"Global Market Outlook - Investing in an Uncertain Environment" is the theme for the 5th annual conference of Babson's Cutler Center and the Babson Investment Management Association (BIMA) to be held March 9.

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The Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance and the Babson Investment Management Association(BIMA) will hold their fifth annual conference “Global Market Outlook – Investing in an Uncertain Environment” on Friday, March 9, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in Olin Hall.

Babson President Leonard A. Schlesinger will offer the kickoff address.

Keynote speakers are:

  • John Y. Campbell, Professor of Economics and Department Chair, Harvard University; Founding Partner, Arrowstreet Capital, LP
  • Brian C. Kelly M’95, Founder, Shelter Harbor Capital, and frequent CNBC contributor
  • Daniel Clifton, Partner and Head of Policy Research, Strategas Research Partners
View Conference Agenda
Morning PanelEmerging Markets – Where Do We Go From Here?
Moderated by Diana R. Harrington, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Applied Investments, Babson College
  • Lisa Emsbo-Mattingly, Director of Asset Allocation Research, Fidelity Investments
  • Ward Brown Ph.D., Portfolio Manager, MFS Emerging Markets Debt Fund
  • Kent A. Jones Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Kevern R. Joyce Term Chair, Babson College
  • George R. Hoguet, Senior Portfolio Manager and Global Investment Strategist, Emerging Markets, State Street Global Advisors
Afternoon PanelFinancial Services – Value or Value Trap?
Moderated by Steven Feinstein, Ph.D., CFA, Associate Professor of Finance, Babson College
  • Frederic Chartier, Lecturer in Economics and Finance, Babson College
  • David H. Ellison, President and Chief Investment Officer, FBR Equity Funds, Portfolio Manager, FBR Large and Small Cap Financial Funds
  • Lisa A. Welch, Senior Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, Regional Bank Funds and Financial Industries Fund, Manulife Asset Management
  • Eric G. Warasta M’04, Financial Services Equity Analyst and Portfolio Manager, Cambridge Trust Company
Click here to register.
For conference information, contact Julie Bentley (
Learn more about Babson’s Stephen D. Cutler Center here.

By Nancy Sullivan,, 781-239-4623 | 02/23/2012 04:15