The Australian Technical Analysts Association proudly presents the 2014 National Conference

New Directions
Getting Ahead in the Markets
The best opportunities are found where people fear to tread
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The premier Australian event for financial market traders and investors who utilise technical analysis and related disciplines to manage their positions in the market.

Learn new results-focussed skills Maximise your trading profits with sound strategies Minimise your trading losses by knowing when to pull the pin Optimise your trading and investing by understanding the likelihood of market moves Sleep better at night by using sound risk and money management principles Meet with like-minded people to discuss your own special interest topics Meet and network with skilled technical analysts from around the world Learn from international experts, rarely seen in Australia Focus on your learning without the distractions of modern daily life
“I have attended the last couple of conferences and the insights I have picked up has significantly cut my learning curve regarding my trading. I am really looking forward to the next conference.” - Paul F.

Overseas Speakers
Howard Bandy (USA) Mohamed El Saiid (Egypt) Julian McCree (NZ) Trevor Neil (UK) Tim Rea (NZ)

Australian Speakers
Michael Gable Alan Hull Stuart McPhee Jonothan Pain Justine Pollard Gary Stone Paul Wise

EXcLUsIVe “Meet the Speaker” workshops available to the first 60 registrations.

Due to the ideal CBD location of this quality venue, limited seats are available at this year’s conference — so don’t miss out!

Friday 9th — Sunday 11th May, 2014 Rydges Melbourne 186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
For more conference details and registration, see the ATAA web site:

Exclusive “Meet the Speaker” workshops
The first 60 registrants will secure a place in the exclusive “Meet the Speaker” workshops to be held on the Friday evening. Places are allocated on a first in, best dressed basis. Don’t miss out, register early for your opportunity to network with one of the following speakers:

Dr Howard Bandy
(USA) Blue Owl Press, Dr Bandy’s education includes university degrees in several disciplines (mathematics, physics, engineering, and computer science). He continued his academic work, becoming a tenured full professor of mathematics and computer science, and university dean. He was a senior research analyst at a trading advisory firm, and he consults with and assists individual traders and trading companies in the design, testing, validation, and analysis of trading systems. He is the author of several text books on technical analysis, and specialises in quantitative trading systems.

MSTA, MCSI (UK) — BETA Learning & Development Ltd, Trevor has been a trader for more than 40 years, with a number of organisations including Merrill Lynch and Bloomberg. He has been involved with commodities, financial futures, forex, and equities, and has worked as a broker, fund manager and analyst. He is now involved with a large hedge fund, trades his own funds, is consultant editor to a magazine, and university lecturer. He runs seminars around the world helping traders, analysts and portfolio managers to improve their market timing skills.

Trevor Neil

“Being exposed to such a wealth of trading ideas over one weekend is invaluable. I always come away armed with a few gems to improve my trading results.” — Alan C.

Mohamed El Saiid
Early Bird Registration closes Friday 28 March 2014
Mohamed is currently an Executive Director and Head of the Technical Analysis department for HC Brokerage (HCB), Cairo, Egypt. He holds an MBA in Finance and is currently the Chairman and a TA instructor in the Egyptian Society for Technical Analysts (ESTA), as well as an Education Sub-Committee Member in IFTA. Mohamed authored several TA-related articles and developed several indicators including the Volatility-Based Envelopes (VBE), the Implied Volatility Projection Range (IVPR) and Relative Performance Candlestick Charts (RPCC).

Tim Rea (NZ)
Tim recently won first place in the World Cup Trading Championship with triple digit returns. He is a full time trader and a registered commodity trading advisor. With many years experience he now focuses on system development and trading for his proprietary accounts using many different systems utilizing a wide range of methodologies and futures contracts.

Seats are limited. The last ATAA conference in Melbourne (in 2009) attracted 240 participants. With limited seats at the 2014 conference, it is suggested that you register without delay. Registration with the $200 deposit payment will reserve you a seat (but only up to 160 people).

Gala dinner
The Gala dinner on Saturday, 10th May is sure to be a fabulous evening. Enjoy networking with new friends and colleagues and the conference presenters who will be sprinkled around the dinner tables for personal interactions with delegates. The dinner is an optional feature of the conference, and partners are very welcome to attend. And a special surprise also awaits the diners!

Registration categories
Early bird registration will entitle the delegate to a significant discount. Early bird registration and payment deadline: Friday 28 March 2014. Standard registration will apply to registrations processed, or payments received after Friday 28 March 2014. Registrations received after Friday 2 May 2014 are not guaranteed to receive the standard delegate materials.

Special accommodation rates have been negotiated with Rydges Melbourne for conference delegates. To secure this special rate, accommodation bookings should be made online as part of the registration process. Alternatively, there are many other accommodation options close by where you may choose to stay.

New payment option!
Register now and simply pay a $200 deposit to secure your place. The balance is paid closer to the conference (please see website for payment options).

“I have attended the last two conferences and found them very good. I am looking forward to the 2014 conference in Melbourne and have arranged my holiday so I can attend.” — Keith M.

For conference fee details, refer to the web site.

MOre detaILs Visit for further details or contact the conference secretariat Expert Events on (07) 3848 2100 or email

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