The 2017 Fireside Forums will once again provide an unparalleled business opportunity to engage in interactive and casual conversations with senior marketing executives from leading financial services firms, and their agencies, in an intimate setting that accentuates the camaraderie of our industry.

THURSDAY FIRESIDE FORUM
9:00pm – 10:00pm
Sponsored by SmartBrief
One-on-One Conversation with David May, Chief Marketing Officer, AIG
Moderated by Kevin Windorf, FCS

FRIDAY FIRESIDE FORUMS
3:00pm – 5:00pm
 
Panel Discussion: Content Marketing
Mark Clowes, AIG
Rebecca Bales, Pershing
Sarah McCready, Direxion
Moderated by Greg Yates, RICG
 
One-on-One Conversation with Andy O'Rourke, Direxion
Moderated by Bob Fritze, East Lake Consulting

Panel Discussion: Digital Strategy
Anthony Vitalone, VanEck
Kirti Srikant, OppenheimerFunds
Renee Baker, Aberdeen Asset Management
Moderated by Damon Webber, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

SATURDAY FIRESIDE FORUMS
3:00pm – 5:00pm
 
Panel Discussion: Media Strategy
Jena Payman, Prudential
Paul Patella, Pershing
Catherine Merchant-Jones, Ptarmigan Media
Moderated by Kirti Srikant, Oppenheimer Funds

One-on-One Conversation with John Von Brachel, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Sponsored by The Balance
Moderated by Tom Jago, The Ward Group

Panel Discussion: Agency Relationships
Kim Boone, Ptarmigan
Dan Horowitz, Blacklist/MA
Eric van den Heuvel, The Gate
Moderated by Renee Baker, Aberdeen Asset Management