Invited talks and conference organisation

NB: publications presented at academic conferences are not listed here - see "Research -> Publications List" instead

2021

  1. P2PFISY Conference
    Scientific Committee member 2021.

2020

  1. P2PFISY Conference
    Scientific Committee member 2020.

2019

  1. ISDA Symposium: Smart Derivatives Contracts:
    Invited panellist. With Ciáran McGonagle, Assistant General Counsel, ISDA; Scott Farrell, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons; Paul Lewis, Partner, Linklaters LLP; Jelena Madir, Chief Counsel, EBRD; and Peter Hunn, Founder, Accord Project. 27th February 2019.
  2. Barclays: CIB CTO Event:
    Invited keynote presentation: Programming languages - trends and future directions. 3rd July 2019.
  3. London Fintech Week:
    Invited keynote presentation. From Smart Contracts to Computable Contracts. 9th July 2019.

2018

  1. ISDA Symposium: ISDA Common Domain Model, Smart Contracts and Distributed Ledger:
    Invited panellist. With Ciáran McGonagle, Assistant General Counsel, ISDA; Scott Farrell, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons; Charles Post, Managing Counsel & Director, BNY Mellon Asset Servicing. 15th May 2018.
  2. P2P Financial Systems International Workshop:
    Scientific Committee member. 26-27 July 2018.
  3. EBRD / Clifford Chance Conference: Fintech (R)evolution – The Good, The Bad and the opportunities that lie ahead: Invited panellist. With Jelena Madir, Director, Chief Counsel, Financial Law Unit, Legal Transition Team, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Ciáran McGonagle, Assistant General Counsel, ISDA; Adam Sanitt, Head of Disputes Knowledge, Innovation and Business Support; Mats Snäll, Lantmäteriet Sweden; Michael Lehotzki, Associate General Counsel, HSBC; and Peter Hunn, co-Founder and CEO, Clause Inc. 24 October 2018.

2017

  1. Third R3 Smart Contract Templates Summit:
    Invited Presentation "Smart Contract Templates: the Semantics of Smart Legal Agreements". 13th June 2017. (link) (local link)
  2. P2P Financial Systems International Workshop:
    Scientific Committee member. 20-21 July 2017.
  3. ISDA Morning Briefing: Smart Contracts and Distributed Ledger:
    Invited panellist. With Ian Sloyan, Director Data and Reporting, ISDA; Ayaz Haji, Head of MiFID II Technical Architecture and Data Strategy, Goldman Sachs; Paul Lewis, Partner, Linklaters; Dr. Peter Werner, Senior Counsel, ISDA. 27th September 2017.
  4. Clifford Chance Seminar: Smart Contracts:
    Invited presentation and panellist. With Lee Braine, Investment Bank CTO Office, Barclays; Peter Chapman, Senior Associate, Clifford Chance. 21st and 22nd November 2017.
  5. ISDA Conference. Technology & Standards: Unlocking Value in Derivatives Markets:
    Invited panellist. With Scott Farrell, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons; Paul Lewis, Partner, Linklaters; Dr. Peter Werner, Senior Counsel, ISDA. 30th November 2017.

2016

  1. First R3 Smart Contract Templates Summit:
    Invited Presentation "Smart legal contracts: prose, parameters, code". 29th June 2016. (link)
  2. Second R3 Smart Contract Templates Summit:
    Invited Presentation "Smart contract templates: requirements and abstract specification". 16th November 2016. (link)

2015

  1. G20 Data Gaps Initiative: A round-table discussion on a current initiative to improve economic and financial statistics (CSFI):
    Invited respondent. With Robert Heath (IMF), Pietro Franchini (FSB), and Professor Charles Goodhart (LSE). 23rd April 2015.

2014

  1. FIA International Derivatives Expo (IDX) 2014:
    Invited panellist: "Future Directions in Automated Markets". With Mark Spanbroek, Vice-Chairman, Secretary General FIA EPTA; Sonia Cattarinussi, Director, Market Regulation Division, Autorité des Marchés Financiers; Wolfgang Eholzer, Head of Section, Trading IT, Eurex Frankfurt; Christian Hauff, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Quantitative Brokers; and Stéphane Tyč, Co-Founder, Quincy Data and McKay Brothers.

2013

  1. GECCO 2013:
    Programme Committee member
  2. HIFREQ TRADE 2013:
    Invited closing address: "The Complexity Challenge of Competing Algorithms"
  3. EVOFin 2013:
    Programme Committee member
  4. Cass-Capco Risk Conference 2013:
    Invited panel chair "High frequency trading, a moral dilemma? Is HFT racing ahead of economic and social imperatives and how do you manage risk in this fast-moving space?". With Richard Payne, Professor of Finance, Cass Business School; and Paul Woolley, Head of The Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality, LSE.
  5. Inside ETFs Europe 2013:
    Invited panellist: "HFT: Curse or Blessing?". With Mark Spanbroek, Vice-Chairman, Secretary General FIA EPTA.
  6. The Cyber Revolution in Global Finance:
    Invited panellist and panel chair: "Trading in Cyberspace". With Rob Smith, CEO at KCG Europe, and Tony Chau, Executive Director at UBS.

