European Investment Conference. A Fresh Perspective: Checking Assumptions, Challenging Mindsets. 16-17 October 2014. London, UK

European Investment Conference

26–27 November 2015
The Guoman Tower Hotel
London, United Kingdom

Attracting delegates from 54 countries,* the CFA Institute European Investment Conference is the annual must-attend gathering for Europe’s leading portfolio managers, analysts, chief investment officers, and CEOs.

With sessions designed and delivered by practitioners, for practitioners, this unique conference delivers valuable insights on the region’s most pressing economic developments, alongside sought-after technical workshops

Cohosted by CFA Institute and CFA Society United Kingdom and featuring keynote addresses from Dan Ariely, Anne Richards, and Lord Sebastian Coe, the conference returns once more to London’s Guoman Hotel, on 26–27 November 2015.

Alongside renowned plenary speakers, interactive technical workshops will include

  • Equities: Best Practices for Improving Research
    James J. Valentine, CFA, Founder, AnalystSolutions
  • Quantifying Risk and Performance
    Lindsey Matthews, CFA, Managing Director, Head of Quant R&D and Client Development, UBS Delta
  • Fixed Income: Investing in Distressed Debt
    Christopher Boehringer, CFA, Head of Quant R&D and Client Development, UBS Delta

This focused, interactive conference provides a truly unique opportunity to gain fresh insights and strengthen your technical expertise whilst networking with like-minded leading investors from across Europe.

*Number of individual countries represented by EIC delegates, 2010–2014.

Speakers

Dan-Ariely
Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely is James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, with appointments at … Read More

Anne-Richards
Anne Richards

Anne Richards is chief investment officer and head of the EMEA region at Aberdeen Asset Management, where she … Read More

Seb-Coe
Lord Sebastian Coe, CH, KBE

Lord Sebastian Coe, CH, KBE, is Executive Chairman at CSM Sport & Entertainment. He was chairman of the … Read More

Michala-Marcussen
Michala Marcussen, CFA

Michala Marcussen, CFA, is head of global economics at Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking. Previously, she served … Read More

Tim-Hartford
Tim Hartford

Tim Harford is a behavioral economist and columnist at the Financial Times. Previously, he held positions at Oxford … Read More

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