Apr. 20 & 21
Time: Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 07:00PM-08:00PM
Location: Siebel 2405
Exclusive live look at trading technology developed by PEAK6 Investments L.P.
Meet three top PEAK6 Software Engineers and go under the hood of the next generation of proprietary trading systems. See how we’re using leading-edge technology to fuel one of the top trading firms in the industry:
High performance, low latency systems
Domain specific language
Come for the mind-blowing live demo. Stay for the free pizza and drinks.
Space is limited. Attendance by RSVP only.
Time: Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 06:00PM-07:00AM
Location: Siebel Center 2405
Bob Ren (UIUC 14’) will teach you about web dependency management,
currently a Fellow at Codecademy, a startup committed to building the
online learning experience of the future. See codecademy.com/fellowship
Time: Friday, Apr 19, 2013 05:00PM-09:00PM
Location: Siebel 2405
Want to be flown out to San Francisco to hang and hack with the coolest companies? Compete in the SignalFire hacker olympics! On April 19th at 5pm in 2405 we will host a 4 hour puzzle challenge with pizza. The top 100 students across 40 universities will be selected and flown out to San Francisco. Juniors/Seniors/PhDs will fly out in September 2013 and Freshman/Sophomores will go out in January 2014 so the events can tailor to full-time versus internship positions.
Time: Monday, Apr 22, 2013 06:00PM-07:00PM
Location: 2405 SC
Join Scopely for their tech talk titled "The Exciting World of Mobile Game Development", featuring Scopely CTO, Ankur Bulsara, and UIUC Alum, Aaron Geisler. The talk will include free swag, prizes, raspberry pis with raspberry pie, Chipotle, and some seriously smart engineers wrapped in bacon.
Please fill out the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10J2C4Ov-yb8bDFG-7X5-gy-_TDgZixooHSDu3tyYZTE/viewform
Time: Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 03:00PM-05:00AM
Location: Siebel Center Atrium
GETCO will be hosting a drop-in open-house on Tuesday, April 23rd from 3:00p to 5:00p at:
Siebel Center – In front of ACM.
What You’ll Learn:
GETCO will be answering questions about how sophisticated models are used to execute trades across increasingly complex financial markets, what it’s like to work at GETCO, or any other questions you may have.
If you're interested in learning about algorithmic trading, or about GETCO specifically, please come by. We also encourage you to forward this open invitation to any groups or individuals that you think would enjoy meeting us as well!
We look forward to seeing you on campus!
Short Summary on GETCO
GETCO is a leading global electronic market maker with offices in Chicago, New York, London and Singapore. The firm’s primary business involves both buying and selling securities to provide two-sided markets on exchanges around the world. The liquidity GETCO supplies allows individual and institutional investors to immediately transfer the risk often associated with securities while saving money on trading costs. In addition, GETCO provides customers with algorithmic, routing and execution services through its client services arm, GETCO Execution Services (GES).
Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 06:30PM-08:30PM
Location: 1404 Siebel
ACM Gamebuilders is hosting a screening of Indie Game: The Movie, a documentary which outlines some of the struggles that independent game developers face. The creators of indie games Super Meat Boy, Fez, and Braid reflect on their experiences throughout the film. Admission is free and everyone is welcome, so invite your friends!
Time: Sunday, Apr 28, 2013 12:00PM-03:30PM
Location: Illini Grove
Our annual Spring Picnic! FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/421581641259299/