President Lahey rings NASDAQ Closing Bell to kick off G.A.M.E.

Quinnipiac students gathered outside the NASDAQ Marketsite in New York City April 3 to watch President Lahey ring the closing bell
Quinnipiac students gathered outside the NASDAQ Marketsite in Times Square April 3 to watch President Lahey ring the closing bell. The University's annual G.A.M.E. III Forum kicks off April 4.

April 4, 2013 - Internationally renowned finance experts will provide insights into the pressing issues facing investment professionals in our global financial markets and share best practices in investment management at Quinnipiac University's annual Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) III Forum April 4-6, 2013, in New York City.

The G.A.M.E. III Forum, a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders and learn best practices in investment management, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, John L. Lahey, president of Quinnipiac University, Bob Froehlich, moderator and program co-chair, David A. Sauer, founder, managing director and program co-chair, rang the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell on April 3. View a video of the bell ringing ceremony.

The first day of the Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. III Forum, held at the Hilton New York Hotel and co-sponsored by NASDAQ OMX, will feature keynote speaker discussions on the global economy, alternative assets vs. equities, corporate governance, global markets and a Federal Reserve perspective. Eighteen keynote speakers will participate in these dynamic discussions on the first day, and five others will share their knowledge on the forum's second day.

"The Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. III Forum is designed to bring financial market experts together with an international group of college students and their faculty mentors to strengthen the connection between industry practices and what students are learning in the classroom," said Sauer. "Last year, 124 professionals from 93 companies and organizations demonstrated their support for the G.A.M.E. Forum by participating as keynote speakers, panelists, workshop hosts and competition judges."

The keynote speakers on the first day will include:

  • Forum moderator and program co-chair Bob Froehlich, independent director, American Realty Capital Daily Net Asset Value Trust, Inc., and Davidson Investment Advisors, Inc.
  • Guy Adami, managing director of Drakon Capital and contributor to CNBC's Fast Money
  • Abby Joseph Cohen, CFA, senior investment strategist and president of the Global Markets Institute at Goldman Sachs
  • Jeffrey N. Kleintop, CFA, chief market strategist at LPL Financial
  • John Rogers, CFA, president and chief executive officer of the CFA Institute

Professionals are invited to attend the G.A.M.E. III Forum keynote speaker discussions on April 4 to gain insights on the current challenges and opportunities facing investment professionals and to network with an international group of future industry leaders.

The final two days of the forum, April 5-6, are reserved for students and their faculty mentors. They will include a range of breakout sessions, keynote perspectives and workshops, followed by panels on careers in the financial services industry.

Sauer noted the G.A.M.E. Forum has had two very successful years. Last year, the forum attracted more than 1,000 participants, representing 43 countries, 42 states and the District of Columbia.

"We are experiencing a very dynamic and challenging investment environment," said Sauer. "The G.A.M.E. III Forum is an excellent opportunity to benefit from the insights of industry thought leaders on the important issues facing investment professionals today.

View a list of keynote speakers and their biographies.

For more information and a schedule of events, visit the G.A.M.E. III Forum, email game@quinnipiac.edu or call 203-582-5400.

Registration for the G.A.M.E. III Forum is open to professionals.