Networking and Training Event, Tampere

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HPCFinance organizes the Conference and Training Event on Computational Methods and Technologies for Finance between May 13-17, 2013 in Tampere. In addition to the HPCFinance partners and fellows, a select number of key industry leaders and academic scholars and are joining us to give their insights and up-to-date technology and product developments. The event consists of a mini-conference taking place in the Sokos Hotel Ilves in Tampere between Mon 13th and Wed 15th of May 2013, followed by lectures and exercises between on Thu 16th and Fri 17th at the Tampere University of Technology.

 

The event will focus on computationally intensive financial problems solved by means of acceleration on novel high-performance computing platforms. This will be a valuable opportunity to network and expand your knowledge-base together with other experienced business leaders, scholars, as well as the HPC Finance network consisting of 7 universities and 8 companies, including investment and insurance companies, banks, consultants, software vendors and high-performance computing solution providers. There will be more than 20 leading speakers from the European computing and financial industry and academia including Microsoft Azure, Wayne Luk (Imperial College), Marc Vlitos (FiNCAD), John Ashley (nVidia), Uwe Naumann (RWTH Aachen), Michael Dempster (Cambridge University), Mark Parsons (EPCC), Jacques du Toit (Numerical Algorithms Group), Terry Spitz (Citi) and many others.

 

The event, supported by the European Commission, is hosted by the Tampere University of Technology and Techila Technologies Ltd. Microsoft Corporation is kindly sponsoring the conference dinner.

 

Participation is limited. Register here.

 

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