The Westin Chosun Seoul
Seoul, Jung-gu 100-070
Republic of Korea
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Cathy Yang, currently a correspondent for CCTV's English Channel in Hong Kong, boasts an extensive broadcast career during which she has garnered global recognition for her work as a journalist.
She was most recently Reporter-Presenter at Reuters TV in Hong Kong where she conducted live financial markets reports and produced human interest feature packages. She worked at Reuters for nearly four years.
Prior to that, Cathy has anchored for Bloomberg Television Asia-Pacific for nearly 10 years, previously in Tokyo and then in Hong Kong. in 2001,2002, and 2003, Cathy was awarded the title of “Best News Presenter” at the prestigious Asian Television Awards. The three-straight win is a first for the category.
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|7:00 – 7:55am||Breakfast|
|8:00 – 8:25am||Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute: Welcome & Introductions|
|8:30 – 8:55am||Opening Keynote Address|
|9:00 – 9:55am||The Asian Century Revisited
In 2014, according to the IMF, China passed over the United States to be the world’s largest economy according to their calculations. In addition, China is developing a bank to rival the World Bank. Along the periphery, growth in Southeast Asia and efficiencies in Korea and Japan are driving growth in various sectors. How can institutional investors position themselves to take advantage of these trends?
|10:00 – 10:25am||Networking / Break|
|10:30 – 11:25am||Building the Optimal Portfolio – Inside the Engine Room
With terms like risk parity, LDI and manager selection, how can institutional investors navigate and properly use solutions to enhance portfolio performance? This panel will discuss the latest trends in portfolio optimization.
|11:30 – 12:00pm||Keynote Speaker|
|12:00 – 1:20pm||Lunch|
|1:30 – 2:30pm||Being Successful in Real Asset Investing
More Asian institutional investors have indicated a preference for investing in real assets such as real estate, infrastructure and, at times, commodities. This panel will discuss the various ways investors are accessing these particular markets.
|2:30 – 3:00pm||Keynote Speaker|
|3:15 – 5:00pm||Public Investor Attendee Only Session
Agenda released only to sovereign attendees and public investors
|5:00 – 7:30pm||Afternoon Networking Event|
|7:30 – 8:30pm||Cocktail Reception|
|8:30 – 10:00pm||The Summit Welcome Dinner|
|7:00 – 7:55am||Breakfast|
|8:00 – 8:25am||Beginning Keynote Day 2|
|8:30 – 9:25am||Lessons from the Past: A Look into Emerging Markets
Emerging markets as an asset class was very popular before developed markets experienced rallies. How are emerging markets performing? Is it worth the risk? In this session, the panelists will chat about their views on emerging markets across the world.
|9:30 – 10:00am||Keynote Address|
|10:00 – 10:20am||Networking / Break|
|10:30 – 11:25am||Walking a Tight Rope: Regulations, Risks and Policy Shifts
This panel will discuss the complexities of investing in different regimes and the rules that impact them.
|11:30 – 11:55am||Keynote Address|
|12:00 – 1:10pm||Lunch|
|1:20 – 2:15pm||Demystifying Multi-Asset Strategies
With more institutional investors adopting multi-asset strategies, how can investors navigate through the exhaustive list of options? What are some common ways to implement these strategies into a portfolio?
|2:20 – 3:15pm||The Honest Truth: A Sensible Investment Outlook
This panel will examine the investment outlook for the remainder of 2015 and the beginning of 2016. What are the current trends, risks, unknowns and latest investment tactics?
|3:15 – 3:45pm||Closing Keynote Address – The Low Carbon Initiative
Updated: 2 March 2015
Current trends and events
Central banking and monetary policy
Governance and regulations
Institutional real estate
Equities, commodities, fixed income