Wealth In the New World Order: New Politics, New Opportunities, and New Risks

Employing a variety of formats (expert presentations, small working groups, family-only sessions, and workshops), this three-day program will endeavor to address a range of important issues facing family office members and executives.

Institutional Investor's Family Office Wealth Conference offers a forum in which a variety of perspectives, ideas, viewpoints, and solutions will be provided on these and other topics essential for affluent families to assess as they chart the best course toward their family's objectives.

Featured Speakers

Douglas D. Box
Certified Family Business Advisor, author and public speaker

Doug Box is a Certified Family Business Advisor, author and public speaker based in Dallas, Texas. He is a frequent presenter at family business forums across the country as well as a guest lecturer at several universities on the topic of family business. In 2005 he formed Box Family Advisors and began helping private families with succession planning, corporate governance, dispute resolution and family meetings. In September of 2014 year he published his first book, Cutter Frisco, Growing up on the Original Southfork Ranch. In October of last year, he published a second book, Texas Patriarch — A Legacy Lost. Doug brings personal experience to his understanding of family dynamics. As the youngest of four sons, he grew up and worked in a family enterprise all of his life. The Box Family controlled a number of public and private companies with interests in oil & gas, cement manufacturing and real estate. Following his father’s sudden death and a litigious four-year family ordeal, Doug led the sale of the oil and gas concern known as Box Energy Corp. Doug attended college at the University of Texas at Austin. He received an MBA with honors from Baylor University in 2004 and a Masters in Dispute Resolution at SMU in 2011. He also holds the Certificate in Family Business Advising from the Family Firm Institute, which he completed in 2011.

Ruth Chang
Professor of Philosophy
Rutgers University

Ruth Chang is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick in New Jersey, United States. She has been a visiting professor at the University of California Los Angeles, and at the University of Chicago Law School. She has a Ph.D. from Balliol College, Oxford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Her expertise concerns philosophical questions relating to the nature of value, value conflict, decision-making, the exercise of agency, and choice. Her work has been the subject of interviews by various media outlets in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia, Italy, Israel, Brazil, New Zealand, Germany, and Austria, and she has been a consultant or lecturer for institutions ranging from video gaming to pharmaceuticals to the World Bank

Stephen F. Hayes
Editor in Chief
The Weekly Standard

Stephen F. Hayes is editor in chief of The Weekly Standard and author of two New York Times bestsellers: Cheney: The Untold Story of America's Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President and The Connection: How al Qaeda's Collaboration with Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America. He is a regular Fox All Stars panelist on Special Report with Bret Baier.

Before joining The Weekly Standard, Hayes was a senior writer for National Journal's Hotline. He also served for six years as Director of the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University. His work has appeared in the New York Post, the Washington Times, Salon, National Review, and Reason. He has been a commentator on CNN, The McLaughlin Group, the Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNBC, and C-SPAN. Before becoming editor in chief, Hayes long served as a senior writer at The Weekly Standard

A graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and DePauw University, Hayes was born and raised in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.