Thursday, November 21 (Seaport Hotel, Boston)
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. – Networking Reception
6:30 p.m.- 8:15 p.m. – Welcoming remarks and Fidelity Investments Keynote
Friday, November 22 (Seaport Hotel, Boston)
7:00 -7:55 a.m. – Breakfast
8:00 to 10:05 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.
10:15-11:45 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.
11:55 -1:05 p.m. – Capital Group Luncheon Keynote
1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions 1
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
How I Generate Investment Ideas: This panel will provide perspectives on how to generate investment ideas
2:10 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions 2
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
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
3:05 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions 3
Investing in Emerging Markets: Opportunities, Risks, and Outlook: This panel will provide perspectives on where it sees the investment opportunities in emerging markets, associated risks, and the outlook, given current valuations.
Perspectives on Asset Allocation: This panel will discuss how firms go about making investment allocation decisions.