On Thursday, September 22, Chicago QWAFAFEW and Trading Technologies will co-sponsor the Market Timing, Big Data and Machine Learning meeting at the Trading Technologies offices at 222 South Riverside Plaza. Featured speakers include Matthew Dixon, Assistant Professor of Finance, and Blair Hull, founder of Ketchum Trading. Doors open at 5 p.m.; the event begins at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $15 in advance (or $20 at the door) with light food and drinks provided. Admission for students is $10. Purchase tickets, or reserve a seat at TicketLeap. Dixon is a prolific researcher in the fields of machine learning and high performance computation. His paper "Classification-Based Financial Markets Prediction Using Deep Neural Networks” is available here.