Melbourne - Thursday, 14 April 2016 5:15 pm for 6:00 pm
4:30 to 5:50pm: Networking - Coopers Inn
282 Exhibition Street (corner of Little Lonsdale Street, maybe in the upstairs function room). Drinks will be subsidised so make sure to collect a drinks ticket from a committee member at the door (note new start time).
5:45pm onwards at the Telstra Conference Centre
Level 1, 242 Exhibition St,. Melbourne, (Cnr Exhibition and Lonsdale Streets).
Enter from the corner of Lonsdale Street, and head up the escalator, or via the internal plaza from the rear of Coopers Inn. Parliament railway station is not far away.
Possible car parking options: Secure Parking 59 Lonsdale Street; Wilson Parking 150 Lonsdale Street; Wesley Uniting Church (JM Car Parks) 140 Lonsdale Street.
Visitors are welcome. First visit free, subsequent visits $40. Membership is encouraged.
5:30pm: Telstra Conference Centre
Sale of Dinner - with-drink Tickets $25 - Please pay by cash.
6:00 pm Guest Speaker:- Edwin Cornelissen – System Trader at Trade View Investments
Topic: Why be an AlgorithmicTrader
In this presentation Edwin will discuss the concept and benefits of Algorithmic Trading. The discussion will include,
- What is Algorithmic Trading & why do it?
- Who uses Algorithmic systems?
- The process - from idea generation, to building, to testing
- Is back testing an accurate guide to how your system will perform?
- What kind of results can I realistically expect
- Your questions answered
Edwin Cornelissen is a professional trader with Trade View Investments. Edwin started trading in early 2013 with the goal of trading professionally. The concept of algorithmic trading took his interest because he wanted to test the performance of his strategies before trading them. He also liked the idea of having a computer execute the trades. After being introduced to Trade View Capital, Edwin embarked on an education program to improve his skills. He now trades Trade View capital and is currently up 17% YTD. The also manages a team of prop traders at Trade View.
6:50 Break (and last minute dinner orders)
6.55pm: Guest Member Speaker – Alison Chan - Trader and Accountant
Topic: Multiple Pocket Money Trade Strategy
Alison will give an insight on how she uses multiple time frames and the correlations she views to identify high probability entry points. This process is accessible to both beginners and more advanced traders, as it does not require knowledge of sophisticated software. The method can be applied to any timeframe, including intraday and long term. Alison will also discuss concepts unique to the Forex market that she noticed during her eight years of trading FX. This will be via a question and answer session.
Alison Chan has been a member of the ATAA since 2007 and is a former member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. Since moving to Australia she had held accountancy roles at Citibank, ANZ, Esanda, GE Commercial, JP Morgan, Aviva, Towers Perrin, and Cash Converters. Her trading life began originally on Australian equities, indices and later CFD’s. Today she continues to trade FX.
8.15 pm Dinner and more networking Coopers Inn, 282 Exhibition Street.
Please note minor changes with the new networking/dinner venue: $25 for a main course and one drink (tap beer, house wine or soft drink). Please order dinner before the meeting in the normal way (after 5:30pm at our own Dinner Desk in the Telstra Conference Centre).
Further information: Paul Ash - Victorian ATAA Council President
Phone: 03 8804 1726 (AH) or 0414 836 063
Next meeting: 12th May
Speakers: David Hunt and Joseph Barrington-Lew
Future meetings: Generally on the second Thursday of the month.
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