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September 14-15, 2020




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Capitalize on the FinTech developments happening in 2020!
Will the impact make or break you?

Exciting new advances also bring new obstacles and challenges. Don’t’ go it alone. HPC & AI Wall Street will help you mitigate the impact and capitalize on the developments that 2020 brings.

It is a foregone conclusion that the new era of IT has emerged and is accelerating its momentum into the global enterprise faster than ever before. All our research indicates that nearly all major organizations have passed the AI review process and have identified AI as a major initiative. The transformation is leading modernization across the entire IT stack; hardware, systems, applications, tools, architectural design patterns, programming languages, development methodologies, and cloud native environments. State of the art informatics, security, data management and governance are at the core of the transformation as financial firms aggressively invest in IT to become the premier leaders in high performance computing for AI and Machine Learning use cases!

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn from the most forward-thinking leadership Wall Street has to offer as they break through the barriers of entry and enter this renaissance in IT with business innovation that is differentiating their firm’s capabilities!

Take a look at some of the developments arriving in 2020 that are sure to have a broad impact on the industry and workflows. Topics like these and more will be discussed in our program:

Supported by our publications (HPCwire, EnterpriseAI and Datanami) and with a long legacy of success, HPC & AI Wall Street is comprised of the leading advanced scale technology buyers on Wall Street and within broader Financial Services segments. As the premier event for Financial Services, HPC & AI Wall Street delivers an environment designed for providers to share and showcase their value to the leading advanced scale executive leadership attendees.

Whether you are a data scientist, developer, infrastructure lead, or devops engineer this conference is for you. Sign up now and be part of the movement!

When
September 14-15, 2020
Where
The New Yorker Hotel 481 8th Avenue & 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Come peek under the hood at the fastest systems and AI technology on the Planet for Financial Services. You will not see this FS technology at any other industry event! HPCwire, the leading publication, for 30 years, covering the fastest computers in the world and the people who run them will be facilitating the program.

Join us at the newly refreshed HPC & AI 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 & AI Wall Street 2019 is dedicated to showcasing tech innovation on Wall Street, making it the premier innovation event for the Financial Services Segment. HPC & AI 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
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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 Wall Street is the premier conference show that brings innovation to the forefront of the Financial Services market. HPC & AI 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 14-15, 2020 and the expansion of our premier conference show to Singapore – Spring 2021.

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 Wall Street 2020.


Jem Pagan
Conference Chair

Early Bird Pass

$295

Ends on August 16, 2020

Access to all sessions and to the exhibition area across 2 days

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    Standard Pass

    $495

    Open until September 13, 2020

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      $550

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        Below you'll find the program for HPC & AI Wall Street 2020. 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.

