Thursday, November 15 (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 16 (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.
The European Financial Crisis and Implications for Investors: This panel will discuss the European financial crisis and implications for investors in both the United States and Europe/Asia
4:00 p.m. – Convene in reception area for concluding remarks