Agenda 2017-04-19T14:07:46+00:00

2017 AGENDA OUTLINE:

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WEDNESDAY – April 26, 2017

6:00 PM | Cocktail Reception

7:00 PM | Welcome Dinner

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7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:15 AM Opening Remarks from Chair
8:30 AM INDUSTRY BRIEFING
Collision Course – Making Sense of Geopolitical Risks and Implications for Your Portfolio
9:15 AM
FIRESIDE CHAT
Asset Allocation Reboot – Thriving in an Unpredictable and Expensive Alternative Investment Environment
10:00 AM Mid-Morning Break
TRACK A 10:30 AM | ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE | The Intersection of Premia, Factors and Hedge Funds
11:15 AM | RELATIVE VALUE STRATEGIES | Turning Macro Tides to Uncover Opportunities
12:00 PM | SPOTLIGHT | The Senior Housing Market
TRACK B 10:30 AM | REAL ESTATE PANEL | Capitalizing on the Global and Domestic Real Estate Markets
11:15 AM | FARMLAND REVISITED | Can Global Agriculture Perform as a Core Asset Class?
12:00 PM | SPOTLIGHT | Bridging Long Term Capital and Agriculture: A Must for Both
12:15 PM Networking Luncheon
TRACK A 1:30 PM | PREMIA 2.0 | An Advanced Factor-Based Approach to Overcome the Diversification Challenge
2:15 PM | QUANTITATIVE AND FACTOR ANALYSIS  | Challenging Conventional Wisdom in Risks, Horizon, and Smart Beta
TRACK B 1:30 PM | PRIVATE EQUITY PANEL | Enhancing PE Strategy and Manager Selection to Lift Return and Spread Risk
2:15 PM | PRIVATE DEBT PANEL | The Rise of Private Debt as an Institutional Asset Class
3:15 PM Mid-Afternoon Break
TRACK A 3:45 PM | BEST PRACTICES | Uncorrelated Strategies – Preparing for a Challenging Risk Environment
4:30 PM | ALTERNATIVE FIXED INCOME | Thinking Outside the Fixed Income Box to Generate Higher Yields
TRACK B 3:45 PM | INFRASTRUCTURE PANEL | Removing Barriers to Access Infrastructure Investments for Long Term Growth
4:30 PM | INTERACTIVE PEER TO PEER | Liquidity, Risks & Returns – Optimizing Asset Mix to Meet Your Investment Objectives
5:15 PM Conference Concludes for the Day
6:00 PM Networking Reception at Peller Estates
7:00 PM Gala Dinner at Peller Barrel Cellar
7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:15 AM Opening Remarks from Chair
8:30 AM ECONOMISTS’ ROUNDTABLE
Analyzing Interest-Rate Possibilities and the Global Economic Landscape
9:15 AM CASE STUDY: CAAT PENSION PLAN
Retooling Portfolio Construction to Accommodate an Aggressive Growth in Alternative Assets
10:00 AM EMERGING TREND
Trade Finance in the Alternative Lending Space
10:30 AM Networking Break
10:50 AM BEST PRACTICES
Benchmarking Real Estate Performance – Challenges and Tools
11:20 AM
RISK LEADERS’ ROUNDTABLE
How to Improve Alternative Investment Decisions through Holistic Risk Management
12:10 PM OPEN FORUM
Conference Tangibles & Summary Recommendations
12:25 PM Closing Comments from Chair
12:30 PM Networking Luncheon

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