Thriving in Uncertain Times Welcome to NOW London 2017. We thank you for taking time to join us in a forum where we can listen to and reflect on important issues that are shaping our world. NOW, which stands for Navigating Our World, is designed to stretch our minds, broaden our perspectives and illuminate meaningful trends. Launched in 2008 to mark our 10th anniversary as an independent firm, NOW is Brown Advisory’s flagship investment conference. NOW embodies our firm’s strong belief in the value of seeking fresh and diverse views, listening carefully to experts across a variety of disciplines, and challenging conventional assumptions. We believe that thoughtful attention to varied perspectives helps us make better decisions for clients. We hope that you find NOW London 2017 to be informative and provocative.