2012

  1. Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit:
    Invited panellist: "When Computers Malfunction". With Mark Hemsley, CEO at BATS Chi-X Europe; Tim Wildenberg, Head of Electronic Execution EMEA at Citi; and Veronica Augustsson, Partner and CEO at Cinnober.
  2. The Mankoff Company 3rd Annual RegTech London:
    Invited panellist: "Regulation, Risk and the Impact on Trading". With Stuart Adams, FPL EMEA Regional Director at Fix Protocol; and Rebecca Healey, Senior Analyst at TABB Group.
  3. GECCO 2012:
    Programme Committee member
  4. Inside ETFs Europe 2012:
    Invited keynote presentation: "Market structure - an accident waiting to happen"
    Invited panellist: "Index Correlations, Market Structure and HFT". With Dave Nadig, Director of Research at IndexUniverse; Han Dieperink, Chief Investment Officer at Rabobank; Dave Gedeon, MD of Research at NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes; and Peter vam Kleef, MD at Lakeview Capital Market Services.

2011

  1. JWG:
    Invited Panellist: "Is your trading and risk data good enough for regulatory reform?". With Yaacov Mutnikas, FSA; Robert Astrop, RBS; Tom Daglish, BAML; John Matthews, ALMA; Colin Rickard, Dataflux. July 12th, 2011.
  2. GECCO 2011:
    Programme Committee member
  3. CIFEr 2011:
    Invited talk
    Invited panellist
  4. Trade Tech 2011:
    Invited talk
    Invited panellist
    Session chair
  5. CSFI:
    Invited presentation "The UCL Financial Stability Research Forum"
    Invited Panellist "Looking at systemic instability through Darwin's glasses: Macroprudential regulation from an evolutionary perspective". January 26, 2011
  6. Financial Services Club:
    Invited Panellist "Technology Trends - Cloud Computing". March 10, 2011.

2010

  1. JWG Capital Markets Chamber / Financial Services Club:
    Invited Panellist "This house believes the nuts and bolts of systemic risk control are in our toolbox". 5 October 2010.
  2. GECCO 2010:
    Invited Tutorial "Financial Evolutionary Computing"
    Programme Committee member
  3. Trade Tech Architecture 2010:
    Session Chair
    Invited Talk "Using Computer Simulations to Study and Predict the Global Financial Markets"
  4. Trade Tech 2010:
    Invited Talk
  5. Third annual conference of the Cass-Capco Institute Paper Series on Risk:
    Panel Chair
  6. Thought Leadership Workshop on Trading Technology:
    Local Arrangements Chair and Session Chair
  7. Focus group on Market Simulation:
    Chair
  8. Focus group on Historical Data Sets:
    Chair
  9. HIFREQ TRADE Conference:
    Invited panellist

2009

  1. FS-KTN/CSFI/Cass Round-table on Behavioral Finance, 11th December 2009 (London):
    Co-chair and speaker
  2. Trade Tech Liquidity 2009 (London):
    Invited Chair for two roundtables
    Invited Panellist
  3. GECCO 2009:
    Invited Tutorial "Financial Evolutionary Computing"
    Programme Committee member
  4. Trade Tech (Paris) 2009:
    Invited Talk "Evolutionary Financial Computing - Survival of the Fittest in Trading and Investment"
    Invited Panellist
  5. Trade Tech Architecture 2009:
    Conference Co-Chair
    Invited Talk "Applying Tomorrow's Technologies to Today's Capital Market Challenges"

2008

  1. City#Grid 2008:
    Invited Keynote Presentation "Challenges in Grid Computing"
    Invited Panel Chair
  2. GECCO 2008:
    Invited Tutorial "Financial Evolutionary Computing"
    Workshop Chair "Financial Evolutionary Computing"
    Invited Session Chair "Genetic Programming"
    Programme Committee member
  3. Trade Tech (Paris) 2008:
    Invited Panellist
  4. Dealing With Technology DWT 2008:
    Invited Panel Chair "Cross Asset Trading: From Pipedream to Production"
  5. Trade Tech Architecture 2008:
    Conference co-chair
    Advisory Board
    Panel chair "Interactive Grid 2012: Uncovering The True Possibilities Of Future Grid Technologies "
    Invited Roundtable Chair
    Invited Talk "Sex, Death and Profit: a Darwinian View of Stock Selection"

2007

  1. Fast Financial Algorithms 2007: Invited Panellist

2006

  1. GECCO 2006: Session Chair
  2. RASC06: Programme Committee member

2005

  1. ECAL05: Programme Committee member

1999

  1. IFL99: Programme Committee Co-Chair and Proceedings Co-Editor

1998

  1. IFL98: Conference Chair and Proceedings Co-Editor

1997

  1. IFL97: Programme Committee Chair and Proceedings Co-Editor
  2. ET97: Conference Chair

1996

  1. ET96: Conference Chair

1995

  1. Crisis in High Performance Computing Conference: Invited Panellist

Christopher D. Clack
Department of Computer Science
UCL
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT