A series of events have been created specifically for qualified asset allocators looking to increase their knowledge in the managed futures space and want an opportunity to meet today’s top CTA market participants. All of these events are FREE to attend for investors and take place on June 19 and 20, 2013, at The Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.
Registration is now closed for these events. For any questions, please contact email@example.com.
|WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19|
|1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.||MFA Forum 2013 Pre-Conference Sessions|
|3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Meet the Pinnacle Award Nominees|
|5:30 p.m.||2013 Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards|
THURSDAY, JUNE 20
|8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.||MFA Forum 2013|
Four Seasons Hotel*
120 East Delaware Place
Chicago, IL 60611
*Attendees may take advantage of a discounted rate at the Four Seasons by calling +1 312 280-8800 and asking for the "Managed Funds Association" rate of $350
Presented by CME Group & BarclayHedge
The second annual Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards is the only awards event recognizing excellence exclusively in the managed futures space. There are many benefits that come from incorporating managed futures into portfolios, and it is our goal to highlight these benefits, honor the top managers and provide increased visibility into the managed futures space.
Fourteen awards, based on quantitative data from BarclayHedge, will honor the top managers in the industry today.
|Wednesday, June 19|
|5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.||Registration and cocktails|
|7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.||Seated dinner, awards, entertainment|
|10:00 p.m.||Post-awards after party|
Presented by BarclayHedge
Meet the Pinnacle Award nominated managers, prior to the awards ceremony, in a private space reserved for asset allocators. Each nominated manager will be assigned their own area within a larger space for investors to freely visit with those they want to meet. Information on the nominees and award categories will be provided in advance.
Presented by Managed Funds Association
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19 — MFA Forum 2013 Pre-Conference Sessions
Join Managed Funds Association (MFA) for two pre-conference sessions designed specifically for asset allocators, with topics based on market participant feedback.
Session 1: Institutional Perspectives on Managed Futures Strategies
|Moderator:||Tom O'Donnell, Principal & Director of Global Business Development, The Bornhoft Group|
|Panelists:||Kalina Berova, Principal, OCM Hedge Fund Management, OMERS Capital Markets USA
Chris Solarz, Director, Cliffwater LLC
Chris Rapcewicz, Director of Risk and Operations, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
Peter Willett, Principal, Investment Consulting, Manager Research, Mercer
Session 2: An In-depth Look at the Latest Research on Managed Futures
|Moderator:||Kathryn Kaminski, Assistant Professor, The Swedish Royal Institute of Technology; Senior Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Affiliated Faculty, Stockholm School of Economics|
|Panelists:||Ryan Duncan, Global Co-Head of Advisory Group, Newedge USA
Lawrence Kissko, Head of Macro and Quantitative Strategies, Hermes BPK Partners LLP
Kevin Cole, Research Manager, Campbell & Company, Inc.
THURSDAY, JUNE 20 - MFA Forum 2013
MFA Forum 2013 is MFA’s 19th annual managed futures and global macro investment strategies conference designed to engage alternative investment managers with institutional investors for education, business development and networking.
MFA is the primary source of information on industry standards and market disciplines and regularly educates members, policy makers and investors through a series of conferences, seminars and private, member-only forums.