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Melbourne Chapter, Thu, 12 Oct 2017 at 6:00 pm

Melbourne Chapter
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:00 PM
IBIS Melbourne Hotel, 5-21 Therry Street

Please note the great features in our new meeting venue:

From our October meeting, the Melbourne Chapter will be meeting at the Ibis Hotel Melbourne.

In this venue, we will have our Networking Session in the same large room as the bar (from where you can purchase drinks), and also the presentation area for our Guest Speaker presentations.

October meeting Networking specialities:

As well as the refreshments and finger food in this much better venue, the Networking Session will give you the opportunity to make new friendships with like-minded colleagues, to help you build your skills and knowledge and to improve your trading / investing results. Of course, you will also be able to network with your existing friends and colleagues and talk about the markets — both past market performance and where the market might be going to in the near future.

Visitors are welcome. First visit free, subsequent visits $40.
If a member is responsible for signing up a new member, the member can receive a discount off their next annual renewal fee.

5:00 to 6:30 pm: Networking Session

Ibis Hotel, Level 1, 15-24 Therry Street, Melbourne

5:30 pm: Finger food and first drink supplied - Please RSVP to assist catering: Press this link

(additional drinks can be purchased)

6:30 to 8:00pm: Guest Speaker: Andrew Swanscott – Independent Algorithmic Trader

Topic: Stop the pain - 7 practical tips to reducing drawdown

Session Description:

Excessive drawdown is probably one of the biggest causes of trader failure. Long, painful drawdowns can destroy trading accounts and can also have a serious impact on health, finances and relationships. But it doesn’t have to be that way. So what can we do to ease the pain of drawdowns, sleep better at night and live to trade another day? Andrew Swanscott from Better System Trader is going to discuss 7 practical tips you can use to reduce drawdown in your trading strategies.

Speaker Profile:

Andrew Swanscott is an independent trader who specialises in algorithmic trading strategies. He has a background in IT engineering, and has been developing and trading mechanical systems for the US and Australian markets since 2004. He currently trades multiple strategies on the Australian stock market and the US Futures markets. Andrew has recently left his corporate job in the banking industry to focus more on his private trading business and other business interests. He is the host of the Better System Trader podcast at, which has reached over 1 million downloads since it began in April 2015.

8.15 pm: Dinner and more networking


Ibis Melbourne Hotel, 15-21 Therry Street, Melbourne, (near Victoria Street)

How to get there:

Public Transport:

Train: Melbourne Central railway station 550 metres

Trams in Elizabeth and Swanston Streets

Car Parking: CBD Car Park, 58 Franklin Street

Please note: Some traffic interruptions along parts of Franklin St due to long-term works for Metro Rail Tunnel.

Next Meeting Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2017

Next Meeting Venue: NEW Venue, IBIS Melbourne Hotel, 15-21 Therry St, Melbourne 3000

Further Information: Paul Ash - Melbourne ATAA Chapter President

Next Meeting Speakers: Jim Berg

Next Meeting Normally Held: Generally the second Thursday of each Month


All Dates

  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:00 PM

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