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Workshop #4: Next-Generation Metrics
Marc K. Odo, CFA®, CAIA, CIPM, CFP®
The financial crisis of 2007–2008 proved that the standard
toolkit of risk measures provided an incomplete picture.
Capital preservation and tail risk were inadequately quantified
and understood. In this session, Marc Ordo will present a
framework for understanding and using all of the various risk
and return measures, and will introduce new, next-generation
ways of measuring and understanding risk.
2–2: 50 pm Concurrent Workshops
Workshop #5: Emerging-Market Equities:
Alpha Generation in an Increasingly
Uncertain Global Environment
J. Kevin Kenny, The Carlyle Group
With developed world monetary policy cycles diverging in
2015 and the Chinese economy in need of rebalancing, markets
may be entering a period of heightened uncertainty, especially
for risk assets such as emerging-market (EM) equities.
Regardless of the beta component, EM equities provide a
robust environment to generate alpha, driven by supportive
demographics, improving income generation, and increasing
Workshop #6: Private Equity Revisited
Margaret Towle, PhD, CPWA®, Merrill Lynch
Private equity historically has provided investors the
opportunity to achieve superior long-term returns. Is this
still the case? In this session, Margaret Towle will revisit the
private equity landscape, explore the pros and cons of different
private equity investment vehicles, and examine the current
environment for private equity investing opportunities.
2:50–3: 10 pm Break with Sponsors and Exhibitors
3: 10–4 pm Concurrent Workshops
Workshop #7: A View from Capitol Hill and Implications
Chris Krueger, Guggenheim Securities -
Washington Research Group
Chris Krueger will highlight his D.C. Download, a must-read
daily for financial professionals who want to stay abreast of
the top Washington stories and their impact on the capital
markets. This presentation will provide an overview of political,
fiscal, and tax policy and potential implications for investors.
Advisors, in particular, will find this valuable because it covers
many of the topics that clients are reading and hearing about in
the news each day.
Workshop #8: Concentrated Stock Positions
Brian Gaister, CIMA®, CPWA®, Merrill Lynch
and Tro M. Hallajian, Parametric Risk Advisors
Brian Gaister and Tro Hallajian will provide insight and
best practices for advising and managing families with large
concentrated stock positions by presenting a detailed case
study. The discussion will examine different approaches to
managing concentrated stock positions, including estate
planning strategies, comprehensive risk management, and the
family’s overall goals. This workshop will analyze the pros and
cons of different strategies, understanding and recognizing
that wealth creators, who have built their wealth investing in
a company which they have had an active role, often have an
attachment and a trust in the business.
4:15–5: 30 pm General Session #3: Market Outlook
Richard Bernstein, MBA, Richard Bernstein
In today’s tumultuous financial landscape, separating market fact
from market fiction is more important than ever. With more than
30 years of experience on Wall Street and a noted expert on equity,
style, and asset allocation, Richard Bernstein, chief executive
officer and chief investment officer of Richard Bernstein Advisors,
will provide timely insights on navigating ongoing global market
volatility as well as share his outlook on the year ahead.
5: 30 – 6: 45 pm Reception with Exhibitors and Sponsors
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