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September 11-12, 2019




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Join us at the newly refreshed HPC & AI on Wall Street event happening September 11 and 12, 2019 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, NY. We are bringing together thought leaders and industry frontrunners alike to share experiences and strategies that are setting the standards for Capital Markets today and in the future. With executive advisors from our newly formed Customer Advisory Board and new Event Chair, Jem Pagán, HPC on Wall Street 2019 is dedicated to showcasing tech innovation on Wall Street, making it the premier innovation event for the Financial Services Segment. HPC on Wall Street is composed of the leading advanced scale technology buyers on Wall Street and broader Financial Services segments, delivering an environment designed for innovative providers to share and showcase their value to the leading advanced scale executive leadership attendees.

When
September 11-12, 2019
Where
The Roosevelt Hotel 45 East 45th Street & Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10017
Register Now

Join us at the newly refreshed HPC & AI on Wall Street event happening September 11 and 12, 2019 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, NY. We are bringing together thought leaders and industry frontrunners alike to share experiences and strategies that are setting the standards for Capital Markets today and in the future. With executive advisors from our newly formed Customer Advisory Board and new Event Chair, Jem Pagán, HPC on Wall Street 2019 is dedicated to showcasing tech innovation on Wall Street, making it the premier innovation event for the Financial Services Segment. HPC on Wall Street is composed of the leading advanced scale technology buyers on Wall Street and broader Financial Services segments, delivering an environment designed for innovative providers to share and showcase their value to the leading advanced scale executive leadership attendees.

When
September 11-12, 2019
Where
The Roosevelt Hotel 45 East 45th Street & Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10017
Register Now

Meet Our Event Chair

Thank you for your interest in attending our High Performance Computing technologies conference. As we continue to venture into the early stages of global digital transformation, our reliance on high performance architectures continues to drive market differentiation and competitive advantages to organizations investing in hyperscale and high performance innovation.

Financial Services organizations have historically engaged in early adoption of advanced scale systems to meet the demands of its eco-system of customers and partners. High performance computing is the enabler to the most advanced solutions in production. Regardless of the delivery platform, high performance computing technologies continue to open the pathway towards the adoption of hyper-growth data use cases in Financial Services.

With the introduction of Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and data management platforms, our industry will remain in a constant state of change and innovation for the foreseeable future. Higher expectations in business service delivery, lower capex and more efficient opex, have presented a challenge and opportunity for every IT leader in Financial Services. The challenge to meet and exceed market expectations while managing cost, time and value resources has evolved IT organizations to Hyper-Service Management and Delivery organizations driven by the critical success factor, ”speed-to-insight”.

HPC & AI on Wall Street is the premier conference show that brings innovation to the forefront of the Financial Services market. HPC on Wall Street showcases innovation in high performance and hyperscale technologies through featured presentations, networking opportunities and 1:1 customer interactions over a two-day period.

We are excited to announce another exciting conference for the U.S.A. in New York City – September 11-12, 2019 and the expansion of our premier conference show to Singapore – October 15-16, 2019.

Our attendees will experience a ‘Best In Show offering’ in innovation and networking for the express goal of providing the catalyst for new relationships while cultivating well established partnerships among attendees and providers.

You are encouraged to engage with our team and your peers as we explore the exciting advancements in High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence in HPC & AI on Wall Street 2019.


Jem Pagan
Conference Chair

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$295

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    $495

    Open until September 10, 2019

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      $550

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        Below you'll find the program for HPC & AI on Wall Street 2019. We'll keep this page regularly updated with all new speakers and sessions, so be sure to keep checking in! Note: Program Schedule and Speakers are subject to change.

        12:00 1:00

        Conference Registration


        1:00 1:15

        Welcome and Conference Overview


        1:15 2:00

        Panel Discussion: “Tech Trilogy” – The Mysteries of AI Based Computing – Big Data + AI + HPC

        Before choosing a platform for AI/ML in finance, it is best to clearly define the business applications and use cases.  There are multiple critical paths towards a profitable AI/ML practice. Exploring the details of ML successes & failures, similarities and differences to problems in finance will be the focus of this panel discussion.


