Agenda - Barron`s Conferences

 1 MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015
11:30 am – 8:30 pm REGISTRATION 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm NETWORKING LUNCH Join us for an opportunity to network with your peers (Advisors Only) Princess Falls 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm COCKTAIL RECEPTION East Foyer 6:30 pm -­‐ 8:30 pm DINNER & SPEAKER Princess F The Next 20 Years: The Future of Business & The Future of the Mind Michio Kaku, Henry Semat Chair in Theoretical Physics, City Univ. of NY; Science Author and Radio/TV Host 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Top 100 Independent Advisors Reception (For Ranked Advisors Past & Present) East Foyer Princess Falls East Foyer TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
7:00 am – 6:00 pm REGISTRATION 7:00 am – 8:00 am BREAKFAST 8:00 am -­‐ 9:00 am GENERAL SESSION Princess F A Vision for the Future of Our Industry Moderated By: Sterling Shea, Barron’s Bernard Clark, Executive Vice President, Advisor Services, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Tom Nally, President, TD Ameritrade Institutional Bob Oros, Executive Vice President, Head of RIA Segment, Fidelity Investments Mark Tibergien, Chief Executive Officer, Pershing Advisor Solutions, a BNY Mellon Company 9:00 am – 9:15 am REFRESHMENT BREAK East Foyer East Foyer Attendees of the Barron’s Top Independent Advisors Summit can apply for 6 CE CFP credits & 9 CE hours (toward CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® designations). Please have your badge scanned at the door of the session room to receive credit. Issued: March 20, 2015 2 TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
9:15 am -­‐ 10:05 am BREAKOUTS ■ Building a Career Track for the Next Generation of Advisors Palomino 7 Richard Buoncore, MAI Capital Management, LLC Grant Rawdin, Wescott Financial Advisory Group ■ Lessons Learned in Assessing or Changing the Capital Princess A Structure of Your Firm Ted Cronin, Manchester Capital Management, LLC Stewart Massey, Massey, Quick & Co., LLC ■ Innovate Your Brand, Market Your Mission Maribeth Kuzmeski, MBA, CSP, President, Red Zone Marketing Paul Pagnato, HighTower Palomino 8 ■ Smart Beta = Dumb Alpha Stephen Kwa, Senior Client Porfolio Manager, QEP at Schroders Palomino 6 10:05 am – 10:15 am REFRESHMENT BREAK East Foyer 10:15 am -­‐ 11:05 am BREAKOUTS ■ Shuffling the Deck: Practical Approaches to Re-­‐Tool & Re-­‐Organize Princess A Your Practice Scott Hanson, Hanson McClain Advisors Gerard Klingman, Klingman & Associates John Adams Vaccaro, Westport Resources ■ Long/Short Value Investing: A Smoother and Smarter Way Palomino 6 to be an Equity Investor Joel Greenblatt, Managing Principal and Co-­‐Chief Investment Officer, Gotham Asset Management Attendees of the Barron’s Top Independent Advisors Summit can apply for 6 CE CFP credits & 9 CE hours (toward CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® designations). Please have your badge scanned at the door of the session room to receive credit. Issued: March 20, 2015 3 TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
10:15 am -­‐ 11:05 am BREAKOUTS CONT’D ■ Understanding Market Expectations and Value Cycles Palomino 7 Rafe Resendes, Co-­‐Founder of The Applied Finance Group, and a founding Managing Director of Toreador Research and Trading ■ Servicing a Mass-­‐Affluent Client Base George Papadoyannis, Ameriprise Financial Scott Tiras, Ameriprise Financial Palomino 8 11:05 am – 11: 20 am REFRESHMENT BREAK East Foyer 11:20 am -­‐ 1:30 pm LUNCH Princess F Macro Risks and Opportunities in Today’s Market Moderated By: Jeffrey Kleintop, Senior Vice President and Chief Global Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Chris Alderson, Head of International Equity, T. Rowe Price Robert Boyda, Head of Global Asset Allocation and Senior Portfolio Manager, John Hancock Asset Management 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK 1:45 pm – 2:35 pm BREAKOUTS ■ M&A’s that DON’T Work Out & WHY? East Foyer Marty Bicknell, Mariner Wealth Advisors Franklin Kettle, Founder, Managing Director, Colchester Partners ■ Harnessing all Resources to Grow & Scale Your Business Neil Goldberg, GW & Wade Wealth Management Frank Marzano, GM Advisory Group Princess A Palomino 8 Attendees of the Barron’s Top Independent Advisors Summit can apply for 6 CE CFP credits & 9 CE hours (toward CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® designations). Please have your badge scanned at the door of the session room to receive credit. Issued: March 20, 2015 4 TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
