Registration Now Open

The second annual Asia EQD will take place Oct 19-20, 2017 at the MGM Macau. Registration is now open for the second annual Asia EQD, the Volatility & Alternative Risk Premia Forum hereAllocators and EQDerivatives subscribers should contact EQDerivatives’ Dennis Kesolitz for special rates at: Discounted MGM Macau accommodation is available for attendees here.

Building on the success of our first event in October 2016, we will draw together more of the top thinkers in alternative risk premia, equity and cross-asset and equity volatility. Speakers include Argentière Capital’s Oleg Lugovkin, Varma’s Kari Vatanen, First State Super’s Henry Zhang and Malachite Capital’s Jacob Weinig. Further speakers will be announced over the coming days with the agenda for the conference being published w/c 24th July.

This year’s agenda will include a deep dive in to local and global cross-asset volatility drivers, dislocations and opportunities as presented by the leading buyside and sellside participants in the market. Other topics of the conference include innovations in systematic portfolio hedging, the latest quant approaches to cross-asset risk premia and local and international approaches to alternative risk premia investing. Event details can be found at

2017 Times & Dates

Thursday Oct. 19

11am Private Buyside Forum, sponsored by SGX.

1pm - 5.30pm - Day 1 General Sessions

6pm-8pm - Cocktails

Friday Oct. 20

8pm Breakfast

9am-5pm - Day 2 General Sessions


The MGM Macau offers cutting-edge meeting spaces and accommodation. The city of Macau is easily reached by a fast ferry boat ride direct from the Hong Kong International airport, or from Central in Hong Kong. The city offers a compelling mix of high-end new dining options and traditional, old world restaurants.

To view the agenda for Asia EQD 2017, click here.


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Book Discounted MGM Accommodation

Asia EQD 2017 Sponsors:


Platinum Lead Sponsor


Program Sponsors


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