August 5, 2007

Sacramento State to host finance conference

Sacramento State will host a major global financial management conference, 8 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Alumni Center.

The conference, sponsored by the Sacramento State College of Business Administration, the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFAI) and the CFA society of Sacramento, will explore trends and strategies in the investment arena.

“It’s an honor and a privilege for our business college to work with the CFA Institute to host this world-class conference with world-class speakers,” says Sanjay Varshney, dean of the College of Business Administration. “It will be a great learning opportunity and a platform for bringing some of the world’s great minds in financial markets together.”

Key speakers for the conference include Russell Read and Christopher Ailman, chief executive and information officers for two of the nation’s largest pension funds, and representatives from several national investment and income management firms.

CFAI is a not-for-profit association of investment professionals. This is the first time CFA Sacramento has hosted a CFAI global conference.

For more information on the program or to register, visit www.cfainstitute.org/conferences. For media assistance, contact the Sacramento State Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.

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