Friday, 11 January 2019




Conference Opening and Welcome

Message on behalf of CFA Society India
Navneet Munot, CFA
President, CFA Society India
CIO, SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd.

Message on behalf of CFA Institute
Nick Pollard
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
CFA Institute


Incorporating Geopolitical Analysis into your Investment Process

Vice President, Geopolitical Strategy, BCA Research


Behavioral Biases and Pitfalls: Stories on How Investors Go Astray and How to Overcome Them

Partner, Collaborative Fund

  • Discussions on behavioral finance – how investors think about risk
  • Use history, psychology, and recent business trends to tell stories about how investors, economists, and business leaders go astray
  • A bargain or a bad bargain; Pain vs. Discomfort; Facts vs. Feelings
  • How to overcome biases and pitfalls


Decision Making under Uncertainty – Less Is More

Director, Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Max Planck Institute for Human Development

  • Should Risk and Uncertainty be differentiated?
  • What is “rational” decision-making under uncertainty?
  • How useful are academic theories for real world financial decisions?
  • Can simple heuristics lead to better predictions than complex models?


Networking Lunch


The Wisdom of Finance

Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School
Professor of Law, Harvard Law School


Closing keynote session: India’s Economic Ambitions: Can the Financial Sector Deliver?

Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)

• Discusses the state of India’s financial sector from an international perspective.
• Provides views and comments on effectiveness of recent reforms.
• Makes recommendations to enhance the financial sector so it can help deliver India’s growth ambitions.


Closing Remarks

Country Head, India, CFA Institute