7:30 A.M. - 8:15 A.M. BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
MORNING SESSION (West Lounge - 1st Floor)
8:25 AM

WELCOME REMARKS

Mr. Nicolas Bornozis
President 
Capital Link, Inc.

8:30AM - 8:45AM

CLOSED-END FUNDS

THE STATE OF THE CLOSED-END FUND INDUSTRY IN 2009 
Ms. Mariana Bush
Closed-End Funds & Exchange-Traded Funds Analyst
Wachovia Securities 

 
8:45AM - 9:30AM

INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLES
CLOSED-END FUNDS


Moderated by:
Ms. Mariana Bush
Closed-End Funds & Exchange-Traded Funds Analyst
Wachovia Securities

THE USE OF LEVERAGE IN CLOSED-END FUNDS
Mr. Steven A. Baffico 
Managing Director, Head of Listed Funds 
BlackRock Investments 

Mr. Paul Williams 
Managing Director, New Product Development 
Nuveen Investments 

Mr. Jon Maier 
Investment Strategy Group - Closed-End Funds 
Bank of America Securities - Merrill Lynch 

9:30AM-10:15AM

CLOSED-END FUNDS

EVERGREEN UTILITIES & HIGH INCOME FUND (ERH) & EVERGREEN GLOBAL DIVIDEND OPPORTUNITY FUND (EOD) 
Mr. Timothy O'Brien, CFA 
Co-founder and Principal 
Crow Point Partners, LLC 
Portfolio Manager 
Evergreen Funds 

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR 
Mr. David Schulte 
Tortoise Capital Advisors 
10:15AM-11:00AM

INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLES 
CLOSED-END FUNDS
 

Moderated by:
Mr. Dennis Emanuel 
Managing Director, CEF & ETF Research 
Citigroup Investment Research 

CURRENT TRENDS, OPPORTUNITIES & OUTLOOK 
Mr. Steven A. Baffico 
Managing Director, Head of Listed Funds 
BlackRock Investments 

Ms. Karen R. McColl, CFA 
Vice President, Investment Product Management 
Evergreen Investments 

Mr. Paul Williams 
Managing Director, New Product Development 
Nuveen Investments 

Mr. Stephen O'Neill, CFA 
Portfolio Manager 
Rivernorth Capital Management 

11:00AM-11:45AM

FOCUS ON INVESTOR PROTECTION 
Moderated by:
Professor Arthur Miller 
Special Counsel 
Milberg LLP 

THE MADOFF TRAGEDY: OPTIONS FOR RECOVERY 
Mr. Brad N. Friedman 
Partner 
Milberg LLP 

Mr. Jonathan M. Landers 
Partner 
Milberg LLP 

Mr. Harvey L. Pitt 
Chief Executive Officer 
Kalorama Partners, LLC. 

Mr. William McGuinness
Chair, Litigation Department
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP 

11:45 PM-12:30PM

RISK MITIGATION STRATEGIES 
Introduced by:
Mr. Alex Reiss 
Vice President - Closed-end Fund Research 
Stifel Nicolaus 

CAN PUT-WRITE & BUY-WRITE INDEXES GENERATE HIGHER INCOME & RISK-ADJUSTED RETURNS?
Mr. Matthew Moran 
Vice President 
Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) 

ING HIGH DIVIDEND COVERED CALL CLOSED END STRATEGIES

Mr. Martin Jansen 
Senior Vice President 
ING Investment Management 
PARALLEL BREAK OUT SESSION (James Room - 2nd Floor)
9:30AM-10:15AM

ETF PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

BUILDING A DIVERSIFIED GROWTH PORTFOLIO USING ETFS
Mr. Kevin D. Mahn 
Chief Investment Officer 
Hennion & Walsh Asset Management 
Portfolio Manager 
SmartGrowth® Mutual Funds 

10:15AM - 11:00AM

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN DISTRESSED AND SECONDARY DEBT
Mr. M. Grier Eliasek 
President & Chief Operating Officer 
Prospect Capital Corporation 

 
11:45 PM-12:30PM

ANALYTICAL TOOLS FOR CEFs & ETFs

Mr. Connor Sloman 
Managing Director 
Fundamental Data

Mr. Tom Treanor 
Head of Sales 
Fundamental Data 

LUNCH BREAK (Main Dining Room - 3rd Floor)
12:45PM-1:15PM


     KEYNOTE SPEAKER

MR. LAWRENCE LEIBOWITZ
Group Executive Vice President, Head of US Markets and Global Technology
NYSE Euronext
Member of NYSE Euronext Management Committee 

Equity Markets & Exchanges in Today's Global Landscape 

1:15PM-2:15PM
AFTERNOON SESSION (West Lounge - 1st Floor)
2:30PM - 2:45PM

EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS (ETFs) 

THE STATE OF THE ETF INDUSTRY IN 2009 
Ms. Deborah Fuhr 
Managing Director, Global Head of ETF Research and Implementation Strategy 
Barclays Global Investors 

2:45PM- 3:30PM

INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLES ETFs 

Moderated by:

Mr. Dominic Maister 
Executive Director 
Morgan Stanley, Markets Group

LEVERAGED ETFs 
Mr. Daniel D. O'Neill
President and Chief Investment Officer
Direxion Shares 

Mr. Solomon G. Teller, CFA 
Head of Investment Analytics 
ProShares 

Mr. Scott Burns 
Director ETF Research 
Morningstar 

3:30PM- 4:15PM

INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLES ETFs 

Moderated by: 
Mr. Joe Witthohn 
Director of ETF Research 
Janney Montgomery Scott

COMMODITY ETFs 
Mr. Dodd F. Kittsley, CFA 
Strategist 
Barclays Global Investors 

Mr. Edward McRedmond 
SVP - Portfolio Strategies 
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management 

Mr. John T. Hyland, CFA 
Chief Investment Officer 
United States Commodity Funds 

4:15PM- 4:30PM

EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS (ETFs)

CURRENCY ETF STRATEGIES: A FOCUS ON CURRENCIES OF THE EMERGING WORLD 
Mr. Luciano Siracusano
Chief Investment Strategist
WisdomTree Investments 

4:30PM- 5:30PM

INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLES ETFs 
Moderated by:
Mr. Paul Mazzilli 
President 
Mazzilli Advisors

CURRENT TRENDS, OPPORTUNITIES & OUTLOOK 
Mr. Dodd F. Kittsley, CFA 
Strategist 
Barclays Global Investors 

Mr. Christian W. Magoon 
President 
Claymore Securities 

Mr. Matt Forstenhausler 
Partner - Financial Services 
Ernst & Young LLP 

Mr. Edward McRedmond 
SVP - Portfolio Strategies 
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management 

Mr. Luciano Siracusano 
Chief Investment Strategist 
WisdomTree Investments 

5:30PM- 6:30PM











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