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CAIA San Francisco Educational Event: Update on the Alternative Investment Landscape

September 11, 2019
All times listed are in local time
Cole Frieman & Mallon LLP
255 California St
San Francisco, CA 94111 
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CAIA San Francisco Chapter Lunch and Learn Educational Event: Update on the Alternative Investments Landscape  

Join us for lunch and listen to Dr. Keith Black, Managing Director of CAIA Curriculum and Exams, who will provide an overview of the current state of Alternative Investments, the scope of CAIA’s curriculum, and the trending developments in the Alternative Investments arena.
Registration: 11:30am
Presentation: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Box Lunch Will Be Provided 
Members - Complimentary
Non-Members - $15 

Time and Date
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cole Frieman & Mallon LLP
255 California St., Suite 1350
San Francisco, CA 94111

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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.