Media Advisory - CFA Society Toronto Celebrates 80 Years Serving Toronto's Investment Community

TORONTO, July 18, 2016 /CNW/ - To meet the demands of today's evolving investment ecosystem, we have changed the format of our annual flagship event. Join us at the Annual Investment Dinner on October 5, as we combine traditional forecasting with robust Investment content while celebrating CFA Society Toronto's 80th Anniversary. Click here for event details and speaker bios.

When:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016


5PM – 9PM

Where:

Metro Toronto Convention Centre,


Hall G (South Building)


222 Bremner Blvd.


Toronto, ON

Speakers:
Host
Catherine Murray
Host & Anchor
Business News Network

Catherine Murray is a prominent speaker and television personality with the Business News Network (BNN), where she is currently the Host of Market Call and Anchor of Business Day PM.

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Keynote Speaker
Philip E. Tetlock
Annenberg University Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Leader, Good Judgement Project
Co-Author, 
SuperForecasting

Philip Tetlock is the Annenberg University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, with appointments in Wharton, psychology and political science. He is co-leader of the Good Judgment Project, a multi-year forecasting study, as well as the author of Expert Political Judgment and co-author of 'SuperForecasting'.

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Fireside Chat: Moderator
Barry L. Ritholtz
Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Ritholtz Wealth Management

Barry L. Ritholtz is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Ritholtz Wealth Management and is a well-known industry pundit, respected author, and media personality. 

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Fireside Chat Expert
Howard Marks, CFA
Co-Chairman
Oaktree Capital Management

Howard Marks is a renowned financial expert, best known for his highly regarded investment memos; On The Couch and What Does the Market Know? He is the co-founder of Oaktree Capital, where he has served as Co-Charman since 1995, and is also a proud CFA charterholder.

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Fireside Chat Expert
Michael J. Mauboussin
Managing Director & Head of Global Financial Strategies
Credit Suisse

Michael J. Mauboussin is a financial expert, accomplished author, and celebrated professor. Currently, he is the Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse. His areas of expertise include capital markets, valuation, competitive strategy, and decision making.

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CFA Society Toronto proudly acknowledges its' Annual Investment Dinner sponsors and would like to extend a special thank you to our platinum sponsor, National Bank Correspondent Network, and our platinum corporate sponsor Thomson Reuters.

Advance interviews and media passes
Interviews will be granted based on availability and by appointment only before September 30, 2016. Media passes are available on request. Limited space is available for journalists who wish to attend the reception and dinner.

About CFA Society Toronto
CFA Society Toronto supports the professional and business development of over 9,000 CFA® charterholders in Toronto, making it the largest society of CFA charterholders, globally. We provide members with a local perspective on a global designation, including: educational programs, sponsored events, job postings, quarterly newsletters, a comprehensive affinity program and networking opportunities. A not-for-profit organization, CFA Society Toronto is affiliated with CFA Institute, the global body that administers the Chartered Financial Analyst® curriculum and sets voluntary, ethics-based performance-reporting standards for the investment industry. CFA Society Toronto's members are leaders in ethics in the financial community. For more information, please refer to www.cfatoronto.ca

Chartered Financial Analyst® and CFA® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

SOURCE CFA Society Toronto

For further information: To schedule an interview or secure a place at a media table, please contact: Jonathan Mai, CFA Society Toronto, Phone: (416) 366.5755 X 235, E-mail: media@cfatoronto.ca, Twitter: @cfatoronto

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