Market Risk: Shooting the Rapids

19 Jun 2019 - 11:30 am - 5:15 pm

Event location address: DePaul Center, 1 East Jackson Blvd., Room 8005, Chicago, 60604
Full Event Description:
The Chicago Actuarial Association is partnering with the Arditti Center for Risk Management at DePaul University to present the summer risk conference entitled “Market Risk: Shooting the Rapids ” on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

Market volatility has resurfaced in the last year affecting all market sectors either directly or indirectly. We will examine the macroeconomic landscape and explore the inherent risks in the equity markets and credit markets along with their relationship to the changing demographics.

11:30 a.m. – Lunch Buffet

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Macroeconomics Overview & the Business Cycle
Michele Gambera: Head of Quantitative Analysis, UBS Asset Management

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Demographics and Investments: Pension Risk & Life Cycle
Richard Hokenson: Hokenson & Company

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – Breakout Sessions
i. Equity Risk Premium Past and Future
Manan Mehta: Senior Research Analyst for Quantitative Strategies Team, Northern Trust Asset Management
ii. Volatility Index, VIX
Rick Mackey: President, Bakkt Clearing; Steven Ivey: Rosenthal Collins Group
iii. The Financial Crisis 10 Years On

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Interest Rates: Alternative Short Term Reference Rates
Conference Keynote Speaker Dr. Richard Sandor: Chairman, American Financial Exchange

5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. – Closing Remarks

5:15 p.m. – Reception

Registration fee is $75 for CAA members (and members of other co-sponsoring organizations). Registration fee is $150 for non-members.

CAA members register at:
To register, first click on “Tickets” and then on “Enter Promotional Code.” The promotional code to use is CAA.
Non-members register at:
Questions? Call Pat Pruitt at 312-751-3392

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