Summary Program

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 Thursday 20 October 2016
08:30 – 10:00 IFTA Board of Directors meeting
10:00 – 10:30 Morning tea
10:30 – 12:00 IFTA Board of Directors meeting
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 15:30 IFTA Board of Directors meeting
15:00 – 18:00 Registration desk open
16:00 – 17:30 IFTA AGM
17:30 – 19:30 Post AGM Cocktail party
(for AGM attendees, delegates and guests)
 Friday 21 October 2016
07:45 – 17:00 Registration desk open
07:45 – 15:30 Exhibition open
07:45 – 08:15 Arrival tea and coffee
08:20 – 08:35 Conference open and welcome address
Mohamed El Saiid, IFTA President
08:35 – 11:00 Technical Walk-about
11:00 – 11:30 Morning tea, networking and exhibitor visits
11:30 – 12:30 Jonathan Pain, What a Wonderful World
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch, networking and exhibitor visits
13:30 – 14:30 Power Hour, Session 1
Gregor Bauer, Combining Low-Risk-Approaches with Trend following Strategies
Akira Homma, Trading and Projecting Markets with Y Ratio (BPV Ratio): A new indicator incorporating a new volatility gauge measuring distortions in return distribution
Nik Ihsan, Extreme “God’s number” and it’s correlation with cyclic momentum for short-term trading
Hank Pruden, Education and Certification
Miyoko Nishimura, “Entropy of Market Profile” A New Method of Determining Trend Days in Futures Markets
Adam Sorab, Does it really pay to sell in May?  Or is there a better way?
14:30 – 15:30 Alan Hull, Breakout Trading
15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon tea, networking and exhibitor visits
16:00 – 17:00 Saleh Nasser, Playing with Indicators
17:00 – 18:00 Own Time, Optional Meet-the-Speaker and Subject meetings
19:15 – 22:15 Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise
Assemble in Primus Hotel foyer at 18:45. Coach transfer departs Primus Hotel at 18:55
 Saturday 22 October 2016
07:45 – 17:00 Registration desk open
07:45 – 15:30 Exhibition open
07:45 – 08:15 Arrival tea and coffee
08:20 – 08:30 Morning announcements
08:30 – 10:00 John Bollinger, Building Trading Systems Today – The Best of the Old and the New
10:00 – 10:30 Morning tea, networking and exhibitor visits
10:30 – 12:00 Panel Discussion: Technical Analysis: Past, Present and Future
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch, networking and exhibitor visits
13:00 – 14:00 Daryl Guppy, Breaking the Tyranny of Modern Markets
14:00 – 15:00 Trevor Neil, Using Power Channels in Your Analysis and Trading – New Technique
15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon tea, networking and exhibitor visits
15:30 – 17:00 Rolf Wetzer, Cycles in Trading, Empirical Mode Decomposition
17:00 – 18:00 Own Time. Optional Meet-the-Speaker and Subject meetings
18:30 – 22:30 Conference Grand Dinner
Assemble in Primus Hotel foyer at 18:00. Coach transfer departs Primus Hotel at 18:05
 Sunday 23 October 2016
07:45 – 17:00 Registration desk open
07:45 – 15:30 Exhibition open
07:45 – 08:15 Arrival tea and coffee
08:20 – 08:30 Morning announcements
08:30 – 09:30 Francesco Caruso, Revisiting the Classical Definition of Trend through the Profitability Analysis of a Directional Model
09:30 – 10:30 Mathew Verdouw, Quantitative Technical Analysis Testing
10:30 – 11:00 Morning tea, networking and exhibitor visits
11:00 – 12:00 Andrea Unger, The Evolution of Algorithmic Trading and the Role of Technical Analysis
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch, networking and exhibitor visits
13:00 – 14:00 Power Hour Session 2
Takashi Nakamura, Cycle analysis of the Japanese stock market under Abenomics
David Keller, A Student Pilot’s Guide to Technical Analysis
Muhammad Alfatih, The Power of Alternations
Julius de Kempenaer, Navigate markets with Relative Rotation Graphs
Stephen Harvey, The “Jaws of Death”
Muhamad Firdaus, A Systematic approach to Multiple Time-frame Trading
14:00 – 15:00 Alan Clement, Making Fear Your Friend: Quantifying Sentiment to Improve Market Timing
15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon tea, networking and exhibitor visits
15:30 – 16:30 Gary Stone, Investing for Retirement, Sensible Approaches using Technical Analysis
16:30 – 17:00 Conference closing address