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GAME Forum


GAME XII featured a dynamic array of speakers and sessions. Keynote speaker panels discussed the future of investment banking, active and passive portfolio management strategies, emerging markets and innovations in financial technology while breakout panels explored topics such as women in financial services, how to value crypto assets and starting your career after college.

GAME XII Schedule Overview

GAME XII was held from March 30-31, 2023.

6:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

  • Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

  • Welcome Speech

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Panel Economic Outlook for 2023 and Beyond

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

  • Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - noon

  • Keynote Panel Outlook for Markets and Investment Strategies

Noon - 1 p.m.

  • Event Break. Attendees are encouraged to explore the city and local eateries at this time.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Exhibitor Visits

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • Keynote Panel: Global Asset Allocation and Portfolio Risk

3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Exhibitor Visits

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Panel Life in the Workforce

  • Workshop WSJ Professor Tools

Program subject to change

5:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

  • Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Presentation Investment Banking Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Keynote Panel ESG: The Importance of Governance and Impact Investing

  • Panel How to Start Your Career After College

  • Panel How to Use Trading Systems in Teaching

  • Workshop Hedge Fund and Private Equity: Intro to Carried Interest Valuation

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

  • Keynote Panel Macro Outlook and Investment Strategies for 2023 and Beyond

  • Keynote Panel Portfolio Management: Active vs. Passive Management 

  • Panel Wealth Management Strategies

  • Panel Option Strategies for Risk Management and Income Generation

  • Panel Real Estate Market Outlook and Investment Strategies 

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.- noon

  • Panel Role of Alternative Investments in Asset Allocation

  • Keynote Panel Emerging Markets Investment Outlook and Portfolio Strategies

  • Workshop Evolution of Digital Assets Markets and Infrastructure

  • Panel Women in Finance: Opportunities and Challenges

  • Keynote Panel Hedge Fund Industry Outlook: Opportunities and Challenges

11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Career Networking

Noon - 2 p.m.

  • Event Break: Attendees are encouraged to explore the city and local eateries at this time.

2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Portfolio Competition Poster Sessions

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Keynote Presentation Capital Allocation

  • Keynote Panel DeFi: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and NFT

  • Panel Covering Wall Street

  • Panel Women in the Financial Services Industry

  • Workshop Institutional Trend — Following Portfolio Management Simplified

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Keynote Panel Financial Technology and Innovation

  • Keynote Panel Analyzing Growth & Opportunities in Options

  • Panel Faculty Best Practices on How to Create a SMIF and Teach It

  • Panel Entrepreneurship Finance

  • Panel Finance Designations

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Global Portfolio Competition Award Ceremony

Multiple sessions will be available each hour. Session pre-selection is NOT required.

Program subject to change.

Watch Speaker Panels from GAME XI

Watch recorded sessions from the virtual GAME XI to get an idea of what to expect at the next in-person GAME Forum in 2024. 


Joe Burgoyne, Chief Strategist at Delphian Trading
Russell Rhoads, PhD, CFA, Head of Research at EQDerivatives
Henry Schwartz, Senior Director and Head of Product Intelligence at Cboe Global
Greg Stevens, Vice President of Option Experience at Fidelity Investments
Ashok Yarlagadda, Founder at Delphian Trading

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David Giroux, Portfolio Manager at T.Rowe Price

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Hannah Brandstaetter, ESG Programme Director at World Gold Council
Jessica Long
, Head of Sustainability at Americas at Nuveen
Daniel Tremblay, Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Incomes at Fidelity Management & Research
Amy Wilson, Director of ESG Investing and Portfolio Manager at Glenmede Investment Management

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Stefania Di Bartolomeo, Founder & CEO at Physis Investment
Gaetano "Tony" DiPietro, Global Head of Customer Services and Tax Solutions at IHS Markit
Elaine Villas-Obusan, Head of Retail Marketing at Amundi
Ron Vickery, Senior Service Leader at SalesNow
Alessandro Vigilante, Vice President of Fintech & Emerging Businesses at Fidelity Investments

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Geralyn Endo, Global Head of Data & Access Solutions Client Engagements at Cboe Global Markets
Jessica Iorio, Senior Vice President at Rockefeller Capital Management
Leslie Leonhardt, Vice President of Marketing at Fidelity Capital Markets
Donna Mills-Lambeth, Director at Charles Schwab
Mary Ryan, Director of Executive Trading at E*Trade from Morgan Stanley

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