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March 4, 2020

An Ensemble Approach to Predict Default Risk in Stress Testing

Yun Zheng VP of Innovation & Global Risk Analytics HSBC Overview This presentation discussed the importance of performing stress tests on financial models that are used to predict the term structure of corporate default probabilities. This is accomplished by using an ensemble approach using different machine learning algorithms that… Read More

February 27, 2020

AI & Beyond the Quant

Victor Martinez Lead Data Scientist State Street Overview In this presentation, Victor Martinez talks about the complexities of properly applying machine learning algorithms to today’s financial markets. Primarily focusing on time series implementation and analysis, he differentiates between stationary and non-stationary relationships to describe the difficulty in creating reliable… Read More

February 27, 2020

Model Development Strategies for Time Series Forecasting

Jun Kim Director – Finance Decision Science American Express Overview In this presentation, Jun Kim talks about leading a team of data scientists at American Express to create time series models to predict future financial trends. He focuses more on the practical application of model development rather than actual model… Read More

February 27, 2020

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Banking

Artit “Art” Wangperawong Distinguished Engineer US Bank Introduction Every company’s AI journey is different. We’re all trying to figure out how we use AI for our business or our productivity and development. We’re all on different paths and at different parts of the journey. It also may lead to different… Read More

February 27, 2020

A Human and Machine Approach to Wealth Management

Chris Kovel Head of Wealth Management Analytics, Intelligence & Data Technology Morgan Stanley Chis Kovel Bio Chris works in Morgan Stanley’s IT department, helping to develop and enhance such digital technologies as data, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, call center, intelligent agents and CRM.  He holds two patents for “transaction… Read More

February 27, 2020

Machine Learning Platform at Mount Sinai Health Systems

Arash Kia Data Science Lead Mount Sinai Prem Timsina Lead Data Engineer Mount Sinai Overview Prem Timsina and Arash Kia are part of a collaborative data science team at Mount Sinai whose goal is to bring the power of machine learning to clinicians in an effort to best serve patients. Read More

February 27, 2020

What AI Will Bring to Medicine and Why Human Experts Are Here to Stay

Hakima Ibaroudene Group Leader – Research & Development Southwest Research Institute Overview Hakima Ibaroudene discusses how she and her team at SwRI utilize the benefits of using AI in the medical field. Applying proper diagnoses is a tedious and complicated task that doctors face every day. The time and… Read More

February 27, 2020

Advancements at Siemens Healthineers in AI for Medical Imaging

Bimba Rao Head of Global Artificial Intelligence Engineering Siemens Healthineers Ultrasound Siemens Healthineers background  Siemens Healthineers builds healthcare products and is one of the 5 largest med-tech companies in the world. It split off from its parent company, Siemens, about two years ago. They predict that in the future Medicine… Read More