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WHU NEW YEAR'S Conference

Early Bird Deadline: September 30 / Early Bird Code: EARLYBIRD
Financing European Business
Where Does the Future of Corporate and Institutional Funding lie?


January 17 & 18, 2018

participation

A unique conference requires unique participants. Highly regarded sponsors and speakers add the exceptional edge that defines the Campus for Finance. We offer two 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 "OMNIPRESENT UNCERTAINTY – CHASING THE NARROW PATH BETWEEN RISK AND OPPORTUNITY" 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 2018.

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. 

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 (6,000€). More information

In case you have any questions regarding the Students Program, please do not hesitate to contact me:
Simon Falcke
Student Program
Team WHU New Year’s Conference 2018
+49 (0) 157 74079846
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Students Event Schedule

You can find our preliminary schedule for the Student Program of the Campus for Finance – WHU New Year’s Conference 2018 down below. 

Wednesday, 17.01.2018
07:00
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
07:30
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
08:45
Welcome Note
09:00
Speech
Großer Saal, RMH Koblenz
09:45
Break
10:45
Break
11:00
Panel Discussion
Großer Saal, RMH Koblenz
12:00
Break
13:00
Lunch
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
14:45
Panel Discussion
Großer Saal, RMH Koblenz
15:45
Transfer to the WHU Campus
16:45
Workshops
WHU Vallendar
20:00
Gala Dinner
Vaulted Cellar, WHU Vallendar
Thursday, 18.01.2018
07:00
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
7:30
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
09:15
Break
09:30
Career Fair
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
13:15
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 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 renowned professors from the world’s best universities and participate in their exclusive academic workshops, in which they provide valuable insights into their latest research.

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 "Omnipresent Uncertainty – Chasing the Narrow Path Between Risk and Opportunity" 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
Apply for a Meet & Greet Session in which you will have the unique opportunity to talk to a world-class professor in person and ask them your questions.
Meet & Greet
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 as for instance Prof. Sialm (University of Texas at Austin) to our WHU New Year’s Conference in January 2018.
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:
Luca Compes
Academic Program
Team WHU New Year’s Conference 2018
+49 177 6539485
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Academics Event Schedule

Please find the preliminary schedule for the Academic Program of the Campus for Finance – WHU New Year’s Conference 2018 below.

Wednesday, 17.01.2018
07:00
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
07:30
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
08:45
Welcome Note
09:00
Speech
Großer Saal, RMH Koblenz
09:45
Break
10:45
Break
11:00
Panel Discussion
Großer Saal, RMH Koblenz
12:00
Break
13:00
Lunch
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
14:45
Panel Discussion
Großer Saal, RMH Koblenz
15:45
Transfer to the WHU Campus
16:45
Workshops
WHU Vallendar
20:00
Gala Dinner
Vaulted Cellar, WHU Vallendar
Thursday, 18.01.2018
07:00
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
7:30
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
09:15
Break
09:30
Career Fair
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
13:15
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
Wednesday, 18.01.2017
07:00
Transfer from Guest Houses to the Rhein-Mosel Halle
07:30
Breakfast
RMH Koblenz
08:45
Welcome Note
09:45
Break
10:45
Break
11:00
Panel Discussion
Großer Saal, RMH Koblenz
12:00
Break
13:00
Lunch
Atrium, RMH Koblenz
14:45
Break
15:45
Exclusive Academic Workshop
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 17 & 18, 2018

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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WHU NEW YEAR'S Conference

Early Bird Deadline: September 30 / Early Bird Code: EARLYBIRD