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Share and debate critical issues alongside high calibre professionals and academics from around the globe.

The Institute offers unrivalled forums and networking opportunities for the sharing of ideas and the debate of critical investment issues, convening leading professionals and outstanding academics from investment management including policy makers, regulators, academics and practitioners.



  • 2016
    • Executive Education: Fixed Income Markets and Bond Portfolio Management programme
      12 January 2016
      One evening x 10 weeks
    • Executive Education: Strategic Investment Management programme
      1-5 February 2016
    • Sponsored event: Asset Management Conference
      4 March 2016
      Investment Management: Navigating a low return world.
    • Joint event: How imminent is the real FinTech revolution?
      7 March 2016
      This conference in collaboration with the LBS Centre for Corporate Governance and the Bank of England will explore the pace at which the financial sector will be transformed by disruptive technologies and relevant regulatory and policy responses.
    • AQR Insight Award 
      21 April 2016
    • AQR Institute: Perspectives
      27 April 2016
      Liquidity Policy and Practice

      This event explored the impact of market liquidity on investors and policymakers.

    • Sponsored event: Transatlantic Doctoral Conference (TADC)
      5-7 May 2016
      Student-organised opportunity for doctoral candidates from leading North American and European business schools to meet fellow students and discuss their current research.
    • Financial Innovations in Healthcare Conference
      18 May 2016
      This conference explored how financial innovation can play a role in stimulating breakthroughs in medical science by engaging broader capital markets to reduce risk and increase investment in R&D.
    • Sponsored event: Fintech Insights Weekend
      24-26 June 2016
      This Masters in Finance event considered the outlook and landscape of the Fintech Industry in the UK and explore how the financial sector is being transformed by disruptive technologies.
    • AQR Institute: Brexit and the Global Economy
      18 July 2016
      Webcast exploring the impact of Brexit on exchange rates, capital flows, monetary policy and foreign direct investment.
    • Sponsored event: “International Asset Allocation and Management” London Executive Program
      19 September 2016
      Executive Education joint event with Shanghai Lujiazui Financial City
    • Finance@Work: Investment Management and Analysis
      28 September 2016
      This event focused on today’s investment challenges.
    • Sponsored event: Joint Economics-Finance Lunchtime Seminar: The Cost of Capital of the Financial Sector with Tobias Adrian, NY Fed
      31 October 2016
      Joint event with the Economics and Finance departments.
    • IMC AQR education presentation
      31 October 2016
    • AQR Institute: Insight Summit
      2 November 2016
      Flagship conference of the AQR Institute focusing on Alternative Investing and the Regulatory environment.
    • Sponsored event: HackLBS 2016 – FinTech category
      Third annual Hackathon run by the Entrepreneurship Club
      25-27 November 2016
    • Sponsored event: 3rd conference on Syndicated Loans
      19-20 December
      Hosted by the European Financial Intermediation Theory (EuroFIT) Network promoting research in financial intermediation theory.