Toronto Quant Trading Seminar with Friedberg Direct powered by FXCM

Practical guidance on algorithmic trading from industry experts.

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Join us LIVE in the heart of Toronto for a free seminar hosted by Friedberg Direct (powered by FXCM technology) in conjunction with QuantLabs^. We’re teaming up with professional quant traders to bring you practical guidance on algorithmic trading with the following presentations:

  • Dr. Ernest Chan* will present his research on the relationship between order flow data and next-day price. Learn how order flow data can enhance your trading strategy and help predict where you should position yourself in the market to take advantage of future price action.
  • FXCM will demonstrate connecting and trading through the REST API, and give out free data for testing and analysis.
  • Shamsher Vellani*, CEO of Pisano Capital^, will explain his process for developing trading algorithms and talks about his experience trading with FXCM technology.

Interactive Q&A and networking to follow.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops and ask questions throughout the seminar. Don’t miss this great opportunity to connect with other traders in the community and walk away with free data.

Event Speaker


12:00-12:15pm EST Check in and Introduction
12:15-1:00pm EST REST API Practical Session Charles Graves, FXCM
1:00-1:45pm EST Best Practices for Trading Algorithm Design Shamsher Vellani*
1:45-2:00pm EST Coffee break
2:00-3:00pm EST Order Flow as a Price Predictor Dr. Ernest Chan*
3:00-4:00pm EST Networking

Take your Algo Trading to the next level. Register today!

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