Generation Data

CME Group Invites You

To join us at Tech Talk 6.0:  Generation Data for an evening of innovation-driven discussions with technology thought leaders in the trading industry and beyond.

The annual event brings together industry leaders and experts who are pushing the boundaries of emerging and disruptive financial technology markets in areas such as cultivated big data, virtual/augmented reality, machine learning and much more.

Event Details


Thursday, September 14, 2017



Registration: 3:30 p.m. CT
Event: 4 – 7 p.m. CT
Networking Reception: 7 – 8 p.m. CT



Museum of Broadcast Communications
360 N. State St.
Chicago, IL


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Event Topics

Tech talk 6.0 aims to provide insightful and thought-provoking content covering:

Cultivating Data

For the past few years, big data has been a big topic. With real-time access to unprecedented amounts of data, the focus has shifted to cultivating, visualizing and using big data. Tech Talk 6.0 will look at how the financial community harnesses data sets and recent advancements in derived data and analytic tools.


Virtual/Augmented Reality

With initial developments in virtual reality (VR) apps and headsets, quantitative finance has started leveraging augmented technology to better experience and study data. As this area continues to develop, it is important to understand how using VR to derive data and can potentially revolutionize the way we see and work with financial information.

Trending FinTech

New technology is constantly on the horizon. From digital assets to true automation, 2017 looks to usher in plenty of opportunities for FinTech start-ups and consumers. Take a closer look at what is new in FinTech and learn about use cases currently being implemented in the financial markets.


Strategy and Innovation

Technology and data have advanced at an astonishing pace over the past decade, becoming a primary focus for business development in the financial sector. These advancements make it important to incorporate technology solutions into everyday business operations and make it possible to remedy age-old inefficiencies.

Event Agenda


3:30 – 4:00 Registration

4:00 – 4:15 Welcome

CME Group

4:20 – 4:40 Economic Outlook

Blu Putnam – Chief Economist, CME Group

4:45 – 5:05 Presentation by Filament

Allison Clift-Jennings – Co-Founder and CEO

5:10 – 5:20 A word from our Sponsor

5:25 – 5:55 Alternative Data Panel

Moderated by David Gresky – Senior Director, Market Technology Sales, CME Group

6:00 – 6:20 Special Guest Speaker

6:25 – 6:55 Keynote Presentation by Google

Corrie Elston – Chief Technology Officer, Financial Services, on Google Cloud

7:00 – 8:30 Networking Reception

*Schedule is subject to change.


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