Dress Code

There is no set dress code for the conference though we recommend business casual attire throughout.


There is no fee to attend the invitation-only conference. Administrative costs (e.g., catering, printing, etc.) will be covered by Credit Suisse. Travel and hotel expenses need to be borne by the participants.


The below hotels are in the vicinity of our meeting venue.

  • Flatiron Hotel (9W 26th St), phone 212-839-8000,
  • Royalton Park Avenue (420 Park Ave S), phone 212-317-2900
  • Hotel Giraffe (365 Park Ave S), phone 212-894-0492
  • The Carlton Hotel (88 Madison Ave), phone 212-512-4300
  • The Evelyn (7E 27th St), phone 855-468-3501
  • Wyndham Garden (37W 24th St), phone 212-243-0800
  • Park South Hotel (124E 28th St), phone 800-315-4642

If you would like to reserve a room, please call the hotel directly.


The closed, invitation-only pre-dinner on January 8 will start at 7pm at the restaurant Park Avenue Winter (Park Avenue South and 26th Street). We kindly thank NatureVest/The Natures Conservancy for sponsoring the dinner.


The conference will take place at


Credit Suisse, Eleven Madison Avenue, New York City


You can enter the building on Madison Avenue mid-block between 23rd and 24th Street or on the corner of Madison Avenue and 24th Street.


You need to bring your photo ID with you, and register at a separate registration desk on the ground floor of Eleven Madison Avenue. Once completed, you will need to take the elevator down to the basement where we will be meeting in the Paul Calello Auditorium.