free copy of Python for Quants. Volume I. e-book by Pawel Lachowicz, PhD (235 pages).
None-to-some prior programming experience is the baseline. Bring your own laptop and lot of enthusiasm to learn really a lot of new and amazing things! The Wi-Fi will be available during the course.
More information to the course are available at http://www.quantatrisk.com/SingaporePy/
Instructor: Dr. Pawel Lachowicz
Dr. Pawel Lachowicz (Sydney, Australia) received his PhD by applying novel techniques of signal processing in astrophysics from Polish Academy of Sciences in 2007. He worked at Temasek Laboratories and NUS in Singapore after that. He is a leading expert in data analysis covering financial markets, an educator, an author of books on finance, data processing, and applied programming. He also is a founder and writer at QuantAtRisk.com. He specializes in Python and Matlab programming for finance.
No of Participants: 60