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71st CFA Institute Annual Conference

The HKUST MScIM/FA programs are happy to support the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference as the Program Partner and invite the MScIM/FA students and alumni to participate in the event.

For 71 years, CFA Institute has brought you the latest thinking, expert opinions, thought leadership, and unrivaled networking opportunities through our Annual Conference. It is the investment industry’s largest and longest-running educational gathering of investment professionals.

In May 2018, the global 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference will be held in Hong Kong. Over 1,500 chief investment officers, fund managers and investment professionals from more than 70 countries will converge on Hong Kong. This is only the second time the conference has been held in Asia and the very first time in our Asia headquarters in Hong Kong.

50+ speakers include top economists, prominent investors, bestselling investment authors, and governmental and regulatory leaders has been confirmed, including

-       The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will deliver the opening remarks;

-       Daniel Kahneman, 2002 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, Professor Emeritus, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University;

-       Steve Eisman, former hedge fund manager portrayed in the movie and book “The Big Short”;

-       Lei Zhang, Founder, Chair, and CEO, Hillhouse Capital Management Group


Conference Information

Date    : 13-16 May 2018

Venue : Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Link of the event : please visit conference website

Discount code : ANN18-UNI - 15% off (HK$9,600 for one standard full pass) is offered to HKUST alumni, master students or referrals of HKUST Business School