The principal mission of the SQA is to encourage the dissemination and discussion of leading-edge ideas and innovations related to the work of the quantitatively-oriented investment professional, including analytical techniques and technologies for investment research and management. These include:
- Practical applications by investment practitioners;
- Academic presentations of theories in finance and economics;
- Concepts from other disciplines that might provide inspiration to the investment practitioner; and
- Regulatory issues that can impact investment practice.