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Monday 21 September 2020


2:00pm - 2:30 pm | Fund Manager Briefing Virtual Check-in

2:30pm - 5:05 pm | Fund Manager Briefing


Tuesday 22 September 2020

  • 10:15 am – 10:35 am   |   Coffee Break and Table Topics

    1. Insurance Linked Strategies – A Unique Diversifying Asset Class
    2. Vintage Diversification
    3. Sentinel
    4. Securities Lending
    5. Insurance
    6. Defined Contribution
    7. Defined Benefit
    8. Wealth Manager Solutions
    9. Analytic and Research Tools
    10. DS Investment Solutions
    11. Asset Allocation
    12. Finding Your Perfect Match – Manager Selections
    13. Equities
    14. Where Is the Value in Traditional Fixed Income These Days?
    15. Real Estate
    16. Hedge Funds
    17. Private Markets
    18. Emerging Markets
    19. Alternatives
    20. Responsible Investment
    21. Financial Wellness
    22. Diversity
    23. Defined Benefit Consolidation
  • 10:40 am – 11:10 am   |   Keynote Address

    Geoff Mulgan, Author, Academic and Former CEO of NESTA

  • 11:15 am – 11:45 am   |   Breakouts

    Breakout 1: Accessing Illiquid Assets in DC
    Phil Parkinson, UK DC Leader
    Nick Rosenblatt, Senior Proposition Specialist

    Breakout 2: Credit Across the Spectrum – Tailoring Your Credit Exposure to Your Needs
    Jo Abrams, Private Debt Specialist
    Kirstin Irvine, Asset Class Specialist, Fixed Income

    Breakout 3: Value Investing
    Rich Dell, Global Leader, Equity Boutique
    Tony English, Senior Investment Consultant

    Breakout 4: Why Bother with Active Management?
    Andrew McDougall, Head of Portfolio Management, Delegated Solution

    Go Active: Jonathan Marshall, Asset Class Specialist, Equity Boutique
    Go Passive: Suzanne Lubbe, Asset Class Specialist, Equity Boutique

    Breakout 5: Currency Hedging
    Michael Cross, Senior Strategist, Delegated Solutions
    Matt Scott, Strategic Research Specialist

    Breakout 6: Addressing the ‘S’ in ESG
    Lucy Tusa, Senior Investment Consultant

  • 11:50 am – 12:15 pm   |   Timely Investment Insights

    Vanessa Hodge, Senior Investment Consultant


  • 12:15 pm – 12:25 pm   |   Final Remarks

    Fran Browne, Senior Investment Consultant


Wednesday 23 September 2020

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