Program

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Tuesday, May 20

1:00–7:00 p.m.

Conference Registration

Washington Hilton Foyer

1:00–3:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

Exhibit Hall

Refreshments will be available.

3:00–3:30 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Marie A. Chandoha

Marie A. Chandoha
Chair
GMM Planning Committee
President and CEO
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.

President’s Address

Paul Schott Stevens

Paul Schott Stevens
President and CEO
Investment Company Institute

3:30–4:45 p.m.

GMM Policy Forum

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Laurence D. Fink, BlackRock’s Chairman and CEO, will engage in a far-reaching discussion about global financial markets and key public policy issues with Paul Schott Stevens, ICI President and CEO.

Laurence D. Fink

Laurence D. Fink
Chairman and CEO
BlackRock

Paul Schott Stevens

Paul Schott Stevens
President and CEO
Investment Company Institute

5:00–7:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception and Legal Forum

Exhibit Hall

Featuring GMM’s Fourth Annual Capital Chef Classic

Sponsored by:

Compliance Science

At this fun event, three critically acclaimed chefs will compete in a cook-off. After the competition, the chefs will participate in a book signing, and the following books will be available for sale.

  • Baby Love: Healthy, Easy, Delicious Meals for Your Baby and Toddler by Geoff Tracy
  • Crazy Good Italian: Big Flavors, Small Plates by Mike Isabella
  • Pati’s Mexican Table: The Secrets of Mexican Home Cooking by Pati Jinich

Chefs

Legal Forum Presentations

The welcome reception will also feature the following Legal Forum presentations.

  • Regulatory Initiatives and Enforcement Cases
    Cipperman & Company
  • Building Your Gateway to Latin American Investors
    BNP Paribas


Wednesday, May 21

6:00 a.m.

Mutual Fund Walk and Jog

Back by popular demand! For a fun and healthy start to your morning, please assemble in the Terrace Lobby.

7:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Conference Registration

Washington Hilton Foyer

7:30–8:45 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast with Exhibitors

Exhibit Hall

7:30–8:45 a.m.

Interactive Breakfast Discussion Sessions

Closed to the media

Buffet breakfast will be available.

Please note that the GMM and Operations and Technology Conference breakfast discussion sessions are expected to fill early and admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis. You may not receive your first choice of sessions.

1. Closed-End Funds
Fairchild East Room (Terrace Level)

Cecilia L. Gondor, Discussion Leader
Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors, Inc.

2. Exchange-Traded Funds
Embassy Room (Terrace Level)

Eric M. Pollackov, Discussion Leader
Managing Director, ETFs
Client Portfolio Strategist
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.

3. ICI Global: Opportunities and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region
Fairchild West Room (Terrace Level)

Dan Waters, Discussion Co-Leader
Managing Director
ICI Global

Qiumei Yang, Discussion Co-Leader
Executive Vice President, Head of Asia Pacific
ICI Global

9:00–10:15 a.m.

GMM Leadership Panel: Serving Investors in an Evolving World

Washington Hilton Ballroom

A cross section of industry leaders will explore various strategies and factors influencing the fund business and how we serve our shareholders.

Edward Bernard

Edward Bernard, Moderator
Vice Chairman
T. Rowe Price Group

Dana M. Emery

Dana M. Emery
President and CEO
Dodge & Cox

Martin L. Flanagan

Martin L. Flanagan
President and CEO
Invesco Ltd.

Daria L. Foster

Daria L. Foster
Managing Partner
Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC

William F. “Bill” Glavin

William F. “Bill” Glavin
Chairman and CEO
OppenheimerFunds

10:30–11:45 a.m.

How Is Investment Management Changing to Meet Shareholder Preferences?

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Experienced investment managers will engage in a lively discussion about
influences—including shareholder preferences—affecting investment management strategies today.

John F. Casey

John F. Casey, Moderator
Chairman
Casey, Quirk & Associates

Mortimer J. (“Tim”) Buckley

Mortimer J. “Tim” Buckley
Chief Investment Officer
Vanguard

Colin Moore

Colin Moore
Global Chief Investment Officer
Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC

William F. “William Yun

William Yun
Executive Vice President, Alternative Strategies
Franklin Templeton Investments

11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

Reception

Exhibit Hall

12:45–2:15 p.m.

