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7th Annual Intellisight Investor Conference Expands Offerings

August 8, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 8, 2018--CFA Society Minnesota hosts its 7 th Annual Intellisight investor conference, the largest of its kind put on by a non-profit, for the finance industry. This open-access (non-broker-based), buy-side driven conference is scheduled for Aug. 14-15 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis.

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Unlike any other investor conference in the country, you can pick and choose from a notable list of speakers, educational opportunities, company presentations and 1x1 meetings. You can attend all or part of the day on Aug. 14, 15 or both.

New this year includes an entire day of professional education on Aug. 14 featuring expert speakers and panels on ESG (environmental, social and governance), Municipal Bonds and Cryptocurrency / Blockchain Technology.

The first day will close with a “Great Debate” on active versus passive investing, moderated by James Bailey, CFA, SVP, Managing Director PNC Bank, with active-style team members: David Royal, Chief Investment Officer at Thrivent Financial and Sheila Berube, CFA, Independent Consultant, and passive-style team members: Susanna Gibbons, CFA, Managing Director at Carlson Funds Enterprise, and Daniel Romito, Global Head of Investor Analytics at NASDAQ. Conference attendees will have an opportunity to vote electronically for the winning debate team.

Day two of the conference includes presentations and 1x1 meetings with executives from 40+ companies representing six industry sectors and an aggregate market value of $6 billion in total market cap. An expert panel discussion will take place over the lunch hour moderated by Evan Ramstad, Business Team Leader at StarTribune. Panel members include Bob Deere, Portfolio Manager with Dimensional Funds, Jessica Murray CFA, Portfolio Manager at Thrivent Financial, and Scott Opsal, CFA, Director of Research at The Leuthold Group, LLC.

Late registration is available with several options including both days, or Day one or Day two only. You will have great access to company leaders of very high quality companies and walk away with new ideas.

Premier conference partners include Business Wire, Mairs & Power, Nuveen and S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Visit http://gointellisight.org for a full roster of presenting companies, descriptions of education tracks and speakers, and registration details.

About CFA Society Minnesota

Founded in 1952, the 1,300+ member CFA Society Minnesota is one of the oldest chapters of the prestigious CFA Institute, issuer of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. The CFA Society Minnesota is the 23rd largest society of analysts among 155 member societies and affiliates worldwide, and the 10th largest in the U.S. For more than 60 years, CFA Minnesota has played a vital role within the Twin Cities investment community.

OUR MISSION: To promote and advance the professional excellence, ethical behavior and fellowship of our members through quality programs, educational offerings, and volunteer opportunities.

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CONTACT: CFA Society Minnesota

Mark Salter, CAE, ABC, 612-317-2888





SOURCE: CFA Society Minnesota

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