Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, OIC hosts free webinars on a variety of options-related topics. Taught by experienced options professionals, OIC webinars run from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (CT), unless otherwise noted. Registration is required and will give you access to an on-demand replay of the event. Watch OIC's past webinars on-demand here.

Apr 14, 2021
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST

For any options strategy, understanding the potential impact of volatility matters. That's why it's essential for options investors to understand the concept of volatility. On April 14th, join The Options Industry Council for a free, live webinar led by Ed Modla, a former market maker and current OIC instructor, as he explains the basic concepts of volatility. During this presentation, you'll find out about:

  • Historical volatility (HV)
  • Implied volatility (IV)
  • "Historical" IV
  • Volatility skew
  • Volatility analytics, including IV range and percentile

If you're ready to learn about volatility, sign up today for this upcoming OIC webinar. Plus, when you register, you'll get ongoing access to the OIC archive so that you can rewatch the webinar again, any time you need a review.



May 12, 2021
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST

For options investors, the covered call is one of the core strategies for income generation - but there are many details to consider before opening a position. On May 12th, join The Options Industry Council's Mark Benzaquen, a former pit broker who now focuses on options education, for a detailed overview of the covered call. During this free upcoming webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Motivations for the covered call
  • Factors to consider when choosing strike prices and expirations
  • Risks and position management
  • What to know about early assignment

All you have to do is register. Sign up now, for free, and join our live presentation on covered calls. Also, when you register, you'll be gaining access to the OIC video archive, so you can watch the webinar again and again.



Jun 09, 2021
3:30 - 4:30 PM CST

In the equity market, downside risk is always a consideration for investors. However, for some portfolios, certain options may help mitigate the potential for a loss of capital. One such strategy is the protective put. If you want to learn more about protective puts, and if they may be right for you, join The Options Industry Council on June 9th for a free webinar led by former professional options trader Ken Keating. Here's some of what this upcoming webinar will explain:

  • Why investors choose protective puts
  • How changes in implied volatility can affect put premium
  • The implied volatility of out-of-the-money positions
  •  The variations of the protective put

Sign up today for OIC's live protective puts webinar - entirely for free. And when you register, you'll gain access to our archive, so you can review the presentation again any time you need a review.