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker

Washington Hilton Ballroom

The 2014 GMM luncheon will feature an address by a world-renowned senior statesman, who will then engage in a dynamic conversation about global political and leadership challenges with ICI Chairman William McNabb.

Luncheon sponsored by:

2014 GMM Sponsors

2:30–3:45 p.m.

The Art of Good Corporate Governance

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Companies face many challenges in developing and administering appropriate and effective governance regimes. This panel will explore key board director issues, such as board configuration, levels of engagement, and constituencies.

John “Jack” Brennan

John “Jack” Brennan, Moderator
Chairman Emeritus
Vanguard

Carol Anthony “John” Davidson

Carol Anthony “John” Davidson
Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees
Financial Accounting Foundation

Anne Marie Whittemore

Brackett B. Denniston III
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
General Electric Company

Brackett B. Denniston III

Anne Marie Whittemore
Partner
McGuireWoods

4:00–5:15 p.m.

The World View: What It Takes to Lead a Global Investment Manager

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Demands related to managing a global business can differ from country to country and region to region. Industry leaders responsible for tackling the challenges of global business will discuss the opportunities in today’s global markets and how funds can address the difficulties on the road to success.

George Gatch

George Gatch, Moderator
CEO, Global Funds Management
JP Morgan

Peng Wah Choy

Peng Wah Choy
CEO
Harvest Global Investments Limited

Gregory E. Johnson

Gregory E. Johnson
President and CEO
Franklin Resources, Inc.

 

Additional Panelist TBA

5:15–7:00 p.m.

Reception and Legal Forum

Exhibit Hall

Specialty bar sponsored by:

Thomson Reuters

Legal Forum Presentations

The following Legal Forum presentations will take place during the reception:

  • Board Oversight of Alternative Investment Strategies for Mutual Funds
    Drinker Biddle & Reath
  • Cybersecurity: What to Do Once There Has Been an Attack
    Dechert
7:00 p.m.

56th Annual GMM Dinner with Entertainment

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Featuring entertainment by Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award–winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ’n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. Enjoy a great selection of classic hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Great Balls of Fire,” and “Walk the Line.”

Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet touring cast. Photo by Jeremy Daniel

Evening event sponsored by:

Dinner Sponsors


Thursday, May 22

7:00–11:00 a.m.

Conference Registration

Washington Hilton Foyer

7:30–8:45 a.m.

Breakfast Session: A Regulatory Address by Mary Jo White

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Breakfast will be served until 8:00 a.m.

Mary Jo White

Mary Jo White
Chair
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Breakfast sponsored by:

Breakfast Sponsors

9:00–10:15 a.m.

How Does Investor Advice Affect Fund Distribution?

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Today’s investors have many alternatives to acquire investment advice. Join industry executives in a conversation about how advice is delivered and how such delivery channels impact the products and services offered to fund shareholders.

Robert Keith

Robert M. Keith, Moderator
Executive Managing Director
AllianceBernstein

Bernard J. Clark

Bernard J. Clark
Executive Vice President, Advisor Services
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.

Andrew Sieg

Andrew Sieg
Managing Director and Head of Global Wealth and Retirement Solutions
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bob Vorlop

Bob Vorlop 
Head of Products and Advice
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Moving U.S. Policy and Fiscal Objectives Forward

Washington Hilton Ballroom

Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) strongly supports bipartisan compromise to achieve policy and fiscal goals beneficial to the United States. In this GMM closing session, Snowe will be interviewed by Marie Chandoha, President and CEO of Charles Schwab Investment Management, about her views on how to end partisan obstructions and move policy and fiscal objectives forward.

Olympia Snowe

Olympia Snowe
Former member of U.S. Senate and House of Representatives

Marie Chandoha

Marie Chandoha
Chair
GMM Planning Committee
President and CEO
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.

11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Brunch

International Terrace

Additional sponsors:

2014 GMM Sponsors

SunGard Compliance USB     PWC Boston Financial Data Services DST State Street   Columbia Management