CDAR announces 2018 Symposium, focusing on data science applications in finance and risk management

September 13, 2018

The fourth annual CDAR Symposium (Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk) will convene on October 19, 2018, from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm at UC Berkeley’s Memorial Stadium.

2018 CDAR Symposium
Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Locations: Memorial Stadium, UC Berkeley

The symposium is presented in partnership with State Street, a corporate sponsor of BIDS and our data science fellowships. The program will feature new developments in data science, highlighting applications to finance and risk management. Academic researchers from the physical and social sciences, industry researchers from financial management firms, and data scientists from technology development companies are expected to attend. Ezra Nahum, a Berkeley alum, a senior strategist at Goldman Sachs, and another supporter of BIDS fellowships, is among the speakers.

Based in the Economics and Statistics Departments at UC Berkeley, CDAR was co-founded with State Street, Stanford, BIDS, and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE). This year, CDAR welcomes a new founding member, Swiss Re based in Switzerland, and a new industry partner, AXA Rosenberg.