Yale School of Management to Headline IMCA 2015 Summer Institute near Manhattan

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IMCA 2015 Summer Institute, Powered by Yale University, features Yale School of Management finance faculty.

Collaborating with top-tier business schools is the cornerstone of our education strategy, and we are excited that the Yale School of Management is headlining this special event.

Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) today introduced a new event to its 2015 conference slate: the IMCA 2015 Summer Institute, Powered by Yale University. The event takes place August 24–25 in Jersey City, New Jersey—across the river from Manhattan—and features Yale School of Management finance faculty sharing insight on relevant topics such as hedge fund strategies, behavioral finance, and factor-based investing. Speakers include:

  • Nicholas C. Barberis, the Stephen and Camille Schramm Professor of Finance at the Yale School of Management. Professor Barberis’ research focuses on behavioral finance—in particular, on applications of cognitive psychology to understanding investor trading behavior and the pricing of financial assets.
  • K. Geert Rouwenhorst, the Robert B. and Candice J. Haas Professor of Corporate Finance at the Yale School of Management and deputy director of the International Center for Finance. Professor Rouwenhorst specializes in empirical finance and asset pricing. His research interests include risk and return in international equity markets, commodity investments, and the history of financial innovation.
  • Heather E. Tookes, professor of finance at the Yale School of Management. Professor Tookes’ research lies at the intersection of capital markets and corporate finance. Much of her work focuses on understanding the ways in which capital market frictions can impact market outcomes.

“Collaborating with top-tier business schools is the cornerstone of our education strategy, and we are excited that the Yale School of Management is headlining this special event,” said Ian MacKenzie, IMCA’s chief operating officer. “With an outstanding combination of location and high-caliber education, we anticipate a highly successful conference that will provide tremendous value to attendees.”

The IMCA Summer Institute, Powered by Yale University is one of several offerings on IMCA’s 2015 educational calendar. IMCA’s 2015 Annual Conference in Las Vegas hosted nearly 1,800 attendees April 26–29. In addition to live events, an online behavioral finance certificate program will roll out this fall.

Click here for complete event details, and click here to view IMCA’s entire conference calendar.

Journalists interested in attending the event should contact: Ryan Hoffman, Communications Director. P: 303.850.3079, Email: rhoffman(at)imca(dot)org. Twitter:@IMCA.

About IMCA

Established in 1985, Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) is a nonprofit professional association and credentialing organization with more than 10,000 individual members and certificants worldwide. IMCA members collectively manage more than $2.477 trillion, providing investment consulting and wealth management services to individual and institutional clients. Since 1988, IMCA has offered the Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) certification, which earned accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in April 2011, making it the first financial services credential in the United States to meet international standards (ISO 17024) for personnel certification. IMCA’s Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) certification is suited for wealth management professionals working with high-net-worth clients. In 2014, IMCA conferences and workshops hosted nearly 4,000 attendees.

IMCA® and Investment Management Consultants Association® are registered trademarks of Investment Management Consultants Association Inc. CIMA®, Certified Investment Management Analyst®, CIMC®, CPWA®, and Certified Private Wealth Advisor® are registered certification marks of Investment Management Consultants Association Inc. Investment Management Consultants Association Inc. does not discriminate in educational opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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