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UCI Paul Merage Professor Chris Schwarz Announced as Opening Speaker for Greater Irvine Chamber Business Outlook Event

Monday, August 27, 2018

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The Greater Irvine Chamber and the University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business present Chris Schwarz, associate professor of finance and faculty director of the Center for Investment and Wealth Management at UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business as the opening speaker for the 10th Annual Business Outlook Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.

Schwarz’s research on the investment fund industry has been published in many leading academic and practitioner financial journals, cited in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and New York Times, and included in testimony before the U.S. Congress House Financial Services Committee.

Prior to arriving at UCI, Schwarz received a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He was also a Visiting Doctoral Fellow at Yale University’s International Center of Finance and received a B.S. from Babson College.

Schwarz joins Business Outlook keynote speaker Chris Thornberg, Ph.D., a highly-regarded economist, author, and public speaker. Thornberg, the founding partner of Beacon Economics, is an expert in economic and revenue forecasting, regional economics, economic policy, and labor and real estate markets. He is the director of University of California, Riverside School of Business Centerfor Economic Forecasting and Development.

Business Outlook will be held 7 – 9:15 a.m., at the Hotel Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Rd. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights on economic trends and network with C-suite executives.

Individual ticket prices are: members - $75; nonmembers - $105. Table sponsorships are available.


For more information and for sponsorship opportunities, contact Kaitlynn Irvine.

Category: Chamber News, Events

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