NICSA Announces Keynote Speakers for the 31st Annual Conference in Miami 

Contact:  Michele Liston
Deputy Executive Director, NICSA


McLean, VA (November 15, 2012)NICSA, leading provider of independent education and networking forums to professionals in the global investment management community, announces the keynote speaker lineup for the 31st NICSA Annual Conference to take place in Miami on February 10-13, 2013.


“The keynote speakers are a critical component of the NICSA Annual Conference, and we feel that this lineup gives attendees a tremendous opportunity for new information on critical topics that are important to all of us - both personally and professionally...” says the 2013 NICSA Annual Conference Committee Co-Chairs Karan McClimans, Vice President, TRowe Price, and Jim Nolan, Managing Director, Fund Services, Citi.


This year’s featured keynote speaker schedule includes:

  • On Monday, February 11, 2013 the event will kick off with a keynote presentation by Carla Harris who currently serves as the Managing Director and head of the Emerging Manager Platform at Morgan Stanley & Company, Inc.

  • The infamous “Voice of the White House,” Ari Fleischer, media consultant and former White House press secretary under U.S. President George W. Bush, will be addressing the conference attendees on Tuesday, February 12 during a keynote luncheon presentation.

  • The final day, Wednesday, February 13, will begin with a presentation by award winning keynote speaker, and business strategist, Daniel Burrus. Mr. Burrus, one of the World's Leading Futurists on Global Trends and Innovation, has been acknowledged by The New York Times as one of the top three business gurus.

In addition to these prominent speakers, the 2013 NICSA Annual Conference will feature more than a dozen breakout and roundtable sessions headed by the NICSA members, sponsors, and partners helping connect investment industry professionals to best practices.


To learn more information about registering for this year’s Annual Conference, click here.

NICSA is the leading provider of independent education and networking forums to professionals in the global investment management community. It is a network of nearly 10,000 business professionals from within the investment management industry and the firms that support the industry, including mutual fund complexes, investment management companies, custodian banks, transfer agents and independent providers of specialized products and services. The Association consists of corporate member firms with offices operating in major financial centers around the world. Membership fees are surprisingly small, yet the benefits of membership are anything but. NICSA offers the most comprehensive range of services in the industry, allowing members to learn, network and share best practices locally, nationally and globally. Visit