The Cutler Center Babson Investment Management Association Conference will focus on "The Global Outlook & Investment Strategies" - keynote speakers are Andrew Lo, AlphaSimplex Group, and Ben Inker, GMO, LLC.

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The Fourth Annual Cutler Center Babson Investment Management Association (BIMA) Conference,“The Global Outlook and Investment Strategies,” will be held March 25, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Babson’s Olin Hall. 

Keynote speakers are Andrew Lo, Chairman and Chief Investment Strategist atAlphaSimplex, and Harris & Harris Group Professor of Finance at MIT, who will offer the morning keynote address; and Ben Inker, Head of Asset Allocation, GMO, LLC, who will present the afternoon keynote. 

Morning Panel: Global Equity Outlook and Strategies


  • Richard Skaggs, Senior Equity Strategist, Loomis Sayles & Company
  • Garrett Goggin, ’92, M’10, Associate Editor, Gold Stock Analyst
  • Catherine Friend White, M’86, Founder, Senior Portfolio Manager, FinArc, LLC
  • Charles Mangum, former Dividend Growth Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Executive-in-Residence, Babson College Fund.
  • Steven Feinstein, Moderator, Babson Finance Professor

Afternoon Panel: Global Fixed Income Outlook and Strategies


  • Todd Finkelstein, Director, Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, Conning Asset Management
  • Jerry Jacobs, CIO, Argent Wealth Management, former Municipal Bond Fund Manager, Senior Investment Strategist, and Partner, Putnam Investments
  • Ken Anadu, M’10, Fixed Income Analyst, Pension Reserve Investment Management
  • Ryan Davies, Moderator, Babson Finance Professor

View the full schedule here. Register here. For more information, email Matt Ristuccia.


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By Nancy Sullivan, , 781-239-4623 | 03/02/2011 06:00