Unleash Your Potential at IWI's 2018 ACE: A Premier Investment & Wealth Conference

Posted by Allison Edmondson, Director of Communications

Mar 1, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Denver, CO — March 1, 2018More than 1,600 financial service professionals will gather in Nashville to learn from the industry’s foremost thought leaders at the Investments & Wealth Institute’s (formally IMCA®) 2018 Annual Conference Experience (ACE), May 6-9.

General session speakers will feature internationally-known experts, including:

  • Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., psychologist, and best-selling author of Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ, and Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body. Dr. Goleman has spent many years reporting on the brain and behavioral sciences for The New York Times and was previously a visiting faculty member at Harvard University.

  • Alexander Wagner, Ph.D., professor of finance, Swiss Finance Institute, University of Zurich, and chairmen of the Swipra Foundation. Mr. Wagner has recently investigated how investors perceive managerial words and deeds, as well as the stock market implications of the Trump election.

  • Pippa Malmgren, Ph.D., co-founder and president, Canonbury Group, and co-founder and president, Principalis. The Honorable Pippa Malmgren is a world-renowned international authority on politics and its impact on the economy, regularly visiting with leading government policy-makers, the boards of central banks, and officials among G7 countries in order to discern how the political and policy environment influences prices in financial markets.

  • Vikram Mansharamani, Ph.D., researcher, academic, author, entrepreneur, and active investor. Mr. Mansharamani is recognized as an authority on geo-politics and geo-economics and the interplay between the two.

General sessions and workshops offer ACE attendees a variety of learning options based on tracks that align with their interests, including: Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®), Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®), and Retirement Management Advisor® (RMA®) Program.

“The caliber and intensity of the educational experience offered at ACE is unmatched,” said Devin Ekberg, CPWA®, CFA®, managing director of education. “And because the expectation for expertise in the industry is at an all-time high, the need for sessions offered by industry-leading speakers is there.”  


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