Kx in the world: Past industry events.
Paris / DataLead 2015
Kx was a sponsor and speaker at DataLead, a global Big Data conference sponsored by the Haas School of Business at University of California Berkeley and ENSAE ParisTech. The focus of the event was the application of Big Data to business processes, looking at real world business issues, with a particular focus on techniques – machine learning and econometrics – in finance, marketing, insurance, and small business.
Chicago / The FIA Futures & Options Expo
The FIA Expo convenes thought leaders and industry stakeholders for three days of engaging programming on critical issues from top regulatory leaders and business executives. Over 5,000 attendees gethered in Chicago for a stellar program and exhibit hall, featuring the most innovative technology and service providers. Kx was an exhibitor.
New York City / Museum of American Finance
Kx was the reception sponsor for "Going Public? A behind the scenes look at public versus private funding," a fireside chat with NYSE President Tom Farley and Telis Demos, who covers capital markets and the securities industry for The Wall Street Journal. A panel discussion followed with C-suite executives and financial industry experts.
Chicago / Forex Network Chicago 2015
Kx was at P&L Forex in conjunction with First Derivatives, who was an exhibitor at the conference.
London / DDN Full Throttle: London
Kx sponsored a DDN luncheon where several panels of speakers discussed the latest ideas in financial analysis data management infrastructure.
Seattle / Seattle Data Day
Seattle Data Day was a gathering of programmers and system architects to discuss the latest developments and share best practices in data-centric technology. There were speakers, workshops, and lots of opportunities to network with practitioners. Kx was one of the vendors who held "office hours."
New York City / QCon
Kx was a sponsor and exhibitor at QCon, an event for software developers aimed to facilitate the spread of knowledge and innovation in the programmer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.
New York City / Database Month
Kx Systems presented at Database Month in New York City in 2015. Database Month is New York's largest festival focused on database technologies, consisting of a series of after-work database-technology events. Fintan Quill, global head of sales engineering for Kx, spoke about simplified analytics for big data and Internet of Things applications with kdb+.
San Jose / STRATA + HADOOP WORLD
Strata + Hadoop World is where cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect. It's a deep dive into emerging techniques and technologies that reflects the challenges that have emerged in the data field—including security, ubiquitous computing, collaboration, reproducibility, new interfaces, emerging architecture, building data teams and machine data. Kx was a speaker, exhibitor, and sponsor.
San Diego / DISTRIBUTECH
DistribuTECH is the largest U.S. utility event that covers the industry from end-to-end with 10,000 attendees and more than 480 exhibitors. Kx was an exhibitor and showcased its utility and Internet of Things use cases at the event.
London / BIG DATA ANALYTICS
The exponential growth of Big Data is unprecedented and is matched only by its enormous potential to change the way we all live, work, and think. Whitehall Media's 6th biannual Big Data Analytics conference will bring together leading industry professionals to discuss the latest technologies and tools to unlock the business benefits of Big Data. Kx Systems will join partner Datawatch at its booth in the exhibition hall to discuss the power of kdb+ for Big Data analytics.
Newport Beach / UTILITY ANALYTICS WEEK
Kx Systems was a sponsor and exhibitor at Utility Analytics Week, an annual event that brings the utilities industry together to share knowledge and best practices for mission critical analytics. Presentations focused on new approaches and innovative technologies to foster business transformation and create operational efficiencies. Use cases ranged from smart meter analytics to asset maturity models.
New York City / STRATA + HADOOP WORLD
Strata + Hadoop World is where cutting-edge data science and new business fundamentals intersect—and merge. Top data experts made presentations, dissecting case studies, and sharing emerging best practices in data science. Kx attended with some of our partners.
Berkeley / DATALEAD
The Berkeley MFE Program at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and the ENSAE ParisTech, University Paris Saclay hosted the inaugural DataLEAD conference to discuss a wide variety of data science applications from technology, retail, education, science, and government. Speakers included prominent industry professionals, government officials, and faculty from the University of California at Berkeley and the University Paris Saclay.
