Women in Investment Conference

Thursday, November 19 (Seaport Hotel, Boston)

3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. (FLAGSHIP BALLROOM)  – WIN Round Robin I  - Part I of a speed networking session wherein students will have an opportunity to rotate through tables networking with firm-specific representatives at each table. 6 rotations of 15 minutes.  (Conference registration/ hotel check-in from 2:30 -3:30 p.m.)

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (MAGNUM ROOM) – Networking Reception  

6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. (SEAPORT BALLROOM) - Welcoming remarks and Fidelity Investments Keynote 

Friday, November 20 (Seaport Hotel, Boston)

7:00 - 8:15 a.m. (PLAZA A) – Breakfast, Eaton Vance Keynote  

8:25 - 10:35 a.m. (SEAPORT A and SEAPORT BC) – Stock Pitch Showcase: Attending MBA participants will pitch a stock (4 per team, 3 first years). Resume books will be distributed to attending recruiters. 

10:45 - 12:25 p.m. (PLAZA A) – WIN Round Robin 2 speed networking session - Part 2 of a speed networking session wherein students will have an opportunity to rotate through tables networking with firm-specific representatives at each table. 6 Rotations of 15 minutes.

12:30 - 1:45 p.m. (LIGHTHOUSE BALLROOM) – Capital Group Luncheon Panel Keynote; What it Takes to Succeed in an Investment Management Career  

Concurrent Sessions

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions 1

Session A  SEAPORT BC
Investment Strategy in the Current Economic Environment: This panel will discuss the current macroeconomic environment and where they see the investment opportunities in the current economic environment.

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

3:05 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions 2

Session A  SEAPORT BC
How to Initiate Coverage on a Company/How to Interview Management: This session will feature speakers from various firms, discussing how to begin researching an investment idea and the skill set required to interview management.

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