Deadline: November 21, 2015 | Apply here
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Eligibility: Any student, young professional as well as academics
Dates: January 13-14, 2016
Location: WHU Campus for Finance, Vallendar, Germany

WHU, one of the most prominent business schools in Europe, is hosting its annual new year’s finance conference. The event, organized by Campus for Finance, will be held both on January 13th and 14th 2016, and will include top speakers such as Dorothee Blessing, currently Vice Chairman of Investment Banking EMEA at J.P. Morgan, as well as Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel.

Additional keynote speeches will be held Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, as well as renowned Harvard professor Eric. S. Masking, who earned the Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics in 2007.

At the 2016 edition, the conference focus will lie on financing European businesses, as well as addresses the event’s key question “Where Does the Future of Corporate and Institutional Funding lie?” While the funding strategy of corporate and governmental institutions started to change after the fiscal crisis at the end of 2008, it is currently also facing a tough time due to the recent events in Europe.

The conference’s goal will be to discuss financing solutions and future strategies that help to develop, improve and enlarge corporate and institutional funding in Europe. In addition, the current state of financial market regulations will be reviewed, as well as how firms can stay competitive in nowadays accelerating world.

Wether you are a student who is interested in the latest trends in the finance industry, or a professional that just started his or her first full-time job, or even an academic pursuing a PhD, WHU’s Campus for Finance New Year’s conference will not only broaden your financial horizon, it will also be an opportunity to listen and learn from industry experts while meeting a diverse group of future financiers. 

The conference is supported by established corporations that are at the forefront of their respective industries, including top advisory firms such as The Boston Consulting Group, Accenture and Oliver Wyman. The event will also be joined by highly-ranked banks such as HSBC, Barclays and Goldman Sachs, and you will have the opportunity to interact with the sponsors in a personal environment, where you get a chance to get in touch with representatives in order to secure a job offer or an internship.

The event will take place at WHU’s Campus for Finance, and includes speeches, panels, workshops and a career fair, where the event’s participants get a chance to meet sponsors (don’t forget to bring your CV – for more career advice, you might want to read this article).

If you like to meet like-minded people, as well as hear more about the future of finance from a wide range of experienced industry leaders, then do not hesitate to apply by following this link.

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