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Dr. Ben Van Vliet, Illinois Institute of Technology, at High Frequency Trading Conference Chicago

High-Frequency TradingProfessor Van Vliet, Lecturer at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Business (IIT), will present at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com). Building off of the momentum of past conferences in New York City, High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 will provide a global audience in Chicago, October 3-5, Sao Paulo, October 24-26, Singapore, November 13-15 and Hong Kong, December, 12-14, the most up-to-date overview of cutting-edge developments and insights to build a competitive advantage in speed trading.

Professor Van Vliet is Illinois Institute of Technology's Associate Director of the M.S. Finance program; he consults extensively in the financial markets industry, including Calamos Investment Management, Jump Trading, Deutsche Bank and the United States Department of Labor, primarily on topics related to the mathematics, technology and management of trading systems.

Other high-profile speakers presenting at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 include:

  • Mr. Bart Chilton, Commissioner, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Mr. Aaron Lebovitz, Managing Director, Infinium Capital Management
  • Mr. Adam Afshar, Chief Executive Officer and President, Hyde Park Global
  • Dr. Andrew Kumiega, Adjunct Professor, University of Chicago
  • Dr. Christian Zimmer, Head for Quantitative Portfolio Management and Research, Itaú Unibanco's Asset Management
  • Mr. Christopher Willox, Director of Trading, Fenimore Asset Management
  • Mr. Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders
  • Dr. Euan Sinclair, Risk Manager, Bluefin Trading
  • Mr. James Austin, President, Vertex Analytics
  • Mr. James Leman, Principal and Capital Markets Head, Westwater Corp.
  • Mr. Jitesh Thakkar, Founder and President, Edge Financial Technologies
  • Mr. Jonathan Kanterman, leading consultant to hedge funds
  • Mr. Jonathan Kinlay, Founder and CEO, Systematic Strategies LLC
  • Mr. Ken Kinkopf, Founder and President, Kinkopf Capital Management, LLC
  • Mr. Louis Mak, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, I-Access Group
  • Mr. Marvin Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Quaternion Capital Management
  • Mr. Mike Bellafiore, Co-Founder, SMB Capital
  • Mr. Milind Sharma is Chief Executive Officer, QuantZ Capital Management
  • Mr. Morgan Hill, Founding Partner, Attis Capital LLC
  • Mr. Nathaniel Baker, Editor, Bloomberg Hedge Funds Brief, Bloomberg LP
  • Dr. Petter Kolm, Clinical Associate Professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
  • Mr. Will Mechem, Managing Director, Pan Alpha Trading
  • Mr. William Kenney, President, Knox Capital Management
High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011Chicago is produced by Golden Networking (http://www.goldennetworking.net), the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs and investors. Upcoming Golden Networking's Forums and Business Receptions include:

·         The Speed Traders Workshop 2011 Chicago, "The Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading" (http://thespeedtradersworkshopchicago.eventbrite.com), October 3, Chicago

·         High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://hftleadersforumchicago.eventbrite.com), October 3-5, Chicago

·         Venture Capital Happy Hour New York (http://www.vchappyhour.com), October 4, New York City

·         China Leaders Forum 2011 New York, "How American Companies Can Plug into the Chinese Rocket-Propelled Economy?" (http://www.ChinaLeadersForum.com), October 7, New York

·         Hedge Funds Happy Hour New York (http://www.hfhappyhour.com), October 11, New York City

·         High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour New York (http://www.hfthappyhour.com), October 11, New York City

·         The Speed Traders Workshop 2011 Sao Paulo, "The Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading" (http://thespeedtradersworkshopsaopaulo.eventbrite.com), October 24, Sao Paulo

·         High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Sao Paulo, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://hftleadersforumsaopaulo.eventbrite.com), October 24-26, Sao Paulo, Brazil

·         Public Finance Leaders Forum 2011 New York, "Navigating Uncharted Territories After S&P's U.S. Debt Downgrade from its Gilt-Edged AAA Credit Rating" (http://www.PublicFinanceLeadersForum.com), November 9, New York

·         The Speed Traders Workshop 2011 Singapore, "The Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading" (http://thespeedtradersworkshopsingapore.eventbrite.com), November 13, Singapore

·         High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Singapore, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://hftleadersforumsingapore.eventbrite.com), November 13-15, Singapore

·         The Speed Traders Workshop 2011 Hong Kong, "The Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading" (http://thespeedtradersworkshophk.eventbrite.com), December 12, Hong Kong

·         High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Hong Kong , "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://hftleadersforumhongkong.eventbrite.com), December, 12-14, Hong Kong

Panelists, speakers and sponsors are invited to contact Golden Networking by sending an email to info@goldennetworking.net. Golden Networking has been frequently featured in the press, including recent articles in The Wall Street Journal, "Happy Hour for High-Frequency Trading", The New York Times, "Golden Networking Helps Job Seekers Make Overseas Connections", Los Angeles Times, "Speed-addicted traders dominate today's stock market", Reuters, "Revamp looms as trading experts huddle at SEC" and Columbia Business School's Hermes Alumni Magazine, "10 Under 10"