The Summer School and Workshop will bring to South Africa several leading academic exponents of the fast-growing field of Mathematical Finance, and presents a unique opportunity to local practitioners, academics and students to interact with international leaders in research on topics and modelling techniques current in the South African and international financial markets.
Summer School: Modern Trends in modelling financial instruments
18-20 February 2008
Plenary lectures will be scheduled for one hour each.
Thursday, 21 February, will be designated as a Practitioners Day when presentations will centre on current issues in South African markets. This session will be chaired by Professor Dilip Madan. Contributed papers will be of 30-40 minutes’ duration, to allow for discussion and comments. Abstracts will be posted as soon as they are received.
Venue & Registration
Venue: the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Muizenberg
- Summer School – R2,000
- Workshop – R1,500
- Combined fee – R3,000
Fees will be waived, upon application, for bona-fide full-time students and academic staff at South African universities
The Workshop is now full. Applications were treated on a first come, first served basis, and numbers are limited to 50. If you wish to be placed on the waiting list in case of cancellations, please contact Gudrun Schirge at the address below.
Administration and logistics: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mathematical queries: email@example.com
This meeting is co-sponsored by ABSA Capital Markets, Brait SA, Cadiz, and Standard Bank Global Markets.