CII is shaking up its usual format for the 2014 fall members’ conference
in Los Angeles, September 29-October 1, at the Biltmore Millennium Hotel. The conference kicks off at 4 PM on Monday, September 29, with speaker Brad Katsuyama, the central figure in Flash Boys
, Michael Lewis’s new book about high frequency trading. Mason Morfit, president of ValueAct Capital, a leading activist fund manager, opens the second day’s sessions with a discussion about constructivist investing. Also on tap for Day 2: A trio of West Coast state treasurers—California’s Bill Lockyer, Ted Wheeler of Oregon and Jim McIntire of Washington State—share investment strategies and concerns. All CII members are welcome to attend the Policies, International and Activism Committee meetings on Wednesday, October 1, followed by a networking lunch. See you in LA!