2013 Conference

UCLA Anderson Investing Conference 2013
The 2nd Annual UCLA Anderson Investing Conference February 8, 2013 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Korn Hall
Schedule and Speakers
Managing Partner: First Pacific Advisors, LLC
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Joshua S. Friedman:

Canyon Capital Advisors

Mr. Friedman is Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Canyon Partners, LLC, a leading global alternative asset management firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast & Sign-In
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Generating Alpha Through Quantitative Strategies
Wayne Dahl
Head of Risk Management, Canyon Capital Advisors
Robert Gingrich
Risk Manager, WAMCO
Steve Sapra
Senior Vice President, PIMCO
Moderator:
Shane Shepherd (’07)
Head of Fixed Income Research, Research Affiliates
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Behavioral Finance: The Psychology Behind Investing
Kenneth Broad (’94)
Senior Portfolio Manager, Delaware Investments
Cynthia Harrington
Principal, Cynthia Harrington & Associates
Randy Saaf
CEO, AlphaGenius Technologies
Avanidhar (Subra) Subrahmanyam (’90)
Professor, UCLA Anderson
Moderator:
Dan Pomerantz (’00)
Principal, Bessemer Trust
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Intermission
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Unprecedented State of Credit Markets
Howard Levkowitz
Managing Partner, Tennenbaum Capital Partners
  Desmund Shirazi
Managing Director, Oaktree Capital Management
  Melissa Weiler
Managing Director, Crescent Capital
  Moderator:
Arun Rao (’13)
MBA Candidate, UCLA Anderson
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Value Creation Through Public and Private Equity
  Sarah Ketterer
CEO " Portfolio Manager, Causeway Capital
  Stephen Royer (’91)
Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors
  Moderator:
Srinivas (Srini) Pulavarti
President & CIO, UCLA Investment Company
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Keynote Address
  Joshua S. Friedman
Co-Founder, Co-Chairman & Co-CEO, Canyon Capital Advisors
  Introduction by Ivo Welch
UCLA Anderson Laurence and Lori Fink Center for Finance & Investments
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cocktail & Networking Reception