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THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS STUDENT CONFERENCE
IN EUROPE, MIDDLE-EAST AND AFRICA

“I always enjoy your conference, it is the best one we have seen and we will be happy to come back whenever you need us.”
Mark Howden
Managing Director, Jefferies

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The UCL Finance Conference is the flagship event of our society and has established itself as one of the biggest and most prestigious finance conferences in Europe, Middle-East and Africa, attracting the finest talent from across the globe. The event has served as a vibrant and educative platform since its inception in 2010, connecting ambitious students with industry leaders, through a day of presentations, workshops and networking sessions in collaboration with our sponsors. Previous partners for the conference include J.P. Morgan, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. With over 5,000 combined social media followers and 10,000 past applications, the UCL Finance Conference brand has grown to be more renowned than ever.

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2017 UCL FINANCE CONFERENCE

Overview

Expanding on the success of last year, we anticipate that the 2017 UCL Finance Conference will be the biggest ever, in terms of delegates, speakers and overall experience. Our team is working to secure an even more distinguished line-up of speakers than the previous year and have already confirmed names from top financial institutions.

Our main goal for the UCL Finance Conference is to focus on engagement and interaction between delegates and firms, so attendees can gain the greatest insight into the industry and the culture of the firms.

The morning will include the bulk of keynote speeches from industry leaders, with time included for an interactive audience Q&A and there will be a technical workshop in which firm representatives will engage with small groups of delegates with the goal of introducing them to the key concepts and technical skills needed to break into the industry. The afternoon consists of an interactive stock pitch competition allowing individuals to pitch any stock or investment idea in front of the delegates and receiving feedback from a panel of senior judges from Jefferies, followed by an engaging panel discussion on the most relevant current affairs affecting the industry. Throughout the day, there will be networking opportunities for the delegates to engage with representatives from a variety of firms and departments.

Previous Conference

1050

number of applicants

225

delegates

50

different degrees

40

elite global universities

STOCK PITCH COMPETITION

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Everybody has seen Jordan Belfort sell Aerotyne shares to unsuspecting clients in The Wolf of Wall Street.

The Stock Pitch Competition is your chance to taste the broker experience for a few minutes. Except you won’t be selling your ideas to regular people. You will be pitching them to a jury made out of experienced Jefferies analysts and directors, led by Mark Howden, Managing Director.

Do you have what it takes to make it in sales? Join the stock pitch competition and find out!

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

4 CONFIRMED GLOBAL FINANCIAL LEADERS
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MARKECHLIN
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VENUE

THE MONTCALM MARBLE ARCH

Tucked away in a tranquil lane just off Oxford Street, this beautiful, luxurious five-star boutique accommodation offers exceptional hospitality in an elegant yet contemporary environment. It’s an upscale townhouse with every imaginable amenity, set in the heart of a colourful locale.
Included in the ticket price is a three-course meal.

Cancellation policy – no refunds on purchased tickets.