Host by CFA Institute Date May 19, 2013 12:00 am Location Marina Bay Sands

CFA Institute Annual Conference 2013

19-22 May 2013 - Sinagapore

The Sands Expo and Convention Center at Marina Bay Sands

Hosted with CFA Society Singapore

The 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference, one of the investment industry’s largest and longest running educational gatherings of investment professionals.

Nearly 1,200 financial leaders gather in Singapore to shape a more trustworthy financial industry.

Investment professionals from around the world will converge at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore next week for the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference, to explore the challenges facing the industry and examine ways to help shape the future of finance. On May 19-22, more than 1,200 award-winning academics, economists, and business leaders will share ideas, expand their professional competence, and join CFA Institute in its efforts to restore trust in finance and raise standards in ethics, education and professional excellence. This year marks the first time the event will be hosted in the Asia Pacific region.

CFA Institute President and CEO John Rogers, CFA, will open the conference this Monday at 9 a.m. SGT, with an address to the global investment profession. The address will focus on how to shape a more trustworthy financial industry that better serves society, and a call for reform in six critical areas of finance: putting investors first, financial knowledge, retirement security, transparency and fairness, regulation and enforcement, and safeguarding the system. To watch the live video of the speech, visit the Annual Conference live stream.

The conference will feature more than 35 scheduled presentations and panels with 48 speakers, including Ng Kok Song, adviser and chair of global investments, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation; George Friedman, CEO and founder, Stratfor; Dambisa Moyo, international economist, author and investment strategist; and Michael Woodford, former president and CEO, Olympus Corporation.

Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct Workshop Examines Ethical Conduct

Investment managers will gather this Sunday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. SGT for the “Ethical Conduct in Practice: The CFA Institute Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct” panel discussion. The event will examine how investment managers can commit to ethical principles that put client interests first by adopting the Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct. The session will be led by Michael G. Trotsky, CFA, executive director and chief investment officer of the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board; Lim Liying, CFA, chief investment officer of Singapore Labour Foundation; and Mohammed Shoaib, CFA, chief executive of Al Meezan Investment Management Ltd.

‘Challenging Industry Norms’ Panel Weighs Future of Finance

The conference will feature the “Challenging Industry Norms: The Future of Finance” panel discussion on Wednesday from 9-10:10 a.m. SGT. Chaired by John Rogers, CFA, president and CEO of CFA Institute, Mark P. Delaney, CFA, chief investment officer and deputy CEO of AustralianSuper; Fred Hu, chairman of Primavera Capital Group; and Aaron Low, CFA, principal of Lumen Advisors, LLC, the panel will discuss ways to shape a more trustworthy, forward-thinking financial industry that better serves society.

CE Credit: Qualifies for 14 credit hours, including up to 3 hours in the content areas of Standards, Ethics, and Regulations (SER). You may earn an additional 3.5 credit hours, including up to 1 SER, for attending optional sessions on Sunday, 19 May.