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Vloeberghs Chair 2018

Monday, 19 February, 2018 - 18:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
faces@vub.ac.be

Monday 19 February at 6pm : Inaugurual lecture – The future of risk management. Followed by a reception in collaboration with the student association in finance, Capitant.

Other Lectures:

Monday Feb 19, 13u-16u: Use of options in business

Tuesday Feb 20, 9u-11u00: financial data analytics with R

Tuesday Feb 20: Forecasting financial risk

Wednesday Feb 21, 13u00-16u00: Hedging of currency risk

Thursday Feb 22, 14u00-16u00: Optimizing financial portfolios

Vloeberghs Chair 2018 guest: Prof. David Ardia

David Ardia is Professor of Finance and Head of the Master of Science in Finance (MScF) at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and Visiting Professor of Finance at Laval University, Québec, Canada. Previously he was senior analyst at aeris CAPITAL AG and head of research at Tolomeo Capital AG, two Swiss-based asset managers. In 2008 he received the Chorafas Prize for his book Financial Risk Management with Bayesian Estimation of GARCH Models, published by Springer. He is the author of several scientific articles and statistical packages in R. He holds an MSc in applied mathematics, an MAS in quantitative finance, and a PhD in financial econometrics.