The schedule is subject to change.

Sunday, 13 May 2018

14:00–16:30

The Research Foundation Workshop for the Practitioner

Chief Advisor for Research and Strategy
CBOE Vest Financial

The Research Foundation Workshop for the Practitioner draws from the work supported by the CFA Institute Research Foundation to help participants enhance their practical investment knowledge, understand and apply new research, and contribute to effective client service. This is an optional, free workshop for delegates of the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference.

 

14:00–15:00

Beyond the Numbers

Beyond the Numbers Sessions provide training in soft-skill areas of growth and personal development for investment professionals, including leadership, firm building, career skills, and CFA Institute perspectives.

15:30–16:30

Beyond the Numbers

Beyond the Numbers Sessions provide training in soft-skill areas of growth and personal development for investment professionals, including leadership, firm building, career skills, and CFA Institute perspectives.

17:00–18:15

Annual Conference Sunday Keynote

Plenary Sessions feature industry thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.

18:30–19:30

Welcome Reception

Monday, 14 May 2018

08:00–08:45

Sponsored Corporate Presentations

Sponsored Corporate Presentations offer a range of best practices, strategies, tools, and tactics for successful investment management and financial analysis from professionals at leading financial services firms.

08:30–16:15

Exhibit Hall Open

09:00–09:15

Opening Remarks

09:15–10:15

Plenary Session

Plenary Sessions feature industry thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.

10:45–11:45

Plenary Session

Chief Executive Officer
The Nigerian Stock Exchange

11:45–12:45

Plenary Session

Plenary Sessions feature industry thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.

12:45–14:30

Networking Lunch

13:45–14:30

Sponsored Corporate Presentations

Sponsored Corporate Presentations offer a range of best practices, strategies, tools, and tactics for successful investment management and financial analysis from professionals at leading financial services firms.

15:00–15:45

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions explore key topics with analysis and commentary on important market sectors and trends from prominent charterholder practitioners.

16:15–17:15

Career Track

Career Track Sessions are designed to inspire delegates at all stages of their career to be intentional about their career management and professional development efforts. Sessions will convey practical insights and strategies for achieving career goals.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

08:00–08:45

Sponsored Corporate Presentations

Sponsored Corporate Presentations offer a range of best practices, strategies, tools, and tactics for successful investment management and financial analysis from professionals at leading financial services firms.

08:30–16:15

Exhibit Hall Open

09:00–09:15

Conference Remarks

09:15–10:15

Plenary Session

Plenary Sessions feature industry thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.

10:45–11:45

Plenary Session

Plenary Sessions feature industry thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.

11:45–12:45

Plenary Session

Plenary Sessions feature industry thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.

12:45–14:30

Networking Lunch

13:45–14:30

Sponsored Corporate Presentations

Sponsored Corporate Presentations offer a range of best practices, strategies, tools, and tactics for successful investment management and financial analysis from professionals at leading financial services firms.

15:00–15:45

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions explore key topics with analysis and commentary on important market sectors and trends from prominent charterholder practitioners.

16:15–17:45

Extended Sessions

Extended Sessions are presented by academics and allow for a deeper analysis into a topic in finance, often presenting research.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

08:00–10:45

Exhibit Hall Open

09:00–09:15

Conference Remarks

09:15–10:15

Plenary Session

Plenary Sessions feature industry thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.

10:45–11:45

China and G–20’s Green Finance Initiatives

Chief Economist
Research Bureau, People’s Bank of China

11:45–12:45

Plenary Session

Plenary Sessions feature industry thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.