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The Annual Program for Financial Studies Conference welcomes students, faculty members, alumni, practitioners, and media to hear the important perspective of a keynote speaker followed by concurrent panels, providing stimulating and informative discourse about timely issues.
The Fourth Annual Conference, "The Quest for Yield," was held on November 7, 2014, and featured keynote speaker Mark Gallogly '86, Cofounder and Managing Principal, Centerbridge Partners, introduced by Dean Glenn Hubbard, Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, and Co-director, Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University. Suresh Sundaresan, Chase Manhattan Bank Foundation Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia Business School, and John Moon, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Private Equity, and Adjunct Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School, moderated two concurrent panels on asset management and corporate finance. The conference agenda, videos of the panels, photo slideshow of the event, and keynote transcript and presentation are now available.
The Third Annual Conference, "Navigating the Changing Landscape of Finance," was held on November 1, 2013. View the conference agenda, videos of the keynote address and the panels, and a photo slideshow of the event.
The Second Annual Conference, "Turning Around Governments, Companies, and Attitudes," was held on November 2, 2012. View the conference agenda, videos of the keynote address and the panels, a photo slideshow of the event, and a copy of the keynote address.
The Inaugural Conference, "Finance in a World of Uncertainties," was held on November 4, 2011. View the conference agenda, videos of the keynote address and the panels, and a photo slideshow of the event.