Our Special Event in San Francisco

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Explore the Possibilities: The Evolution of Investing

A Social Gathering with Special Guest Speaker, Apollo Lupescu, PhD

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Presentation at 7:00pm

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Park Central Hotel

50 Third Street, San Francisco, CA

Complimentary Valet Parking Available



The Evolution of Investing by Apollo Lupescu

Over the years, academic research has challenged many conventional assumptions about investing. Through the use of stories and analogies, this presentation explains the differences between traditional, predictive investment approaches and an alternate method based on market pricing, asset class behavior, and other evidence-based principles.

Apollo D. Lupescu, PhD, Vice President
Dimensional Fund Advisors

Apollo D. Lupescu is vice president at Dimensional Fund Advisors, where he started in 2004 after finishing his PhD in economics and finance at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During his tenure at the firm, Apollo has gained experience in a wide variety of practical subject matters. He was part of the Dimensional Investment Strategies group, worked directly with financial advisors in the Northeast area assisting in the development of their business, managed the internal Client Services team that provides broad analytical support, and then oversaw the firm’s national advisor retirement business. He is currently Dimensional’s “secretary of explaining stuff.” In this role, he frequently presents around the country and the world at financial advisor professional conferences and individual investor events.

Prior to joining Dimensional, Apollo had his own consulting firm, which provided services to the US Department of State and the White House on a variety of projects. His interests in finance and investments led him to teaching engagements at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In addition to his PhD from UCSB, Apollo has a BA from Michigan State University, where he competed in and coached water polo.



Delightful Hors D’Oeurves and Tantalizing Sweet Treats

  • Chicken Dumpling with Spicy Chili Sauce
  • Vegetable Spring Roll with Cilantro Lemongrass Chili Sauce
  • Niman Beef Slider with Sweet Pickle and Buttermilk Aioli
  • Crispy Fried Falafel with Tahini Sauce
  • Smoked Salmon Skewer with Dill Creme Fraiche and Crispy Fried Capers
  • Marinated Tomato Mozzarella and Basil Pistachio Pesto
  • Global Cheese Board
  • Assorted Crudite Station

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