Hudson River Trading’s First Tech Summit
Friday, May 21 – Saturday, May 22, 2021
HRT is proud to host a virtual two-day summit for women and nonbinary undergraduate students in May 2021 to showcase the types of challenges we work on. We will bring together an inspiring group of HRTers who will share their experiences as women in tech, or allies at HRT, and provide valuable resources and advice for women rising in the field. Join us for talks and workshops hosted by HRT Algo Developers, Core Developers, Recruiters, and more.
Talks & Panels
All registrants are welcome to attend all virtual talks and panels. Schedule to follow.
There will be several hands-on engineering and data analysis workshops. Indicate your interest in participation during registration!
Get to know HRTers and summit participants over virtual social events and networking opportunities.
I don’t identify as a woman, may I register?
Yes! While this is a women’s summit, people of all gender identities are welcome.
What background knowledge is required to register?
We have no strict background requirement, and encourage folks with an interested in technology and quantitative trading to register. No previous experience in finance is required.
Is it OK if I cannot attend both days?
Yes! You may attend as few or as many sessions as you like.
Women with HRT Panel: meet the women of HRT
Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Engineers
Join us for an incredible session with Debbie Sterling, an engineer and founder of GoldieBlox, a media and toy company out to inspire the next generation of female engineers. Debbie will share her journey of succeeding in a male dominated world, take us through the lessons she’s learned in promoting diversity in STEM, and talk to us about the unique power of mentorship. You’ll surely be inspired to take on the world!
Automated Trading 101
Data in Trading
Writing Effective Unit Tests
Research Best Practices
HRT Software Engineering Leads Panel
Quantitative Research: Case Studies
Pandas for Stock Prediction
Book Builder Optimizations
Recruiting talk + Q&A: How to land the job
AI in Trading
Gotta Go Fast: Trading Quickly and Safely with FPGAs
Finance Industry 101
Visit our campus recruiting page for our recruiting schedule, information on internships, and tips on interviewing at HRT!
We’re always on the lookout for the best and brightest. Think you might be an awesome candidate? Join our team!