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...




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Thursday,
November 12, 2020


TIME

SESSION & SPEAKER

10:00-10:10am

Opening Remarks

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

10:10-10:25am

The Future of Our Practices

  • Jason Katz, UBS Wealth Management
  • Rebecca Rothstein, Merrill Private Wealth Management

10:25-10:40am

Personal Portfolios and Post-Election Politics

  • Richard Bernstein, CEO & CIO, Richard Bernstein Advisors

10:40-10:55am

Diverse Teams: Why We Have the Competitive Advantage

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

10:55-11:10am

Rewriting the Rule of Engagement

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

11:10-11:18am

Generating Consistent Excess Returns in a Low Rate Environment

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

11:18-11:20am

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

11:20-11:35am

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

11:35-11:50am

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

  • Brian Wesbury, Chief Economist, First Trust Portfolios

11:50-12:05pm

Jeff Erdmann, Merrill Private Wealth Management

12:05-12:20pm

The State of Fixed Income 2021 and Beyond

  • Mike Gitlin, Global Head of FI, Capital Group

12:20-12:35pm

ESG/Impact

  • Hanneke Smits, CEO, BNY Mellon Investment 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, Ameriprise Financial Services
  • Brian Firring, Wells Fargo Advisors

1:00-1:15pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

  1. Succession Planning
    1. Kathy Roeser, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  2. ESG Panel
    1. Sarah Bratton Hughes, Investment Director, Schroders
    2. Top-Advisors
  3. Private Foundations vs. Donor Advised Funds
    1. Josh Stamer, Senior Managing Director, Foundation Source
    2. Top-Advisors

1:15-1:30pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

  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. 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. Fastest Growing FA’s
    1. Casey Kriedman, UBS Wealth Management
    2. Timothy Pagliara, CapWealth

1:30-1:45pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

  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. Portfolio Management Panel
    1. Top Advisors
  3. Strategies to Help Business Owners Manage and Transition Wealth
    1. Chris Hennessey, Attorney & CPA, Putnam Investments
    2. Top-Advisors

1:45-2:00pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

  1. COVID-19: Insights Beyond the Curve
    1. Charlie Phelan, VP of Practice Management & Consulting, Fidelity Investments
    2. Meghan Railey, Founder & CFO, Optas Capital
  2. Top Women – Intergenerational Teams, How to Structure & Serve
    1. Top Advisors
  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

2:01-2:15pm

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: And Interview with Real Estate Investing Pioneer SamZell

  • 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

TBD

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

TBD

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

4:45-5:00pm

Trends in Wealth Management with UBS

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

5:00-5:15pm

Emerging Markets Investing Post Pandemic

  • Brendan Ahern, Chief Investment Officer, KraneShares
  • Matt Schifrin, Forbes

5:15-5:30pm

Five Timeless Insights for Investing through Challenging Markets

  • Chris Davis, Chairman & Portfolio Manager, Davis Advisors

5:30-5:45pm

DoubleLine's Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Gundlach's Post Election Investment Outlook

  • Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO & CIO, DoubleLine

5:45-5:50pm

Closing Remarks

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

...plus the highest rated Advisors and RIAs sharing best practices.

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