November 15-16, 2018 Langham Hotel, Boston
Pre-conference interviews will be held November 15 at a location TBD.
Thursday, November 15
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 - Keynote TBD
Friday, November 16
7:00 - 8:15 a.m. (WILSON BALLROOM) – Breakfast
8:25 -9:47 a.m. (CHASE AND MADISON) – Stock Pitch Challenge: Attending MBA participants will pitch a stock (4 per team, 3 first years). Resume books will be distributed to attending recruiters.
9:47 - 10:05 a.m. – Judges' Feedback Session
To all teams in their respective rooms.
10:15 - 11:10 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.
11:20 a.m. - 12:10 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)
Investing in International Markets: Opportunities, Challenges, and Outlook. This panel will discuss what factors to consider when investing in international markets, how their firm approaches the process and what opportunities and challenges exist in international investing.
12:15 - 1:30 p.m. (WILSON BALLROOM) – Capital Group Luncheon Panel Keynote; What it Takes to Succeed in an Investment Management Career
1:30 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. - time allowed for hotel staff to reset the room.
2:00 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.