Advancing the Field of Quantitative Finance
formerly the IAFE

Event: Operational Risk and the Future of Hedge Fund Investing

Date: March 12, 2009
Time: 5:30 Registration, 6:00 Program Begins, 7:30 Reception
300 Madison Avenue (at 42nd Street)
New York

The Operational Risk Committee of the International Association of Financial Engineers presents

Operational Risk and the Future of Hedge Fund Investing

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Sponsored By:

Hosted By:

Leon Metzger, Yale University
Andy Weisman, WR Capital Management LP and Patel Weisman LLC
Stephen Brown, New York University


Thomas Keene, Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg and anchor “Bloomberg on the Economy with Tom Keene”


  • How will recent incidents of fraud affect the long-term growth of the industry?
  • Will suspended redemptions, gates and lock ups change investors’ appetite for hedge funds?
  • What is the likelihood for increased government regulation and oversight?
  • Are hedge funds making an effort to mitigate operational risk? What changes (if any) will we see in the future?
  • What alternative strategies will outperform in the future?

Registration is Closed for this Event