University hosts largest student-run financial conference in the world

Kell gestures on stage.

Getting into the G.A.M.E.

Georg Kell, founder and former executive director of the United Nations Global Compact, speaks at Quinnipiac University's Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) VIII Forum at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel on March 22.

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any of the most renowned finance experts came together in midtown Manhattan this week for the world’s premiere student-oriented investment conference, Quinnipiac’s Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) VIII Forum.

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"It’s the leading forum and showcase for investment management education in the world,” said Matthew O’Connor, dean of the School of Business.

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Three students listen intently.

Front-row seat

College students listen to speakers at G.A.M.E. VIII Forum.

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G.A.M.E. VIII Forum offers participants the opportunity to discuss and debate financial best practices with industry leaders and other students, who come from all 50 states through the United States and nations around the world each year. 

“We are excited to host this unique education initiative in New York City that will bring an international group of students and their faculty mentors together in an interactive learning environment to engage with more than 140 keynote speakers, panelists and workshop leaders,” said David Sauer, professor of finance at Quinnipiac and executive director and program chair of G.A.M.E. VIII. 

Gosselin speaks at a podium.

Unique leadership opportunity

Chris Gosselin '17 MBA '18, oversite chair, welcomes participants to Quinnipiac University's Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) VIII Forum.

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Panelists speak from the stage.

Titans of finance

Keynote panel speakers Tom Keene, CFA and editor-at-large for Bloomberg News; Frances Donald, senior economist for Manulife Asset Management; John Silvia, managing director and chief economist for Wells Fargo Securities LLC; and Emanuella Enenajor, director and portfolio manager for BlackRock, speak at Quinnipiac University's Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) VIII Forum.

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"These are the future leaders of Wall Street, the financial services industry and the accounting field — and they’re building their network at GAME,” O’Connor said.

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Students clap as they ring the close bell — and stock prices flash behind them.

Financial capital of the world

Quinnipiac students, faculty and staff ring the closing bell on the eve of the G.A.M.E. VIII Forum.

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