CFA Society Chicago Events

CFA 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. If you are not a member of CFA Chicago but you would like to receive e-mail notices about our events, please contact info@cfachicago.org.

Event Function Tickets: In order to view your event ticket tally you must be logged onto the website. You can click on the "Preferences" tab upon member log in or you can click on an individual event, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "Register Online." After you arrive on the registration page scroll down to the payment section and you will see a blue box on the right side of the screen with your event ticket total.

Passport Program: CFA Society Chicago is pleased to offer members of any CFA society the ability attend many CFA Chicago events at our member rate. The "Passport Program" logo and text will appear on the event detail page if that event is offered under this program. Note: If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

Event Cancellation Policy: Unless otherwise stated in the event description, you may cancel your event registration for a full refund up until 5pm three business days prior to the event by contacting our office: 312-251-1301. No exceptions will be made.

DATE/TIME DESCRIPTION
7/7/2015
5:00 PM
Study Group Kick-off Party and Open House

The Level 1 December 2015 CFA exams will be here before you know it! You are invited to join leaders from CFA Chicago and members from Kaplan Schweser to find out how to best prepare for the CFA exam.


7/8/2015
3:30 PM
July Investment Exchange Forum (Members Only, Limited Space)
Topic: Leisure, Gaming, and Travel

The Investment Exchange Forum is a stock-picking meeting of 10-15 CFA Chicago members. Each meeting features actionable ideas by presenting volunteers and a lively discussion of the topic at hand.

Speakers: Moderators: Doug Nguyen - Alpha Capital Partners; Nick Redmond - Oculus Asset Management


7/10/2015
12:00 PM
July Job Seeker's Forum, 10 and over (Members Only, Limited Space)

The CFA Society Chicago Job Seeker's 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 Career Management Advisory Group who serves as a host.


7/14/2015
12:00 PM
Distinguished Speaker Series: Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr.
Becoming a Values-Based Leader

Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. was named the 2008 Kellogg School Professor of the Year. Kraemer is the author of two bestselling leadership books.

Speakers: Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. - Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners, and Clinical Professor of Management and Strategy at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management


7/20/2015
7:30 AM
CFA Institute: 60th Annual Financial Analysts Seminar
Hosted with CFA Society Chicago

Join us for the 60th Annual Financial Analysts Seminar (FAS) on 20-23 July 2015 at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center. Offering engaging lectures, discussions, and case studies, FAS 2015 is your opportunity to connect with top investors.

Speakers: George (Yiorgos) Allayannis; Benjamin S. Appen, CFA; David R. Beatty, C.M., O.B.E., CFA; Milton W. Berg, CFA; James A. Bianco; Paul Bouchey, CFA; Ashvin B. Chhabra; Melissa T. Cook, CFA; Marc Faber; Erika James; David M. Jones; W. Vivian Lau; Robert Litterman; Rebecca H. Patterson; Ronan Ryan; Marc P. Seidner, CFA; Adam Sieminski, CFA; Amir Sufi; Peter Zeihan


7/21/2015
4:00 PM
July 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.


7/23/2015
5:00 PM
CFA Chicago Monthly Networking Happy Hour

Join your colleagues and unwind from your work day for a networking happy hour at Potter's Place in Naperville.


8/3/2015
11:00 AM
Golf Outing: Ruth Lake Country Club
CFA Society of Chicago 11th Annual Golf Outing

Please join CFA Society Chicago for our 11th Annual Golf Outing at Ruth Lake Country Club. This exclusive, members-only event is one of our most popular networking events of the year.


8/12/2015
3:30 PM
August Investment Exchange Forum (Members Only, Limited Space)
Topic: Transports

The Investment Exchange Forum is a stock-picking meeting of 10-15 CFA Chicago members. Each meeting features actionable ideas by presenting volunteers and a lively discussion of the topic at hand.

Speakers: Moderators: Doug Nguyen - Alpha Capital Partners; Nick Redmond - Oculus Asset Management


8/14/2015
12:00 PM
August Job Seeker's Forum, 10 and under (Members Only, Limited Space)

The CFA Society Chicago Job Seeker's 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 Career Management Advisory Group who serves as a host.


8/18/2015
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.


9/11/2015
12:00 PM
September Job Seeker's Forum, 10 and over (Members Only, Limited Space)

The CFA Society Chicago Job Seeker's 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 Career Management Advisory Group who serves as a host.


9/15/2015
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.


10/9/2015
12:00 PM
October Job Seeker's Forum, 10 and under (Members Only, Limited Space)

The CFA Society Chicago Job Seeker's 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 Career Management Advisory Group who serves as a host.


11/10/2015
5:00 PM
CFA Society Chicago 29th Annual Dinner (Limited Space)

The 2015 Annual Dinner is our premier networking event of the year, bringing together over 1,000 investment professionals and key decision-makers.

Speakers: Mohamed El-Erian


11/13/2015
12:00 PM
November Job Seeker's Forum, 10 and over (Members Only, Limited Space)

The CFA Society Chicago Job Seeker's 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 Career Management Advisory Group who serves as a host.


12/11/2015
12:00 PM
December Job Seeker's Forum, 10 and under (Members Only, Limited Space)

The CFA Society Chicago Job Seeker's 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 Career Management Advisory Group who serves as a host.


Past Events

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Non-CFA Chicago Investment/Finance Events