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Wharton’s Adam Grant and Chicago Booth School’s Raghuram Rajan to Headline ACE 2019

Issue date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Contact Information: Devon Coquillard | +1 303 850 3202 | Contact Email: dcoquillard@i-w.org

Wharton’s Adam Grant and Chicago Booth School’s Raghuram Rajan to Headline ACE 2019

The  Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Dr. Raghu Rajan, and Adam Grant, renowned organizational psychologist, will speak at the 2019 Investments & Wealth Institute Annual Conference Experience (ACE)
DENVER (December 18, 2018) – Nearly 2,000 investment and wealth management practitioners from around the world will gather for the Investments & Wealth Institute® (formerly IMCA) 2019 Annual Conference Experience (ACE), May 5-8, 2019 at the ARIA Resort in Las Vegas.

This year’s conference will feature the youngest tenured professor at Wharton, organizational psychologist and New York Times best-selling author Adam Grant.  He has been recognized as a top-rated Wharton professor for four straight years, distinguished as one of the world's 10 most influential management thinkers, and has been listed on Fortune's 40 under 40.

Also featured is Raghuram Rajan, the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth. He was the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India between September 2013 and September 2016. Between 2003 and 2006, Dr. Rajan was the Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund.

“ACE has become the preeminent educational event for advanced investment and wealth management practitioners by combining ivy-league quality education with practical application,” said Sean Walters, CAE, Investments & Wealth Institute, chief executive officer. “We are committed to delivering world-class educational opportunities and experiences, which includes speakers like Adam Grant and Raghu Rajan.”
The ACE program offers seven general sessions, and more than 50 super sessions, workshops, breakout sessions, and labs, organized into six educational tracks:
  • Investment Management
  • Wealth Management
  • Retirement Management
  • Advanced Business Strategies
  • Institutional Consulting
  • Center for Distribution Excellence
New in 2019, ACE will offer attendees a series of labs for “deep dive” content exploration, and interactive, facilitated learning.

Registration is now open for Annual Conference Experience. For detailed event information, visit the Annual Conference Experience event web page. Early-bird pricing ends March 1, 2019.
For Information:
For additional information, or journalists interested in receiving conference credentials, contact Devon Coquillard, communications manager, dcoquillard@i-w.org, 303-850-3202.
About the Investments & Wealth Institute®
Established in 1985, the Investments & Wealth Institute, formerly known as IMCA, is a professional association, advanced education provider, and standards body for financial advisors, investment consultants, and wealth managers who embrace excellence and ethics. Investments & Wealth Institute administers three certifications, Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®), Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®), and Retirement Management Advisor (RMA). Through its publications, live events, online courses, assessment-based certificate programs, and advanced certifications, the Institute delivers premier-quality, practical education to advanced practitioners in more than 38 countries.

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