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WHU NEW YEAR'S Conference

Deadline: November 19
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January 17 & 18, 2018

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A unique conference requires unique participants. Highly regarded sponsors and speakers add the exceptional edge that defines the Campus for Finance. We offer three distinct programs that are designed to fit your needs and expectations:

The Student Program

The Student Program offers an enriching conference experience for students interested in the finance and consulting world. Every year we welcome over 350 students from all around the globe offering exciting academic content, as well as vivid networking opportunities. During our panel discussions and workshops we will shine a light on different aspects of this year's topic "Innovation in Finance – Shaping Tomorrow's Business Models." Make sure to meet corporate representatives from world-leading institutions at our Career Fair and Networking Dinners. Benefit from the inspiring atmosphere on the campus of the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and get in touch with other participants of the WHU New Year's Conference 2017.

This year's workshops are hosted by:

Oliver Wyman, Barclays, ING, Waterland, zeb, HSBC, Berenberg, Rothschild, Bain & Company, and BCG

Participation in a workshop is guaranteed.
Valuable and insightful workshops
Choose from more than 15 speeches and three panel discussions. Check out our speakers here.
Mesmerizing speeches
Meet corporate representatives and high-class speakers at the Career Fair and our Networking Dinner. Benefit from recruiting opportunities during Interviews with corporate representatives.
Excellent networking opportunities
Engage in vivid discussions during our Entrepreneurial Talks where you have the chance to meet speakers in a small and intimate group.
Intimate Entrepreneurial Talks
Participation fee: 90€
Travel Cost Stipend

We would like to give all of our student participants the opportunity to attend the conference. Therefore, we support you with our Travel Cost Stipends. With the Travel Cost Stipend you can cover part of your travel expenses. Make sure to apply for the Travel Stipend during the application process. Click here to receive country specific information.

Campus for Finance MiF Scholarship

The Campus for Finance MiF Scholarship is a unique opportunity for participants of the Campus for Finance - WHU Private Equity Conference who are also interested in studying in the Master in Finance (MiF) program at WHU. In cooperation with WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, we are proud to offer the Campus for Finance MiF Scholarship. The Campus for Finance MiF Scholarship will be offered to one outstanding participant of the WHU Private Equity Conference and it encompasses a monetary value equal to one semester's tuition fee in the Master in Finance (MiF) program (5,900€). More information

In case you have any questions regarding the Students Program, please do not hesitate to contact me:
Markus Probst
Student Program
Team WHU New Year’s Conference 2017
+49 151 61482377
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Students Event Schedule

You can find our schedule for the Student Program of the Campus for Finance – WHU New Year’s Conference 2017 down below. 

Thursday, 19.01.2017
07:00
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
08:00
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
09:15
Break
09:30
Career Fair
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
11:30
Break
12:45
Lunch
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
18:45
Break
19:00
Closing Note
19:15
Transfer to the WHU Campus
20:00
Gala Dinner
Vaulted Cellar, WHU Vallendar
23:00
Closing Event
Agostea Club, Koblenz

The Professional Program

Participate in two workshops as part of the Young Professional and MBA Program that are hosted by our sponsors. Use our networking events to push your own career forward!
Valuable and insightful workshops
In the public eye, there are countless individuals who inspire people and actively shape others’ life through their actions or achievements. To motivate the participants of the Professional Program to pursue greatness, we invited an extraordinary speaker, who will share their story of success and give an account of how unexpected opportunities can give your life new direction.
Inspiring Inspirational Talk
The Technology Talk is a new element of the Professional Program. It gives startups from the fintech branch the possibility to give participants an insight into their ideas and visions. In combination with the conference’s topic "Innovation in Finance – Shaping Tomorrow’s Business Models" we will provide a detailed account of the innovative banking and finance world.
Visionary Technology Talk
Meet corporate representatives and high-class speakers at the Networking Lunch and our Gala Dinner. Benefit from recruiting opportunities during interviews with corporate representatives, workshops, the get-together event, and more.
Excellent networking opportunities

SELECT YOUR Package

The Professional Program of the Campus for Finance – WHU New Year’s Conference 2017 addresses two participant groups: Young Professionals as well as MBA Students, who have gained their first years of experience in the corporate world and Business Executives with profound management background. The program provides each  of the two participants groups an excellent conference experience with regard to their specific requirements for a conference like ours.

Young Professional and MBA Program

The Young Professional and MBA Program is designed for Young Professionals who have gained up to three years of work experience and MBA Students who are currently enrolled in a full- or part-time program

Access to all speeches
Participate in two corporate workshops
Join the exclusive Inspirational & Technology Talks
Benefit from networking events
Enjoy the Gala Dinner

Young Professionals: 245€
MBA Discounted Price: 175€*

Executive Ticket

The Executive Ticket is for participants with more than three years of work experience. This includes professionals as well as business executives who want to join our conference to network and expand their knowledge about this year’s topic

Access to all speeches
Gala Dinner with priority seat at speakers and sponsors table
Access to exclusive Corporate Lounges
Shuttle Service from and to the train station/airport and during the conference
Join the exclusive Inspirational & Technology Talks

Executive Ticket: 685€
* As MBA Students do not have a regular income yet, we support their participation by offering a discount on the regular participation fee.
In case you have any questions regarding the Professional Program, please do not hesitate to contact me:
Constantin Wulf
Professional Program
Team WHU New Year’s Conference 2017
+49 152 33997886
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Professionals Event Schedule

Please find our schedule for the Professional Program of the Campus for Finance – WHU New Year’s Conference 2017 down below.

