Founded in 1990, the alumni club advocates the interests of its members and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The club provides continuing educational opportunities for the members and promotes the exchange of ideas between club members and the business community.
Join us for a Question and Answer session with Professor Eugene Fama, winner of the 2013 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and widely recognized as the “father of modern finance.”
The meeting will also feature an update on Chicago Booth from Dean Sunil Kumar, a brief business meeting for the Club, a hors d’oeuvres buffet catered by Wolfgang Puck, a cash bar, and the chance to re-energize your connections with classmates, friends, and fellow alums.
Don’t miss your chance to attend. Registration fee covers hors d’oeuvres and the first two drinks. With these speakers, this event will sell out quickly. Sign up today!
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM Registration/Networking/Cocktails and Passed Hors d’oeuvres
5:45 PM – 6:00 PM Remarks by Dean Sunil Kumar
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Question and Answer Session with Professor Eugene Fama
7:00 PM on Brief Business Meeting for the Club followed by Hors d’oeuvres Buffet and Additional Networking/Cocktails.
Our Keynote Speaker
Eugene Fama is the Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research, which focuses on the relation between risk and expected return, and its implications for portfolio management, is known as the efficient markets hypothesis. His work and transformed the way finance is viewed and conducted.
A prolific author, Professor Fama has written two books and published more than 100 articles in academic journals. He is one of the most cited researchers in the field of economics.
Registration includes hors d’oeuvres and two free drink tickets.