September 10-13, 2023 | Huntington Beach, California

The Rising Cost of Education: Ron Lieber and Ann Garcia

Welcome to an exciting and thought-provoking interview in our Future Proof digital short series! Today, we delve into the rising cost of education in the United States, joined by Ron Lieber (“Your Money” columnist in New York Times, Author of “The Price You Pay for College”) and Ann Garcia (Financial Advisor at Independent Progressive Advisors, Author of “How to Pay for College”). In this engaging Q&A session, we explore the factors driving these costs, the relationship between education expenses and career opportunities, and the actions that can be taken to tackle this complex issue.

The Intersection of Technology and Finance: Margaret Hartigan

Margaret Hartigan is the CEO and Founder of Marstone, Inc., and will be joining us on-stage at Future Proof this year. Margaret’s unique insights and expertise in the intersection of technology and finance will inspire you and provide you with valuable knowledge into the fascinating world of technology-driven financial solutions. In this exclusive Q&A, she shares her motivations for speaking at Future Proof, her current groundbreaking project, what attendees can expect to hear from her session, and her excitement for the event.

Matt Hougan: The Future of Banking and Crypto in a Fragile Financial World

Discover the insights from a captivating conversation with Matt Hougan, a prominent figure in the crypto and finance world, as we delve into the fragility of the current financial system and the transformative potential of crypto and blockchain technology in shaping the future of banking. Gain valuable perspectives on the recent events surrounding SVB, the role of the Federal Reserve, and the rise of crypto as an asset class, providing a glimpse into the emerging landscape of finance.

The Early Results Are In

The Future Proof community is ready to not only show up but to get down to business. Nearly half of all advisor registrations opted into the hosted buyer program, Breakthru, a first-of-its-kind event tech meetings platform, as a result of our audience (aka YOU!).

Bigger, Bolder, Better 

With expectations of over 3,000+ attendees, 150+ sponsors, and 1700+ advisors, it is clear that from sheer scale alone, much of the wealth management and financial services industry will be in attendance.