[ugrads] Fwd: Reminder: "How I Became a Quant", A Panel Discussion at IIT Stuart - Tomorrow, Thursday, March 26th

Fred J. Hickernell fred at math.iit.edu
Wed Mar 25 17:02:38 CDT 2009


In case you missed the earlier announcements, here is something that  
you might wish to attend if you are curious about working in the  
finance industry.

Fred

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> From: "Van Pezzello" <vpezzell at stuart.iit.edu>
> Date: March 25, 2009 4:01:50 PM CDT
> To: <vpezzell at stuart.iit.edu>
> Subject: Reminder: "How I Became a Quant", A Panel Discussion at IIT  
> Stuart - Tomorrow, Thursday, March 26th
>
> Don’t forget to sign up and bring your Business Profession Passport!
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> The IAFE Education Committee and the Fischer Black Memorial  
> Foundation are pleased to invite you to
> How I Became a Quant: Financial Engineers Give a Personal View
> of their Careers in Quantitative Finance
>
> How I Became a Quant:
> Financial Engineers Give a Personal View of their Careers in  
> Quantitative Finance
>
> Date:
> Thursday, March 26, 2009
>
> Time:
> 5:30 Registration, 6:00 Program Begins, 7:30 Reception
>
> Location:
> Stuart School of Business
> Illinois Institute of Technology
> 565 West Adams Street
> Chicago, IL, 60661
>
> A Panel Discussion for Students Interested in a Career in  
> Quantitative Finance
>
>
> Moderator:
> Panelists:
> Professor Michael Ong
> IIT Stuart School of Business
> Ram Gandikota
> ATIVO Group LLC
>
> Jeremy Baskin
> Northern Trust Global Investments
>
> John Wightkin
> Schwab
>
> Younes Tazi
> Bank of America
>
> The recent explosive growth in quantitative finance has led  
> mathematics, physics, computer science and engineering students of  
> all levels to wonder whether a career or an advanced degree in  
> quantitative finance is right for them. With the rapid increase in  
> sophisticated quantitative and computational techniques employed in  
> financial firms there has been increasing demand for students with  
> highly quantitative backgrounds to work in the financial field and  
> an increase in advanced degree programs covering these topics.
>
> This forum is designed to give a personal view of the world of  
> quantitative finance from the point of view of quantitative finance  
> professionals with varying specialties.
>
> The event will take place in the auditorium and in the first floor  
> lobby. A reception for students and panelists will be held after the  
> event.
>
> Register Here
> Learn more about the IAFE
> Sponsored and Hosted by:
> Illinois Institute of Technology
> Stuart School of Business
> ©2009 Stuart School of Business  565 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL  
> 60661
>
>
>

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Fred J. Hickernell, Professor and Chair
Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
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Email: fred at math.iit.edu, Web: www.iit.edu/~hickerne
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