ALPHA
 

Cornell Alternative Investments Conference

 
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Overview

Join us on Friday, May 3rd in NYC to learn from leading industry professionals across Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Private Credit, Real Estate, Energy & Infrastructure, Impact Investing and Diversity & Inclusion.

The Cornell Alternative Investment Conference will feature over 40 prominent panelists from over 35 of the world’s leading Alternative Investment organizations such as Blackstone, KKR, Carlyle, Apollo, Cerberus, Highbridge, Warburg Pincus, Ares, Oaktree, Two Sigma, Clearbridge, Lux Capital, NEA, Benefit Street Partners, Avenue Capital, Citi Ventures, Brookfield, Portfolio Advisors, Heitman, Starwood, and more.

Key Details

Date: Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Breakfast (Impact Investing Panel): 7:30am to 8:30am EST @ 51 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019; hosted by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Registration: 8:30am to 9am EST @ 180 Central Park South, New York, NY, 10019

Event: 9am to 5pm EST @ 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019

Cocktail Reception: 5pm to 6pm EST @ 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019

Dress Code: Business Formal

Tickets also provide access to pre-event cocktail reception taking place on Thursday, May 2nd from 6pm to 8pm at the Elsie Rooftop on the 25th floor of 1412 Broadway, New York, NY, 10018. Cross streets: Between 39th and 40th and Broadway.

 
 
 

Panels

Private Equity

“Creating Value in the Current Private Equity Market”

Private Credit

“Private Credit Market Outlook”

Hedge Funds

“Have markets become too efficient for hedge funds to generate risk-adjusted returns?”


Venture Capital

“Innovative Opportunities in Venture Capital Investing”

Real Estate

“Emerging Trends in Real Estate”

Diversity & Inclusion

“The Importance of Diversity and inclusion in the Alternative Investment Industry”


Impact Investing

Energy & Infrastructure

”The past, present & future of the

impact investing industry”

“ALPHA Generating Strategies in Energy & Infrastructure Markets”


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Itinerary

Breakfast (Impact Investing Panel) | 7:30 am to 8:30 am | 51 West 52nd Street, New York, NY, 10019 | “The Past, Present & Future of the Impact Investing Industry”

Registration | 8:30 am to 9 am | New York Athletic Club in Manhattan - 180 Central Park South, New York, NY , 10019

Conference Itinerary | 9 am to 5 pm | New York Athletic Club in Manhattan - 180 Central Park South, New York, NY , 10019

  • Private Equity Panel | 9 am to 10 am | “Creating Value in the Current Private Equity Market”

  • Private Credit Panel | 10:15 am to 11:15 am | “Private Credit Market Outlook”

  • Hedge Fund Panel | 11:30 am to 12:30 pm | “Have Markets Become Too Efficient for Hedge Funds to Generate Risk-Adjusted Returns?”

Lunch | 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

  • Energy & Infrastructure Panel | 12:45 pm to 1:30 pm | “ALPHA Generating Strategies in Energy & Infrastructure Markets”

  • Venture Capital Panel | 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm | “Innovative Opportunities in Venture Capital Investing”

  • Real Estate Panel | 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm | “Emerging Trends in Real Estate”

  • Diversity & Inclusion Panel | 4 pm to 5 pm | “The Importance of Diversity and lnclusion in the Alternative Investment Industry”

Cocktail Reception | 5 pm to 6 pm | New York Athletic Club in Manhattan - 180 Central Park South, New York, NY , 10019


Media Policy: We kindly ask that all conference attendees adhere to the following policies throughout the duration of the Conference:

• No live video or audio recording is permitted during panel discussions.

• All statements made during the Conference will be “off the record” in accordance with the no recording policy.


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Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

 
 
 

Marketing Partners

 

Cornell Professional Organization Partners

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Cornell Pre-Professional Organization Partners

Delta Sigma Pi    (Omicron Rho Chapter)   http://cornelldsp.com

Delta Sigma Pi

(Omicron Rho Chapter)

http://cornelldsp.com

 
ALPHA Kappa Psi    (Omicron Upsilon Chapter)   http://www.cornellakpsi.com

ALPHA Kappa Psi

(Omicron Upsilon Chapter)

http://www.cornellakpsi.com

 
Phi Gamma Nu    (Delta Omicron Chapter)   http://www.pgndeltaomicron.com

Phi Gamma Nu

(Delta Omicron Chapter)

http://www.pgndeltaomicron.com

 
Pi Sigma Epsilon    (Zeta Alpha Chapter)   https://www.cornellpse.com

Pi Sigma Epsilon

(Zeta Alpha Chapter)

https://www.cornellpse.com

Conference Team

Conference Co-Chairs

Peter Ferrara Jr., Founder of ALPHA Club (Class of 2019)

Alexander Abosi, VP of Private Equity ALPHA Club (Class of 2019)

Conference Team

ALPHA

Allison Latham, Treasurer ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

Santiago Diaz, Co-President ALPHA Club (Class of 2019)

Diana Ciechorska, Co-President ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

Bonish Shah, Co-President ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

Daniel Youssef, VP Competitions ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

Josh Tanenbaum, VP of Alumni Affairs, VP of Impact Investing ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

Greg Minogue, VP of Private Equity ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

Karthik Menta, VP of Venture Capital ALPHA Club (Class of 2019)

Rahul Kumar, VP of Venture Capital ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

High-Yield & Restructuring Club

Nadia Zaman, Co-President, High-Yield & Restructuring Club (Class of 2019)

Alexis de Bruin, Co-President, High-Yield & Restructuring Club (Class of 2020)

Katie Emmett, Co-President, High-Yield & Restructuring Club (Class of 2020)

Vinay Vatti, Treasurer, High-Yield & Restructuring Club (Class of 2019)

Ryan Hoffman, Treasurer, High-Yield & Restructuring Club (Class of 2020)

Aaron Kirsch, VP of IB, High-Yield & Restructuring Club, VP of Private Credit ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

Investment Management Club

Kevin Quirk, Co-President, Investment Management Club (Class of 2019)

Margot Waldron, Co-President, Investment Management Club (Class of 2020)

Associate Real Estate Council

Dustin Jones, Faculty Advisor, AREC

Emile Schachter, Co-President AREC, VP of Real Estate ALPHA Club (Class of 2020)

Marco DeLeon, Co-President AREC (Class of 2020)

Cornell Venture Capital Club

Zach Schulman, Director of Entrepreneurship at Cornell

Fred Kauber, President Cornell Venture Capital Club (Dyson Class of 2019)