The New York Society of Security Analysts Presents Asset Allocation and Beyond Program

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Four industry professionals to deliver presentations on new asset allocation approaches.

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In an idea-packed session, industry leaders will address the latest approaches to managing the risks, returns, and interconnectedness of multi-asset portfolios in this new economy at NYSSA’s Asset Allocation and Beyond on June 27, 2013.

The face of asset allocation has permanently changed. In the aftermath of the 2008 crisis, many investment managers realized that time-tested approaches no longer worked. At this event, finance professionals will explore how to define and discern risks inherent in investment portfolios; learn practical techniques for managing and identifying risks inherent in diversified portfolios; deepen professional networks by engaging with other participants and the speakers; and students especially will gain exposure to ideas not frequently addressed in the classroom.

Each speaker will discuss an asset allocation issue in individual presentations:

  • Mila Getmansky Sherman, Associate Professor of Finance, Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst
  • Wesley Gray, PhD, Assistant Professor of Finance, Drexel University LeBow College of Business
  • Phil Hodges, PhD, Director, BlackRock Global Market Strategies Group
  • Attilio Meucci, CFA, Chief Risk Officer and Director of Portfolio Construction, Kepos Capital, LP; Founder, SYMMYS

Asset Allocation and Beyond will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at NYSSA Conference Center, 1540 Broadway, Suite 1010, New York, NY 10036.

Please visit for a detailed event description and registration information.

There is no charge for press with credentials. Interested members of the press can email press(at)nyssa(dot)org to request admission to this event.

Established in 1937, the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) is a leading forum for the investment community. NYSSA’s mission is to promote best practices and the highest professional and ethical standards in the industry. NYSSA is a nonprofit industry organization that provides education and a venue for policymakers and practitioners to discuss the major issues that drive the finance industry and economy. The Society also strives to assist its members and other financial professionals in their career development. With about 10,000 members, NYSSA is the largest of the 135 societies of CFA Institute, which has more than 105,000 members globally.

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