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CFS Workshop 2018: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Financial Services

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.

 
During this one-day workshop, hosted by the Center for Financial Studies (CFS), academic and industry experts discussed artificial intelligence and machine learning in the financial services industry. 
 
The day included presentations and panel discussions on several broad themes. Attendees received a variety of perspectives and insights on using sophisticated data science skills to address several important challenges facing the finance industry.
 

Event Details

Speakers

Reinert Speaker:

Dr. Kathryn Guarini
Vice President, Research Strategy, IBM

Plenary Speakers:

Dr. Akhtar Siddique
Deputy Director, Enterprise Risk and Analysis Division
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Dr. Marco Enriquez
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, D.C.

Professor Agostino Capponi
Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Columbia University

Professor Murray Frank
Professor of Finance
University of Minnesota

Dr. Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham
Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

AI, Computer Vision, and Deep Learning Session Speakers

Professor John Christian
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professor Richard Radke
Professor, Dept. of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professor Qiang Ji
Professor, Dept. of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Industry Panel Speakers:

Dr. Kumar Bhaskaran
Program Director, IBM Industry Research, NY

Anna Sofia Kircher
Data Scientist, Lendable Marketplace, NY

James Savage
Head of Data Science, Lendable, NY

Dr. Amanda Stent
NLP Researcher, Bloomberg, NY