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April 30th, 2018 – Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies: Separating Hype from Reality

Join your fellow NYFWA members for a panel discussion that will cover several aspects of the nascent cryptocurrency industry, such as: what's happening with the cryptocurrency markets, which virtual currencies are over-hyped and under-hyped, and what are the most promising, near-term applications of blockchain technology. We'll also discuss what stories should be getting more attention in the space and how journalists should approach covering this topic.

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March 19th, 2018 – March Networking Night

Join your fellow NYFWA members for an evening of networking. As always, there will be light appetizers and NYFWA members get their first two drinks free.

*This event is only open to members in good standing. Guests may attend for a $15 fee, which must be paid in advance.

When: Monday, March 19th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

December 14, 2017 – The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives

In an event co-sponsored by The Modern Money Network & The New School, Pulitzer Prize winner Jesse Eisinger will discuss his new book "The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives," along with a panel of financial regulators featuring William K. Black, an Associate Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Vanessa Assae-Bille, an enforcement attorney at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

December 15, 2017 – McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Grant Applications Due

Do you – or a reporter you know -- have a great idea for an investigative or enterprise story on a business or financial topic, but few resources to get it done? If so, check out The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, an initiative of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism designed to support ambitious coverage of critical issues related to U.S. economy and business.

October 3rd, 2017 – Tipper X: The Inside Story of a Whistleblower

Hear how Tom Hardin went from being a successful long-short equity analyst, to an inside trader and eventually a central whistleblower in the FBI's 2007-2008 investigation of the hedge fund industry. Known only as "Tipper X" until his identity was ultimately revealed by the FBI, Hardin was a critical figure in the bureau's investigation and ultimately helped build more than 20 criminal cases, including the demise of $3.7 billion hedge fund firm Galleon Group.

August 14, 2017 – Networking Night

What better way to break up the dog days of summer than a night of networking with your fellow financial writers on a rooftop bar?

Join the NYFWA for an evening of networking over drinks and appetizers. As always, there will be light appetizers and NYFWA members get their first two drinks free.

*This event is only open to members in good standing. Guests may attend for a $15 fee, which must be paid in advance.

When: Monday, August 14th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

October 2, 2017 – First Financial Follies Rehearsal

Monday, Oct 2nd – 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Wed, Oct 4th - 6 p.m. -9 p.m.. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Mon, Oct. 9th – NO REHEARSAL/COLUMBUS DAY

Wed, Oct 11th - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Mon, Oct 16th  - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Wed, Oct 18th - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Mon, Oct 23rd - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

Wed, Oct 25th - 6 p.m. -9 p.m. at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave

June 29, 2017 – First 2017 Financial Follies Book Committee Meeting

November may still be 5 ½ months away, but it is time to start thinking about this year’s Financial Follies –which will clearly not suffer from a lack of material! If you are interested in helping to generate topic ideas and write songs for this year’s show, you won’t want to miss the first meeting of the Financial Follies book committee.

 

The First 2017 Financial Follies book committee meeting will be on Thursday, June 29 at 6 p.m. at Pete's Tavern.

May 8th, 2017 – May Networking Night/2017 Scholarship Presentations

Join your fellow NYFWA members to honor recipients of the New York Financial Writers' Association's 2017 scholarships -the next crop of financial journalists. 

As always, the evening will feature light appetizers and NYFWA members’ first two drinks are on us.

This event is only open to members in good standing. Guests of the NYFWA are welcome to attend for $15, which must be paid in advance.

When: Monday, May 8th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

May 24th, 2017 – The NYFWA's 41st Annual Elliott V. Bell Award Ceremony Honoring Barry Newman

Dealing with acronyms, jargon and numbers is a must for any business journalist. But how do you make your stories come alive and get people to care about your writing – or even laugh? Over a 43-year career at the Wall Street Journal, Barry Newman mastered the art of getting color, capturing scenes and finding characters that made A1 stories come alive for Journal readers.

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