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.

Jenna MacCarley

Jenna MacCarley

Core Developer

Elisabeth Markham

Elisabeth Markham

Algo Developer

Dani Ortiz

Dani Ortiz

Lead Recruiter

Jessie Newman

Jessie Newman

Algo Engineer

Sabina Smajlaj

Sabina Smajlaj

Ops Developer

Iain Dunning

Iain Dunning

Algo Developer

Madhuri Popuri

Madhuri Popuri

Business Development

Eli Crumrine

Eli Crumrine

Algo Developer

Talks & Panels

All registrants are welcome to attend all virtual talks and panels. Schedule to follow.

Workshops

There will be several hands-on engineering and data analysis workshops. Indicate your interest in participation during registration!

Networking

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.

Friday 5/21

Saturday 5/22

10:00 AM

Welcome!

Women with HRT Panel: meet the women of HRT

10:00 AM

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!

11:00 AM

Tech Talks

Automated Trading 101
Data in Trading

11:00 AM

Tech Talks

Writing Effective Unit Tests
Research Best Practices

12:00 PM

Tech Talks

Arbitrage 101
HRT Software Engineering Leads Panel

12:00 PM

Tech Talks

Asynchronous Programming
Quantitative Research: Case Studies

1:00 PM

Networking

1:30 PM

Workshops

Pandas for Stock Prediction
Book Builder Optimizations

1:30 PM

Recruiting talk + Q&A: How to land the job

3:30 PM

Tech Talks

AI in Trading
Gotta Go Fast: Trading Quickly and Safely with FPGAs

2:30 PM

Networking

 

4:30 PM

Tech Talk

Finance Industry 101

 
5:30 PM

Networking

 

Campus Recruiting

Visit our campus recruiting page for our recruiting schedule, information on internships, and tips on interviewing at HRT!

Careers

We’re always on the lookout for the best and brightest. Think you might be an awesome candidate? Join our team!