CFA Day: A Celebration

When:  Jun 18, 2024 from 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM (PT)
Associated with  CFA Society Vancouver

Hosted in partnership with National Bank Independent Network

CFA Day honors CFA Society Vancouver charterholders, Society Past Presidents, and investment firms who recognize the importance of hiring CFA charterholders. Attendees will celebrate the achievements of one CFA charterholder with the inaugural Michael Ryan Award of Excellence, hear from a charismatic keynote speaker, and continue conversations during a post-presentation cocktail reception. 

The Michael Ryan Award of Excellence
The Michael Ryan Award of Excellence recognizes a CFA charterholder's exemplary contribution to the financial industry through their professional achievements, leadership, community involvement and endorsement of the CFA charter and the standard of excellence it represents. Mr. Ryan was CFA Society Vancouver's founding member and second President from 1966 to 1968. 

Shane Parrish is the founder of Farnam Street Media, Latticework Publishing, and Syrus Partners. He is the curator for the popular Farnam Street Blog, an intellectual hub of curated interestingness that covers topics like human misjudgment, decision making, strategy, and philosophy. He is also the Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author of Clear Thinking: Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Results. The New York Times called Shane "the unlikely guru that helps Wall Street think better."

His goal has been to focus on timeless lessons and insights for work and life. Shane is a strategist for both individuals and organizations and is dedicated to mastering the best of what other people have already figured out. He has spent years making high-stakes decisions as a CEO, advisor, and public company board member and shares the insights and wisdom that makes things easier, not harder. He continues to teach, coach, and guide CEOs wanting to perform at the top of their game.

Shane’s work has been featured in nearly every major publication, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist. His weekly newsletter, Brain Food, has captivated the minds of over half a million subscribers worldwide and his podcast, The Knowledge Project, is one of the most popular in the world.



Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
900 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5
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