Women in Investment Conference

Thursday, November 20 (Seaport Hotel, Boston)

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. – Networking Reception

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. – Welcoming remarks and Fidelity Investments Keynote

Friday, November 21 (Seaport Hotel, Boston)

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast

8:10 - 9:45 a.m. – Stock Pitch Showcase: Attending MBA participants will pitch a stock (4 MBA students per team, 3 first years). Feedback will be gathered from distinguished judges from sponsoring firms for distribution to participants after the conference. Schools will be matched to willing mentors from sponsoring firms.

9:37 - 9:55 a.m. – General Feedback Session.

10:00 - 12:00 p.m. – WIN Round Robin speed networking session: A speed networking session wherein students will have an opportunity to rotate through tables networking with firm-specific representatives at each table.

12:00 - 1:05 p.m. – Capital Group Luncheon Keynote

Concurrent Sessions

1:20 p.m.-2:05 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions 1

Session A
Investment Strategy in the Current Economic Environment: This panel will discuss the current macroeconomic environment and where it sees the investment opportunities in the current economic environment

Session B
How I Generate Investment Ideas: This panel will provide perspectives on how to generate investment ideas

2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions 2

Session A
How to Initiate Coverage on a Company/How to Interview Management: This panel will discuss how to initiate coverage of a company and the skill set required to interview management

Session B
Company Analysis by Asset class: Equities, Fixed Income (high yield, distressed, investment grade), Quant : This session will feature a discussion on how investment professionals from different asset classes approach analyzing a security to come up with an investment recommendation