        2:00 2:45

        Panel Discussion: AI on-Prem HPC vs Hybrid Management & Practices

        Our panelists of financial services leaders will share their experiences in hybrid HPC deployments and the lessons learned in bridging the gap between on-premise and cloud environments.


        2:45 3:30

        Panel Discussion: “AI + HPC” Cloud Management & Practices

        Our panelists will explore cloud adoption for high-performance workloads and the management and practices delivering measurable returns on cloud investments.


        3:30 4:00

        Closing Remarks


        4:00 6:00

        Opening Gala Reception – Exhibit Hall


        7:00 9:00

        Exhibits and Registration in Exhibit hall


        9:00 9:15

        Opening Remarks


        9:15 10:00

        General Session Topic: Using Data Science and AI to Guide Investment Decisions

        Thomas Thurston, Partner, Chief Technology Officer, WR Hambrecht Ventures Thomas Thurston is a venture capitalist who uses data science to identify disruptive growth companies. He's a Partner at WR Hambrecht Ventures and developed the MESE® computing system. Formerly, he used data science to guide growth investments at Intel and led a joint R&D effort at the Harvard Business School with Professor Clayton Christensen to develop predictive statistical models for early stage innovation.


        10:00 10:45

        General Session Topic: Bridging the Gap Between Regulation, Compliance, Policy and Innovation

        Our panel of policy and technology leaders will discuss business models that drive continuous innovation in a compliant-driven market and explore how AI can impact the pace of innovation in financial services.


        10:45 11:15

        Exhibits Networking Break: Exhibit Hall


        11:15 12:00

        General Session Topic: Building High Performance Development Teams for HPC+AI

        Sagar Gaikwad, Senior Manager - Enterprise Machine Learning Platforms, Capital One This talk will focus on the fundamental building blocks enabling organizations to build high performance development teams:

        • Hiring the right mix
        • Art of career coaching
        • Value and rewarding culture enablers
        • Scaling high performing teams


        1:00 1:45

        Keynote: Intel Corporation – Data Management Platform for Analytics and Trading

        Keynote: Dave Cohen is the Storage Solutions CTO in Intel's Nonvolatile Memory and Storage (NVMS) Group and the Chief Architect of Intel's Data Management Platform. Dave has been at Intel for five years working on a variety of network and storage related solutions. His career spans over 30 years working on large scale, distributed systems for Fortune 500 companies including over 12 years on Wall St where worked for Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs.


        12:00 1:00

        Lunch (Tabletop) Discussion: Future Trends in FinTech and Capital Markets


        1:45 2:30

        Exhibit Hall Open


        2:30 3:15

        Keynote: AMD Corporation

        AMD dares to imagine a better world and takes inspiration from customers to deliver innovative solutions to meet the challenges and possibilities in our digital age. AMD performs leading-edge research and provides technology direction critical to their customers’ future. AMD has a historical success record of influencing both industry and academia through exploration of important research directions and future technologies.


        3:15 4:00

        General Session Topic: Storage Innovations for High Performance Workloads

        High-performance scalable storage for data-intensive applications is a key component of HPC and AI environments. Our panel will discuss how storage innovations in FinTech and Capital markets are necessary to support I/O intensive workloads in financial markets.


        4:00 4:15

        Networking Break


        4:15 5:00

        General Session Topic: Blockchain and Crypto Advances in Financial Services

        Our panelists will share the use cases driving adoption of blockchain and crypto-financing in fintech and financial services. Our panelists will assess the enterprise-readiness of these technologies and how they are changing the ecosystem of traditional investment and revenue models.


        5:00 5:15

        General Session Topic: 2020 Predictions in Financial Services

        No crystal ball exists that will accurately predict the future of capital markets and financial services. We will engage in a panel-led discussion on the ‘possibilities of the future’ in financial services, fintech and cryptocurrency.


        5:15 5:30

        Closing Remarks


        12:00 1:00

        Conference Registration


        1:00 1:15

        Welcome and Conference Overview


        1:15 2:00

        Panel Discussion: “Tech Trilogy” – The Mysteries of AI Based Computing – Big Data + AI + HPC

        Before choosing a platform for AI/ML in finance, it is best to clearly define the business applications and use cases.  There are multiple critical paths towards a profitable AI/ML practice. Exploring the details of ML successes & failures, similarities and differences to problems in finance will be the focus of this panel discussion.


