Student Managed Investment Fund Consortium (SMIFC)

SMIFC Conference 2023

The 10th Annual Student Managed Investment Fund Consortium (SMIFC) Conference will take place in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place on Thursday/Friday, October 5/6, 2023

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The purpose of the consortium is to enhance student learning and scholarship, record best practices in investment management among SMIF partners, provide a vehicle for student networking and exchange of ideas, and provide a permanent repository of relevant literature and recorded student experiences. The SMIF Consortium builds a community of institutions with a shared vision for student success and leadership in investing. The SMIF Consortium also establishes relationships with industry partners to assist in its primary goals of student education, research, and leadership.


Thursday/Friday, October 5/6, 2023


Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
2233 S Martin Luther King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616

Registration Fees:

The conference registration fees are:

Faculty/professional: $349
Student: $299


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Tarek Zaher

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

Located within walking distance of Soldier Field and Wintrust Arena in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place redefines the convention center hotel experience.

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

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Student Managed Investment Fund Consortium (SMIFC)

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Tarek Zaher 
Coordinator and co-founder of the SMIF Consortium
Professor of Finance
Investment Club Advisor
Scott College of Business
Federal Hall, Room 321
Indiana State University
30 N. 7th St., Terre Haute, IN 47809
Phone: 812-237-2093

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