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71st CFA Institute Annual Conference

Publishing Date: 25/04/2018      (Last Update: 25/04/2018)

For 71 years, CFA Institute has brought different parties the latest thinking, expert opinions, thought leadership, and unrivaled networking opportunities through its Annual Conference. It is the investment industry’s largest and longest-running educational gathering of investment professionals.
In May 2018, the global 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference will be held in Hong Kong. Over 1,500 chief investment officers, fund managers and investment professionals from more than 70 countries will converge on Hong Kong. This is only the second time the conference has been held in Asia and the very first time in our Asia headquarters in Hong Kong.

50+ speakers include top economists, prominent investors, bestselling investment authors, and governmental and regulatory leaders has been confirmed, including,
  • The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will deliver the opening remarks;
  • Daniel Kahneman, 2002 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, Professor Emeritus, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University;
  • Steve Eisman, hedge fund manager, portrayed in the movie and book “The Big Short”;
  • Lei Zhang, Founder, Chair, and CEO, Hillhouse Capital Management Group

15% off (i.e. HK$9,600 for one standard full pass) is offered to alumni, master students or referrals of HKU (discount code: ANN18S30) who attend the conference. Please click here for more information about the conference and register here.

The conference is also one of the eligible programs under the Asset and Wealth Management Sector (the “WAM Pilot Program”) funded by the HKSAR Government. Eligible delegates can be reimbursed up to HK$4,000 of the conference fee (T&Cs applied). For more information, please visit here.

The Annual Conference will qualify for 16.5 credit hours of Continuing Education (CE) and Continuous Professional Training (CPT), inclusive of 3 hours in the content areas of Standards, Ethics, and Regulations (SER).

Event Details

Date13 - 16 May, 2018
Time13th May: 12:00pm - 07:30pm I 14th May: 07:30am - 06:00pm I 15th May: 07:30am - 09:30pm I 16th May: 08:00am - 12:45pm
VenueHong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre