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Event Detail

Industry Roundtables (Members Only) (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, December 10, 2015 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
4:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Northern Trust, 50 S. LaSalle St, 6th Floor Chicago, IL  60603   (Driving Directions)

Welcome to our 9th Industry Roundtables for Investment Professionals event where you will learn industry insights from leading professionals in different areas of finance. Due to the popularity of previous Roundtables, the Society has decided to host the event twice a year.

Program Description:
Engage in face-to-face interaction with top investment professionals in a small group setting. Learn how 11 different sectors operate in a casual yet structured setting during three 30 minute rounds at pre-selected tables. This members-only program will begin with an overview on the interconnectedness of the industries within financial services, thus, providing insights on identifying your ideal job.

Featured table topics and hosts (subject to change) include:

  1. Alternative Investments/Hedge Funds: Angela Cantillon, CFA; Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting
  2. Business Valuations: Richard Lies, CFA; Plante Moran
  3. Emerging Markets: Kevin Ross, CFA; Advisory Research Investment Management
  4. Equity Analysis: Adam Fleck, CFA; Morningstar
  5. Equity Portfolio Management: Leo Harmon, CFA; Fiduciary Management Associates (FMA)
  6. Family Office: Randy Bull,CFA, CFP®, CAIA, CIMA®; Mirador Investment Group (MIG)
  7. Fixed Income/High Yield Research: Jared Feeney, CFA; Neuberger Berman
  8. Fixed Income/Credit Analyst: Chris Baker, CFA; Morningstar, Inc.
  9. Fixed Income/Portfolio Management: Chris Vincent, CFA; William Blair
  10. Quantitative Analysis: Michele Gambera, CFA; UBS Global Investment Solutions
  11. Regulator: Jose Santillan, CFA; U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  12. Wealth Management: Robert Conrardy, CFA; CTC | myCFO

Members - $35 FREE
Student-Members - $35 FREE
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Refreshments and light appetizers

Registration: Online

Note: You must select a roundtable topic for each of the three sessions. Space is limited at each table and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. In the event that changes to the agenda occur, you will also be asked to supply alternate choices. See agenda below for further details.

4:30-5:00 pm: Registration/Networking
5:00-5:05 pm: Introductions and Overview
5:05-5:35 pm: First Roundtable Session
5:35-5:40 pm: Break/Switch tables
5:40-6:10 pm: Second Roundtable Session
6:10-6:15 pm: Break/Switch tables
6:15-6:45 pm: Third Roundtable Session
6:45-7:15 pm: Informal Networking

Note: Each roundtable session (3 sessions in total) will last 30 minutes, followed by a 5 minute break in between sessions. Each participant will have an opportunity to pose their question(s) to the table's host. Topics could include: skills necessary to succeed, daily responsibilities, obstacles encountered in career, changes in the industry, etc.

Hosted by: Professional Development Advisory Group

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Free or Low cost Events:
Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Dec. 4. If guests fail to cancel before the deadline and/or fail to attend the event they will be charged a $20 fee.

Content shared during CFA Society Chicago programs is not, and nothing in it should be construed as, an offer, invitation or recommendation of any specific financial services company or professional, or an offer, invitation or recommendation to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. By registering for and attending this event, you acknowledge that any photographs that may be taken are the property of CFA Society Chicago and give your consent to their use in CFA Society Chicago's online and print business communications and marketing.