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M.A. Wright Fund, Rice Finance Club, and the Texas Hedge Fund Association Host the Houston Hedge Fund Conference: February 20

HOUSTON, February 6, 2006—The M.A. Wright Fund and the Rice Finance Club along with the Texas Hedge Fund Association (THFA) will host the Houston Hedge Fund Conference on Monday. February 20 from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Janice and Robert McNair Hall, Rice University.
 
The conference will focus on "The World of Hedge Funds" and serve to educate students, faculty, and industry participants on hedge funds as well as to provide a networking forum. The conference agenda includes:

  • Keynote speaker Mike Roth, co-founder and partner, Stark Investments.
  • Panel discussions include: “Hedge Funds: A Primer for Investors," “Institutional Investors and Hedge Funds: Evolution and Success," and "Energy Market Trends: The Impact on Hedge Funds & Investors."
  • A post-conference networking event.

The conference is $25 for current students and $50 for industry professionals. For online registration, visit www.houstonhedgefund.com. For more information and contact: Jill Foote, lecturer of managementlt, at jfoote@rice.edu or 713-348-3146.