SPECIALISTS IN FINANCIAL MODELLING

Meetup

Our Financial Modelling in Excel LinkedIn Group is now over 40,000 members!  Founded and moderated by Plum Solutions since 2009, the group contains hundreds of relevant and informative posts and discussions by financial modellers all over the world.  

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It’s always nice to network face-to-face as well, and as a spin-off from this group, we are planning regular meetups for this group in key locations this year.  You may also be eligible to claim Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points for attending these sessions.  Here are the scheduled dates and locations:

2019 Upcoming Dates

Other meetup groups around the world you can check out:

2019 Upcoming Dates in Australia


  • September 23, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In finance theory, assets are in the same risk class when they have the same “beta”. But what does that mean? What are the cash flow characteristics that drive beta and leave assets in the same risk class? The answer to this question, according to the capital asset pricing model, is surprising and revealing. It (more…)


  • October 15, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Monte Carlo simulation is a numerical method that uses random draws to perform calculations and complex problems. Today, it is widely used and plays a key part in various fields such as finance, economics, supply chain and even physics. Contrary to what many people think, you don’t need programming knowledge or a fancy software (more…)


  • October 22, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The life of a professional financial modeller is pure joy, until those pesky humans get in the way with their ridiculous demands. Many of us get into the game because of our love for creating rock-solid logic in the beautiful blank canvas that is Microsoft Excel. However, we quickly discover that our art is corrupted (more…)

Past Dates & Topics

2019 Dates

The meetups vary from location to location in terms of size, cost (if any) and venue. Please click on the links above for more information and to RSVP to the Meetup.  Even if you are unable to make that date, then still join the group and you’ll be advised of upcoming meetups in your area.  If you can’t make any of these dates, or there is a not a meetup scheduled in your area, then please register your interest below so that we can let you know of other dates and locations.  If we receive enough interest in starting a meetup group, dates will be confirmed and a venue advised.

Can’t see your area listed above? Positions are open for organisers in other areas, so if you are interested in hosting or organising a meetup near you, then please let us know and we’d love to help you organise and promote it.

Click here for 2018, 2017 and 2016 past Meetup Presentations and Topics.

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