11:15 a.m.Day 2 Panel 2: Behavioral Investing: Tapping The Psychology Of The Market
A panel of managers and behavioral finance experts examine how human behavior affects investment decisions in terms of how fund managers take positions, how investors pick fund managers and how human behavior can foil even the best risk measurement and management strategies.
Keynotes: Andrew Dakos, Principal/Portfolio Manager, Bulldog Investors
12:30 p.m.Plenary Lunch
2:00 p.m.Day 2 Panel 3: Founders Discuss: How We Started Our Fund, How We Grew It
Hedge fund founders discuss the nuts and bolts of how they started their funds, the challenges they faced and how they overcame them, and offer practical tips for turning an idea into a viable business.
Panelists: Andrew Redleaf, Founder & CEO, Whitebox Advisors Marc Lasry, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Avenue Capital Group
2:45 p.m.Day 2 Panel 4: How To Diversify Your Fund, And Why
Hedge fund managers discusses how and why they are diversifying their businesses, either by adding 40-Act or UCITS variations of their funds, or adding separately-managed accounts; why they felt the need to do that; and what the benefits and potential drawbacks are.
Moderator: Chris Clair, Managing Editor, Reuters HedgeWorld
Panelists: Thomas Deinet, Executive Director, Hedge Fund Standards Board Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist, Banyan Partners Michelle Noyes, Chief Operating Officer, The Alternative Investment Management Association Limited Tom Williams, CIO, Pinegrove Asset Management
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