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22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Aida Mehonic

Aida Mehonic
Programme Manager for AI, The Alan Turing Institute

Website | @amehonic

Dr Aida Mehonic is a Programme Manager for AI at The Alan Turing Institute. Previously, she was a Principal at ASI Data Science where she has led the delivery of data science projects for investment funds, multinationals, government and NGOs.

She holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics. Her research into the physics of tumour formation was published in Nature and she won a Bronze Medal at the International Physics Olympiad. After her PhD, she worked in quantitative roles in financial markets, most recently as a Quant Strategist at J.P. Morgan Investment Bank covering credit markets in the No.1 ranked research team in Europe according to Institutional Investor.

She’s a regular speaker at conferences and round tables, including O’Reilly’s A.I. Conference, Strata Data, Newsweek’s AI in Capital Markets, Battle of the Quants and others.


9:3010:00 Tuesday, 23 May 2017
FinData, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 15
Secondary topics:  AI
Level: Non-technical
Aida Mehonic (The Alan Turing Institute)
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Quantitative finance has been a key feature in the financial industry for over 30 years. Big data, machine learning, and AI are increasingly being used today, but is the financial industry actually ready for AI? Aida Mehonic explores some of the most common applications of AI in finance and shares the typical challenges of data transformation and AI adoption that financial institutions face. Read more.
16:0016:30 Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Hardcore Data Science
Location: London Suite 2/3
Aida Mehonic (The Alan Turing Institute)
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Aida Mehonic explains how ASI Data Science has trained a deep neural net on historical prices of liquid financial contracts. The neural net has already outperformed comparable strategies based on expert systems. Read more.
9:5010:05 Thursday, 25 May 2017
Location: Auditorium
Aida Mehonic (The Alan Turing Institute)
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Aida Mehonic, Engagement Manager in Data Science, ASI Data Science Read more.