Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance



Prof DHAR Vasant

Professor at the Stern School of Business and the Center for Data Science at New York University where he is the Director of the PhD program. He is also the founder of SCT Capital Management, one of the first systematic machine-learning-based hedge funds, with a track record of over 20 years.
IIIDS Zoom Seminar:
Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance

Presentation:
Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance

Date: Wed, 7 OCT 2020

Time: 09:00am to 10:15am

Free Online Registration

The INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) Seminars are fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19

Open Banking, Blockchain and Smart Contracts


Prof Zhiguo HE

Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Director of Becker Friedman Institute-China and Co-Director of the Fama-Miller Center.
IIDS Zoom Seminar:
Open Banking, BlockChain and Smart Contracts

Presentation:
Open Banking

Date: Wed, 7 OCT 2020

Time: 10:30am to 11:45am

Free Online Registration



The INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) Seminars are fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19

FinTech Seminars (Zoom) in Oct 2020

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Prof Vasant DHAR and Prof Zhiguo HE for being the speaker for the IIDS FinTech seminar. There are over 150 registrations (including colleagues from oversea and local universities such as HKU, HKBU, HKCityU, HKLU, OUHK and UOWCHK) for the seminars. Their presentations are extremely informative, and the active participation illustrated the importance of the topic to our colleagues and students.

Presentation:
Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance
Presentation:
Open Banking, Blockchain and Smart Contracts
Time:
9:00 am to 10:15am
Time:
10:30am to 11:45am
Date:
Wed, 7 OCT, 2020
Date:
Wed, 7 OCT, 2020
Speaker:
Prof Vasant DHAR
Stern School of Business and the Center for Data Science at New York University
Speaker:
Prof Zhiguo HE
Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business
The INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) Seminars are fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19

Venue for walk-in: RLG502 (Computer Room)

Schedule

Date: Wed, 7th OCT 2020 (HK); Tue, 6th OCT 2020 (New York, Chicago)

Welcome: 09:00 to 09:05 (HK); 21:00 to 21:05 (New York)

Presentation: 09:05 to 10:00 (HK); 21:05 to 22:00 (New York)

Prof Vasant DHAR (FinTech and Artificial intelligence)

Q&A: 10:00 to 10:15 (HK); 22:00 to 22:15 (New York)

Break: 10:15 to 10:30 (HK)

Welcome: 10:30 to 10:35(HK); 21:30 to 21:35 (Chicago)

Presentation: 10:35 to 11:30 (HK); 21:35 to 22:30 (Chicago)

Prof Zhiguo HE (Open Banking)

Q&A: 11:30 to 11:45(HK); 22:30 to 22:45(Chicago)

END: 11:45(HK)

Digital Entrepreneurship Seminars (Zoom) in Sep 2020

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Prof Satish NAMBISAN and Prof Martin OBSCHONKA for being the speaker for the IIDS Digital Entrepreneurship seminar. There are over 150 registrations from oversea and local universities such as HKU, HKBU, HKCityU, HKLU, OUHK and UOWCHK, for the seminars. Their presentations are extremely informative, and the active participation illustrated the importance of the topic to our colleagues and students.

TUE 22 Sep 2020
Presentation:
Entrepreneuring in a digital world:
A research agenda
Presentation:
Entrepreneurship, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence
Time:
09:00am to 10:15am
Time:
10:30am to 11:45am
Speaker:
Prof Satish NAMBISAN

The Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professor of Technology Management at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, U.S.
Speaker:
Prof Martin OBSCHONKA

Professor in Entrepreneurship at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
The INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) Seminars are fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19

Schedule

Date: 22(Tue) Sep 2020 (HK and Queensland); 21(Mon) Sep, 2020 (Ohio)

Welcome: 09:00 to 09:05 (HK); 21:00 to 21:05 (Ohio)

Presentation: 09:05 to 10:00 (HK); 21:05 to 22:00 (Ohio)

Prof Satish NAMBISAN (Entrepreneuring in a digital world: A research agenda)

Q&A: 10:00 to 10:15 (HK); 22:00 to 22:15 (Ohio)

Break: 10:15 to 10:30 (HK)

Welcome: 10:30 to 10:35(HK); 12:30 to 12:35(Queensland)

