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27 April 2015

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

28 April 2015

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 Smart Beta and Factor Investing – Separating the Good from the Bad
With more institutional investors adopting factor-based 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
3:50pm Concluding Remarks

Updated: 9 November 2014

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Current trends and events
Central banking and monetary policy
Investment strategy
Asset allocation
Institutional collaboration
    Governance and regulations
Institutional real estate
Private equity
Equities, commodities, fixed income
Global economics
Risk management

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