Monday, June 20
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Preceding Pinnacle Awards & MFA Forum

Four Seasons Hotel

Technological advances in areas such as blockchain, big data, and deep learning are happening rapidly and proving to redefine the impossible within financial markets & beyond.

Join us for a series of educational and networking events in Chicago starting June 20. Learn from the world’s foremost scholars & practitioners on the cutting edge of these developments as we discuss the implications for investment portfolios and strategy.


Breaking New Ground: The Global Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report
Robert Wardrup, Executive Director, Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance, Cambridge University

Disruptive Technologies: Applications of Relativity & Quantum Theories
Khaldoun Khashanah, PhD & Rupak Chatterjee, Stevens Institute of Technology
Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group

Fireside Chat: Bitcoin, Blockchain & Beyond
Matthew Roszak, Co-Founder & Chairman, Bloq
Rumi Morales, Executive Director, CME Ventures, CME Group

The Taming of the Skew: CTA Investment Objectives
Dr. Kathryn Kaminski, Director Investment Strategies, Campbell & Company

Register for Symposium

The event is open for all institutional investors and by invitation-only for managers and other industry participants.