67th CFA Institute Annual Conference: Early Agenda Details

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Registration is open for the 67th CFA Institute Annual Conference, one of the investment industry’s largest and longest-running educational gatherings of investment professionals. The full slate of speakers and sessions will be announced on this site in the weeks ahead, and the following speakers are already confirmed for the program:

  • Nobel Laureate William F. Sharpe, the originator of several methods of valuation and analysis, including the Sharpe ratio, in conversation with Robert Litterman, executive editor of the Financial Analysts Journal and former chair of the Quantitative Investment Strategies Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
  • Sheila C. Bair, chair of the Systemic Risk Council, former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and author of the book Bull by the Horns, discussing systemic risk in the banking system.
  • Clint Laurent, CEO at Global Demographics, discussing demographic trends and what they mean for Asia and the global economy.
  • Arjun Divecha, chairman of GMO LLC, sharing insights into emerging markets investing in an increasingly globalized world.
  • Tomáš Sedláček, economist and member of Prague’s National Economic Council, explaining how economics is ultimately about good and evil.
  • Nate Silver, creator of FiveThirtyEight.com and author of The Signal and the Noise, showing how others commonly misuse data to make incorrect conclusions.

The 67th CFA Institute Annual Conference will include plenary sessions with noted thought leaders on topics of importance to global investors, concurrent practitioner sessions on focused investment topics across six key topic areas, and extended-length, course-style sessions taught by star professors from leading business schools.

You can review social media highlights from the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Singapore and check back for news and updates about the upcoming conference, which will be held in Seattle, Washington. Don’t forget to register for the event, and join us to help an industry reengage with reality and create positive change.

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