NeurIPS 2019 Expo Workshop
AI & Machine Learning in Finance: Applications and Opportunities
In this workshop three companies, Two Sigma, Hudson River Trading, and JP Morgan, will discuss how artificial intelligence is transforming the world of financial services, markets, and investing. Finance is data-rich field, presenting a variety of opportunities and challenges for the AI practitioner. The presenters will cover the nuances of using this data from their unique perspectives, including the process of building models, understanding them, deploying them, and the ethical issues to address when doing so. In addition to predictive modelling, finance has rich control and optimization problems where risk, return, and compliance must be carefully balanced. Topics we will cover include portfolio optimization and reinforcement learning. Each company will give a separate 45-60 min talk, followed by a joint panel discussion with representatives from each company.