Impressive Speaker Lineup for NICSA SLF

Author: NICSA

Distribution evolution, product proliferation, and FinTech are shaping 2018’s business strategies. NICSA’s Strategic Leadership Forum convenes from February 28 to March 2, where leaders within asset management tackle these issues head on. Here’s a sampling of this year’s line-up of speakers, one that is shaping up to be a convergence of industry thought leaders and innovators:

Accenture | Access Data Corp./Broadridge | ALFI | Bank of America Merrill Lynch | BlackRock | BNY Mellon | Brinker Capital | Cerulli Associates | Citi | Columbia Threadneedle Investments |Deloitte | DST Systems | Fidelity Institutional | FIS | John Hancock Investments | KNEIP | MFS | Morningstar | Northern Trust | OppenheimerFunds | Putnam Investments | PwC | Reed Smith | SEC | SIFMA | The Boston Consulting Group |Thornburg Investment Management | Vanguard Group | Virtus Investment Partners

Asset managers, broker dealers, distributors and service providers alike will be looking for an edge in crafting their business plans. Attendees of the NICSA’s Strategic Leadership Forum can expect to hear valuable insights and share ideas with some of the industry’s top minds. In all, nearly 40 speakers are slated to share their experiences and unique perspectives as they hold court in presentations that span two days starting March 1st.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Morningstar CEO Kunal Kapoor’s candid and personal address to the NICSA membership about technology, product trends, and distribution models. Get the latest developments from this industry leader and discover new perspectives on the market and ideas to put into practice.

You’ll also have the opportunity to sit down with Bob Reynolds, President & CEO of Putnam Investments, as he takes the NICSA stage to discuss America’s retirement savings challenge within the context of capital markets, capital formation and America’s global competiveness.

NICSA’s annual Face the Membership CEO Roundtable will feature industry leaders from MFS, Thornburg Investment Management and Northern Trust as they tackle some of the industry’s most timely issues head on. In addition, members will learn from top industry consultants how best to position their firm for 2018; hear predictions on where the puck is going in terms of product development; and gain insight from regulatory powerhouses on the latest development having the most direct impact to operations and policies.

And, be sure to catch the first female F-14 Fighter Pilot Carey Lohrenz’s take on winning under pressure, reducing errors and overcoming obstacles. Bring these valuable lessons back to your teams and help your business triumph in the quick-paced, high-stakes world of asset management!

Strategic planning requires continued education and idea sharing. Be voice at the 2018 Strategic Leadership Forum and get involved in developing the best practices that shape the asset management industry in 2018 and beyond. Join forward-thinking problem solvers to exchange ideas and explore business solutions. Register for the 2018 NICSA SLF today.


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