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68th CFA Institute Annual Conference

26–29 April 2015
Congress Center Messe Frankfurt
Frankfurt, Germany

The risk, opportunities, and challenges facing the global investment profession are as complex as ever and investment professionals must remain current. If you attend only one investment conference each year, make sure it’s the CFA Institute Annual Conference.

The flagship CFA Institute Annual Conference rotates continents each year and is one of the investment industry’s largest and longest running educational gatherings of investment professionals, attracting as many as 1,800 delegates from 70 countries in prior years. Speakers include top economists, legendary investors, bestselling investment authors, and governmental and regulatory leaders who share insights on today’s most critical investment issues, examine market trends, uncover new investment opportunities, and deliver practical investment advice.

  • Refresh your skills with new ideas and research on a full range of investment topics
  • Network with investment peers from around the world
  • Explore global and regional financial trends
  • Examine new investment opportunities and risks
  • Hear from luminaries in the profession, including leading researchers, noted economists, and successful practitioners

CE Credit: Qualifies for 16 credit hours, including up to 1 hour in the content areas of Standards, Ethics, and Regulations (SER).
Members: CE Tracking auto-entry

Featured Speakers

Jean L.P. Brunel, CFA,
Jean L.P. Brunel, CFA

Jean L.P. Brunel, CFA, is managing principal of Brunel Associates, LLC, a firm offering wealth education and analysis. … Read More

Ian Bremmer
Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer is the founder and president at Eurasia Group, a global political risk research and consulting firm. … Read More

Vikram Mansharamani
Vikram Mansharamani

Vikram Mansharamani is a lecturer at Yale University and the author of BOOMBUSTOLOGY: Spotting Financial Bubbles before They … Read More

Andreas Sauer, CFA
Andreas J. Sauer, CFA

Andreas J. Sauer, CFA, is founder and principal at Ansa Capital Management, which specializes in quantitative total return … Read More

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