On-Demand Webinars

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

2019 DC Index Deep Dive Webinar

Take a Deep Dive into Callan’s DC Index

During this webinar, Callan experts Ann O’Bradovich and Jimmy Veneruso took a deep dive into the trends shaping the defined contribution industry. Leveraging our proprietary data, including the Callan DC Index™ and the Callan Target Date Index™, they explored the major issues facing DC plan sponsors and asset managers. They provided insights into our discussions with clients, and they examined how these trends affect plans and participants. Download the presentation here.

2019 Cobbler's Shoes Webinar

This webinar is based on a recent white paper written by Greg Allen, CEO and Chief Research Officer, and Matt Loster, a vice president in our Measurement Development group. In their analyis, the researchers used federal government data and Callan’s database to examine the practices of asset managers in terms of how they operated their own 401(k) plans.  This webinar highlights the results and insights around best practices within the defined contribution marketplace.  Download the presentation here.


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 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 discusses the current state and direction of employers' financial well-being programs. Download the presentation here.

2018 ESG Adoption and Implementation Trends

Callan’s 2018 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 and fund sponsor consultant Brianne Weymouth for an informative and practical webinar on infrastructure investing. Explore current infrastructure sectors and investable opportunities, access points, further consideration for evaluating expected risk/return of unlisted strategies, the evolution of investor allocations and benchmarks, as well as 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

This webinar highlights the key findings from “White Label Funds: A No-Nonsense Design Handbook,” which was published in the Journal of Retirement and was authored by Callan experts Rod Bare, Jay Kloepfer, and James Veneruso. They discuss the advantages of white label funds, which are generic investment structures that use a mix of underlying funds. They are a compelling way to offer active management in large defined contribution 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.