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Friday, October 9, 2020 | Hope on the Horizon

Face the Membership with Tyler Mathisen 9:30AM - 10:30AM EST

Face the Membership with Tyler Mathisen

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Overview

Get the full value of knowledge from frontline industry executives as they shed light on the provocative issues that are top of mind for executive teams across the asset management industry.  CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen will lead some of our industry’s top thought leaders through a discussion around the latest business trends and challenges - A must attend session for all areas of the asset management industry!

Directly following the panel, Nicsa President, Jim Fitzpatrick, will be presenting Tyler Mathisen with the President's Award for Outstanding Service to the Asset Management Industry.
Speakers

Tyler Mathisen, Anchor/Correspondent/Program Host, CNBC (Moderator)
Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO & President, Ariel Investments, LLC
Jennifer Johnson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton

Sponsored Pop-Up Speaker: Horizon8 10:30AM - 10:40AM EST

The Need for Speed: Transforming Customer Onboarding

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2020 has been the year that stopped the world in its tracks but can organisations use it as an opportunity to reset and refocus?

This broad-ranging conversation between the US Banking Editor of the FT and the MD of Horizon8 focuses on the potential path forward for business and the promise that utilizing technology brings.

Topics touched on will include:

  • The cost to business of AML breaches and utilizing technology to prevent financial crime
  • Tech and tools to mitigate errors and risk
  • Transforming digital onboarding
Speakers

Patrick Horgan, Horizon8
Laura Noonan, US Banking Editor, Financial Times


Seizing Uncertainty: Dynamics that Drive Differentiation & Competitive Advantages 11:00AM - 12:00PM EST

Seizing Uncertainty: Dynamics that Drive Differentiation & Competitive Advantages

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When times are uncertain, there are clear opportunities to turn differentiation into competitive advantage. Join us for a deep dive into the prospective political and economic trends that will remain – and the new ones that may emerge - as we head into 2021. Discover how your firm can position itself to navigate the uncertainty and explore what the bright spots on the horizon may be.
Speakers

Dave Parks (Moderator), Executive Director, EY
Greg Valliere, Chief U.S. Policy Strategist, AGF Investments
Candida 'Candi' Wolff, Executive Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Citi

Sponsored Pop-Up Speaker: Broadridge 12:00PM - 12:10PM EST

Adapting to the New Normal - How Technology is Reshaping Priorities within the Asset Management Industry

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Speaker

Chris Perry, President, Broadridge Financial Solutions

Luncheon Keynote Presentation Featuring Soledad O'Brien 12:30PM - 1:30PM EST

Luncheon Keynote Presentation Featuring Soledad O'Brien

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Overview

As host of the weekly political magazine show Matter of Fact, Soledad O’Brien expands the conversation around the day’s most important issues by engaging in a more inclusive dialogue with decision makers who are shaping the new American political landscape.

On stage, she discusses her commitment to introducing the under-voiced into the national conversation, and offers powerful insights on the impact of highlighting these perspectives on individuals across the country. As Soledad reflects on her goal to bring the news above the noise created by the traditional media cycle, audiences take away a renewed outlook on the issues and dialogue that matter most to them.
Speaker

Soledad O'Brien, Award-Winning Journalist, Entrepreneur and Host of the Weekly Syndicated Political Show Matter of Fact

Presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award1:30PM - 1:45PM EST

Presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award

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The prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award honors distinguished executives (or recent retirees) who, during their lifetimes, have made impactful contributions of outstanding leadership to the field of asset management. This visionary will have shown an extraordinary personal commitment to the industry across multiple areas over a significant period of time. 

This Award seeks to recognize members of the field who have devoted their professional lives to the development and betterment of the asset management industry. Nominees must have demonstrated at least 25 years of service to asset management and be current or retired employees of NICSA member firms.
Awardee

Paul Schott Stevens, President & CEO, Member of the Executive Committee & Board of Directors, Investment Company Instutute (ICI)

Sponsored Pop-Up Speaker: JPMorgan1:55PM - 2:00PM EST

Reflections on our Path Forward

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A message from Teresa Heitsenrether, Global Head of Securities Services, J.P. Morgan

Closing Fireside Chat with JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon2:00PM - 3:00PM EST

Closing Fireside Chat with JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon and Closing Remarks and Conference Wrap Up

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2:00PM - 2:45PM EST - Closing Fireside Chat with JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon
2:45PM - 3:00PM EST - Closing Remarks and Conference Wrap Up 
Overview

Named four times to Time Magazine’s world’s most influential people list and Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders for 2018 list, James Dimon is a catalyst for innovation. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to hear Jamie’s perspective on how firms across the industry can cultivate diverse leadership, enhance employee satisfaction and position themselves in the global economy. The Fireside Chat will be immediately followed by the Closing Remarks and Conference Wrap Up delivered by the conference emcee. 
Speakers

Jamie Dimon, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Jim Fitzpatrick (Moderator), President, Nicsa