Event Detail

Distinguished Speaker Series: Alex J. Pollock - Last Chance To Use 08-09 Function Tickets! (Ended)

Financial Cycles, Political Cycles and How to Do Better Next Time

Date, Time, and Location:
Monday, June 29, 2009 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12:00 pm
The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Alex Pollock Every bust causes over-optimism to turn to over-pessimism. In the wake of panic and scandal comes political reaction. The claimed future effectiveness of the political reaction is, in turn, over-optimistic. Still, we can consider some positive steps which could be taken to improve matters in the next cycle.

Alex J. Pollock
Resident Fellow

Time, Date, and Location:
Monday, June 29, 2009
The Standard Club
320 S. Plymouth Court
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Biography: Mr. Pollock has been a resident fellow at AEI since 2004, focusing on financial policy issues, including government-sponsored enterprises, housing finance, retirement finance, corporate governance, and accounting standards. Previously, he spent thirty-five years in banking, including twelve years as President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, while also writing numerous articles on financial systems and management. Mr. Pollock is a director of Allied Capital Corporation, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation, the International Union for Housing Finance, and Chairman of the Board of the Great Books Foundation.

Eligible for 1 credit hour

This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Continuing Education Program. Please click here if you would like more information.

11:30 AM - Registration
12:00 PM - Luncheon begins followed by the presentation

Business Casual

Chef's Choice (Fruit Plate available upon request)

Members - $45 (cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*
Student-Members - $10 (cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*
Note: This rate is only available to students who have been approved as a Student-Member of CFA Chicago.
Non-Members - $55 (cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*

A Passport Event This is a "Passport Program." Members of any local CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

*Regular and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for a Non-member or a Student-Member.

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Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, June 26. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins.

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