September 29, 2017CEB Waterview Conference CenterArlington, Virginia(Easy access from Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport)
Formal invitations, registration information, and an agenda will be emailed July 2017.
Joe Sullivan, Chairman and CEO, Legg Mason, Inc.
Joseph A. Sullivan is chairman and CEO of Legg Mason Inc., a global
asset management firm with $745 billion in assets under management. Sullivan is
the recipient of the 2017 “Fund Leader of the Year” award from Pageant Media
and Fund Action, recognizing his innovation and contributions
to the mutual fund industry. He has more than 35 years of industry experience,
having held executive roles at Legg Mason Wood Walker, Dain Bosworth, and Piper
The one-day conference will consist of a lunch-time keynote speaker, two panel discussions and four invited academic papers. Academic papers will be presented by the author and will have a practitioner discussant and an academic discussant. A copy of the conference program can be found here.
• The Rise of ETFs: Implications for the Structure of the Fund Industry • Common Ownership and its Implications for Financial Markets
• Practitioners from major mutual fund and ETF providers • Academics whose research focuses on asset management • Regulators and policymakers from SEC, Treasury, and others