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ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference

February 10–12, 2019  •  Marriott Marquis  •  San Francisco, CA

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2019 Program Schedule (Subject to Change)

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Sunday, February 10 | Monday, February 11 | Tuesday, February 12


Sunday, February 10, 2019
9:00 am - 5:30 pm CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN
9:30 am - 10:30 am CATCH UP ON CTFA CREDITS

Ethics and Liability for Trust Officers and Trustees

Review the sources of ethical duties for corporate fiduciaries and their employees. This is your chance to learn how to better identify risks and avoid the consequences of ethical violations.

  • Dominic J. Campisi, JD, Attorney, Evans, Latham & Campisi
10:30am - 11:30 am CATCH UP ON CTFA CREDITS

Topic TBD
  • Ronald M. Florence, CFA, Investment Consultant, RMF Consulting LLC
11:30 am - 1:00 pm LUNCHEON
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm OPENING REMARKS

  • Bill Martin, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, INTRUST BANK NA; Chairman, ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference Advisory Board
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm OPENING GENERAL SESSION

Health and Wealth Advice Today

More information coming soon.

  • Michael R. Durbin, President, Fidelity Institutional
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm BREAK IN THE FOYER
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm GENERAL SESSION

Collaborative Leadership: Building and Leading Top-Performing Teams
Many advisors are building larger teams to provide better service to their clients. To meet their needs, find out how you can foster a strong, collaborative culture among your internal teams
  • Ben Sorenson, JD, Vice President, Training, Optimum Associates
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Regulatory Update
More information coming soon.
  • Phoebe Papageorgiou, Vice President, Trust Policy, American Bankers Association
The Allocator's Dilemma
Over the next 30 years, the investing environment will be decidedly different. Prepare for the future by addressing unique challenges faced by today's investors to develop a blueprint for navigating what's to come.
  • Bill Hoyt, CFA, Director of Research and Portfolio Management, Hartford Funds
Topic TBD
  • Thomas Carroll, CFP, Head of Division Wealth Management, SunTrust
  • Sam Guerrieri, Executive Vice President, Wealth Brands
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Managing and Mining Your Will File Effectively
Every fiduciary organization has a Will File where they are named in a will or trust. If you're willing to commit some time and resources, you can discover both risks and opportunities hidden in that vault of information.
  • Patrick Alyward, Senior Vice President, RIC
Unique and Hard-to-Value Assets
Review guidance from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on assessing the management of unique and hard-to-value assets.
  • Speaker TBD
Fixed Income
More information coming soon.
  • Christopher Dillon, CFA, Portfolio Specialist, U.S. Fixed Income, Vice President, T. Rowe Price Trust Company
  • Ben Barber, Managing Director, Head of Municipals, and Portfolio Manager, Goldman Sachs
  • Moderator: John Boyd, Vice President, Head of National Accounts-Advisory Services Group, Hartford Funds
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm OPENING RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

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Monday, February 11, 2019
7:30 am - 6:00 pm CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 am - 8:30 am POWER HOUR BREAKFAST SESSIONS
8:30 am - 9:30 am GENERAL SESSION

The Future of Advice
The landscape of advice has changed dramatically. Customers are more educated, tech-savvy and demanding. Explore how this new framework will impact your ability to address clients' needs and wants.
  • John Diehl, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, Senior Vice President, Strategic Markets, Hartford Funds
9:30 am - 10:30 am BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE
10:30 am - 11:30 am

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

All In the Family: Create Client Loyalty Across Generations by Understanding Family Dynamics
Intergenerational wealth transfer represents one the largest attrition risks to an advisor's book of business. Learn how you can better serve and meet the needs of the entire family—extending your practice to the next generation.
  • Jean Dunn, Client Loyalty Insights Leader, T. Rowe Price Trust Company
Litigation Update
More information coming soon.
  • Meghan Gehr Hubbard, Associate, McQuireWoods
Managing Through a Clear Regulatory Exam/Audit
Insight on how you can better manage the exam/audit process and your relationship with examiners.
  • Carolyn Paul, President, ANB Financial Services, LLC
  • Mark T. Dabertin, Special Counsel, Pepper Hamilton, LLP
Private Markets
More information coming soon.
  • Speaker TBD
11:30 am - 12:45 pm LUNCH AND LEARN
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm DESSERT IN THE MARKETPLACE
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm GENERAL SESSION

What's the Smart Money Doing?
An interactive discussion with three industry-leading investment professionals as they share their views and perspectives on the global macro-economic and investment landscapes. What interests them, what scares them and how are they positioning client portfolios accordingly?