        Monday, September 14
        08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Exhibition Showcase @ Exhibit Hall
        09:00 – 09:15 Opening Remarks and Welcome
        Speaker: Jem Pagan, Conference Chair
        09:15 – 10:00 Keynote:
        Industry Analyst: Addison Snell, State of HPC & AI in FinServ
        10:00 – 10:45 Panel Discussion:
        “Tech Trilogy” – Critical Tech Silos of AI Deployment
        Moderator: Tom Tabor, CEO Tabor Communications
        Panelists: Tiffany Trader, Editor HPCwire, Doug Black, Editor EnterpriseAI, Alex Woodie, Editor Datanami
        10:45 – 11:00 Networking Break @ Exhibit Hall
        11:00 – 11:45 Keynote Address:
        Speaker: Eric Henry
        Crypto Currencies, Blockchain, AI, HPC, HFT – These digital disruptors are a reality; that it is happening is now accepted among global corporate executive and operational managers. A stakeholder strategy is now required for integrating the new technology. Managers “on the street” need to be fully informed along the way so that they don’t lose trust in the data and analytics. This presentation illustrates how can you effectively deploy an analytics-driven organization by developing and implementing a strategy for “managing the human dynamics.”
        11:45 – 13:00 Tabletop Lunch Discussion:
        Future Trends in FinTech and Capital Markets
        13:00 – 13:45 Keynote Address:
        DDN
        LEADERSHIP SESSIONS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS
        13:45 – 14:30 Panel Discussion:
        AI Use Cases in Financial Services
        Artificial intelligence has provided the world of banking and the financial industry innovative services to meet the demands of customers who want smarter, more convenient, safer ways to access, spend, save and invest their money. Artificial intelligence solutions are helping banks and credit lenders make smarter underwriting decisions by utilizing a variety of factors that more accurately assess traditionally underserved borrowers, like millennials, in the credit decision making process.
        General Session:
        FPGAs for FinTech
        14:30 – 15:15 Panel Discussion:
        Storage Innovations Big Data Workloads in Finance
        Moderator: Michael Oros, Executive Director, SNIA
        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.
        General Session:
        Automating Data Science and Machine Learning Environments in the Cloud
        AI Data science and machine learning models, like any other software applications, progress from the development phase to production environments. Data science development differs slightly from traditional software development. It is imperative that we apply the same DevOps principles common to traditional application development when designing model pipelines. Applying these principles correctly improves the overall governance and audit capabilities—and drastically reduces the time between ideation and productionizing of models.
        15:15 – 16:00 Networking Break @ Exhibit Hall
        16:00 – 16:45 Panel Discussion:
        Blockchain and Crypto Innovations in Financial Services
        Moderator: Shahin Kahn, Senior Partner, Orion X
        Our panel will share the use cases driving adoption of blockchain and crypto financing in fintech and financial services. Our panelist will assess the enterprise-readiness of these technologies and how they are changing the ecosystem of traditional investment and revenue models.
        General Session:
        Best Practices in Blockchain Development
        This session will present the characteristics and complexity of blockchain data structures: linked lists, binary search trees, hash maps, and graphs (specifically, directed acyclic graphs which feature prominently in blockchains). It will also provide an understanding of data structures, cryptography, distributed systems, networking and game theories driving advanced blockchain innovations.
        16:45 – 18:00 Networking Reception @ Exhibit Hall
        Tuesday, September 15
        07:00 – 09:00 Registration and Exhibition Showcase
        09:00 – 0915 Opening Remarks and Welcome
        LEADERSHIP SESSIONS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS
        09:15 – 10:00 Panel Session:
        Understanding the Pillars of an AI practice
        This session will explore the pillars of an AI practice or business unit in finance. An understanding of use case analysis, change management, target platforms and AI maturing models will help finance organizations build ROI and KPIs into their AI business strategy
        General Session:
        Python for Data Analysis & Data Science – Part I
        Session will cover applied data analysis and data science with Python. It will provide use cases on data wrangling, visualization, Jupyter notebook, Pandas, statistical processing using pandas and the complete pipeline – extract, transform, analyze and present.
        10:00 – 10:45 Panel Session:
        Cyber Security for High Performance Workloads in Finance
        General Session:
        Python for Data Analysis & Data Science – Part II
        Session will cover applied data analysis and data science with Python. It will provide use cases on data wrangling, visualization, Jupyter notebook, Pandas, statistical processing using pandas and the complete pipeline – extract, transform, analyze and present.
        10:45 – 11:00 Networking Break @ Exhibit Hall
        11:00 – 11:45 Keynote Address:
        Speaker: Thomas Thurston, Partner, Chief Technology Officer, WR Hambrecht Ventures
        11:45 – 13:00 Tabletop Lunch Discussion
        Future Trends in FinTech and Capital Markets
        13:00 – 13:45 Keynote Address:
        Data Management Challenges in the AI Era
        Speaker: Robert Mowles, Executive. Accenture
        LEADERSHIP SESSIONS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS
        13:45 – 14:30 General Session:
        Building A Roadmap for AI and Compliance
        General Session:
        Python for Data Analysis & Data Science – Part III
        Session will cover applied data analysis and data science with Python. It will provide use cases on data wrangling, visualization, Jupyter notebook, Pandas, statistical processing using pandas and the complete pipeline – extract, transform, analyze and present.
        14:30 – 15:15 General Session:
        What Executives Need to Know About Cloud Management
        General Session:
        Docker & Kubernetes – Big Picture – Part I
        Docker and Kubernetes are one of the hottest container management solutions in IT, especially in the world of cloud computing and AI. The course will teach you the theory and practical knowledge required to get you up and running as fast as possible.
        15:15 – 16:00 Networking Break @ Exhibit Hall
        16:00 -16:45 General Session:
        Future – Quantum Computing for Financial Services
        General Session:
        Docker & Kubernetes – Big Picture – Part II
        Docker and Kubernetes are one of the hottest container management solutions in IT, especially in the world of cloud computing and AI. The course will teach you the theory and practical knowledge required to get you up and running as fast as possible.
        16:45 – 18:00 Networking Reception – Exhibit Hall

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