Upcoming Events


  • Thursday
    1
    February

    CFA Society Vancouver Events

    Feb 1 - Dec 31, (PT)
    CFA Society Vancouver hosts a variety of webinars and in-person events to support its members' professional development and networking opportunities. Many events are open to the public and qualify for member pricing through the Global Passport Program.  

  • Thursday
    7
    March

    15th Annual Alternative Investment Outlook Forum

    Mar 7, 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM (PT)
    Jointly hosted by CAIA Canada West, AIMA Canada and CFA Society Vancouver, the Annual Alternative Investment Outlook Forum brings together leaders from across the industry to discuss the changing landscape and outlook of alternative investments. This year, we will discuss credit strategies (both public and private); take a look at private equity & venture capital trends; and wrap up with an investor asset allocation discussion. The event will conclude with our celebrated networking reception.
    Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • Tuesday
    9
    April

    Python 1: Core Data Analysis

    Apr 9, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM (PT)
    During this hands-on course, participants will gain the skills needed to develop Python Programs to solve typical Finance problems, cutting through the noise of generic “Data Science” courses. Participants will be introduced to best practices programming in Python to clean, analyze and visualize financial data. Prerequisites A general understanding of programming principles is recommended but not required. Participants should also understand finance concepts, but in-depth analytical understanding is not necessary. You will be required to download and install Anaconda or an equivalent Python distribution – links provided in advance of the course.

  • Tuesday
    14
    May

    Python 2: Visualization and Analysis

    May 14, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM (PT)
    This hands-on course is intended for anyone who uses Python and who is already comfortable with the skills that were taught in “Python 1: Core Data Analysis”. This course continues to build the skills needed to develop Python programs to solve typical finance problems, cutting through the noise of generic “Data Science” courses. Participants will be introduced to best practices programming in Python to analyze and visualize financial data. Prerequisites Participants require basic prior programming knowledge in Python and an understanding of the pandas package. Participants should also understand finance and statistical concepts, but in-depth analytical understanding is not necessary. It is recommended that participants take “Python 1: Core Data Analysis” before this course. You will be required to download and install Anaconda or an equivalent Python distribution – links provided in advance of the course.

  • Tuesday
    11
    June

    Python 3: Web Scraping and Dashboarding

    Jun 11, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM (PT)
    During this hands-on course, participants will work with Python and several popular packages to create programs that acquire, consolidate, analyze and present large data sets. Whether originated from websites or internal databases, this course will demonstrate core techniques to efficiently manage and explore business data through interactive dashboards. Prerequisites A general understanding of programming principles and Python is recommended for this course. The course material will build on the content of “Python 1: Core Data Analysis”. Although not required, participants will benefit from having taken “Python 2: Visualization and Analysis”. Participants should be familiar with Python packages and their installation. You will be required to download and install Anaconda or an equivalent Python distribution – links provided in advance of the course.

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