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NYSSA and CFA Institute Sovereign Wealth & National Pension Funds Conference

October 6, 2016

This event is in-house and is not being broadcasted‎ nor recorded. No media will be present and speaker or attendee attribution, in any form, is a violation of CFA NY’s code of conduct.

A high-level discussion on major investment themes and global market dynamics from the perspective of SWFs, National pension plans and large institutional investment managers that deal with unique challenges arising from strict investment mandates and vast resources at hand. In the context of lingering liquidity effects from the crisis, the role of large investment funds as sources of capital has become increasingly prominent. With that in mind, we will explore their unique perspectives on the global macroeconomic environment and their future role as they continue to evolve in their operations and implementation of investment strategies.

*All discussions at the CFA NY Sovereign Wealth & National Pension Funds Conference are governed by Chatham House rules. The event is closed to media and by invitation only to senior fund executives, ensuring frank and productive discussions and an effective exchange of ideas among peers.

Note: This program has been approved by GARP and qualifies for 1.5 GARP CPD credit hours.  If you are a Certified FRM or ERP, please record this activity in your credit tracker at http://www.garp.org/cpd

5:30 PM: Registration

6:00 PM: Welcome Roberto Peralta, CFA, Head of Institutional Client Relations for the Americas, Société Générale Deepika Sharma, CFA, Director of Research and Associate Portfolio Manager, Astor Investment Management

6:15PM- 6:30PM: Special Guest Keynote M. Nicolas J. Firzli, Director-General, World Pensions Council (WPC) and Advisory Board Member, World Bank Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF) 6:30PM-  6:45PM: Keynote Carol Boykin, Representative of the Secretary General for Investments, UN Pension Fund

6:45PM- 7:55PM: Panel Danye Wang, Vice President, Institutional Client Relationships, BlackRock (Moderator) Brian Choi, Managing Director, Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) Matthew Nemeth, Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Constantino Argimon‎, Director, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

7:55PM- 8:00PM: Closing Remarks Chris Cutler, CFA, Chairman Emeritus, Alternative Investments Committee

8:00PM- 9:00PM: Networking

9:00PM: Adjournment

Who should attend?

Senior executives‎ at sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, endowments, foundations, single family offices, central banks, supra-nationals, insurance companies, institutional investment consultants and large global asset management firms.‎