Analytics & Risk Technology in Finance 2010—Thursday 4 November

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Attendance at this exclusive event is free, although registration is essential to reserve your seat. Places are strictly limited for this event, so please register soon to avoid disappointment.

The Cubic Theatre [Map]
London Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza
London WC2E 7BB

Please use the Museum & Shop Entrance for this event.

By Tube
Covent Garden, Leicester Square, Holborn, Charing Cross

By Bus
Strand or Aldwych (RV1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139)

By Car
We do not recommend driving to the London Transport Museum, as parking is limited and expensive. Please remember that the London Transport Museum is within the Congestion Charge Zone.

London Transport Museum can now be easily accessed using Barclays Cycle Hire. Docking stations are available behind the museum on Tavistock Street and a short walk from the museum on Wellington Street. For more information on the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme, please visit their website.

There is also a public cycle rack located a short walk from the museum on Russell Street. Plan your cycle route with CycleStreets.

If you have any questions about this conference, please contact:

Zoe Brennan
Wolfram Research Europe Ltd.
10 Blenheim Office Park
Lower Road, Long Hanborough
Oxfordshire OX29 8RY
Phone +44-(0)1993-883400

Michael Aichinger has a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Linz, Austria. He has been working on numerical methods in density functional theory, the simulation of chemical reactors, and computational finance. Currently, he is a senior postdoc at the Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of several publications in computational physics and in computational finance.

Dr. Andreas Binder obtained his PhD (with honours) in industrial mathematics (1991) from the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (Austria). After a research semester at the University of Oxford (UK), he became an assistant professor at the Industrial Mathematics Institute in Linz. In 1996, Andreas assumed the position of a CEO of MathConsult GmbH, a company specialized on numerical solutions for producing and finance industries. Since 2002, he has also been the managing director of the Industrial Mathematics Competence Center in Linz. MathConsult is the maker of UnRisk, a software suite for the financial industries. Andreas is co-author of a book and several articles on computational finance and a regular columnist at Wilmott and a regular speaker at Finance Focus. He is a member of the advisory board of the Austrian Mathematical Society and of the editorial board of the Journal of Mathematics in Industry.

Tom Wickham-Jones has worked for Wolfram Research on the implementation of Mathematica since 1990. He is currently the Director of Kernel Technology. He has worked on many details of the Mathematica programming language, as well as other areas such as graphics. In addition he is the architect of webMathematica and Wolfram Workbench. In 1992 he published the book Mathematica Graphics: Techniques and Applications. His most recent work has focused on the Mathematica compiler and parallel computation.

Wolfram Research is the world's leading developer of technical computing software, offering organization-wide computing solutions. Led by Mathematica, its flagship product, the company's software is relied on today by several million enthusiastic users around the world and has received many awards for technical excellence. A privately held company, Wolfram Research was founded in 1987 by Stephen Wolfram and is headquartered in the United States, with offices in Europe and Japan. Additional information about Wolfram Research and its products is available. In May 2009, Wolfram Research launched the revolutionary computational knowledge engine Wolfram|Alpha.