2019 Finance Leaders' Conference

Manhattan7 - 8 March 2019
Baruch College | New York, NY

The Finance Leaders' Conference is the only international conference for students to address their needs and concerns about finance careers. Conference attendees:

  • Learn about financial careers paths and what it takes to succeed.
  • Sharpen team, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Expand professional contacts and friends.
  • Learn from industry experts on how to achieve your career goals.
  • Participate in a Finance Quiz Bowl.
  • Visit local financial institutions, such as the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, Federal Reserve Bank, and Bloomberg.
  • Include your resume in the digital resume book given to select employers and panelists.

Attendees also have the opportunity to meet:

  • FMA student chapters representatives from around the world.
  • Finance professionals from “powerhouse” companies and numerous financial career specialists.
  • FMA International support staff


Members: $165 USD.
Nonmembers: $200 USD* (includes one year of membership.)

**Registration is currently closed. Please contact Shannon Tompkins at [email protected]**


Tours: Tour space is limited; requests will be reserved on a first come first served basis. 

Thursday, 7 March 2019

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Quiz Bowl Qualifying Round
12:30 p.m. Welcome & Icebreaker
1:00 p.m. Take Charge of your Professional Development
2:15 p.m. Theory and Prevention of Fraud
3:30 p.m. Uncertain Times in Today’s Economy: An Outlook for 2019
4:45 p.m.

Networking Reception, Sponsored by CFA Institute


Friday, 8 March 2019

8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Quiz Bowl Brackets - Final Round
10:00 a.m. Finance Industry Jobs
12:00 Noon Luncheon, Sponsored by AICPA
1:30 p.m. Wall Street Prep / Financial Modeling
3:00 p.m. The Future of Finance
4:15 p.m. The Options Industry Council (OIC) Education session


Hotel and Travel

All participants are required to make their own travel and hotel arrangements. Click here for a list of nearby hotels. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here to view available opportunities or contact Shannon Tompkins at 813-974-2084 or [email protected].

Thank You Sponsors

Luncheon Sponsor Reception Sponsor Quiz Bowl Sponsor




#FLC2019 - Follow the Conversation on Social Media

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