Trading Cryptocurrencies

23 March 2018


9am – 5pm


41 Portland Place, London W1

Delegate Fee:

£495 + VAT


The Technical Analyst is proud to present Trading Cryptocurrencies, an exciting one day event for traders and investment managers looking to learn more about cryptocurrencies including their mining, valuation, trading, investment potential and outlook. Featuring an impressive line-up of speakers. including professionals and academics, this is the only UK event devoted to trading and investing in cryptocurrencies for the institutional financial markets.

08.45 – 09.00
Registration and welcome refreshments

09.00 – 09.45
Cryptocurrency mining – What is it? How is it done? Can I do it?
Trevor Neil, Betagroup

  • What is mining and what is its role?
  • Hash values, nonces and the cost of electricity
  • What does a mine look Like?
  • Can you develop your your own mining?

09.45 – 10.30
Bitcoin funds
Charlie Morris, Newscape Group

10:30 – 11:00  Refreshment break

11.00 – 11.45
Should investors include Bitcoin in their portfolios?
Dr Andrew Urquhart, University of Southampton

  • 8 different portfolio optimization techniques on weekly data
  • Out-of-sample results, inclusive of transaction costs
  • Does Bitcoin substantially increases Sharpe, Sortino and Omega ratios

11.45 – 12.30
Tokens and initial currency offerings (ICOs): a bridge to a new asset class
Adam Cleary, Cavenham Capital

12:30 – 13:15  Lunch

13.15 – 14.00
Modeling cryptocurrencies
Saralees Nadarajah, Manchester University

  • Modeling the exchange rate of Bitcoin to the USD
  • Modeling the exchange rate of the top seven cryptocurrencies
  • Different models found to give the best fit to different cryptocurrencies

14.00 – 14.45
Artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies
Jean-Marie Mognetti, Global Advisors Ltd (GABI)

14.45 – 15:00  Refreshment break

15.00 – 15.45
Valuation for investment
Mattia Rizzi, Societe Generale

  • Fundamental data: how to value cryptocurrency tokens & what data to look for
  • Technical indicators and patterns: their efficacy in the cryptocurrency market
  • A technical and fundamental analysis report of the top 10 cryptocurrencies
  • Token crowdsales and ICOs as an investment asset
  • Cryptocurrency use cases: From anonymity to computing power & storage

15.45 – 16.30
The evolution of cyptocurrency exchanges
Rex Johnson, Trust One Financial Services 

  • Cryptocurrency exchanges versus Recognised Investment Exchange RIE
  • Multiple exchanges, price discrepancies and arbitrage
  • Regulation issues Institutional clients face entering the new asset class

16.30 – 17.00
Cyptocurrencies outlooks and possible arbitrage opportunities
Michael Regazzo, Marex Spectron