ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Institutional investors, asset managers and consultants will gather in Atlanta March 19th through 21st for the third eVestment Institutional Investment Intelligence (EI3) Conference to get the latest insights on institutional investment due diligence, big data usage and global investment and business trends. In the past two years, more than 500 institutional investment professionals have attended the conference. EI3 is open to eVestment clients and other industry professionals.
Attendees will explore institutional investment trends from eVestment's unique position as the leading institutional investment and asset management data and analytics firm, learn how peers leverage data and analytics to improve outcomes, and learn from and network with eVestment's big-data experts, each other and top speakers and panel moderators. Participants in the EI3 Conference will earn approximately 5 CFA continuing education hours.
Keynote speakers for the conference have already been set. They are:
- Jeremy Gutsche, CEO of Trend Hunter, a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning innovation expert known for his understanding of chaos and innovation and for sharing tips on how people can become better and faster at work and in life;
- James Veitch, noted Ted Talks speaker who merges business insights, digital expertise and stand-up comedy to enlighten and entertain; and
- Ryan Holiday, a writer, media strategist and former marketing director for American Apparel who now runs Brass Check, a creative agency, that advises top firms and celebrities across the country.
Other speakers will be announced soon and the speakers and agenda, including break-out sessions and hands-on learning labs, will be updated frequently over the coming weeks.
The conference will be held at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center at 2450 Galleria Parkway in Atlanta. Potential attendees who are not eVestment clients will be reviewed before their registrations are confirmed.
Attendees to previous EI3 conferences found the event to be enormously helpful in increasing their knowledge about investment industry data and trends. Said one attendee: "The breakouts were fantastic, as were the demos and keynotes. Overall a great conference."
Another noted that "seeing manager solutions and how they can be used in practice" was among the most valuable aspects of the conference.
eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide. eVestment's mission is to help make smart money smarter.