Global EQD 2017

The third annual gathering of equity, cross-asset volatility and alternative risk premia buysiders, asset owners and sellsiders will take place at the Wynn Las Vegas on May 24-25. 

Join us for our flagship gathering by registering on the link to the right, or by clicking here. The agenda can be viewed here

Allocators should contact Dennis Kesolitz for special rates at

Thiel Macro’s Mike Green & Artemis Capital management’s Christopher Cole will lead the Day 1 keynote session titled: The Great Global Vol Short, while Dr W. Ben Hunt will for the second-year headline Day 2 with a presentation on the current markets through the lenses of game theory. Buyside speakers and presenters at Global EQD 2017 include PIMCO’s Jason Goldberg, Koch Industries’ Kent Voss, La Francaise GIS’ Yann Le Her, Mariner Coria’s Jon Loflin, Henderson Global Investors’ David Elms, Janus Capital Group’s John Fujiwara, RPIMco’s Maarten Nederlof, HOOPP’s Puneet Kohli and Varma’s Kari Vatanen. Featured sellside speakers include Société Générale’s Ramon Verastegui, UBS’ Nick Baltas, Deutsche Bank’s Devin Anderson, BNP Paribas’ Alexandre Billot and Morgan Stanley’s Boris Lerner. 

This year’s agenda will include a deep dive in to the supply and demand imbalances globally, the latest trends and opportunities in risk premia, as well as fireside chats and panels featuring the leading hedge fund, asset manager and pension fund portfolio managers active in volatility and alternative risk premia strategies.

Speakers Include:

Ari Paul, The University of Chicago Office of Investments

Carey Hobbs, Lincoln Financial

Christopher Cole, Artemis

David Elms, Henderson Global Investors

Don Dady, Annexus

Dr. W. Ben Hunt, Salient Partners

Henrik Nordestgaard, PFA

Jason Goldberg, PIMCO

John Fujiwara, Janus

Jon Loflin, Mariner Coria

Julien Hébert Nguyen, CN Investment Division

Kari Vatanen, Varma

Kent Voss, Koch Industries

Maarten Nederlof, Risk Premium Investment Management Co.

Michael Green, Thiel Macro

Phon Vilayoune, Security Benefit

Puneet Kohli, HOOPP

Wai Lee, Neuberger Berman

Yann Le Her, La Francaise

Global EQD 2017 Agenda

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Global EQD has sold out its room allocation at the Wynn. Please contact Broc Addis direct at for accommodation availability, citing Global EQD.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact EQDerivatives president & co-founder Peter Thompson for opportunities and availability.