The annual Carroll School Finance Conference brings some of the nation’s top financial services companies and professionals together with faculty from the Carroll School of Management’s noted finance department. The firms that participate in this partnership show a commitment to keeping a finger on the pulse of the field.

In this information-driven environment, all parties benefit. Boston College’s world-class finance faculty is known for its research excellence in investments, capital markets and financial institutions. The faculty hold more than two dozen editorial board positions with journals in finance and economics, and they are actively engaged in industry, government and academic spheres.

Our finance program combines excellence in teaching and research with the school’s underlying emphasis on ethics and social responsibility, training the principled leaders of tomorrow. Our students are sought after by top firms, and upon graduation they join the powerful BC alumni network. Our work is your work. Our success in understanding markets provides insight for the whole field.

We hope you’ll leverage our knowledge capital and our network. Enhance your career and your company’s success. Join us.

2018 Conference

June 6–7, 2018

Finance Conference Co-Chairs

Andy Boynton ’78, P’13
John and Linda Powers Family Dean
Carroll School of Management
Boston College

Daniel E. Holland III ’79, P’07, ’08
Managing Director
Private Wealth Management,
Goldman Sachs & Co.

Lindsay LoBue ’96
Advisory Director
Goldman Sachs & Co.

Jonathan Reuter
Associate Professor of Finance
Carroll School of Management

Marc Seidner ’88
CIO, Non-traditional Strategies
PIMCO

James Walker ’84, P’18
Senior Partner
Jadian Capital

13th Annual Finance Conference

June 6–7, 2018

Wednesday, June 6

Pre-Conference Dinner
5:00–8:30 p.m.

Boston College Club, 100 Federal Street, 36th Floor, Boston, MA 02110

5:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Dessert and Entertainment
Jimmy Tingle, Comedian and Actor

 

Thursday, June 7

Conference
7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Boston College, Robert J. Murray ’62 and Family Function Room, Yawkey Athletics Center

**Please note change of location**

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for All Attendees
8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
GLOBAL OUTLOOK
8:40 a.m. THE DOROTHY MARGARET ROSE KNIGHT ECONOMIC KEYNOTE ADDRESS: CHALLENGES TO GLOBAL STABILITY AND PEACE
Nicholas Burns ’78, HON’02, P’09, ’12, Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
9:55 a.m. Coffee Break
10:05 a.m. A GLOBAL INVESTMENT OUTLOOK
Kathleen Fisher, Head of Wealth and Investment Strategies, Bernstein Private Wealth Management
Michael Tyler, Chief Investment Officer, Eastern Bank Wealth Management, Eastern Bank
Marc Seidner ’88, CIO, Non-traditional Strategies, PIMCO
Daniel E. Holland III ’79, P’07, ’08, Managing Director, Private Wealth Management, Goldman Sachs & Co. (Moderator)
11:05 a.m. Coffee Break
PERSPECTIVES ON INNOVATION
11:15 a.m. SLOWING AMERICAN ECONOMIC GROWTH DESPITE ONGOING INNOVATION
Robert Gordon, American Economist and Stanley G. Harris Professor of the Social Sciences, Northwestern University
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. THE AI AWAKENING: IMPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS AND THE ECONOMY
Erik Brynjolfsson, Schussel Family Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management; Director, MIT Center for Digital Business; and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
2:30 p.m. Break
2:40 p.m.

CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND BLOCKCHAIN: IMPLICATIONS AND INNOVATION FOR FINANCIAL MARKETS
Alfred L. Browne, III, Partner, Cooley LLP
Jakub Duda, Vice President, Strategic Asset Allocation, Goldman Sachs & Co.
Daniel Matuszewski, Head of Trading, Circle (Moderator)

3:40 p.m. Closing Remarks
3:45 p.m. Cocktail Reception
5:30 p.m. Program Ends

Wednesday, June 6th

Directions to Boston College Club


Thursday, June 7th

Hotel Accommodations

Directions to Boston College

Visitor Parking Details

**Guests should park on levels 3-6 of the Commonwealth Avenue Garage.**

 

Local Taxi Companies

Veterans Taxi: 617-527-0300
Bay State Taxi: 617-566-5000
Boston Red Cab: 617-734-5000

 

Uber/Lyft Drop Off

Enter "Boston College - Yawkey Center" or "140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467" for drop off location. The entrance to the Yawkey Athletics Center is just past the Doug Flutie statue on the right.