Events - Annual Forecast Dinner

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 05:30 PM PT - Wednesday, February 20, 2013 08:30 PM PT

Where: Ritz-Carlton, 600 Stockton Street, San Francisco

Contact: Tracy Canning via e-mail at: or call 415-814-7901

Join the CFASF for our Annual Forecast Dinner on February 20, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco.

The updated list of panelists for the event include Mr. Tony Crescenzi, an executive vice president, market strategist and portfolio manager for PIMCO; Mr. John Burbank, III, founder, sole managing member and CIO of Passport Capital; and Mr. Joseph A. LaVorgna, a managing director for Deutsche Bank Securities. The event will be moderated by Dan Burns, Thomson Reuters’ Economic and Financial Markets Editor for the Americas.

Tony Crescenzi has written four books, including his latest, "The Strategic Bond Investor," which was published in June 2010, and a 1,200-page revision to Marcia Stigum's classic, "The Money Market." He regularly appears on CNBC and Bloomberg television and in financial news media.  Mr. Crescenzi taught in the executive MBA program at Baruch College from 1999-2009. He has 27 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from St. Johns University and an undergraduate degree from the City University of New York. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2009, Mr. Crescenzi was chief bond market strategist at Miller Tabak where he worked for 23 years.   

John Burbank, III is founder, sole managing member and CIO of Passport Capital LLC. Mr. Burbank’s firm, Passport Capital, manages $3.4 billion in assets and is one of the largest hedge funds on the West Coast. 

Joseph A. LaVorgna is a respected economist who serves as the chief U.S. economist in charge of U.S. macroeconomic research for Global Markets at Deutsche Bank Securities.

Sponsors include: Our Marquee Sponsor, Thomson Reuters; Our Platinum Sponsor, iShares BlackRock; Our Gold Sponsors, Franklin Templeton Investments, S&P Cap IQ, Legato Capital Management; Our Silver Sponsors, Wharton SF, Wells Fargo, Morningstar, TD Ameritrade, IndexUniverse; and our Bronze Sponsors, WisdomTree, Vanguard, Northern Trust, Passport Capital, Kaplan Schweser, Charles Schwab Investment Management, Managed Portfolio Advisors, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, FlexShares, FactSet. 

Tickets are now on sale! If you are planning to sit at a sponsored table, you do not need to register individually. Please contact your company's internal contact. If you are unsure who to speak to, please contact CFASF Executive Director Maren Amdal at 415.814.7904 or

Member Price: $125.00

Non-member price: $175.00

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For information on sponsoring this event, contact CFASF Executive Director Maren Amdal at 415.814.7904 or

Continuing Education: As an approved provider in CFA Institute's Continuing Education Program, CFASF has determined that this program qualifies for 2 hours of CE credit for CFA Charterholders. CE Eligible.

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