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National Association of Active Investment Managers
The NAAIM Founders Award, is a research competition that draws entries from all over the world in the areas of computational finance, advanced algorithms, tactical investment management techniques, strategic investment strategies and numerous other topics, all designed to further our knowledge of the active investing world.
The competition is open to anyone involved in financial services including academic faculty, researchers and graduate students, investment advisors, analysts and other financial professionals.
Papers need to focus on describing an investment technique, its pros and cons and the market conditions under which it is expected to fare well or poorly, or should explore topics in active investing that are of broad interest to the investment community.
The winning author will receive the following prize package:
• $5,000 cash prize and the opportunity to present the winning paper at the 2020 NAAIM Uncommon Knowledge conference, May 3-6, at The Westin Tampa Waterside
• Uncommon Knowledge 2020 registration, domestic coach airfare and one night lodging for one author of the winning paper.
• NAAIM membership for one year.
Deadline to submit a paper is February 28, 2020
FINAL PAPER (up to 30 pages) together with a required 750-1000 word abstract must be submitted electronically to:firstname.lastname@example.org
by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on Friday, February 28.
Winners will be notified on or before Friday, April 3, 2020.
LINK for the Competition Rules & Intent Form: 2020 Founders Award Competition Rules & Intent Form