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CAIA Association Educational Event in Raleigh, NC

September 10, 2018
All times listed are in local time
The Marriott Hotel at Research Triangle Park
4700 Guardian Drive
Durham, NC 27703 
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CAIA Assocation Educational Event in Raleigh, North Carolina

Join the CAIA Association for an educational event, featuring speaker Dr. Keith Black, Ph.D, CAIA, CFA, while he presents on the State of Alternative Investments. This is also a great opportunity to meet your local Chapter Executives, CAIA Members and Candidates, and alternative investment professionals working in your area. Drinks and appetizers will be provided.

This event is complimentary. As there is a limited capacity for the event, we ask that you please register as early as possible to reserve your spot

5:30-6:30 PM - Registration and Cocktail Hour
6:30-7:30 PM - Presentation
7:30-8:30 PM - Reception

Date and Time
Monday, September 10th, 2018
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The Marriott Hotel at Research Triangle Park
4700 Guardian Drive
Durham, NC 27703


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Keith Black
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Keith Black has over twenty-five years of financial market experience, serving approximately half of that time as an academic and half as a trader and consultant to institutional investors. He currently serves as Managing Director of Curriculum and Exams for the CAIA Association. During his most recent role at Ennis Knupp + Associates, Keith advised foundations, endowments and pension funds on their asset allocation and manager selection strategies in hedge funds, commodities, and managed futures. Prior experience includes commodities derivatives trading, stock options research and CBOE floor trading, and building quantitative stock selection models for mutual funds and hedge funds. Dr. Black previously served as an assistant professor and senior lecturer at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He contributes regularly to The CFA Digest, and has published in The Journal of Wealth Management, The Journal of Trading, The Journal of Investing, and The Journal of Alternatives Investments, among others. He is the author of the book “Managing a Hedge Fund,” as well as co-author of the 2012 and 2015/2016 second and third editions of the CAIA Level I and Level II textbooks. Dr. Black was named to the Institutional Investor magazine’s list of “Rising Stars of Hedge Funds” in 2010. Dr. Black earned a BA from Whittier College, an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and a PhD from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and was a member of the inaugural class of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) candidates. Dr. Black is available to speak on the following topics. Most presentations are less technical talks for a general audience, while those on VIX, smoothing, and hedge fund replication are advanced talks for more technical audiences.