1:45 pm – 2:35 pm BREAKOUTS CONT’D ■ The Rise of the Bionic Advisor Elliot Weissbluth, Chief Executive Officer, HighTower Palomino 7 ■ The Folklore of Finance: How Beliefs and Behaviors Sabotage Success Palomino 6 in the Investment Management Industry Mirtha Kastrapeli, Senior Research Analyst, State Street Center for Applied Research 2:35 pm -­‐ 3:00 pm NETWORKING BREAK 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm BREAKOUTS ■ The Female Advantage – The Benefits of Recruiting Women East Foyer Princess A into Your Practice Robert Balentine, Balentine Robert Glovsky, The Colony Group, LLC
■ Putting Value On Your Value: Quantifying Advisor’s Alpha Palomino 6 Donald Bennyhoff, Senior Investment Analyst, Vanguard ■ Succession Planning – Thinking Outside the Box Palomino 7 David Grau Sr., JD, President, FP Transitions James Stack, Stack Financial Management ■ The Energy Renaissance? Are We Done, Here? Palomino 8 Moderated By: Dryden Pence, Pence Wealth Management Jason Lind, CFA, Head of Advisory Platforms and Product Management, RS Investments Brian Watson, CFA, Director of MLP Research, Senior Portfolio Manager, OFI SteelPath 3:50 pm -­‐ 4:00 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK East Foyer Attendees of the Barron’s Top Independent Advisors Summit can apply for 6 CE CFP credits & 9 CE hours (toward CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® designations). Please have your badge scanned at the door of the session room to receive credit. Issued: March 20, 2015 5 TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
4:00 pm -­‐ 5:00 pm GENERAL SESSION Creating Scale in Your Business Moderated By: John Furey, Advisor Growth Strategies, LLC John Burns, Co-­‐CEO, Exencial Wealth Advisors Brent Brodeski, Savant Capital Management, LLC Ron Carson, Carson Wealth Management Group Jeff Concepcion, Founder & CEO, Stratos Wealth Partners Matt Cooper, Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors, LLC Princess F 5:00 pm -­‐ 6:00 pm COCKTAIL RECEPTION East Foyer WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
7:00 am – 11:00 am REGISTRATION East Foyer 7:00 am – 8:00 am BREAKFAST East Foyer 8:00 am -­‐ 8:45 am GENERAL SESSION The Art of Picking Best of Breed Stocks Will Danoff, VP, Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Princess F 8:45 am – 8:55 am REFRESHMENT BREAK East Foyer 8:55 am – 9:45 am BREAKOUTS ■ Equity Crowdfunding is changing the World of Innovation Finance Palomino 6 Anthony DeChellis, President, OurCrowd ■ M&A’s that DO Work Out & HOW? Palomino 8 Rob Francais, Aspiriant Matthew Matrisian, Senior Vice President, Practice Management & Strategic Initiatives, AssetMark Lon Morton, Morton Capital Management Attendees of the Barron’s Top Independent Advisors Summit can apply for 6 CE CFP credits & 9 CE hours (toward CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® designations). Please have your badge scanned at the door of the session room to receive credit. Issued: March 20, 2015 6 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
8:55 am – 9:45 am BREAKOUTS CONT’D ■ Robo Advisors: Where Will We fit In the Investment Landscape? Palomino 7 Marie Dzanis, Senior Vice President and Head of Distribution, Northern Trust Asset Management 9:45 am – 9:55 am REFRESHMENT BREAK 9:55 am – 10:45 am BREAKOUTS ■ Maximizing the Value of Human Capital East Foyer Palomino 6 Richard Burridge, RMB Capital Management Michael Nathanson, The Colony Group, LLC ■ Re-­‐Think, Re-­‐Tool, & Revise Your Portfolio Construction Palomino 7 Moderated By: Shirl Penney, Dynasty Financial Partners John Cadigan, Head of National Sales, Behringer Securities LP Brendan Murray, Senior Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation, Global Investment Strategies, Putnam Investments ■ Aligned for Success: Approaches for Team Structure, Compensation Palomino 8 and Equity Randy Conner, Churchill Management Group Jeff Huebner, Pointe Capital Management, LLC 10:45 am – 11:00 am REFRESHMENT BREAK 11:00 am -­‐ 11:50 am GENERAL SESSION Princess F Quiet: The Power of Introverts Susan Cain, Writer & Lecturer, and Author of the New York Times Bestseller 11:50 am Closing Remarks East Foyer Princess F Attendees of the Barron’s Top Independent Advisors Summit can apply for 6 CE CFP credits & 9 CE hours (toward CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® designations). Please have your badge scanned at the door of the session room to receive credit. Issued: March 20, 2015 
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