The Society of Quantitative Analysts (SQA) is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on education and communication to support members of the quantitative investment practitioner community.

Our Mission


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.