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March 27, 2012
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7th Annual Financial Services Forum

Financial Markets Disruptions: The Role of Public Policy and Electoral Implications

9:00 - 9:30AM: Registration

9:30 - 9:45AM: Opening remarks

9:45 - 11:00AM: Panel discussion on current market trends

Moderator: Nicholas Bohnsack '00, Strategas Research Partners


  • Robert Covino '92, Senior Vice President, SSARIS Advisors, LLC
  • Betsey Purinton, Managing Director and CIO, StrategicPoint Investment Advisors
  • Ognjen Sosa, Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager, Pyramis Investment Advisors

11:00 - 11:15AM: Coffee break

11:15 - 12:15PM:  Keynote address: "2012 Public Policy and Election Implications for Financial Markets"

  • Speaker: Daniel Clifton
  • Daniel Clifton is a Partner at Strategas and head of the firm's Washington, DC, office. He directs its legislative and public policy research efforts. Prior to joining Strategas, he served as Executive Director of the American Shareholders Association (ASA), a non-partisan, non-profit organization which analyzes public policy affecting shareholders.

 12:15 - 1:30PM: Networking luncheon in Papitto Dining Room, Bryant Center

This event is free of charge.

Please RSVP to Marcia Beaulieu at by Tuesday March 20th. In your RSVP, please indicate whether you will be attending the program and luncheon or the program only.

The Financial Services Forum is presented by Bryant University's College of Business with generous support from Pyramis Global Advisors, the Providence Society of Financial Analysts, and Strategas Research Partners.

Peter J. Nigro, Ph.D.
Sarkisian Chair in Financial Services
Professor, Finance Department