CIM PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

January 21, 2018

THE FIELDS INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

September 22, 2014
Quantitative Finance Career Day

hosted by the Fields Institute

DESCRIPTION:
The Fields Institute is in a unique position to connect talented students at from graduate and undergraduate programs in Quantitative Finance at our partner universities with exciting job opportunities in the financial industry. The 2014 Quantitative Finance Career Day features wide ranging talks by prominent industry experts, followed by a lively panel discussion and a networking reception attended by recruiters and job candidates.

SCHEDULE:
All talks, breaks, reception, and panel discussion will take place at the Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street
Map to venue

10:45 a.m. Welcome:

11:00 to 11:30: Saskia Goedhart (Partner, Ernst & Young)
11:45 to 12:15: Jean Desgagne (President and CEO, The Canadian Depository for Securities)

12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Lunch break:
(program directors and industry representatives have lunch on-site)

2:00 to 2:30: Mark Engel (Senior Vice President, Scotiabank)
2:45 to 3:15: Timothy Fong (Managing Director, OSFI)

3:30 to 4:00 p.m. Coffee break:

4:00 to 5:30 p.m.: IAQF Panel Discussion 'How I became a quant'

Moderator: Dan Rosen (S&P Capital)
Panelists: Mark Engel (Scotiabank), Timothy Fong (OSFI), Lenny Freilich (OCE), Saskia Goedhart (Ernst and Young),

5:30 to 7:00 p.m.: Networking reception

Confirmed Recruiters: CIBC, Scotiabank, OSFI

Confirmed Quantitative Finance Programs:
MPhiMac (McMaster University), Graduate Diploma in Financial Engineering & MA in Mathematics and Statistics (York University),
Master of Quantitative Finance (University of Waterloo),
MSc in Statistics - Financial Modelling (Western University),
Financial Mathematics BSc (Laurier University).

 

 


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