Events & News - 14 January 2014
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  CFA Forecast Dinner 2014 - Rome
Rome, 6 February - Azimut Consulenza Sim - 6:15 pm

We will celebrate our 10th Forecast Dinner in Rome with a great panel of three speakers.
Annalisa Usardi, CFA, Economist at Pioneer Investments and Massimo Jakelich, Chief Strategist at Azimut will help us in understanding the possible markets scenarios for 2014 and the implications for investors.
Claudio Giordani, CFA, Portfolio & Risk Analytics at Bloomberg, will provide some indications on how to monitor risks and performances of financial portfolios.
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  CFA Forecast Dinner 2014 - Milan
Milan, 13 February - Centro Svizzero - 6:15 pm

During our traditional first event for the new year in Milan, we will discuss the possible developments of the markets for 2014.
After the great success of the past two years, Alessandro Fugnoli, Strategist at Kairos Investment Management, will present his global outlook for 2014, sharing with us his view on financial markets for the following months.
Loris Centola, CFA, Co-Head CIO Research at UBS Wealth Management will focus on the possible macroeconomic scenarios for 2014 and the investment implications for different asset classes.
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This event is generously sponsored by

  2014 CFASI Fund Management Challenge

The third edition of the CFASI Fund Management Challenge has begun!
Over the next five months, sixteen Italian university student teams will manage concentrated virtual equity portfolios as if they were hedge fund or portfolio managers.
The competition gives students the opportunity to experience the joys and perils of portfolio management and to learn stock and market analysis from senior professionals. Winning teams will be invited to an award ceremony in Milan in June. The competition is sponsored by FactSet, CFA Institute, Pioneer Investments, UBS and Hammer Partners. Il Sole 24 Ore - PLUS 24 will provide updates on the competition. For more information, please click here

CFA Level 1 Exam Focus
Milan, 22 January - Credit Suisse - 6:30 pm

Giuseppe Patara, CFA will be available for a specific focus meeting dedicated to Level 1 Candidates.
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CFA Candidate Information Briefing
Milan, 29 January - Banca IMI - 6:30 pm

CFA Society Italy is pleased to provide an overview of the CFA Program® to prospect CFA candidates. Luca Pellini, CFA, Board Member and Education Chair, will give information on CFA Charter values and principles, CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge, CFA Program curriculum, and much more.
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  Global Market Sentiment Survey 2014

Providing insight to investors worldwide, the annual Global Market Sentiment Survey (GMSS) reflects the views and expectations of CFA Institute members - respected experts in the industry - on financial markets, integrity, ethics, and performance for the coming year. The 2014 findings, drawn from more than 6,500 surveyed members in over 110 countries, are used by financial professionals and media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg to gauge opinion on the future of the financial industry. For the complete GMSS results click here

Investor Relations
& Financial Communications

YOOX Group is looking for a candidate whose main responsibilities will include help manage the quarterly earnings process, support in managing analysts and investors, draft price-sensitive communication, assist in developing external messaging, organize investor and financial media events, support in managing financial media relations and analyse financial media coverage. For further information and registration click here after login.

  La Selezione dei Fondi di Investimento
nel Servizio di Consulenza
Milan, 22 January
Palazzo Mezzanotte

This conference is promoted by Ascosim, the Association of Italian advisory firms. The object of the meeting is to investigate the main issues related to the fund selection process for independent financial advisors. The program qualifies for 0,5 CE credit hours under the guidelines of the CFA Institute Continuing Education Program.
The admission is free upon registration at Ascosim website

  QUANT Workshop 2014 Save the date!
Venice, 28 February

Important speakers will present the latest quantitative models and asset management strategies, such as: John Hiatt CBOE, Paul Willmott from Wilmott Associates and Andrew Kumiega from IIT. 20% reduction for CFA Society Italy members. Please indicate code CFA_QUANT2014.
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