        2:00 2:45

        Panel Discussion: AI on-Prem HPC vs Hybrid Management & Practices

        Our panelists of financial services leaders will share their experiences in hybrid HPC deployments and the lessons learned in bridging the gap between on-premise and cloud environments.


        2:45 3:30

        Panel Discussion: “AI + HPC” Cloud Management & Practices

        Our panelists will explore cloud adoption for high-performance workloads and the management and practices delivering measurable returns on cloud investments.


        3:30 4:00

        Closing Remarks


        4:00 6:00

        Opening Gala Reception – Exhibit Hall


        7:00 9:00

        Exhibits and Registration in Exhibit hall


        9:00 9:15

        Opening Remarks


        9:15 10:00

        General Session Topic: Using Data Science and AI to Guide Investment Decisions

        Thomas Thurston, Partner, Chief Technology Officer, WR Hambrecht Ventures Thomas Thurston is a venture capitalist who uses data science to identify disruptive growth companies. He's a Partner at WR Hambrecht Ventures and developed the MESE® computing system. Formerly, he used data science to guide growth investments at Intel and led a joint R&D effort at the Harvard Business School with Professor Clayton Christensen to develop predictive statistical models for early stage innovation.


        10:00 10:45

        General Session Topic: Bridging the Gap Between Regulation, Compliance, Policy and Innovation

        Our panel of policy and technology leaders will discuss business models that drive continuous innovation in a compliant-driven market and explore how AI can impact the pace of innovation in financial services.


        10:45 11:15

        Exhibits Networking Break: Exhibit Hall


        11:15 12:00

        General Session Topic: Building High Performance Development Teams for HPC+AI

        Sagar Gaikwad, Senior Manager - Enterprise Machine Learning Platforms, Capital One This talk will focus on the fundamental building blocks enabling organizations to build high performance development teams:

        • Hiring the right mix
        • Art of career coaching
        • Value and rewarding culture enablers
        • Scaling high performing teams


        1:00 1:45

        Keynote: Intel Corporation – Data Management Platform for Analytics and Trading

        Keynote: Dave Cohen is the Storage Solutions CTO in Intel's Nonvolatile Memory and Storage (NVMS) Group and the Chief Architect of Intel's Data Management Platform. Dave has been at Intel for five years working on a variety of network and storage related solutions. His career spans over 30 years working on large scale, distributed systems for Fortune 500 companies including over 12 years on Wall St where worked for Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs.


        12:00 1:00

        Lunch (Tabletop) Discussion: Future Trends in FinTech and Capital Markets


        1:45 2:30

        Exhibit Hall Open


        2:30 3:15

        Keynote: AMD Corporation

        AMD dares to imagine a better world and takes inspiration from customers to deliver innovative solutions to meet the challenges and possibilities in our digital age. AMD performs leading-edge research and provides technology direction critical to their customers’ future. AMD has a historical success record of influencing both industry and academia through exploration of important research directions and future technologies.


        3:15 4:00

        General Session Topic: Storage Innovations for High Performance Workloads

        High-performance scalable storage for data-intensive applications is a key component of HPC and AI environments. Our panel will discuss how storage innovations in FinTech and Capital markets are necessary to support I/O intensive workloads in financial markets.


        4:00 4:15

        Networking Break


        4:15 5:00

        General Session Topic: Blockchain and Crypto Advances in Financial Services

        Our panelists will share the use cases driving adoption of blockchain and crypto-financing in fintech and financial services. Our panelists will assess the enterprise-readiness of these technologies and how they are changing the ecosystem of traditional investment and revenue models.


        5:00 5:15

        General Session Topic: 2020 Predictions in Financial Services

        No crystal ball exists that will accurately predict the future of capital markets and financial services. We will engage in a panel-led discussion on the ‘possibilities of the future’ in financial services, fintech and cryptocurrency.


        5:15 5:30

        Closing Remarks


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