  • Katie Nixon, Chief Investment Officer, Wealth Management, Northern Trust
  • Bill Kennedy, Chief Investment Officer, Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust
  • Philip J. Orlando, CFA, Senior Vice President and Chief Equity Strategist, Federated Investors, Inc.
  • Moderator: Scott Welch, CIMA, Chief Investment Officer, Dynasty Financial Partners LLC
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm BREAK IN THE FOYER
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Topic TBD
  • Michael Silver, Union Bank
Multi-Generational Insights
In the third installment of our High-Net-Worth investor series, Oppenheimer Funds surveyed 500 high-net-worth investors and the financial advisors that serve them in both the United Kingdom and key wealth centers in the United States.
  • Ned Dane, CAIA, Senior Vice President, Head of Private Client Group,
    Oppenheimer Funds
Topic TBD
  • Kristen Johnson, Vice President, Marketing, Fidelity Investments
Tax Reform A Year Later: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act became law in December 2016. More than a year later, the dust is beginning to settle and a clearer picture of the investment landscape is coming into focus. Find out what this means for you as an advisor and strategies you can adopt to adjust to the landscape.
  • Nick Bertha, Managing Director/Director of Wealth and Trust Planning, Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm BREAK IN THE FOYER
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm GENERAL SESSION

Washington Update
Hear an update on the legislative agenda under the new Democratic party majority, the outlook for trade policy and other Administration priorities, and the effect of these on markets and the economy.
  • Alec Phillips, Chief U.S. Political Economist, Goldman Sachs Research
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
7:30 am - 12:30 pm CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 am - 8:30 am
POWER HOUR BREAKFAST SESSIONS
8:30 am - 9:30 am GENERAL SESSION

Topic TBD
  • Mark Nitzberg, PhD, Executive Director of CHAI, Head of Strategic Outreach for Berkeley AI Research
  • Bill Martin, Chief Investment Officer, INTRUST Bank NA; ABA Wealth Management and Trust Conference Advisory Board
9:30 am - 10:15  am BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE
10:15 am - 11:00 am CONCURRENT SESSIONS

How and Why Leading Wealth Managers Are Incorporating Impact Investing into HNW Portfolios
Hear an overview on the latest impact investing opportunities and how leading wealth managers are developing deeper client relationships, providing more essential advice, and building a wealth management business positioned for growth and success.
  • Speaker TBD
Procedural Prudence and the Importance of Process
Gain a better understanding of the importance of prudence and documentation via a mock trial with speaker Eugene F. Maloney being examined on the Uniform Prudent Investor Act.
  • Eugene F. Maloney, Executive Vice President and Corporate Counsel, Federated Investors, Inc.
  • Erin Beckner Conlin, Tucker Arsenberg PC
  • Robert H. Sitkoff, John L. Gray Professor of Law, Harvard University Law School
Aging Beneficiaries, Beneficiaries Executor Guide
More information coming soon.
  • Deborah Kramer Radin, Attorney at Law, Kramer Radin, LLP
  • Ken Morris, Co-Founder, Lightbulb
  • Moderator: Corey Carlisle, Senior Vice President, Bank Community Engagement American Bankers Association
11:00 am - Noon
GENERAL SESSION
 
The Behavioral Investor

More information coming soon.

  • Daniel Crosby, PhD, President, Nocturne Capital
Noon - 1:00 pm CATCH UP ON CTFA CREDITS

Wealth Planning Considerations for Cryptocurrencies
More information coming soon.

  • Speaker TBD
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CATCH UP ON CTFA CREDITS

Communicating Investment Performance—A Value Proposition
More information coming soon.
  • Speaker TBD

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