Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The Rules of the Game – Business Guidelines for Emerging ManagersA 1/2 day special program for new managers sponsored by Horizon Cash Management. Attendance is limited and restricted to managers registered for CTAExpo New York.  Preregistration is required.
1:00 – 2:00 The Cost Efficient Fund Startup Solution for Emerging Managers – Introducing Nascent
Dermot Butler (Custom House Fund Services (Ireland) Ltd)
(sponsored content)
2:00 – 2:30 Coffee Break
2:30 – 3:15 Marketing and the New Manager
Topics include: working a conference, websites and social media, and capital raising alternatives
Moderator: Bucky Isaacson (CTAExpo LLC)
Panelist: Shane Stiles (Gate 39 Media)
Kristen Fox (Fox Inspires)
John Gallagher (Dupasquier & Co. LLC)
3:15 – 4:00 Operational Considerations for CTA’s
Brokerage Firms and Capital Raising, Preparing for an Audit, Establishing an Efficient Back Office
Moderator: Frank Pusateri (CTAExpo LLC)
Panelist: Kate Dressel (Strategic Compliance Solutions, LLC)
Anthony Pecoraro (R.J. O’Brien)
Michael Coglianese (Michael Coglianese, CPA)


Conference Chairman: Michael Dubin (Silvercrest Asset Management Group, LLC)
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
8:00 – 8:45 Continental Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00 Opening Remarks
Frank Pusateri and Bucky Isaacson (CTAExpo LLC)
9:00 – 9:30 The Alternative Industry…Where we Are…Where Are we Going?
Moderator: Nancy Davis (Quadratic Capital)
Panelist: Daniel J. Barnett (Revere Capital Advisors, LLC)
Bob Swarup (Camdor Global)
09:30 – 10:00 Emerging Managers and Their Role in a Diversified Portfolio
Robert Teeter (Silvercrest Asset Management Group, LLC)
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:30 Public Relations & Marketing for the Emerging Manager
Moderator: John Conolly (CME Group)
Panelist: Douglas Ashburn (John Lothian & Co.)
Ginger Szala (Ginger Szala Ink)
Andrea Cosentino (Horizon Cash Management LLC)
11:30 – 12:00 3rd Party Marketing and its Role in an Effective Business Plan
Laurie Whetstone (E4 Strategic Ventures)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
Meet the Authors: An informal discussion by three prominent authors who have written books on the Alternative Industry.
Moderator: Rick Ryan (Jefferies)
Panelist: Bob Swarup (Camdor Global) – Money Mania
Stephanie Hammer – Architects of Electronic Trading
William Ziemba (Alpha Z Futures Fund) – Investing in the Modern Age
1:00 – 2:00 Keynote Speaker
Trading Traps…Too Many to Count
Peter Borish (Quad Capital)
2:00 – 2:30 Emerging Manager Selection…A Consultants Perspective
Kevin Hall (R.J. O’Brien)
2:30 – 3:00 Coffee Break
3:00 – 3:30 Platforms…Their Selection and Use for Managers and Investors
Jon Stein (Typhon Access LLC)
3:30 – 4:00 Macro Economics Impact on Foreign Exchange
Michael Woolfolk Ph.D (BNY Mellon)
4:00 – 4:30 Regulatory Challenges for Investors and Managers in 2014
Moderator: Marc Nagel (Marc Nagel Consulting)
Panelist: Claire Cummings (Cummings Law)
Mark Ruddy (Ruddy Law Office PLLC)
4:30 – 6:00 Closing Cocktail Party