The Inaugural Fixed Income Conference

Venue: Hitlon, Prague, CZ

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Event Date/Time: Jan 26, 2004
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WBS Training are now taking their training expertise into the conference arena on the 15th / 16th / 17th September 2004 The Hilton Prague, Czech Republic. Our fresh approach to conferences will include 40 minutes lectures followed by 20 minutes case studies, 1 hour long hands-on group work and a number of fully interactive Q&A sessions (Pre-conference questionnaires to set questions) split into two streams for two days on Interest–Rate Derivatives and Credit Derivatives/Risk. The speaker facility for this event will include some of the world's key pioneers, innovative academics and top practitioners from the fixed income arena.

Speaker List:

Jesper Andreasen: Nordea Markets
Damiano Brigo: Head of Credit Models,Banca IMI
Jeff Bohn: Research Director, MKMV
Mark Davis: Professor of Mathematics, Imperial College London
Dariusz Gatarek: Capital Markets Group, Deloitte & Touche
Kay Giesecke: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cornell University
Lisa Goldberg: Vice President, Credit Research, Barra
Stephen Kealhofer: Managing Director, Founding Principal of KMV
David Lando: Professor, PhD. Department of Finance Copenhagen Business School
Fabio Mercurio: Head of Financial Models, Banca IMI
Antoon Pelsser: ING-Insurance & Erasmus University Rotterdam
Vladimir Piterbarg: Managing Director co-Head of Quantitative Research,
Bank of America
Riccardo Rebonato: Head of Group Quants research centre, RBOS
Philipp Schonbucher: Assistant Professor of Risk Management, ETH Zurich
Stuart Turnbull: University of Houston, Texas
Alan White: Professor, Rotman University of Toronto


Oldrich Vasicek: Founding Principal of KMV

Wednesday 15th September will be a workshop day with three different events taking place, each workshop will be split into 3 parts with equal time spent on Lecturing, Hands-on group work and Case Studies (Excel Spreadsheets).

Workshop day:

Jesper Andreasen: Interest-Rate Derivatives/Modelling workshop
Jeff Bohn / Stephen Kealhofer: Moody’s KMV Credit Risk Workshop
Philipp Schonbucher / Stuart Turnbull: Credit Derivatives workshop

Contact WBS Training early 2004 for all Sponsorship opportunties and maximum earlybird & group discount of up to 20%.

Sponsorship Contact Details:
Neil Fowler
+44 (0) 1273 674400