Saturday, October 29th, 2016


Jack Adams Hall, Cesar Chavez 2nd Floor

San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132


TICKET: fameconferenceviii.eventbrite.com

Early Bird Tickets: $25.00 - Regular Admission: $35.00 


The FAME Annual Investment Conference is an event organized by Financial Analysis and Management Education student organization, with cooperation from San Francisco State University’s College of Business. The goal of the conference is to give students and professionals valuable insight about the marketseconomy and investment opportunities from well known specialists in the field.

At the FAME Annual Student Investment Conference we discuss various matters in finance and business:

• Overview of international markets and their influence on one another

• Investment philosophies and strategies

• Overview of fixed income investing

• Outlook on fundraising, deal flow and strategies in private equity



08:00 - 09:00AM     Registration & Breakfast

09:00 - 09:15AM     Welcome Speech

09:15 - 10:00AM     GLOBAL MARKETS Panel

  CHRIS WINIARZ                                                          
    Investment Officer - University of California

  SUMIR CHADHA                                                                  
    Co-Founder - Westbridge Capital Partners

  ANJUN ZHOU                                                                    
    Managing Director & Head of Multi-Asset Research - Mellon Capital Management

  VENOO KAKAR, Ph.D. (Moderator)                                               
    Assistant Professor of Economics - San Francisco State University

10:00 - 10:15AM     Break Time

10:15 - 11:00AM     INVESTMENT FUNDS Panel

    Managing Director - Farallon Capital

    Founder & CIO - Zeo Capital

    Co-Head of Equity - Symphony Asset Management

  ALISSA SHIPPER (Moderator)
    Investment Director - Fidelity Investment

11:00 - 11:15AM     Break Time

11:15 - 12:00PM     FIRESIDE CHAT

12:00 - 01:30PM     Lunch & Networking

01:30 - 01:45PM     STOCK PITCH

01:45 - 02:00PM     Break Time

02:00 - 02:45PM     FIXED INCOME Panel

    Portfolio Manager - Chilmark Hill Capital LLC

    Head of Fixed Income Trading - Natixis Global Asset Management

    Managing Director - BlackRock

    Portfolio Manager - Symphony Asset Management

  CHRIS-YOST BREMM (Moderator)
    Finance Professor - San Francisco State University

02:45 - 03:00PM     Break Time

03:00 - 03:45PM     PRIVATE EQUITY Panel

  KYLE RYLAND                                                           
    Managing Partner - Sumeru Equity Partners

    Managing Partner - GGV Capital

    Partner - Francisco Partner

    Managing Director, Partner & Head of Equity Investment Team - Vector Capital

  DR. LAWRENCE A. SOUZA (Moderator)
    Senior Investment Economist - Pillar6 Advisors LLC

03:45 - 04:00PM     Closing Remark