IFSID Fifth Conference on Derivatives

Keynote Speaker: Kris Jacobs  –  Bauer College of Business – University of Houston

The Montreal Institute of Structured Finance and Derivatives will host its fifth conference on September 15 & 16, 2016.

The conference will be held at Hotel Le St-Sulpice (lesaintsulpice.com) in beautiful Old Montreal.

Once more this year, we will reward the discussants for their invaluable input to the conference by offering a Best Discussion Award of $1,000.

Attendance is limited in number. To register please complete the registration form and email it before August 5 to ifsid@hec.ca.




IFSID Fourth Conference on Derivatives

Keynote Speaker: Pierre Collin-Dufresne (EPFL)

The Montreal Institute of Structured Finance and Dérivatives held its fourth conference on September 25 & 26, 2015.

Congratulations to Andra Ghent, University of Wisconsin – Madison, for winning the Best Discussion Award.


IFSID Third Conference on Derivatives

Keynote Speaker: Francis Longstaff (UCLA)

The IFSID successfully presented its third conference on derivatives, held on September 25 and 26, 2014 at Hôtel Saint-Sulpice, in Old Montreal. The conference had invited Professor Francis Longstaff of UCLA as its keynote speaker. In addition, several presentations by noted researchers were delivered.


IFSID & Bank of Canada Second Conference on Derivatives: Tail Risk

Keynote speaker: Michael Johannes, Columbia Business School

The Montreal Structured Finance and Derivatives Institute held its second conference on September 19 and 20, 2013, at the Hôtel St-Sulpice, in Old Montréal.

This year’s edition, held in proud collaboration with the Bank of Canada, focused on Tail Risk and brought together academic experts from the fields of structured finance and derivatives as well as industry experts. Renowned speaker Michael Johannes, from the Columbia Business School, as well as several other guest speakers from the United States, Europe and several Canadian regions, really captivated the 70 attendees.

The Conference is highly appreciated and we are proud to say that is was a success.

Christian Dorion, IFSID’s scientific coordinator and associate CIRPÉE member, organized the conference in collaboration with Jean-Sébastien Fontaine from the Bank of Canada.


IFSID’s First Conference on Structured Products and Derivatives

Keynote speaker: Steven L. Heston, University of Maryland

October 12th, 13th and 14th, 2012

St-Sulpice Hotel
Vieux-Montréal, Québec