SMIFC: SMIFC 2021 Conference

SMIFC 2021

The 8th Annual Student Managed Investment Fund Consortium (SMIFC) Conference took place in Chicago at The Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown on Thursday/Friday, October 28/29, 2021.

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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 28/29, 2021


Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown
600 North State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654, USA

Registration Fees

The conference registration fees will be:

$149.00 per student
$199.00 per faculty member


For more information, please contact:

Michelle Swick
Tel: 812-237-3365

Hotel Accommodation

The Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown is in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois, surrounded by shopping and entertainment venues. Located on State Street between Ohio and Ontario Streets, it is three blocks west of Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile. We do not endorse the Parkopedia or SpotHero web sites in any way, but they may be useful if you are trying to find somewhere to park.

We have arranged a reduced rate at the hotel for attendees. Please use the code SMF when booking.

Please note: When using the link below, the default stay is from Wednesday, October 27 until Saturday, October 30. This can be changed by clicking on the "Edit Stay" link near the top of the page. A  room for Thursday, October 28/Friday, October 29 will be $149.

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown



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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