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.

8/21/2018
4:00 PM

August Book Club Meeting

Meet local authors, explore and debate timely industry events and get to know like-minded financial literature enthusiasts. The CFA Society Chicago Book Club embraces discussion of a wide range of themes in an informal environment.
8/23/2018
5:00 PM

August Informal Monthly Happy Hour

Join your colleagues and unwind from your work day for a networking happy hour.
8/27/2018
5:30 PM

August 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.

Speakers: Moderators: Matt Clarkin, CFA, US Bank; Nick Redmond, CFA, Oculus Asset Management

9/6/2018
11:30 AM

Distinguished Speaker Series: Morton Schapiro

President Schapiro has written more than 100 articles, and he has written or edited nine books. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Education.

Speakers: Morton Schapiro - President, Northwestern University

9/10/2018
3:30 PM

Vault Series: DePaul Department of Real Estate

Real Estate's importance as an important asset within an institutional real estate portfolio has continued to gain momentum in spite of declining absolute yields. Learn about specific key factors that have influenced this increase.

Speakers: Charles H. Wurtzebach, PhD - Chair, Department of Real Estate, and Director of the Real Estate Center, DePaul University.

9/11/2018
9:00 AM

Launch Your Search (Members Only, Limited Space)

No matter what your job status is, everyone should have a career plan, current resume, brand statement, know their strengths and be able to confidently talk about themselves. This 4-week Accelerated Group Coaching Program can help you in all these areas.

Speakers: Megan Walls, CPC, PCC, ELI-MP – Certified executive and career coach and owner of Walls Career Coaching

9/12/2018
8:00 AM

Distinguished Speaker Series Breakfast: James Bullard

James Bullard, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, will speak about the U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy during CFA Society Chicago's Distinguished Speaker Series Breakfast on September 12.

Speakers: James Bullard - President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

9/13/2018
4:00 PM

QE Postmortem

As we approach the 10th Anniversary of The Great Recession of 2008 it is worth analyzing the extraordinary response from the Federal Reserve and other central banks, in the form of the most protracted period of monetary accommodation in history.

Speakers: Opening Remarks/Moderator: Dr. Dejanir Silva - Professor of Finance at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Panelists: Matthew Luzzetti - Senior Economist, Deutsche Bank; Roberto Perli - Head of Global Monetary Policy Research, Cornerstone Macro; Nomi Prins - Renowned Journalist, Former International Investment Banker, Author and Speaker

9/14/2018
12:00 PM

September Job Seeker's Forum 10 and Over (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.
9/18/2018
4:00 PM

September Book Club Meeting

Meet local authors, explore and debate timely industry events and get to know like-minded financial literature enthusiasts. The CFA Society Chicago Book Club embraces discussion of a wide range of themes in an informal environment.
9/24/2018
5:30 PM

September 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.
9/27/2018
5:00 PM

September Informal Monthly Happy Hour

Join your colleagues and unwind from your work day for a networking happy hour.
10/25/2018
5:00 PM

CFA Society Chicago 32nd Annual Dinner (Limited Space)

The Officers and Directors of CFA Society Chicago invite you to attend the 32nd Annual Dinner, our premier networking event of the year, bringing together over 1,100 investment professionals and key decision-makers.

Speakers: Richard H. Thaler - 2017 Recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business