Boston / BIG DiP: BIG DATA IN PHARMA USA
Kx spoke at the annual Big DiP, or Big Data in Pharma, conference, where leading pharmaceutical and healthcare executives and top tier solution providers shared insights and exchanged ideas about best practices in Big Data.
Toronto / CANADIAN TRADING NETWORK
Kx was a sponsor of Markets Media's 2014 Canadian Trading Network event, which gathered buy-side and sell-side market participants for a series of highly informed roundtables and panels on the latest industry trends and developments. Panelists included some of Canada's most influential sell-side banks, buy-side investors, market operators, and regulators.
Chicago / THE TRADING SHOW
Kx Systems presented its technology and exhibiting at The Trading Show, a leading electronic trading conference and expo focused on new advances in trading strategy, quant models, exchange technology, big data, HPC and more.
New York City / A-TEAM INTELLIGENT TRADING
Kx Systems moderated a panel called "Technology Advances for High Performance Trading and Analytics" as well as exhibited at the A-Team's Intelligent Trading Summit that covered innovations and challenges in trading technology, including the latest trends in design and development tools, as companies look to maximize analytics in their trading operations.
New York City / TECHCRUNCH DISRUPT NY 2014
Kx Systems networked at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, a technology conference where entrepreneurs, opinion leaders, and venture capitalists discuss some of the most important topics facing today's tech landscape. The event includes a Startup Battlefield and a Hackathon.
Boston / BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE
Kx Systems networked at Big Data in Healthcare, a forum about the role of big data in improving healthcare. Case studies were presented by a range of practitioners, from large managed healthcare networks to hospitals, showing how data is being used to improve best practices and patient outcomes.
Raleigh / UTILITY ANALYTICS SUMMIT
Kx was at the third annual Utility Analytics Summit, the annual strategic conference produced by the Utility Analytics Institute, addressing the unique issues and complexities utility professionals encounter from grid analytics, customer analytics, and analytics infrastructure initiatives.
London / BIG DATA IN PHARMA EUROPE
Kx Systems networked at Big Data in Pharma Europe, where medical administrators and practitioners presented current trends in using big data for medical research and development. Topics included: customer engagement; clinical trial design; how to best leverage measurements of therapeutic effects, and how to optimize sales and marketing plans.
New York City / BIG DATA FINANCE 2014
Big Data Finance assesses the importance of Big Data in finance today and in the near future and considers the impact of Big Data on financial engineering, financial analysis, management and regulation. Topics discussed include: the cost of latency in today's markets; algorithmic and high-frequency trading; fast data analytics and financial econometrics, and scaling mathematical analysis of Big Data.
Essen / E-WORLD
Kx Systems networked at E-world, a leading forum for the international energy and water industry. The theme of the meeting was "Smart Energy," with a hall showcasing intelligent energy systems and meetings discussing the industry's challenges during the current energy revolution.
San Antonio / DISTRIBUTECH CONFERENCE
Kx Systems attended DistribuTECH, the utility industry's leading annual transmission and distribution event, where automation and control systems, renewable energy integration and advanced metering are among the topics on the agenda.
Toronto / DATA ANALYTICS FOR UTILITIES
Kx Systems was a sponsor of Data Analytics for Utilities, an industry event designed to showcase how power companies are capitalizing on analytics to get the most value from the big data explosion. Data from smart meters and the smart grid are the foundation to customer satisfaction; managing asset risk and unlocking operational efficiencies and revenue opportunities, according to speakers from leading North American utilities.
Denver / SC13
Kx Senior Engineer Fintan Quill gave kdb+ demos in the Scalable Informatics' booth at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis.
New York City / A-TEAM LOW-LATENCY SUMMIT
Kx Senior Engineer Fintan Quill is speaking in New York City at the North American version of the A-Team's Low-Latency fall summit. Panelists will delve into the hot topic of "Big Fast Data," exploring the value contained in vast, complex, and rapidly changing datasets, and how they can be leveraged for automated trading.
