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Agenda


COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION
The Forum has been approved for 6 CFP CE Credits
 
 
ET Time Zone    
10:55 - 11:00 AM  

Welcome Remarks

 

Nicolas Bornozis, President - Capital Link, Inc.

 

11:00 - 11:40 AM  

CEF Industry Roundtable

 

Moderator: Mariana Fariña Bush, CFA, Research Director - CEFs & ETPs/Passive Products - Wells Fargo Investment Institute

 

Panelists:

  • Robert F. Bush, Jr., Senior Vice President, Director of Closed-End Fund Products - Calamos Investments
  • Jonathan Isaac, Director of Product Management - Eaton Vance 
  • Parth Doshi, Vice President, Closed-End Fund Product Management and Development - Nuveen
11:45 -12:25 PM  

Alternatives & Real Assets
REITs, MLPS, Preferreds & Convertibles

 

Moderator: Alexander Reiss, Director - Stifel

 

Panelists:

12:30 - 1:10 PM  

New CEFs Brought to Market & Looking Ahead

 

Moderator: Jefferey D. LeMaster, Partner - CLIFFORD CHANCE US LLP 

 

Panelists:

  • Stephen Minar, Director - BlackRock 
  • Finbar Ward, Vice President - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Dave Lamb, Sr. Managing Director, Head of Closed-End Funds - Nuveen
1:15 - 1:55 PM  

The Use of Leverage
Organized by Fitch Ratings

2:00 - 2:40 PM  

BDCs Roundtable – Financing America’s Growth

 

Moderator: Allen G. Laufenberg, CFA, Managing Director, Investment Banking - KEEFE, BRUYETTE & WOODS /  Stifel

 

Panelists:

  • Jim Labe, Co-CEO & Co-Founder - TriplePoint Capital
  • Steve Brown, Chairman, CEO & Founder - Trinity Capital Inc.
  • Rob Pomeroy, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman & Co-Founder - Horizon Technology Finance Corporation
2:45 - 3:05 PM  

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Multi-Year Trends: Energy Transition and "Crypto" Beyond Bitcoin

Jan Van Eck
President and Chief Executive Officer
Van Eck Associates Corporation

3:10 - 3:50 PM  

ETF Industry Roundtable

 

Moderator: Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products - New York Stock Exchange

 

Panelists:

  • Arne Noack, Head of Systematic Investment Solutions - Americas - DWS
  • Paul Kim, CEO and Cofounder - Simplify ETFs 
  • Gunjan Chauhan, Senior Managing Director, Global Head of SPDR Capital Markets - State Street Global Advisors
3:55 - 4:35 PM  

Analyst Roundtable

 

Moderator: Mr. Robert F. Bush, Jr., Senior Vice President, Director of Closed-End Fund Products - Calamos Investments

 

Panelists:

  • Mariana Fariña Bush, CFA, Research Director - CEFs & ETPs/Passive Products - Wells Fargo Investment Institute
  • Michael Jabara, Managing Director and Head of ETF and Closed-End Fund Research - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Alexander Reiss, Director - Stifel
  • Mike Taggart, CFA, CEO & Head of CEF Insights - Taggart Fund Intelligence, LLC
4:40 - 5:20 PM  

"Industry Leaders on Challenges & Opportunities"
A Roundtable Discussion among CEOs

Moderator:  
John S. Koudounis, CEO Calamos Investments
Panelists:  
John P. Calamos, Founder, Chairman and Global CIO Calamos Investments
Mario Gabelli, CFA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer GAMCO Investors, Inc. and LICT Corp

 

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