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US Pensions

Event : US Pensions

Mon, 22/07/2013  
Conducted by : Marcus Evans
Contact : Jenny Keane

Speakers Include:

Secretary Lawrence Henry "Larry" Summers
Anne Stausboll, Chief Executive Officer, California Public Employees' Retirement Systems (CalPERS)
John Johnson, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Wyoming Retirement System
Jens Nordvig, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Research Americas & Global Head of Currency Strategy Nomura Securities International, Inc
 
Key Topics Include:
Impact of 2012 Elections – Enduring fiscal battles
Overcome Challenges – Looking beyond policy and certainty to build a successful financial team
Cost and Risk – Closing a DB plan and Implementing DC
Future Impact of Pension Reform – Complex pension issues
The Contagious Trend of Underfunding – The outcome of pushing costs
Perspective on Aging and Pensions – The ageing population crisis
Building a Portfolio in a Globalized Economy – Emerging markets
Longevity Risks and Rewards – DB vs. DC
Past, Present and Future – Investments strategies to protect and grow continuing purchasing power
 
Delegates Include:
Attendees consist of Senior Investment Executives from leading Plan Sponsors throughout North America. Delegates will include Chief Investment Officers and other Senior Investment Executives from Public, Corporate & Multiemployer Plan Sponsors with responsibility in the following areas: 
•         Portfolio Design and Development
•         Alternative Investments
•         Asset Allocation
•         Pension Fund Administration and Governance
 
Testimonials
Outstanding overall program, topical speakers and discussions, individual sessions were well scheduled
Executive Director
The Jacksonville Police & Fire Pension Fund
 
Very Informative and allows future opportunities for alternative investments
Chairman of the Board
Inter-Local Pension Fund
 
It provided me with the opportunity to meet with service providers that do not do significant marketing to plan sponsors
Director Retirement Services & Pensions
Wayne County Employees Retirement System
 
This has been a very well organized Summit with insightful presentations, Interesting service providers and excellent opportunities to network
Manager – WWPFA
General Motors
 
The Summit is well orchestrated. It is an efficient structure to meet plan sponsors
Executive Director
Morgan Stanley
 
The organizational logistics of the event are exceptionally well coordinated. The speaker presentations are timely, insightful and provocative. Overall, it is a user friendly, well-organized useful use of time.
Director Portfolio Investments
United Technologies Corporation
 


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