Amsterdam / EUROPEAN UTILITY WEEK
Kx was a sponsor of European Utility Week in Amsterdam October 15-17, the world’s largest smart utility exhibition, focusing on renewable energy integration and storage solutions, grid security, and smart cities.
London / A-TEAM LOW-LATENCY SUMMIT
Kx Chief Strategist Simon Garland spoke at the Low-Latency Summit in London. The focus was on “Big Fast Data,” exploring the value contained in vast, complex, and rapidly changing datasets, and how they can be leveraged for automated trading.
Frankfurt / OPEN DAY 2013 - DEUTSCHE BÖRSE IT CONFERENCE
Kx was a sponsor of the 6th annual Open Day Deutsche Börse IT Conference in Frankfurt/Eschborn — the event for IT professionals and executives in the financial trading and clearing industry.
New York / DELIVERING ALPHA CONFERENCE
Kx sponsored the 3rd annual Delivering Alpha conference, hosted by CNBC and Institutional Investor. Delivering Alpha is a virtual who's who of Wall Street, representing nearly $2 trillion of assets from the largest institutional investors and hedge funds globally. Speakers included U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, and money managers John Paulson, Nelson Peltz and Carl Icahn.
Shanghai / FIX GLOBAL FACE2FACE FORUM
Kx sponsored this one-day conference, which was designed as a platform for the buy and sell-sides to discuss the latest issues on electronic trading and FIX.
London / STAC SUMMIT
Kx sponsored this event, which brought together industry leaders to discuss engineering challenges and solutions in the trading process. The first segment will focus on "Big Workloads" (big compute/big data tasks), while the afternoon will focus on "Fast Workloads" (low-latency and/or high-throughput real-time workloads). Download the STAC Research Report (PDF).
New York / ACM SIGMOD/PODS
Kx sponsored the annual ACM SIGMOD/PODS conference, a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences.
New York / STAC SUMMIT
Kx sponsored this event, which brought together industry leaders to discuss engineering challenges and solutions in the trading process. The segments focused on "Big Workloads" and "Fast Workloads". Download the STAC Research Report (PDF).
Chicago / STAC SUMMIT
Kx sponsored this event, which brought together industry leaders to discuss engineering challenges and solutions in the trading process. The segments focused on "Big Workloads" (big compute/big data tasks), and "Fast Workloads" (low-latency and/or high-throughput real-time workloads). Download the STAC Research Report (PDF).
New York / BIG DATA FINANCE
Kx sponsored Big Data Finance, where the topics included: data analytics versus financial econometrics, financial sentiment and news analysis, behavioral data finance, data security and legal protection, big data and credit risk, high-frequency trading and algorithmic execution, and integrating technology and the access to massive data sources.
New York / A-TEAM LOW-LATENCY SUMMIT
Kx sponsored the A Team Low-Latency Summit in New York City. This year's theme is "Technology Convergence for Intelligent Trading", which explored how technology can enhance trading strategies that do not rely solely on speed of execution to return a profit. Kx was a Gold Sponsor and spoke at the panel discussion.
Munich / DKF 2013
Kx sponsored the DKF Conference in Munich. DKF is the leading conference for the financial services industry in German-speaking Europe, focusing on market data, risk management, and technology.
Shanghai / TRADETECH CHINA 2013
Kx once again sponsored TradeTech China, the only dedicated cross-asset trading event gathering the leading local buy-side and QDII traders, QFII firms, domestic and international brokers and exchanges to discuss the latest trading technology opportunities in the China market.
Amsterdam / GLOBAL DERIVATIVES TRADING & RISK MANAGEMENT
Kx sponsored Global Derivatives Trading & Risk Management 2013. This was be the 20th anniversary of the world's leading quantitative finance conference.
