Everyone at CBOE is looking forward to the first Asian version of the popular Risk Management Conference to be held November 30 to December 1 in Hong Kong.  Just today the preliminary schedule was just posted at www.cboermcasia.com which also works for registering to attend.

Topics to be covered at the conference include volatility oriented trading strategies, option based portfolio management approaches, how to handle risk management in different volatility environments, and volatility oriented strategies implemented by hedge funds.

Below is the current list of speakers scheduled to appear at the conference -

​El Mehdi Benhmade ​ Portfolio Manager, Capula Investment Management

Shane Carroll Equity Derivatives Strategist, SG Securities, Ltd

William Chan Equity Derivatives Strategist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Christopher Cole Managing Partner, Artemis Capital Management

Gus Dhothar Portfolio Manager, Goldman Sachs Investment Management

Tim Edwards Ph. D., Senior Director of Index Investment Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices

Michael Fagan Chairman, Levitas Capital

Patrick Fay Global Head of Derivatives, FTSE Russell

David Friedland Managing Director, Interactive Brokers

Krag “Buzz” Gregory Equity Derivatives Strategist, Goldman Sachs

Govert Heijboer Co-CIO, True Partner Advisor Ltd

Timothy Hendricks Founder, Managing Partner, X-Change Financial Access, LLC

Satoshi Iwanaga CEO, Eurekahedge

Benoit Meulot Portfolio Manager, BTG Pactual

Matthew Moran Vice President, Institutional Business Development, CBOE

Russell Rhoads, CFA Director, The Options Institute, CBOE

Steven M. Sears Senior Editor and Columnist, Barron's and Barrons.com

William Stephens Strategist, Deutsche Bank

Edward T. Tilly Chief Executive Officer, CBOE Holdings, Inc.