Eagle Alpha: Alternative Data Event

March 1, 2019

Accrete will be attending the largest Eagle Alpha event called, "Alternative Data: Access & Alpha", May 15th 2019. Accrete will have the opportunity to meet buyside firms in pre-booked 1-on-1 meetings and listen to insights from industry experts through panels and use case presentations.


7:45am - Registration, breakfast and vendor exhibits

9:00am - Opening keynote

9:15am - Eagle Alpha announcements
Speaker Emmett Kilduff, CEO & Founder of Eagle Alpha

9:25am - Solving the number one challenge buy side firms face: Quality Screening
Speaker: Thomas Combes, Head of Data Science at Eagle Alpha

9:35am - Solving the number two challenge buy side firms face: Finding alpha in alternative datasets
Speakers: Ronan Crosson, Director of Data Analytics at Eagle Alpha (focusing on discretionary firms) and Dean Barr, Head of Bespoke Projects at Eagle Alpha (focusing on quantitative firms).

9:25am - Solving the number three challenge buy side firms face: Dataset discovery
Speaker: Hugh O’Connor, Director of Data Sourcing and Partnerships at Eagle Alpha

10:00am - Stream A: 1-2-1 meetings

10:00am - Stream B: Alpha case studies
Vendors, B2B datasets, Macro and Private Markets best alpha case studies

12:30am - Lunch, vendor exhibits and altdata.tv interviews

13:30am - Stream A: 1-2-1 meetings

13:30am - Stream B: Alpha case studies
Best alpha case studies for quants and ticker deep dives (TPE, TSLA, NFLX, B2B)

16:00am - Refreshment break

16:15am - Setting standards: Trial agreements, metadata, tear sheets, DDQs etc.
Chair: Eric Greiner (J.P.Morgan). Panellists: Jonathan Streeter (Dechert), Thomas Deinet (SBAI) and Michelle Noyes (AIMA)

16:35am - Cost discussion including paying with soft dollars
Chair Jonathan Nietzell (Anduril Partners). Panellists: Robert Newhouse (Wells Fargo), Olga Kokareva (Quantstellation), Toby Dayton (LinkUp) and Justin Zhen (Thinknum).

17:05am - Two legal cases
A discussion with the CEO of HIQ and Peter Greene of Lowenstein Sandler.

17:35am - Closing keynote

17:50am - Awards ceremony followed by drinks

Eagle Alpha

Since 2015 Eagle Alpha has organized alternative data events in New York, London, and Hong Kong. They have hosted more alternative data events than any other firm worldwide and have facilitated thousands of 1-on-1 meetings between buyside firms and alternative data vendors. Eagle Alpha's vision is to be the leading provider of alternative data solutions to buyers and sellers. In 2012 we started to build our team of data sourcing experts, data engineers, engineers, data scientists and data analysts. The team, based in New York and Dublin, have built solutions that enable the buyside to work with alternative data. The core solutions of Eagle Alpha are three modules: Data Sourcing, Data Analytics and Data Forum. To learn more please watch the video or click Company.


Accrete was formed in May 2017. Our team consists of world class technologists, AI scientists and industry veterans. Backed by a strategic partnership with IBM that provides enterprise distribution and secure cloud computing infrastructure, our products are helping investors generate alpha by helping them identify and rank sources most likely to publish market moving M&A rumors; monitor important shifts in topical nuance based on the interplay between management commentary and analyst questions in earnings transcripts; and monitor patient chatter on the efficacy and safety of clinical drug trials.

Let’s start your journey toward AI transformation.

Get in Touch