The CFA Society Portland cordially invites you to attend the 2014 Investment Research Challenge (IRC) on February 13, 2014. This year, student teams from the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, University of Portland, Portland State University, and Washington State University - Vancouver will present their analysis of Umpqua Bank . Each team also received guidance from an industry mentor and a faculty advisor. The final round of the competition will be held on February 13, 2014, where the teams will be presenting their work in front of a panel of expert judges. The event begins at 2:30. Each presentation will last 20 minutes - 10 minutes for the presentation and then 10 minutes for Q&A from the Judges. The competition will be followed by a social event with an open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres. The winner will be representing our region at the Global Investment Research Challenge - Americas' round in Denver, Colorado to be held on March 18-19, 2014, with the Global Final to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on April 24, 2014.