Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 11, 2009
Ruth Porat, Global Head, Financial Institutions Group, Morgan Stanley will join the tenth annual Wharton Finance Conference as a Keynote Speaker. The conference, organized by students of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will be held at the Park Hyatt at Bellevue in Philadelphia on Nov. 20, 2009. Throughout the current financial crisis, Ms. Porat has been responsible for the Firm’s coverage of financial institutions and governments globally.
The Wharton Finance Conference, whose theme is “Looking Forward: Finance in a New Horizon.” will include panel discussions on such issues in Corporate Social Responsibility vs. Government Regulation, the Increased Competitiveness of Services Firms, International Opportunities, Infrastructure Finance, Financing Growth, Financial Innovation in the 21st Century: Sales & Trading Perspective, Careers in Finance: Recruiting in a Tough Economic Environment. Participants can look forward to a conglomeration of the best minds in business and meeting with intellectual and experienced experts.
Keynote speakers at the Wharton Finance Conference 2009 include:
— Ms. Ruth Porat Global Head, Financial Institutions Group, Morgan Stanley, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking Division
— Mr. Tony Ehinger, Managing Director of Credit Suisse,
Co-Head, Global Securities, Investment Banking Division
Other scheduled conference participants include:
— James R. Tanenbaum , Partner, Morrison & Foerster and Chair of the firms Global Capital Markets practice
— Andrew Ross Sorkin, Chief Mergers and Acquisitions Reporter and Columnist, The New York Times
— Rodolfo L. Molina, Managing Director, Head of Southern Latin America, UBS Investment Bank
— Rob Collins, Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure Banking for the Americas, Greenhill & Co.
— Vikram Pant, Managing Director, IDFC Project Equity
— Jonathan Turnbull, Head of Infrastructure Investment Banking, Citigroup
— Ed Rubin, Head of Cross Rate and Securitized Product Sales (Deutsche Bank)
— Devin O’Reilly, Principal, Bain Capital
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania — founded in 1881 as the first collegiate business school — is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education. The most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world, Wharton bridges research and practice through its broad engagement with the global business community. The school has more than 4,700 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students; more than 10,000 annual participants in executive education programs; and an alumni network of more than 85,000 graduates.
Further information on the conference can be found at: http://www.whartonfinanceconference.com
Members of the media are invited to attend, but pre-registration is required.
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Peter Winicov (Wharton Communications Office)
Haoying Sun (Finance Conference student team)
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