November 12, 2020

10:00am - 6:00pm EST



Sample Topics

  • America's top diverse teams "Why we have the competitive advantage"
  • Fastest-growing Advisors in a virtual world
  • A new world; a new brand
  • Top Mothers: being world-class in business and in family
  • Re-structuring teams and compensations for the new reality
  • Fireside chat with America's Top Women Advisors
  • ESG advisor roundtable: the opportunity is now.
  • The service model of the future
  • And more...



Partial list of speakers:

  • Top Advisors/RIAs
  • Bill Ackman
  • Steve Forbes
  • Liz Shook
  • Sam Zell
  • Jeffrey Gundlach
  • Penny Pennington
  • Brian Wesbury
  • Richard Bernstein
  • Ron Insana
  • Rick Rieder

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Thursday,
November 12, 2020


TIME

SESSION & SPEAKER

10:00-10:08am

Opening Remarks

  • R.J. Shook, Founder, SHOOK Research & Forbes Contributor
  • Liz Shook, COO & Co-Founder, SHOOK Research
  • Frank Berland, Managing Partner, SHOOK Research

10:08-10:23am

The Future of Our Practices

  • Jason Katz, UBS Wealth Management
  • Rebecca Rothstein, Merrill Private Wealth Management
  • Moderator: Ben Huneke, Head of Investment Solutions, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

10:23-10:38am

Personal Portfolios and Post-Election Politics

  • Richard Bernstein, CEO & CIO, Richard Bernstein Advisors

10:38-10:53am

Representation & Inclusion on Teams: Why We Have the Competitive Advantage

  • Raj Sharma, Merrill Private Wealth Management
  • Bruce Burrows, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Heather Hunt-Ruddy, Head of Client Experience & Growth, Wells Fargo Advisors

10:53-11:08am

Advice In A Tangled, Nested, Constant World

  • Dr. Joseph Coughlin, Director, MIT AgeLab
  • Moderator: John Diehl, Senior Vice President, Hartford Funds

11:08-11:20am

The State of Fixed Income 2021 and Beyond

  • Mike Gitlin, Global Head of FI, Capital Group

11:20-11:22am

One-Talk, One-Ton Challenge, NY Life Investments

11:22-11:37am

Adding Value in Diminishing Fee Atmosphere

  • Mary Deatherage, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
  • Randy Conner, Churchill Management Group
  • Moderator: John Mathews, Group MD, Head of PWM & UHNW, UBS Wealth Management

11:37-11:52am

Forget 2020, What's Up for the Economy in 2021?

  • Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist, First Trust Portfolios

11:52-12:07pm

Bigger & Better: high growth through client experiences & a winning team structure

  • Jeff Erdmann, Merrill Private Wealth Management

12:07-12:15pm

Generating Consistent Excess Returns in a Low Rate Environment

  • Pramod Alturi, PIO of Bond Fund of America, Capital Group

12:20-12:35pm

Fireside Chat with Industry Leaders in ESG

  • Hanneke Smits, CEO, BNY Mellon Investment Management
  • Andrew Lee, Head of Sustainable & Impact Investing, UBS Wealth Management

12:35-12:45pm

The Future of Financial Advice

  • Penny Pennington, Managing Partner, Edward Jones

12:45-1:00pm

Preparing Your Team for a New World

  • Erin Scannell, Heritage Wealth Advisors
  • Brian Firring, Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Moderator: Steve Samuels, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

1:00-1:15pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

  1. Breakout #1: Succession Planning
    1. Robert Milliman, National Sales Manager - IBD Channel, First Eagle Investment Management
  2. Breakout #2: COVID’s Impact on ESG
    1. Sarah Bratton Hughes, Head of Sustainability, North America, Schroders
    2. Mary Green, Vice President, Client Portfolio Manager, Federated Hermes
  3. Breakout #3: Private Foundations and Donor-Advised Funds: Helping Your Client Choose the Right Vehicle
    1. Josh Stamer, Senior Managing Director, Foundation Source
    2. Zach Staggs, Hollencrest Capital Management

1:15-1:30pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

  1. Breakout #1: Winning with Women Investors…Our Industry Has Been Getting It Wrong
    1. Jen Tarsney, Director, Practice Management, NY Life Investments
    2. Barry Mitchell Jr., UBS Wealth Management
  2. Breakout #2: Why ESG Should Matter to You and Your Clients
    1. Jake Walko, Director of ESG Investing & Global Investment Stewardship, Thornburg Investment Management
    2. Di Zhou, Portfolio Manager & Managing Director, Thornburg Investment Management
    3. Barbara Archer, HighTower Wealth Advisors | St. Louis
  3. Breakout #3: Fastest Growing FA’s
    1. Casey Kriedman, UBS Wealth Management
    2. Timothy Pagliara, CapWealth
    3. Jac McLean, Senior Managing Director, NY Life Investments

1:30-1:45pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

  1. Breakout #1: Top Women – A New World, A New Culture
    1. Mary Mullin, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
    2. Liz Weikes, JP Morgan Securities
    3. Moderator: Michael Schweitzer, Head of HNW, ‎Capital Group|American Funds
  2. Breakout #2: Top Teams Share Their Plans for the Future
    1. Marvin McIntyre, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
    2. Lori Van Dusen, LVW Advisors
    3. Moderator: Robert Milliman, National Sales Manager - IBD Channel, First Eagle Investment Management
  3. Breakout #3: Strategies to Help Business Owners Manage and Transition Wealth
    1. Chris Hennessey, Attorney & CPA, Putnam Investments
    2. Trey Haydon, Raymond James & Associates

