Schedule

 

Noon
 

Doors open
 

1:00PM
 

Introduction: Leveling the Playing Field
 

1:15PM
 

Break-out Session / Refreshments
 

2:00PM

Student Panel: How to Develop Talent

 

Select student leaders invited to share their experiences helping their peers build key technical skills, decide how they want to start their careers, and make connections in the industry.

Special emphasis will be placed on promoting diversity and on supporting the development of critical thought.
 

3:00PM

Industry Panel: Planning for the Long Term

 

Industry veterans representing the sell-side, the buy-side, and a capital allocator will build on the student panel's discussion and offer advice for long-term career development.

The speakers will also share their thoughts on what major trends are shaping the industry right now.
 

4:00PM
 

Break-out Session / Refreshments
 

4:30PM

Investing Panel: Building Edge

 

The winner of the Spring 2015 Ultimate Challenge co-hosted by Seeking Alpha and Upgrade Capital discusses their trade idea with a panel of hedge fund judges.
 
The panelists will then talk about their respective firms' investment philosophies.
 

5:15PM
 

Closing Remarks
 

5:30PM

Break-out into Dinner Groups

 

Attendees invited to split up into groups of 5-10. Select groups will be joined by industry representatives.