Institute On-Demand Webinars

Explore Callan's library of pre-recorded webinars on specific investment-related topics.

2019 Defined Contribution Trends Survey Webinar

Callan’s annual Defined Contribution Trends Survey is designed to help plan sponsors understand the nuanced practices of the DC marketplace.

During this webinar, Callan specialists Greg Ungerman and Jamie McAllister will present the survey’s key findings, including trends surrounding fiduciary positioning and fluctuations in plan fees. Additionally, Jack VanDerhei of the Employee Benefit Research Institute will discuss the current state and direction of employers’ financial wellbeing programs. Download the presentation here.

ESG Adoption and Implementation Trends

September 2018

Callan’s recent ESG Survey finds that around half of U.S. institutional investors currently consider environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors when making investment decisions, or are considering doing so in the future. While this space has gained momentum in recent years, Callan finds substantial differences in ESG implementation by fund type and size, and in how investors define and approach ESG. Download the presentation here.

Infrastructure: Real Perspectives on an Evolving Asset Class

March 2018

Callan experts Jan Mende, Real Assets Consulting Group, and Mark Andersen, Trust Advisory Group, join moderator Brianne Weymouth, Fund Sponsor Consulting Group, for an informative and practical webinar that addresses current infrastructure sectors and investable opportunities; access points including unlisted and listed, debt and equity; further consideration for evaluating expected risk/return of unlisted strategies; evolution of investor allocations and benchmarks; and fundraising, sector performance, and investor outlooks. Download the presentation here.


Investigating Private Equity Implementation

October 2017

In this webinar, Callan's 2017 Private Equity Survey author Jay Nayak and Callan CEO and Chief Research Officer Greg Allen share key takeaways on our findings. They cover the impact that factors such as governance and oversight, staffing and resources, and the assignment of administration functions have on the structuring and investment of institutional private equity programs. Download the presentation here.


The Ins and Outs of White Label Funds

May 2017

In this webinar—which highlights key findings from “White Label Funds: A No-Nonsense Design Handbook,” recently published in the Journal of Retirement—authors and Callan experts Rod Bare, Jay Kloepfer, and James Veneruso discuss the advantages of white label funds. These vehicles, generic investment structures that use a mix of underlying funds, are a compelling way to offer active management in large defined contribution (DC) plans. Download the presentation here.


10 Tips for Successful Investment Committees

April 2017

In this webinar, Callan Executive Chairman Ron Peyton and Consultant Brady O’Connell offer their insights based on what they’ve seen from effective investment committees. Underlying these 10 practical tips is a guiding principle for institutional investors: focus on avoiding losses rather than trying to achieve extraordinary gains. Download the presentation here.