Extended Sessions

Extended Sessions

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

1:45–3:15 p.m.

Private Investments for Private Clients: A Practical Approach

Steve Balaban, CFA
Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Mink Capital Inc.
Award-Winning Lecturer, University of Waterloo

George Chen, CFA, CIPM, Moderator
Red Tortoise LLC
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1:45–3:15 p.m.

Value This, You Must! A Jedi Guide to Valuation

Aswath Damodaran
Kerschner Family Chair Professor of Finance​
Stern School of Business, New York University

Brian D. Singer, CFA, Moderator
Head of Dynamic Allocation Strategies Team
William Blair
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1:45–3:15 p.m.

Investing in a Better World: The Role of Asset Owners in Encouraging Good Governance and Shaping Sustainable Business Practices

Dan Bienvenue, CFA
Interim Chief Operating Investment Officer and Managing Investment Director, Global Equity
California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)

Hiro Mizuno
Executive Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan

Deborah Ng, CFA
Director, Strategy, and Head of Responsible Investing
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Richard Brandweiner, CFA, Moderator
Chief Executive Officer
Pendal Australia
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1:45–3:15 p.m.

Cultural Fluency: The Art of Connecting in Global Business

Jane Hyun
​​Founder and President, Hyun & Associates​
Global Leadership Strategist and Author

Richard Fernand, Moderator
Global Content Director, Professional Learning
CFA Institute
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1:45–3:15 p.m.

#DeFi – The World of Decentralized Finance

Campbell R. Harvey
​Professor of Finance, Duke University
Partner and Senior Advisor, Research Affiliates, LLC

Eelco Fiole, CFA, Moderator
Managing Partner
Alpha Governance Partners
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1:45–3:15 p.m.

Investing through Booms and Busts—An Unconventional Approach

Vikram Mansharamani
Harvard University

Morgan Housel, Moderator
Collaborative Fund
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