5:30 PM: REGISTRATION BEGINS
5:55 PM: WELCOME TO MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE
6:00 PM: OPENING REMARKS
Kathrin Heitmann, CFA, Vice President-Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service
6:05 – 6:20 PM: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Bjorn Forfang, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, CFA Institute
CIO CREDIT OUTLOOK PANELS
Jae Yoon, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, New York Life Investment Management
Krishna Memani, Chief Investment Officer, OppenheimerFunds
Dennis A. Johnson, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Investment Management Group, TIAA
6:20 PM: The Big Picture Moderated by: Michael Rowan, CFA, Global Head of Public, Project and Infrastructure Finance, Moody’s Investors Service The panel will be focused on themes that will shape global credit markets in 2018 and beyond: political risk, growth, unusual monetary conditions, trade protection, climate change and technology.
7:10 PM: Credit Market Outlook Moderated by: Marc R. Pinto, CFA, Head of Americas Insurance and Global Managed Investments, Moody’s Investors Service This panel will be focused on the outlook for defaults, credit spreads, and sector underperformance / outperformance.
8:00 PM: CLOSING REMARKS AND RECEPTION
Daniel Dagen, CFA, Chief Executive Officer, CFA Society New York
9:00 PM: ADJOURNMENT
Tom Brigandi, Recipient of CFA Institute’s Inaugural Global Outstanding Young Leader Award