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Strategic Management of Investment Organizations

CFA Society New York 1540 Broadway, New York City, NY, United States

How do CEOs and other senior leaders manage their firms, implement business strategy, and think through key strategic challenges? There are no perfect solutions, but there are some time-tested frameworks. CFA Institute and Harvard Business School Investment Management Workshop is designed to explore these issues with global peers, C-level guest speakers, and leading HBS professors. CFA Institute and HBS are pleased to present a panel moderated by George E. Austin, CFA that will bring together HBS Senior Associate Dean, Luis Viceira, and senior industry practitioners from State of Wisconsin Investments Board, Deutsche Asset Management, and Casey Family Programs. All panelists attended the 49th annual Investment Management Workshop in June 2017 and will share how the workshop helped them improve strategic decision making.

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Free for Members, Sponsored Event*

How Institutional Investors Use and Think About Exchange-listed Options

Webinar

Many public and corporate pension retirement systems worldwide are confronted with lower investment returns on existing assets that currently underfund the ultimate financial obligations of those plans. As a result, pension plans have been exploring different investment strategies and exposure to alternative asset classes. Between December 2017 and March 2018, Greenwich Associates interviewed 80 institutional investors in the U.S., incorporating a mix of asset managers, corporate pension plans and public pension plans. Respondents were asked a series of questions seeking to understand their perceptions of listed options strategies and to explore how institutional investors utilize exchange-listed equity options to achieve investment goals.

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Free Webinar, Other Industry Events, Sponsored Event*

Leadership Advancement Program: Are We Hard Wired for Change?

CFA Society New York 1540 Broadway, New York City, NY, United States

Kaplan Professional conjointly with the CFA Society New York Career Development Group presents a series of symposiums offering an introduction to ELEVEN—a Kaplan Professional leadership development program. In this introductory series, keynotes augmented by audience participation will be presented by ELEVEN program director (Milo-Arne Wilkinson) followed by full panel discussions and Q&A with industry leaders. The kickoff event on June 26, 2018 at CFA Society New York's office begins with the topic, “Are We Hard Wired for Change?” All topics will be presented in 45-minute workshops and include quick snapshots of the Eleven methodology. Each topic is highly interactive with a 60% / 40% split over theory and practical with a humorous, storytelling overlay to them all.

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Career Development, Sponsored Event*

American Gas Association Luncheon Presentation

CFA Society New York 1540 Broadway, New York City, NY, United States

American Gas Association Luncheon Presentation - An American Gas Association Sponsored Event - Wednesday, January 23 Register to Attend Speakers Dave McCurdy President & CEO, American Gas Association James P. Torgerson, Chief Executive Officer, AVANGRID Inc., and  2019 Chair, American Gas Association The American Gas Association, founded in 1918, represents more [...]

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Other Industry Events, Sponsored Event*

U.S. Equity Markets: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Fordham University’s McNally Amphitheater 140 West 62nd Street, New York, NY, United States

The U.S. equity markets are the most liquid and efficient in the world, and are continually evolving in response to forces of technology and competition. As technology and competitive practices evolve, so must the regulatory framework in which business is conducted. It is imperative that our regulations continue to drive efficiency, integrity, and resilience. Please join us to hear from top officials at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as they discuss the regulatory agenda for equity market structure in 2019.

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Other Industry Events, Sponsored Event*, Value Investing

No Average Strategy: Increasing Returns While Managing Risk

Webinar

Is there another investment path for portfolio managers to explore? Based on a recently released in-depth analysis of risk-adjusted returns over a 20-year period, perhaps there is. Join The Options Industry Council and Nasdaq as they host Dr. Edward Szado, author of a study titled "Endowment Risk Management and Return Enhancement with Listed Index and ETF Options," for a wide-ranging discussion. During the session, Dr. Szado, Associate Professor of Finance with the Providence College School of Business, will elaborate on his research, which found that two straightforward option overlay strategies improved the risk profiles and simultaneously enhanced returns for endowments ranging in size from small to very large.

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American Gas Association Presentation

Virtual Only

The American Gas Association, founded in 1918, represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States. There are more than 75 million residential, commercial and industrial natural gas customers in the U.S., of which 95 percent — more than 71 million customers — receive their gas from AGA members. Today, natural gas meets more than 30 percent of the United States’ energy needs

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