Déjà New – from hindsight to foresight

Join us at Mercer’s Pacific Global Investment Forum in July to explore what we can learn from recent history and the key themes that are likely to shape markets and investment practices. Key stakeholders, industry experts and other influential thinkers come together for an insightful look at the forces affecting the investment industry.


(Sessions are in Sydney Local Time - UTC +11)

The Forum offers one and half days of main-stage sessions, dedicated content streams for different asset pools, keynote addresses, and networking time. Some of the topics that will be covered in the agenda include the latest themes and opportunities, sustainable investing, private markets, liquidity, diversification and more.

Monday 24 July

Tuesday 25 July

  • Topic 1: The big picture - Macro-economic trends
  • Topic 2: Diversification – Public and private opportunities
  • Topic 3: Members – Benefits of scale, competition and innovation

  • Topic 4: Workforce – The role of AI, humans and talent
  • Topic 5: Governance – Managing balance sheet and investment volatility
  • Topic 6: Systems – Lessons from the Global Pension Index

  • Topic 7: Sustainability – A panel discussion on ESG and biodiversity
  • Topic 8: Alternatives – Challenges and opportunities in private equity and debt
  • Topic 9: Members – Lessons from intergenerational investors

Meet the speakers

Each Forum features top thought leaders from within Mercer and the investment community and renowned experts shaping the way we think.
Speaker names coming soon

Location and Hotel

We look forward to welcoming clients and asset managers in person in Sydney.

Venue: Hyatt Regency Sydney,

161 Sussex Street,

Sydney, New South Wales,

Australia, 2000

+61 2 8099 1234 


Hotel website

Located adjacent to Darling Harbour in Sydney's Central Business District (CBD), the Hyatt Regency Sydney is a haven of relaxation for the business or leisure traveller. As Sydney's largest premium hotel, Hyatt Regency Sydney boasts 888 guestrooms, dining experiences and 3,700 sq m of flexible meeting and event space. We invite you to enjoy an unparalleled Australian getaway.

Hotel booking information

For your convenience, Mercer has reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Sydney at a rate of AUD $380.00 which includes tax and Wi-Fi.  This rate is available until 1 July 2023.  Reservations made after this date will be based on hotel availability and at the prevailing rate. Hotel accomodation can be booked here.

Accommodation terms & conditions

Hotel room cancellations must be received by Saturday, 9 July 2023.  Failure to cancel prior to 9 July will result in being charged for the duration of your stay.

Register now 

Which attendee are you? 

For the purposes of the Forum, an asset owner is a client or contact of Mercer who is an executive, board member or other key decision-maker of a retirement plan, wealth management firm, insurer, endowment, foundation, government agency or similar entity. Invited asset owners do not have to pay registration fee.

The asset manager registration fee for this event is $12,000 (USD) for one attendee. Registration includes attendance at the asset manager briefing, attendance at the networking opportunities, main presentations and breakout sessions, up to five 30 minute one-to-one sessions, opportunities to make new professional connections with hundreds of other attendees and all session materials after the event.

Global members have a secured seat at all five events. If you have purchased a global membership for the Global Investment Forums 2023 programme, you can register as a global forum member. Please contact us if you are not sure of your status or click here to sign up for a global membership.
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