CFA Institute: Webinars
CFA Institute will offer two live broadcasts streamed live from the 2016 European Investment Conference in Amsterdam on 7–8 November 2016.
Individuals who are unable to join in the live presentations can access the archived recordings of the live broadcasts after the events in our Browse the Library page.
Please let us know if you have any questions.
Redesigning Economics to Redesign the World
Date: 7 November 2016
Time: 9:45–10:45 a.m. CET
Speaker: Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate, professor, and founder of Grameen Bank will discuss redesigning economics to redesign the world.
Professor Muhammad Yunus is a Nobel laureate, social entrepreneur, banker, and economist. He is the founder of Grameen Bank and of more than 50 other companies in Bangladesh. Professor Yunus was awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for founding Grameen Bank and is the recipient of 112 awards from 26 countries, including state honors from 10 countries. He is one of seven individuals to have received the Nobel Peace Prize, the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom and the United States Congressional Gold Medal. He holds 55 honorary degrees from universities across 20 countries. Professor Yunus was named "one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time" by Fortune and was listed as one of the top 12 business leaders in Asia by TIME. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the Colbert Report, Real Time with Bill Maher, Hardtalk, and the Simpsons. Professor Yunus has also appeared on the cover of TIME, Newsweek, and Forbes.
Do Good, Diversify Risks, and Make Money by Revisiting Finance
Date: 8 November 2016
Time: 9:00–9:45 a.m. CET
Speaker: Sony Kapoor
This session will cover the following topics: addressing secular stagnation concerns through financial sector reforms and better allocation of capital; changing focus to combat inflated asset prices and identify the developing world's economic opportunities and diversification potential; gaining a better understanding of non-OECD countries and an increased capacity for financial intermediation to boost the global economy.
Sony Kapoor is director of Re-Define, an international think tank, and CEO of Court Jesters Consulting. He is an economist, financial sector expert, and development practitioner. Previously, Mr. Kapoor was a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and a strategy adviser for its Systemic Risk Centre. He was also a special adviser to the UN Environment Programme on green finance. Mr. Kapoor is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Insurance & Asset Management. As a former investment banker, he has contributed substantially to improving public policy and reforming finance. Mr. Kapoor is a graduate of the London School of Economics, the University of Delhi, and the Indian Institute of Technology.