The schedule is subject to change.

Sunday, 12 May 2019

12:00–19:00

Registration

14:00–16:30

The Research Foundation Workshop for the Practitioner

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 72nd CFA Institute Annual Conference.

14:00–15:00

Beyond the Numbers Sessions

Beyond the Numbers Sessions provide training in soft-skills in a variety of areas of personal development for investment professionals.

18:30–19:30

Welcome Reception

Monday, 13 May 2019

08:00–16:15

Exhibit Hall Open

09:00–09:30

Welcoming Remarks

09:30–11:45

Plenary Sessions

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

11:45–13:30

Networking Lunch

12:30–13:15

Sponsored Corporate Presentations

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

13:15–13:30

Transition Break

13:30–15:15

Technical Workshops

Technical Workshops are interactive small group sessions designed to engage investment professionals in skill-building.

13:30–14:15

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions explore key topics with analysis and commentary on investment trends and strategies, financial technology, career skills, psychology and decision making, and Brexit.

14:15–14:30

Transition Break

16:30–16:45

Transition Break

16:45–17:45

Plenary Session

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

08:00–08:45

Sponsored Corporate Presentations

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

08:30–16:45

Exhibit Hall Open

09:00–09:15

Conference Remarks

09:15–11:45

Plenary Sessions

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

11:45–13:30

Networking Lunch

13:15–13:30

Transition Break

13:30–15:15

Technical Workshops

Technical Workshops are interactive small group sessions designed to engage investment professionals in skill-building.

13:30–15:15

Extended Sessions

Extended Sessions allow for a deeper exploration of investing topics relevant to investment professionals.

15:45–16:30

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions explore key topics with analysis and commentary on investment trends and strategies, financial technology, career skills, psychology and decision making, and Brexit.

16:30–16:45

Transition Break

16:45–17:45

Plenary Session

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

08:00–10:45

Exhibit Hall Open

09:00–09:15

Conference Remarks

09:15–12:45

Plenary Sessions

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