Upcoming Events

CFA Society Chicago offers diverse programming content, including local luncheon programs that attract top industry speakers, educational and career management seminars on specialized, timely topics presented by outstanding specialists in the field, as well as panel discussions addressing the unique challenges facing women in the industry and their contributions to the field, and social group outings such as happy hours and sporting events.

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Cancellation Policy

Unless otherwise stated in the event description, you may cancel your event registration for a full refund by the date and time listed on the event page under “Special Notes Regarding Fees” by contacting our office at 312-251-1301 or info@cfachicago.org. Dates and times will vary by event. No exceptions will be made.

5:00 PM

May Informal Monthly Happy Hour

Join your colleagues and unwind from your work day for a networking happy hour.
11:45 AM

Progressive Networking Luncheon (Members Only, Limited Space)

Tap into the networking power of influential CFA Society Chicago members by joining us for a progressive networking lunch.
4:00 PM

Impact Investing: A New Investing Paradigm

Impact investing refers to investments that seek to generate beneficial, measurable social and environmental impact in addition to a financial return.

Speakers: Moderator: Priya Parrish - Managing Partner, Impact Engine
Susan Chung, CFA - Managing Dierctor of Investment Management, Wespath
Charles Coustan - Portfolio Manager, MacArthur Foundation
Andrew Lee - Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, UBS Wealth Management Americas

6:30 PM

CFA Society Chicago Summer Co-Ed Kickball Team - Only Female Spots Remaining

Are you ready to round the bases and head for home? If so, then get ready to play and have the best time in the largest kickball league in Chicago!
4:00 PM

The Alan Meder Empowerment Series: Carol Seymour

Whether you need to build critical relationships at more senior levels or are positioning yourself to shine so you can be sponsored, Carol’s real-life stories provide the insights into how to build trusted relationships to increase your leadership impact.
7:30 AM


Following in the footsteps of the highly successful ALTSLA conference, the West's premier alternative investment conference moves East to one the nation's most dynamic cities: Chicago!
11:30 AM

Distinguished Speaker Series: Michael O’Grady

Hear from Northern Trust's new chairman and CEO, Mike O’Grady, on his views on the key themes that are shaping our industry and Northern Trust strategy.

Speakers: Michael O’Grady - Chairman, President and CEO of Northern Trust

12:00 PM

June Job Seekers Forum 10 and Under (Members Only, Limited Space)

The CFA Society Chicago Job Seekers Forum series provides members with potential new opportunities and resources to find employment. The forum encourages open dialogue and will have a member of the Professional Development Advisory Group as a host.
8:30 AM

Wall Street Training: Introduction to Python for Finance (Limited Space)

This one-day course introduces the Python language, which is rapidly becoming one of the most popular languages for financial applications.

Speakers: Instructor: Ted Michaels - Vice President, WST

5:00 PM

CFA Candidates' Post-Exam Party (Private Invitation Only)

Join CFA Society Chicago and your fellow candidates to celebrate at this year's post-exam party. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and soda while you network with others who are also working to get their charter.
5:00 PM

Annual Business Meeting & Networking Reception (Members Only)

We are pleased to invite you to join your fellow members for CFA Society Chicago's 2019 Annual Business Meeting. Leadership will provide a year-end review in addition to a strategic overview of the organization.
12:00 PM

June Investment Exchange Forum (Members Only, Limited Space)

The Investment Exchange Forum is a stock-picking meeting held by CFA Society Chicago members. Each meeting features actionable ideas and a lively discussion of the topic at hand.
5:00 PM

June Special Situations (Members Only, Limited Space)

Special situations are corporate actions which could reveal an undervalued security and hence an investment opportunity. In the Special Situations Research Forum we will discuss an investment situation decided 3 weeks in advance.
5:30 PM

Progressive Networking Dinner (Members Only, Limited Space)

Tap into the networking power of influential CFA Society Chicago members by joining us for a progressive networking dinner.
5:00 PM

June Informal Monthly Happy Hour

Join your colleagues and unwind from your work day for a networking happy hour.
7:30 AM

CFA Institute Seminar for Global Investors

Previously known as the Financial Analysts Seminar, the CFA Institute Seminar for Global Investors is widely known as one of the most comprehensive continuing education programs for investment professionals.
5:40 PM

Miami Marlins vs. Chicago White Sox

Meet us at the ballpark to watch the Miami Marlins vs White Sox!