DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Dayton's RISE 14 student investment conference will welcome a Federal Reserve president and a stellar line up of speakers March 27-29.
Sandra Pianalto, president and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and 2014 FOMC voting member, will headline the event Thursday, March 27.
"Sandra Pianalto plays an important role in formulating U.S. monetary policy; her perspective on the economy will be of great interest to students, faculty and professionals alike," said David Kudla, executive director of RISE 14 and CEO and CIO of Mainstay Capital Management LLC. "We are especially pleased that she will participate in the RISE Women's breakfast."
RISE will also welcome the winner and four finalists of TheStreet's "Next Great StockPickr" competition as well as Stephanie Link, CIO of TheStreet Inc.
RISE (Redefining Investment Strategy Education) is the largest and most prestigious student investment conference in the world.
Confirmed speakers include:
Milton Ezrati, partner, senior economist and market strategist, Lord Abbet & Co. LLC
Mellody Hobson, president, Ariel Investments
Giles Keating, head of research for private banking and wealth management and deputy global chief investment officer, Credit Suisse
Russ Koesterich, chief investment strategist BlackRock and chief global strategist iShares
Thomas McManus, managing director, portfolio manager/analyst, Lazard Asset Management LLC. (New York)
Bill Miller, chairman and CIO, LMM LLC
Mark Okada, co-founder and CIO, Highland Capital Management LP
Philip Orlando, senior vice president, senior portfolio manager, chief equity market strategist, Federated Investors Inc.
Tim Seymour, founder and managing partner, Triogem Asset Management LP
Jerry Webman, senior investment officer and chief economist, OppenheimerFunds Inc.
Professional snowboarder Louie Vito, sponsored by TD Ameritrade, will be a special guest speaker.
Online registration closes March 10; reduced registration rates are available until Feb. 28. Registration for professionals and faculty increases from $265 to $315; student registration goes from $195 to $240. High school students sophomores or above and college students may apply for scholarships. Online registration closes March 10.
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