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Events & Conferences

Weekly Events

Weekly seminars take place at the Bendheim Center:

The Bendheim Center for Finance also organizes a variety of events, including special lectures and conferences, plus a weekly speaker series featuring alumni and corporate partners from a variety of firms and organizations interested in sharing best practices and trends with Master in Finance, PhD, and undergraduate certificate in finance students.

Upcoming Events


Recent Events

  • The Third Symposium on China's Emerging Financial Markets will be held at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University on July 5-6, 2014.
  • Paul Volcker joined Linda Goldberg *88 and an alumni panel in McCosh 50 May 30 to discuss "Are Financial Institutions Too Big or Too Big to Fail?"
  • Ben Bernanke was interviewed by Alan Blinder and received Whig-Clio's James Madison Award for Distinguished Public Service April 2 at McCosh 50.
  • The 5th annual Princeton Quant Trading Conference took place on Saturday, April 12, at the Friend Center at Princeton University.
  • The Third Annual Julis-Rabinowitz Center Conference on "Finance and Consumption" was held at Princeton on February 20th, 2014. Academics from macro, finance and behavioral economics shared research in the broad area of consumption, and where we need to focus next. Robert E. Hall, Stanford University, gave a keynote address
  • The 4th annual Princeton Quant Trading Conference took place Nov. 8 in Chicago.
  • The Humboldt-Princeton Conference was held November 1-2, 2013 at Princeton University.
  • The Princeton-QUT-SMU Conference was held October 17-18, 2013 at the Bendheim Center for Finance.
  • The first Princeton Graduate Alumni Conference took place on campus Oct. 17-19.
  • Nobel-prize winner Robert Shiller of Yale University gave the 2013 Princeton Lectures in Finance on October 8-10, 2013.
  • The second annual Women in Finance workshop was held October 4, 2013, featuring keynote speaker and G.S. Beckwith Gilbert Lecturer Barbara Byrne, Vice Chairman, Barclays, and panelists Amy Emanuel ’90, Managing Director,  Credit Suisse Leveraged Finance Sales;  Iveta Gigova *96, Partner, Arch(E)Wild, and Senior Advisor, World Bank/IFC;  Anne Lester ‘86, Managing Director, JP Morgan Asset Management; and Anna Raytcheva ’94, Managing Director, Citigroup Global Markets; and Akila Raman, VP, Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division.   
  • The Ninth Cambridge/Princeton Workshop was held September 13-14 2013.
  • The Princeton Initiative Conference for personally selected participants, was held September 6-8, 2013.
  • The Second Symposium on China's Financial Markets was held at Guanghua School of Management, Peking University on July 6, 2013. 
  • Princeton-Lausanne Workshop on Quantitative Finance was held at Sherrerd Hall and the Bendheim Center for Finance on May 3-4, 2013.
  • Neil Chriss, Founder, Chief Investment Officer and CEO at Hutchin Hill Capital, LP, was a guest lecturer in Dario Villani's class on Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 p.m. Lewis Library 120. Prior to founding Hutchin Hill in October 2007, Neil was a managing director at SAC Capital Management (2003–2007). Previously, Neil was a portfolio manager at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (1998–2000).
  • Bill Janeway '65, Senior Advisor, Warburg Pincus, presented a lunch talk for students and faculty on Thursday, April 18, 12:30 pm at the Bendheim Center for Finance. The title of the talk is Keynes Bridge and Tobin's Q: Financing Investment in Innovation
  • Soofian Zuberi, Managing Director and head of global equity distribution for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, was a guest lecturer in Dario Villani's class on  April 10.
  • The third annual Princeton Quant Trading Conference took place on Saturday, April 13, on the Princeton campus. This year's line-up of speakers can be found here.
  • Dr. Peter Orszag '91, Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup Inc. and former Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the first Obama administration, was a guest lecturer in Dario Villani's class on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:30 p.m. 

  • On Friday, April 5, 2013, Princeton alumni women working in a wide array of financial institutions addressed undergraduate and graduate students in a Women in Finance panel at the Bendheim Center for Finance. Panelists included Heidi G. Miller '74, Amy Emanuel '90, Nicole Thie '06, Lillian Schulz *10, and Amy Chivetta '12.
  • The second annual conference of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance was held on Thursday, February 28 and Friday March 1, 2013 on the Princeton University campus. The theme of the conference is Understanding the Economic Slump: Balance Sheets and Policy Uncertainty.


    • John C. (Jack) Bogle '51, Founder of The Vanguard Group, Inc., President of the Bogle Financial Markets Research Center, and a member of the Bendheim Center for Finance Advisory Council, delivered the G.S. Beckwith Gilbert lecture on "The U.S. Financial System: Look Out! Change is Coming"  February 21, at McCormick Hall. The lecture was sponsored by Butler College and the Bendheim Center for Finance.