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WiS & JA Year-End Event: The Path to Structured Finance
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Tuesday began with opening remarks from SFA Board Chair Patricia Schulze, followed by a plenary session focused on the macro-political environment and the political headwinds that could affect markets in 2023. The afternoon was once again allocated to a number of breakout panel sessions, with topics ranging from ABS, CLO, RMBS, and CMBS market outlooks, to panels focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and macro/policy discussions. A breakdown appears below, which is followed by highlights for select panel sessions.
Structured finance market professionals assembled at the Aria in Las Vegas for the annual SFVegas 2023 conference held on February 26-March 1. Against a backdrop of elevated market volatility and rising economic uncertainty, this year’s attendance soared back to pre-pandemic levels. As of Monday morning, there were 8,300 registered attendees, a 30% jump over last year’s numbers and slightly above the number logged in February 2020.
Following a number of 101 sessions on a variety of structured finance segments and topics, Monday began with opening remarks from Michael Bright (SFA CEO), followed by a discussion focused on the outlook for macroeconomic and geopolitical trends. Later in the morning, Securities and Exchange (SEC) commissioner, Mark T. Uyeda, and the former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan, General Stan McChrystal, each participated in fireside chats. The afternoon was allocated to a number of breakout panel sessions, with topics ranging from CLO, ABS, and RMBS market outlooks, to panels focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and macro/policy discussions.
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SFA events offer several ways to participate in content offerings throughout the year. Our flagship event, SFVegas, annually welcomes over 8,400+ participants attendees the full spectrum of market participants. Throughout the year, SFA hosts in-person symposiums and virtual webinars focused on pertinent topics impacting our industry. Each event is planned “by the industry, for the industry,” and we maintain strong panel content integrity and speaker credibility.
Past Keynotes Have Included…
- Robin Arzon
- Dana Bash
- W. Kamau Bell
- Donna Brazile
- Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (D, PA-4)
- Byron Donalds (R, FL-19)
- Arianna Huffington
- Young Kim (D, CA-40)
- Steven Levitt
- Michael Lewis
- Theresa May
- Alanna McCargo
- General Stan McChrystal
- Ana Navarro
- Joe Scarborough
- Laura Shin
- Sandra Thompson
- Mark T. Uyeda
- Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R, MO-2)
- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (California’s 43rd District)
- Venus Williams
- Bob Woodward
- Janet Yellen
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