Presentation: 10:35 to 11:30 (HK); 12:35 to 13:30 (Queensland)

Prof Martin OBSCHONKA (Entrepreneurship, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence)

Q&A: 11:30 to 11:45(HK); 13:30 to 13:45(Queensland)

END: 11:45(HK)

Entrepreneurship, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence



Prof Martin OBSCHONKA

Professor in Entrepreneurship at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

IIDS Zoom Seminar:
Entrepreneurship Network in the Digital Era

Presentation:
Entrepreneurship, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence

Date: TUE 22 Sep 2020

Time: 10:30am to 11:45am

Free Online Registration

The INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) Seminars are fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19

Entrepreneuring in a Digital World: A Research Agenda



Prof Satish NAMBISAN

The Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professor of Technology Management at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University
IIDS Zoom Seminar:
The New Digital Landscape of Entrepreneurship

Presentation:
Entrepreneuring in a Digital World: A Research Agenda

Date: TUE 22 Sep 2020

Time: 09:00am to 10:15am

Free Online Registration


The INTER-INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEME (IIDS) Seminars are fully supported by a grant from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (RGC Ref. No.: UGC/IIDS15/B01/19

Reference

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Honourable Speakers

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Prof Ross BUCKLEY (KPMG Law — King & Wood Mallesons Professor of Disruptive Innovation, and a Scientia Professor, at UNSW Sydney— the University of New South Wales Sydney) and Prof John ARMOUR ( Professor of Law and Finance, Oxford University, and Fellow of the British Academy and the European Corporate Governance Institute) for accepting our invitation to be the speaker of the IIDs FinReg Seminars.

Prof Ross BUCKLEY
KPMG Law — King & Wood Mallesons Professor of Disruptive Innovation, and a Scientia Professor, at UNSW Sydney— the University of New South Wales Sydney
Prof John ARMOUR
Professor of Law and Finance, Oxford University, and Fellow of the British Academy and the European Corporate Governance Institute

Honourable Speakers

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Prof Vasant DHAR (the Stern School of Business and the Center for Data Science at New York University) and Prof Zhiguo HE (  Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Director of Becker Friedman Institute-China and Co-Director of the Fama-Miller Center) for accepting our invitation to be the speaker of the IIDs FinTech Seminars.

Prof Vasant DHAR
Stern School of Business and the Center for Data Science at New York University
Prof Zhiguo HE
Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Prof John ARMOUR

Prof John ARMOUR is Professor of Law and Finance at Oxford University and a Fellow of the  British Academy and the European Corporate Governance Institute.  He was previously a member of the Faculty of Law and the interdisciplinary Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge. He studied law (MA, BCL) at the University of Oxford and then at Yale Law School (LLM). He has held visiting posts at various institutions including the University of Auckland, the University of Chicago, Columbia Law School, the University of Frankfurt, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Private Law in Hamburg, the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the University of Sydney. He is a member of the American Law Institute and an Academic Member of the Chancery Bar Association. Armour has published widely in the fields of company law, financial regulation, and corporate insolvency. His main research interest lies in the integration of legal and economic analysis, with particular emphasis on the impact on the real economy of changes in company law, corporate insolvency law and financial regulation. He serves as an Executive Editor of the Journal of Corporate Law Studies and the Journal of Law, Finance and Accounting, and has been involved in policy-related projects commissioned by the UK’s Department of Trade and Industry (now BEIS), Financial Services Authority (now FCA) and Insolvency Service, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and the World Bank. He served as a member of the European Commission’s Informal Company Law Expert Group from 2014-19.

Prof DHAR Vasant

Prof Vasant Dhar is a professor at the Stern School of Business and the Center for Data Science at New York University where he is the Director of the PhD program. He is also the founder of SCT Capital Management, one of the first systematic machine-learning-based hedge funds, with a track record of over 20 years.

Dhar’s research answers two related questions: (1) when should we trust AI machines that learn from data, and (2) how should we design machines in different domains to be sufficiently trustworthy for decision making?

His research has addressed these questions in a number of areas, most notably, in financial markets.  Dhar has authored over 100 research papers, as well as articles for publications such as the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired, and the Harvard Business Review. He has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, National Public Radio and other media.