Event Detail

CFA Institute Research Challenge: Chicago Competition (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Friday, February 06, 2015 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
1:00 pm
Morningstar, 22 W Washington St, Chicago, IL  60602   (Driving Directions)

Cheer on local teams of student from area universities as they compete in the CFA Institute Research Challenge hosted by CFA Society Chicago.

Program Description:
Cheer on teams of students from area universities as they compete in the CFA Institute Research Challenge hosted by CFA Society Chicago. The competition kicked off Nov. 7 with seven universities participating; and is now down to the final teams. Listen as the teams present their research on CME Group Inc., (NASDAQ: CME), the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, to a panel of judges who are CFA Charterholders and experts in equity research. Teams also developed a written report of fundamental company analysis based on a sell-side or an independent research analyst perspective of CME Group Inc.

The final teams:

  • TBA

The first, second and third place teams will receive various prizes sponsored by CFA Chicago. The local level winning team will continue on to the America's competition in Atlanta, April 15-16. Regional champions will then vie for the global title on April 17 in Atlanta.

Members - FREE
Student-Members - FREE
Non-Members - $10

Attire: Business Casual

Registration: Register Online

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Registration and Networking
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm: Welcome & Introductions
1:45 pm - 3:25 pm: Team Presentations
3:25 pm - 4:30 pm: Networking & Refreshments / Announcement of Winner

Hosted by: Outreach and Membership Development Advisory Group

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Student rate only available to students approved as a Student-Member of CFA Chicago for 2014-2015. Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Feb. 2. If you fail to cancel before the deadline and/or fail to attend the event you will be charged a $10 fee.

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