Our conference series explores innovation in data science, highlighting applications to risk management. This year’s topics are Impact Investing and Fintech, and confirmed speakers include Robert Eccles, Kay Giesecke, Alex Papanicolaou, Alex Shkolnik, Philip Stark, and Kewei Tang.
The third annual CDAR Symposium, presented in partnership with State Street, will convene on October 27, 2017 from 8:45am to 5:30pm at UC Berkeley’s Memorial Stadium.
The Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk (CDAR) supports research into innovation in data science and its applications to portfolio management and investment risk. Based in the Economics and Statistics Departments at UC Berkeley, CDAR was co-founded with State Street, Stanford, and the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS). CDAR organizes conferences, workshops, and research programs, bringing together academic researchers from the physical and social sciences, and industry researchers from financial management firms and technology development companies large and small.
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|8:45 – 9:30 a.m.||Breakfast|
|9:20 – 9:30 a.m.||Welcome|
|9:30 – 10:10 a.m.||CDAR Year 3: Growth and Expansion
|10:10 – 11:10 a.m.||ESG: Data and Corporate Social Responsibility|
|11:10 – 11:25 a.m.||Break|
|11:25 – 12:25 p.m.||Panel
|12:25 – 1:25 p.m.||Lunch|
|1:25 – 2:25 p.m.||Don’t Bet on Your Random Number Generator|
|2:25 – 3:25 p.m.||Fintech Speaker
Kewei Tang, Ant Financial
|3:25 – 3:40 p.m.||Break|
|3:40 – 4:50 p.m.||Fintech Panel
Moderator/Panelist: Kay Giesecke, Stanford
|4:50 – 5:00 p.m.||Closing Remarks
Bob Anderson, CDAR
|5:00 – 6:30 p.m.||Reception|
Robert G. Eccles is the world’s foremost expert on integrated reporting and a leader on how companies and investors can create sustainable strategies. He is the Founding Chairman of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board(SASB) and one of the founders of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). He has recently joined the board of Mistra Centre for Sustainable Markets (MISUM) in Sweden.Bob is Chairman of Arabesque Partners, the first ESG Quant Fund, with headquarters in London and a research group in Frankfurt. In 2011, Bob was selected as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior, for his extensive, positive contribution to building trust in business, and in 2014 and 2015 was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Read his full bio »
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