1:45-2:00pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

  1. COVID-19: Insights Beyond the Curve
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    1. Charlie Phelan, VP of Practice Management & Consulting, Fidelity Investments
    2. Meghan Railey, Optas Capital
  2. Top Women – Intergenerational Teams, How to Structure & Serve
    1. Sharon Sager, UBS Private Wealth Management
    2. Kathy Roeser, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
    3. Moderator: Ryland Pruett, Executive VP & National Sales Manager, BNY Mellon
  3. Compensating Team Members
    1. Michael Poppo, UBS Wealth Management
    2. Jim Moriarity, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
    3. Moderator: Heather Crist, Managing Director & Head of Field Engagement, WM US, UBS Wealth Management

2:00-2:01pm

Welcome Remarks

  • Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer, Forbes

2:01-2:15pm

What to Expect Next With the Economy

  • Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media

2:15-2:35pm

Superstar Investors: Best Ideas of 2021

  • Tom Slater, Head of the US Equities Team, Baillie Gifford
  • Amy Y. Zhang, EVP, Portfolio Manager, Alger
  • Moderator: Antoine Gara, Staff Writer, Forbes

2:35-2:45pm

The Ultimate Contrarian: An Interview with Real Estate Investing Pioneer

  • Sam Zell, Founder & Chairman, Equity Group Investments
  • Moderator: Chris Helman, Senior Editor, Forbes

2:45-3:05pm

Vaccine & Therapies to Market: A Discussion with the Nation’s Smartest Biotech Investors

  • Umer Raffat, Senior Managing Director, Evercore ISI
  • Peter Kolchinsky, Founder & Managing Partner, RA Capital Management
  • Moderator: Nathan Vardi, Senior Editor, Forbes

3:05-3:15pm

A Top Performing Hedge Fund Manager's Big Ideas

  • Bill Ackman, Founder & CEO, Pershing Square Capital Management
  • Moderator: Antoine Gara, Staff Writer, Forbes

3:15-3:30pm

Managing in the Present While Investing for the Future

  • Rick Rieder, CIO of Global Fixed Income & Head of the Global Allocation Team, BlackRock

3:30-3:55pm

Energy Sector 2021: Navigating the Carbon Transition

  • John C. Goff, Founder, Crescent Real Estate & Goff Capital
  • Michael Shellenberger, Founder & President, Environmental Progress
  • Michael Skelly, Founder & President, Clean Line Energy
  • Moderator: Chris Helman, Senior Editor, Forbes

3:55-4:10pm

Trends in Wealth Management with Merrill Lynch

  • Andy Sieg, President, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

4:10-4:35pm

Big Changes in Tax & Policy That Could Affect Wealth Management

  • Kelly Phillips Erb, Managing Shareholder, The Erb Law Firm, P.C.
  • Brian Thompson, Founder, Brian Thompson Financial LLC.
  • Jonathan Traub, Managing Principal, Washington National Tax, Deloitte Tax LLP
  • Moderator: Janet Novack, Assistant Managing Editor, Forbes

4:35-4:45pm

The State of Private Credit

  • Randy Schwimmer, Head of Organization & Capital Markets, Senior Lending
  • Moderator: Jason Bisnoff, Staff Writer, Wealth Management, Forbes Media

4:45-5:00pm

What’s Next for Wealth Management

  • Jason Chandler, Head of Wealth Management, UBS Wealth Management
  • Moderator: Ron Insana, Senior Advisor, Schroders

5:00-5:15pm

Emerging Markets Investing Post Pandemic
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  • Brendan Ahern, Chief Investment Officer, KraneShares
  • Matt Schifrin, VP & Assistant Managing Editor, Forbes

5:15-5:30pm

Five Timeless Insights for Investing through Challenging Markets

  • Chris Davis, Chairman & Portfolio Manager, Davis Advisors

5:30-5:45pm

Post Election Investment Outlook

  • Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO & CIO, DoubleLine

5:45-5:50pm

Closing Remarks

  • Matt Schifrin, VP & Assistant Managing Editor, Forbes

Keynote
Speakers:


Bill Ackman

Founder & CEO, Pershing Square Capital Management

Steve Forbes

Chief Executive & Chairman, Forbes Media

Jeffrey Gundlach

CEO & CIO, DoubleLine

Sam Zell

Founder, Chairman of Equity Group Investments

Liz Shook

COO & Co-Founder, SHOOK Research

Ron Insana

Senior Advisor, Schroders

Penny Pennington

Managing Partner, Edward Jones

Richard Bernstein

CEO & CIO, Richard Bernstein Advisors

Brian Wesbury

Chief Economist, First Trust Portfolios

Bruce Burrows

Top-Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

R.J. Shook

Founder, SHOOK Research &
Forbes Contributor

Rebecca Rothstein

Top-Advisor, Merrill Private Wealth Management

Joseph Coughlin

Director, MIT AgeLab

Mary Deatherage

Top-Advisor, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

Andy Sieg

President, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Chris Davis

Chairman & Portofilo Manager, Davis Advisors

Jason Chandler

Head of Wealth Management, UBS Wealth Management

Randy Conner

Top-RIA, Churchill Management Group

Charles Phelan

VP of Practice Management and Consulting, Fidelity Investments

John Diehl

Senior Vice President, Hartford Funds

Raj Sharma

Top-Advisor, Merrill Private Wealth Management

Jeff Erdmann

Top-Advisor, Merrill Private Wealth Management

Jen Tarsney

Director, Practice Management, NY Life Investments

Jason Katz

Top-Advisor, UBS Wealth Management

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