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Upcoming Conferences

Bürgenstock 2014

When: Tue Sep 23, 2014 to Thu Sep 25, 2014 
Where: InterContinental Hotel Geneva, Switzerland
Event Description: Join us for SFOA/FIA/FIA Europe Bürgenstock: The Global Forum for Derivatives Markets which will take place on September 23-25 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Bürgenstock conference, now in its fourth decade, has a long history of attracting distinguished speakers and prominent names from the economic, academic and political worlds for high-level debate and discussion. Please check back for information about this year’s program.  Read More

STA 81st Annual Market Structure Conference

When: Wed Oct 1, 2014 to Sat Oct 4, 2014 
Who: List of Conferences for MarketsWiki Front Page
Where: The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel, Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, United States
Event Description: 81ST ANNUAL MARKET STRUCTURE CONFERENCE - SECURITY TRADERS ASSOCIATION Read More

FIA Expo 2014 - 30th Annual Futures & Options Expo

When: Tue Nov 4, 2014 to Thu Nov 6, 2014 
Where: Hilton Chicago, South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
Event Description: Expo, held each fall in Chicago, is the largest futures industry event in the world. More than 5,000 people visit the exhibit hall that showcases the latest products and services. Seminars address brokerage issues, trading systems and strategies, and operations and technology.Expected Attendees: 5,000+/30+ countries / Exhibits: 150+  Read More

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Upcoming Education Events

Summer Intern Education Series Event 2

When: Thu Jul 31, 2014 3:30pm to 5pm CDT

Summer Intern Education Series Event 3

When: Tue Aug 5, 2014 3:30pm to 5pm CDT

Summer Intern Education Series Event 4

When: Thu Aug 7, 2014 3:30pm to 5pm CDT

Summer Intern Education Series Event 5

When: Fri Aug 8, 2014 3:30pm to 5pm CDT

IFM: Futures & Options/Series 3 Exam Course

When: Mon Aug 18, 2014 8am to Tue Aug 19, 2014 4pm CDT
Where: Katten Muchin Rosenman Conference Room - New York, NY, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this two-day program provides a foundation in the fundamentals of futures and options market theory and practice. The course covers from the market knowledge topics such as trading theory and functions; margins, offset, settlement, delivery; option premiums, exercise, assignment and settlement: orders; hedging; spreading; strategies and calculations, and more. The course includes two must-read books - Futures and Options and the Guide to U.S. Futures Regulation - and PassMaster, a Web-based tutorial with unlimited practice tests for attendees who plan to take the Series 3 exam. $625 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $675 Standard registration  Read More

IFM: Making Sense of Cleared Swaps

When: Thu Sep 18, 2014 8am to 4pm CDT
Where: NFA Conference Room - New York, NY, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this one-day course is designed to introduce swaps and the key features and characteristics of these contracts. The educational program explores the world of swaps by taking a closer look at two of the most popular swaps— interest rate swaps (IRS) and credit default swaps (CDS) — and how financial institutions and corporates use swaps in their portfolio management strategies. In addition, the program looks at how swaps differ from listed derivatives and the changing landscape with a migration to the CCP model.This course is recognized by GARP and valid for 6.5 credits. $495 Early-bird | $550 Standard registrationDetails & Registration at www.theIFM.org

IFM: Lifecycle of a Derivative Trade: Uncovering the Middle- and Back-Office Functions

When: Wed Sep 24, 2014 8am to 4pm CDT
Where: NFA Conference Roon - Chicago, IL, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this one-day course takes you "behind the scenes" to explore how brokers and investors on the buy-side and sell-side of the industry perform these functions for both listed and OTC derivatives. Participants will explore the functional building blocks of middle and back office operations that support trade lifecycle activity, from the inception of an order or request for quote (RFQ) through clearance and settlement of payments. The infrastructure or "plumbing" that links together these functions, and the points of failure representing operational risk will be highlighted throughout the program. Particular attention is paid to the lifecycle of both a cleared and uncleared swap. $595 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $650 Standard registration Details & Registration at www.the IFM.org

IFM: Futures & Options/Series 3 Exam Course

When: Wed Oct 1, 2014 8am to Thu Oct 2, 2014 4pm CDT
Where: NFA Conference Room - New York, NY, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this two-day program provides a foundation in the fundamentals of futures and options market theory and practice. The course covers from the market knowledge topics such as trading theory and functions; margins, offset, settlement, delivery; option premiums, exercise, assignment and settlement: orders; hedging; spreading; strategies and calculations, and more. The course includes two must-read books - Futures and Options and the Guide to U.S. Futures Regulation - and PassMaster, a Web-based tutorial with unlimited practice tests for attendees who plan to take the Series 3 exam. $625 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $675 Standard registration  Read More

IFM: Futures & Options/Series 3 Exam Course

When: Tue Oct 7, 2014 to Wed Oct 8, 2014 
Where: NFA Conference Room - Chicago, IL, United States
Event Description: Offered by the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), a non-partisan, nonprofit educational foundation, this two-day program provides a foundation in the fundamentals of futures and options market theory and practice. The course covers from the market knowledge topics such as trading theory and functions; margins, offset, settlement, delivery; option premiums, exercise, assignment and settlement: orders; hedging; spreading; strategies and calculations, and more. The course includes two must-read books - Futures and Options and the Guide to U.S. Futures Regulation - and PassMaster, a Web-based tutorial with unlimited practice tests for attendees who plan to take the Series 3 exam. $625 Early-bird bird ends 4 weeks prior to course date | $675 Standard registration  Read More

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