Wednesday, 18.01.2017
06:30
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
07:30
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
08:15
Welcome Note
09:15
Break
10:15
Break
11:30
Break
12:30
Break
13:30
Exclusive Lunch
Tagungszentrum 2-3, RMH Koblenz
15:30
Break
16:00
Professional Program Workshop hosted by Prof. Burcin Yurtogli
Tagungszentrum 4, RMH Koblenz
18:00
Transfer to the WHU Campus
18:30
Professional Program Get-Together
WHU Vallendar
20:00
Gala Dinner
Vaulted Cellar, WHU Vallendar
20:00
Networking Lounge
Chapel, WHU Vallendar
Thursday, 19.01.2017
07:00
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
08:00
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
09:15
Break
09:30
Technology Talk
Tagungszentrum 5&6, RMH Koblenz
10:30
Career Fair
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
11:30
Break
12:45
Networking Lunch
Tagungszentrum 2&3, RMH Koblenz
13:45
zeb Workshop
Tagungszentrum 4, RMH Koblenz
16:45
Break
17:45
Break
18:45
Break
19:00
Closing Note
19:15
Transfer to the WHU Campus
20:00
Gala Dinner
Vaulted Cellar, WHU Vallendar
23:00
Closing Event
Agostea Club, Koblenz

The Academic Program

The Academic Program of the Campus for Finance – WHU New Year's Conference is designed to offer you – the academic participants – a conference experience specifically targeted at your interests. Professors, assistant professors, PhD students and research assistants will have the opportunity to listen to renowned speakers and meet outstanding personalities from the corporate as well as the academic world.

Meet the most renowned professors, such as Nobel Laureate Prof. Finn Kydland and the Co-authors of "Principles of Corporate Finance" Prof. Richard Brealey and Prof. Stewart Myers. They will provide valuable insights into their latest research during exclusive academic workshops.

Moreover, the program includes interesting networking opportunities with other participants – as well as sponsors – and will be concluded with an atmospheric Gala Dinner. Highlight this year's conference topic "Innovation in Finance – Shaping Tomorrow’s Business Models" from an academic point of view during this intellectually inspiring, challenging, and interactive program!

We offer special academic workshops where participants will gain first-hand experience and learn breakthrough theories from top professors. For more, see the academic schedule below.
Exclusive academic workshops
The WHU New Year's Conference 2017 is honored to welcome Prof. Finn Kydland, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2004 for his contributions to dynamic macroeconomics, the time consistency of economic policy, and the driving forces behind business cycles. Click here to find out more about Prof. Kydland.
Academic insights from a Nobel Laureate
Meet corporate representatives and high-class speakers at the Career Fair and our Networking Dinner. Benefit from recruiting opportunities during Interviews with corporate representatives.
Excellent networking opportunities
We are once again honored and delighted to welcome leading academic researchers to our conference in January. Prof. Finn Kydland (Nobel Laureate, UCSB), Prof. Richard Brealey (London Business School), and Prof. Stewart Myers (MIT Sloan School of Management) will join us at the WHU New Year's Conference 2017.
Renowned academic speakers
Participation fee: 150€

Including: comfortable shuttle service, exclusive academic workshop, Gala Dinner, preferred access to all speeches, exciting Career Fair, free accommodation & catering

In case you have any questions regarding the Academic Program, please do not hesitate to contact me:
Katharina Reinhardt
Academic Program
Team WHU New Year’s Conference 2017
+49 177 6539485
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Academics Event Schedule

Please find the schedule for the Academic Program of the Campus for Finance – WHU New Year’s Conference 2017 below.

Wednesday, 18.01.2017
06:30
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
07:30
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
08:15
Welcome Note
09:15
Break
10:15
Break
11:30
Break
12:30
Break
12:45
Dr. Uwe Schroeder-Wildberg
Tagungszentrum 5&6, 
RMH Koblenz
13:30
Lunch
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
15:30
Break
15:45
Exclusive Academic Workshop hosted by Prof. Stewart Myers
Tagungszentrum 1, RMH Koblenz
17:15
Break
17:30
Exclusive Academic Workshop hosted by Prof. Finn Kydland
Tagungszentrum 1, RMH Koblenz
19:15
Q&A with Prof. Finn E. Kydland
19:30
Transfer to the WHU Campus
20:00
Gala Dinner
Vaulted Cellar, WHU Vallendar
Thursday, 19.01.2017
07:00
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
08:00
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
09:15
Break
09:30
Exclusive Academic Workshop hosted by Prof. Thorsten Hens
Tagungszentrum 1, RMH Koblenz
11:00
Career Fair
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
11:30
Break
12:45
Lunch
RMH Koblenz
18:45
Break
19:00
Closing Note
19:15
Transfer to the WHU Campus
20:00
Gala Dinner
Vaulted Cellar, WHU Vallendar
23:00
Closing Event
Agostea Club, Koblenz

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WHU New Year's Conference 
January 18 & 19, 2017

Choose your Program

Students

Current undergraduate and graduate students

Access to all Speeches

Workshop Participation Guaranteed

Free Catering incl. Gala Dinner

Free Accommodation 

Networking Opportunities

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Professionals

First full-time position, experienced executives, and MBA students

Access to all Speeches

Inspirational Talk

Free Catering incl. Gala Dinner

Networking Opportunities

Corporate Workshops

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Academics

PhD candidates, assistant professors and research assistants

Access to all Speeches

Exclusive Academic Workshops

Free Catering incl. Gala Dinner

Free Accommodation

Networking Opportunities

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Deadline: November 19