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World-Renowned Finance Leaders Offer Industry Insights at Inaugural Boston Investment Conference

Unique Symposium to Benefit Boston Children’s Hospital, The Nation’s Top Ranked Pediatric Hospital

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boston Children’s Hospital today announced the first annual Boston Investment Conference, a groundbreaking event to take place in Boston at the Back Bay Events Center. Featuring world renowned speakers, cutting-edge topics, and excellent networking opportunities this highly anticipated conference provides global financial leaders a unique forum to share their knowledge, discuss industry developments and recent research concerning global business and financial opportunities.

Finance and philanthropy intersect at the Boston Investment Conference. Reflecting the Boston finance community’s innovative approach to fundraising, the conference will benefit the innovative research being done at Boston Children’s Hospital. The Boston Investment Conference will bring together global financial leaders to impart their insights, advice and expertise with attendees. This conference allows the finance community to come together and support the world-changing research and clinical care at Boston Children’s Hospital. Funds raised from the conference will benefit research at Boston Children’s Hospital, the nation’s top pediatric hospital and research center as rated by U.S. News and World Report.

The speaker lineup for the First Annual Boston Investment Conference includes:

• David Abrams, Abrams Capital Management

• Will Danoff, Fidelity Investments

• Eric Doppstadt, The Ford Foundation

• Jonathan Jacobson, Highfields Capital Management

• Seth Klarman, The Baupost Group

• Jane Mendillo, Harvard Management Company

• Edward L. Shapiro, PAR Capital Management

• Max Stone, D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P.

• Michael Trotsky, Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management

• Jeffrey Vinik, Vinik Asset Management

• Nancy Zimmerman, Bracebridge Capital, LLC

Boston Investment Conference will take place Thursday November 8, 2012 at Back Bay Events Center, Boston, MA. Tickets are limited for this event. For more information about the conference, visit http://www.bostoninvestmentconference.com.

About Boston Children’s Hospital

Founded in 1869 as a 20-bed hospital for children, Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked as one of the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for the past 21 years. Boston Children’s is the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and the largest provider of health care to Massachusetts children. In addition to 395 pediatric and adolescent inpatient beds and 228 outpatient programs, Boston Children’s houses the world’s largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries benefit both children and adults. More than 1,100 scientists, including nine members of the National Academy of Sciences, 11 members of the Institute of Medicine and nine members of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Boston Children’s research community. For more information about the hospital visit: http://www.childrenshospital.org/newsroom.

Boston Children’s Hospital
Rob Graham, 617-919-3111
617-828-2160 cell
Rob.Graham@childrens.harvard.edu

Source: Boston Children’s Hospital