Frankfurt / MATHFINANCE CONFERENCE
Kx sponsored the MathFinance Conference in Frankfurt, a leading event for practitioners in trading and quantitative research. Hosted by Uwe Wystup, the event gathers international experts to present and discuss major topics of the industry.
Germany / E-WORLD 2013
Kx sponsored E-world, the leading sectoral meeting place in the European energy and water industries. More than 20,000 visitors from 20+ countries attended to discuss changes and opportunities in the European Energy Sector.
New York / Opening of Museum of Mathematics
Kx has sponsored an exhibit at this innovative new museum devoted to the pleasures and learning of mathematics.
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Shanghai / Quant Investment & HFT Summit
Kx participated in the 2nd Annual Quant Investment & HFT Summit 2012, which focused on quantitative methodology, quant modeling techniques, high-frequency trading strategies and enabling technologies, low latency and connectivity.
Shanghai / FACE2FACE ELECTRONIC TRAINING FORUM CHINA
Kx sponsored the Face2Face Electronic Trading Forum China, which focused on the technological issues of electronic trading and explored the new tools that are available.
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Eschborn / 5TH ANNUAL OPEN DAY IT CONFERENCE
Kx sponsored Deutsche Börse Group's fifth annual Open Day IT Conference, which was held at their headquarters, "The Cube," in Eschborn, Germany.
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Ireland / KX INTERNATIONAL USER CONFERENCE
The Kx International User Conference was a great opportunity to listen to the most prominent experts in kdb+, q and the applications of both, as well as to explore some of the key issues affecting trading and risk management.
Shanghai / TRADETECH CHINA 2012
Kx sponsored TradeTech China 2012.
Munich / DKF 2012
Kx was a sponsor of DKF 2012 in Munich, which brought together business executives, solution providers and opinion leaders from the financial services industry.
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Shanghai / Guosen Conference
Chicago / FIA EXPO CHICAGO 2011
Kx was a sponsor of FIA Expo Chicago 2011, the largest futures industry event in the world. Seminars addressed brokerage issues, trading systems and strategies, and operations and technology.
Hong Kong / TRADING ARCHITECTURE ASIA 2011
Kx sponsored Trading Architecture Asia 2011, which was dedicated to the art and science of low latency trading.
Amsterdam / SCREEN AMSTERDAM 2011
Kx was a sponsor of Screen Amsterdam 2011, an event for the financial services community in Europe. The event focused on enterprise solutions, e.g. in trading, risk, and market data management.
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New York / PERSCHOLAS GALA FUNDRAISING DINNER
Kx was pleased to have the opportunity to co-sponsor the PerScholas Gala Fundraising Dinner at Cipriani, Wall Street.
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New York / 8TH ANNUAL HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING COMPUTING LINUX FINANCIAL MARKETS CONFERENCE
Scalable Informatics Inc, the high performance storage specialists, demonstrated their latest hardware offerings including examples of fast local spinning disk and flash configurations using kdb+ databases at the 8th Annual High Performance Computing Linux Financial Markets Conference at the Roosevelt Hotel.
Shanghai / TRADETECH CHINA 2011
Kx sponsored TradeTech China 2011.
New York / 5TH ANNUAL FIA AND OIC NEW YORK EQUITY OPTIONS CONFERENCE
Kx was a sponsor of the 5th Annual FIA and OIC New York Equity Options Conference in New York City. Our Director of North American Sales, John Conneely, attended. He answered the questions about how Kx can help companies manage their massive quantities of data with our high-performance database.
New York / A-TEAM INSIGHT EXCHANGE NEW YORK
Kx was a Platinum Sponsor for A-Team Insight Exchange in New York.
London / A-TEAM INSIGHT EXCHANGE LONDON
Kx was a Platinum Sponsor for A-Team Insight Exchange in London.
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Hong Kong / TRADING ARCHITECTURE 2010
Kx had a booth at Trading Architecture 2010 in Hong Kong.
Shanghai / TRADETECH CHINA 2010
Singapore / TRADETECH ASIA 2009