Managed Funds Association 
Forum 2012
Tuesday-Wednesday, June 12-13, 2012
The Fairmont Millennium Park
Chicago, IL

Thank you for attending Forum 2012. Look for additional information about Forum 2013 in the months ahead.


About Forum 2012

Forum 2012 is MFA’s 18th annual managed futures and global macro strategies conference designed to bring managers and investors together for networking, education and business development.  Forum 2012 is June 12-13 at The Fairmont Millennium Park, Chicago.

Forum 2012 will feature “Meet the Manager” booths in an exhibit hall to facilitate opportunities for managers and investors to become acquainted and learn more about one another’s investment needs and solutions.

Forum 2012 will honor the first-ever Managed Futures Pinnacle Award winners. MFA is a proud sponsor of the inaugural Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards, presented by CME Group and BarclayHedge on Monday, June 11.  The winners are invited to participate on two educational panel presentations on Tuesday, June 12, and Wednesday, June 13, to discuss their awards, their strategies, the markets, risk management and more.  Don’t miss the chance to meet and hear from the winners of the Pinnacle Awards at Forum 2012.

Forum 2012 will feature additional networking events and a program agenda designed to bring institutional investors to Chicago for the opportunity to meet CTAs and global macro managers and learn more about their strategies.  The program agenda will spotlight managers, investors and the current legislative and regulatory issues impacting the alternative investment industry.  On the afternoon of June 12, MFA will host three regulatory compliance panels that will provide CLE credits.

Forum 2012 will attract an audience of over 400 delegates, including:

Commodity Trading Advisors
Hedge Fund Managers
Pool Operators
Funds of Funds
Investment Platforms
Institutional Investors
Family Offices
Pension Funds
State Treasurers
Corporate Treasurers
Pension Consultants
Prime Brokers
Securities and Futures Brokers

Your Forum 2012 registration includes entrance to keynote speakers, general sessions, compliance sessions, the exhibit hall, breaks, continental breakfasts, luncheons, and the evening reception. Spouse registration includes admission to all events. Delegate badges are required for all events.

About Managed Funds Association


The Managed Funds Association (MFA) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for sound industry practices and public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. MFA, based in Washington, DC, is an advocacy, education, and communications organization established to enable hedge fund and managed futures firms in the alternative investment industry to participate in public policy discourse, share best practices and learn from peers, and communicate the industry’s contributions to the global economy. MFA members help pension plans, university endowments, charitable organizations, qualified individuals and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns. MFA has cultivated a global membership and actively engages with regulators and policy makers in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and all other regions where MFA members are market participants. For more information, please visit: