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Poll Results of Finance Students at University of Dayton's Rise Investment Forum to Be Available Through Twitter, Facebook
Mar 11, 2010 (05:03 PM EST)

DAYTON, Ohio, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results of a poll of finance students attending the world's largest student investment forum at the University of Dayton will be announced during the event on Thursday, March 18, and through Twitter and Facebook.

More than 1,000 participants are expected to attend the first day of the RISE X Global Investment Forum sponsored by the University of Dayton in association with the United Nations Global Compact. They'll be asked to weigh in on a market forecast, their predictions about trends in the energy market, ethics and other issues.

Students will be invited to vote via text message just before lunch at the forum and results will be announced at 1:30 p.m. ET and sent out via Twitter and Facebook.

Students using Twitter on breaks during the three-day event will be asked to use the hashtag #UDrise.

WHO: University of Dayton's RISE X Global Investment Forum

WHAT: Financial forum for students, faculty and professionals featuring discussions with internationally known financial leaders on topics including markets, governance, risk management and energy and sustainability.

WHERE: University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio

WHEN: Thursday, March 18 (all times Eastern)

  • 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Interactive panels with financial leaders
  • 1:30 p.m.: Poll results announced
  • 5 p.m.: Todd Buchholz, market expert and former White House economic policy advisor will speak to the forum.  

Friday and Saturday, March 19 - 20

  • Interactive student workshops


Monitor tweets by searching hashtag #UDrise or become a fan of "University of Dayton Media Relations" on Facebook.

Text "RESULTS" to DAYTON (329866) to receive instant results.  Standard messaging rates may apply.

For registration information and general inquires visit

SOURCE University of Dayton