November 16-17, 2017 Langham Hotel, Boston
Thursday, November 16
3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. (WILSON 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. 7 rotations of 12 minutes. (Conference registration/ hotel check-in from 2:30 -3:30 p.m.)
5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (ESPLANADE ROOM) – Networking Reception
6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. (WILSON BALLROOM) - Welcoming Remarks, Dinner - "Fireside Chat" with Seth Klarman, President and CEO of The Baupost Group, LLC, interviewed by Jane Mendillo
Friday, November 17
7:30 - 8:45 a.m. (WILSON BALLROOM) – Breakfast Keynote: Christine Thompson, CIO, Bond Group, Fidelity Investments
9:00 - 10:26 a.m. (CHASE AND MADISON) – Stock Pitch Showcase: Attending MBA participants will pitch a stock (4 per team, 3 first years). Resume books will be distributed to attending recruiters.
10:26 - 10:40 a.m. – Judges' Feedback Session
To all teams in their respective rooms.
10:45 - 11:35 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 1
Session A (MADISON ROOM)
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 (CHASE ROOM)
How I Generate Investment Ideas: This panel will provide perspectives on how to generate investment ideas.
11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. – Concurrent Sessions 2
Session A (CHASE ROOM)
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 (MADISON ROOM)
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.
12:45 - 1:50 p.m. (WILSON BALLROOM) – Capital Group Luncheon Panel Keynote; What it Takes to Succeed in an Investment Management Career
1:50 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - time allowed for hotel staff to reset the room.
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - (WILSON BALLROOM) - WIN Round Robin 2 - 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. 8 Rotations of 12 minutes.