04.16.2012
By Terry Flanagan

Managed Funds Association Forum 2012June 12-13, 2012 Chicago, IL

Forum 2012 is MFA’s 18th annual managed futures and global macro strategies conference designed to bring managers and investors together for networking, education and business development. Forum 2012 is June 12-13 at The Fairmont Millennium Park, Chicago.

Forum 2012 will feature “Meet the Manager” booths in an exhibit hall to facilitate opportunities for managers and investors to become acquainted and learn more about one another’s investment needs and solutions. Also new to theForum 2012 schedule, an afternoon of “Manager Salons” for pre-selected managers to host open discussions with groups of investors, allocators and other managers. Two 45-minute roundtable discussions of four different strategies will be managed and led by a Forum 2012 sponsor firm. Details are forthcoming.

Forum 2012 will honor the first-ever Managed Futures Pinnacle Award winners. MFA is a proud sponsor of the inaugural Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards, presented by CME Group and BarclayHedge on Monday, June 11. The winners are invited to participate on two educational panel presentations on Tuesday, June 12, the morning following the awards ceremony, to discuss their awards, their strategies, the markets, risk management and more. Don’t miss the chance to meet and hear from the winners of the Pinnacle Awards at Forum 2012.

Forum 2012 will feature additional networking events and a program agenda designed to bring institutional investors to Chicago for the opportunity to meet CTAs and global macro managers and learn more about their strategies. The program agenda will spotlight managers, investors and the current legislative and regulatory issues impacting the alternative investment industry. On the afternoon of June 12, MFA will host two regulatory compliance panels that will provide CLE credits.

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