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2020 Consortium on Asset Management
Date: 24 Feb, 08:15-16:30
Location: Clare College, Cambridge
Co-hosted by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) and Financial Management Association (FMA), the 2020 Consortium on Asset Management brought together academics and practitioners working in the field of asset management. Six new and yet unpublished research papers were presented and discussed. A keynote was be provided by Nick Bollen, Frank K. Houston Professor of Finance and Faculty Director at Vanderbilt University.
Divest or Engage? Strategies for Responsible Investing
Date: 28 Oct, 09:15-17:30
Location: Downing College, Cambridge
This conference, co-hosted by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), brought together the latest academic thinking and research to address questions of how best to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns into investment portfolios.
This workshop was hosted and organized by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at the Royal Society London. The event brought together cutting-edge research on financial applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence methods to practitioners. The keynotes were professional academics from a broad range of scientific fields, from finance, statistics, and computer sciences who shared their research on how the latest quantitative methods have been changing the financial services industry.
The Conference on Investing for the Long Term 2019 was hosted by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) in Cambridge, UK with the support of BNY Mellon and Newton Investment Management. The 2019 programme focused on the investment approach adopted by long-horizon investors such as sovereign funds, endowments, charitable foundations and family offices managing assets of £0.1bn-£900bn and provided an opportunity to new and returning delegates to further develop their understanding of how to manage funds over the very long term.
Seminar – Strategy and Tactics for Effective Engagement
Date: 17 May, 11:00-18:00
Location: St John’s College, Cambridge
The Strategy and Tactics for Effective Engagement seminar was hosted by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge Business School in collaboration with the Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI). The event brought together experts in ESG (environment, social and governance) issues, with the goal of deepening and linking practical understanding and current thinking in this area by the academics and practitioners.
In April, over 50 senior investment practitioners joined leading academics at the 2019 European Investment Forum. The Forum, a collaboration between Cambridge Judge Business School’s Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) and FTSE Russell, explored the frontiers of investment thinking.
On 4 February 2019, the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge hosted the Financial Management Association’s (FMA) 2019 Consortium on Factor Investing at Jesus College, Cambridge. The workshop was supported by Invesco Quantitative Strategies, in collaboration with the Centre for Financial Econometrics, Asset Markets and Macroeconomic Policy (EMP) at Lancaster University.
The 2019 Consortium focused on 6 high quality papers that were presented and discussed. Congratulations to Daniele Bianchi (Warwick Business School), Matthias Bűchner (Warwick Business School) and Andrea Tamoni (London School of Economics) whose paper ‘Bond Risk Premia with Machine Learning’ [link to paper] was nominated by Consortium Co-Chairs and participants as the best paper contribution and awarded the Invesco Factor Investing Prize.