Melbourne - Thursday 9th March 5:15pm for 6:00pm
Date: Thursday, March 09, 2017 At 18:00
Duration: 2 Hours
4:30 to 5:50 pm Networking - Coopers Inn
282 Exhibition Street (corner of Little Lonsdale St). Please note new arrangements at Coopers Inn. The networking will take place on the ground floor, at the rear end of the bar area (it will be partitioned off for us). At this time of day, the Happy Hour applies to your drink purchases. Note new start time.
5:45 pm onwards at the Telstra Conference Centre
Level 1, 242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (Corner 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. If a member is responsible for signing up a new member, the
member can receive a discount off their next annual renewal fee.
5:30pm: Telstra Conference Centre
Sale of Dinner-with-drink tickets $30. Please pay by cash.
6:00pm: Member Speaker: Alan Clement – Quantitative Trader and Strategy Developer
Topic: Global Markets Quarterly Technical Outlook
With the first quarter of 2017 almost over what pointers can we look towards to gauge the future direction of the markets? Join Alan for his ever popular quarterly market update, where he will pick apart the events of the last few months and determine the levels and patterns to look for. Using a variety of technical tools and chart types, he will delve into momentum, support, resistance, sentiment and market breadth to analyse local and overseas stock markets, currencies and commodities. Don't miss this valuable presentation which could act as a useful input to developing your own market road map for the coming weeks and months ahead.
Alan Clement is a Certified Financial Technician, full time independent trader, quantitative trading systems designer, and trading consultant to institutional and private investors. He trades domestic and international markets using self-designed quantitative systems. He is also a councillor with the ATAA and is an international speaker on trading and quantitative strategy design. You can follow his market analysis and trading Insights at www.helixtrader.com
6:40pm Break (and last minute dinner orders)
6.45pm: Guest Speaker: Kevin Saunders – Full Time Trader and Fund Manager
Topic: A Human in an Algorithmic World
Kevin Saunders has been a full time trader since 2008. He runs a boutique fund in Australia and co-founded a Commodity Trading Advisory (CTA) in the US, with $40M under management. He has two approaches to the market. He specialises in systematic mean reversion, trading US equities and Futures, and trading the Nikkei utilising order flow and volume profiling techniques. He will be open to general Q&A, discussing the “trading triangle” and the order-flow processes behind the charts. Kevin has a Diploma of Financial Markets from FINSIA for which he received the Dux of Victoria, and he is the National Subject Prize winner for “Derivatives – Applying Theory to Practice.” He is RG146 compliant and registered with the National Futures Association.
8.15pm: Dinner and more networking. Coopers Inn, 282 Exhibition Street.
Please note minor changes with the new networking/dinner venue:- $30 for a main course.
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: 13th April 2017
Venue: At Telstra Conference Centre, Level 1, 242 Exhibition St, Melbourne.
Speakers: Cameron Mitchell & Kalvert Clark
Future meetings: Generally on the second Thursday of the month.