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BA19 - NY

The leading behavioral finance event for investment professionals


Date: Friday, November 8th, 2019
Time: 9.00am – 5.30pm EST
Venue: Midtown Loft & Terrace, 267 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 [MAP]


“A focused event designed to spark ideas, provoke change, and explore new initiatives by asset managers and allocators alike”.

Chris Woodcock – Head of Research, Essentia Analytics


Kleinberg Kaplan


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James Clear

James Clear

Author, entrepreneur and behavioral science expert

James is a world-renowned expert on habits, decision-making performance, and continuous improvement. His recent work – enshrined in the best-selling Atomic Habits– draws on psychology and neuroscience to reveal the significant improvements that can come from the compound effect of hundreds of small actions and decisions.

Brandon Snow

Brandon Snow

Principal and CIO, Cambridge Global Asset Management

Brandon leads Cambridge’s analyst team and directs the global research activities of the firm. He is also lead Portfolio Manager across several of the firm’s equity and asset allocation funds. Prior to joining Cambridge in 2011, Brandon managed money at Fidelity Investments. In 2016, he was recognized as one of Brendan Wood’s Canadian TopGun Investment Minds.

Amy Oldenburg

Amy Oldenburg

MD, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Amy is a Portfolio Specialist and Chief Operating Officer of the Global Emerging Markets Equity team at MSIM. Before moving to the investment team, she was an emerging markets equity and foreign exchange trader. Amy has also worked with Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s product development and strategic acquisitions group.

Ted Seides, CFA

Ted Seides, CFA

CIO, Perch Bay Group and Host at Capital Allocators

Ted is an experienced investor in managers across asset classes, including working at the Yale Investments Office and co-founding hedge fund of funds Protégé Partners. He is the host of the Capital Allocators podcast, a series of interviews with leading CIOs and asset managers. Barron’s named the show one of the top financial podcasts, and it has received in excess 1.5 million downloads.

Seth Wunder

Seth Wunder

Principal and PM, black-and-white Capital

Seth is the CIO and Portfolio Manager at black-and-white Capital, an activist, tech & innovation-focused hedge fund set up in 2016. Prior to this, he was a founding partner and Portfolio Manager at Contour Asset Management, a long-short equity fund focused on technology, media, and telecommunications. In 2017, Institutional Investor recognized Seth as one its Hedge Fund Rising Stars.

Michael S. Falk

Michael S. Falk, CFA, CRC

Partner, Focus Consulting Group

Michael is a multi-disciplinary consultant working with asset/wealth management firms to help them leverage their talent and investment decision-making. Prior to this he was Chief Strategist at a global macro hedge fund and CIO in charge of manager due diligence and asset allocation for a multi-billion-dollar advisory. He is the author of Let’s All Learn How to Fish… to Sustain Long-Term Economic Growth and a co-author of Money, Meaning and Mindsets.

Brian Portnoy

Brian Portnoy Ph.D., CFA

Author and Head of Education at Magnetar Capital

Brian has spent the last 25 years as an educator, investor, and strategist. Prior to joining Magnetar, he held senior research and investing roles at Morningstar, Mesirow Financial and Chicago Equity Partners. Brian’s two books, The Investor’s Paradox and The Geometry of Wealth, explore the challenges not only of behavioral science and making better investment decisions, but how money figures in to a joyful life. 


Last year’s Poker Night was so popular that we’re delighted to host it again in 2019.

This exclusive event is held after the main BA19 NY conference and will allow you to put your newly learned decision-making insights to the test!

Friday, November 8  |  From 6pm  |  The 40/40 Club [6 W 25th St, NY 10010]

Buy your Poker Night ticket today and enjoy the BA19 early bird discount.

Early Bird Poker Night + BA19 Conference
$898 $648  [DETAILS]



  • Early bird price (reg. $699)
  • Offer ends September 30th


  • Early bird discount (reg. $898)
  • Offer ends September 30th


  • Early bird discount (reg. $199)
  • Offer ends September 30th

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