MCAM events support the center’s mission by facilitating conversations between faculty and practitioners around issues of importance to asset managers. University of Virginia Investing Conference UVIC, occurring 12-13 November 2015, brings industry experts from around the world to inform participants on strategies regarding asset allocation, security selection and risk management. Roundtable Breakfast Series MCAM hosts a quarterly roundtable breakfast series across the country for practicing asset managers, Darden alumni and friends of the Darden School. These roundtables encourage practicing managers to exchange ideas and compare strategies within an academic setting moderated by Darden faculty. Research Grant Program Each spring, MCAM solicits grant proposals from UVA faculty members conducting rigorous and relevant research about asset management.