World Research Group
The 4th Annual Emerging Managers Congress for Institutional Investors
This conference is geared toward providing solutions and answers for how and why pension plans, foundations and endowments should utilize emerging managers for their investments
The event delivers a balance of high quality content together with networking activities for the exchange of ideas and best practices. Networking activities take place during morning coffee, and lunch, as well as during key breaks throughout the agenda. There is also a cocktail reception created to facilitate relationship building.
Date: Sept 14– 15, 2011
Venue: Affinia Chicago,166 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611
Topics covered include:
- How to implement an emerging manager program
- How to identify and evaluate emerging managers
- Examining new investment trends
- Identifying and mitigating risk factors
- Analyzing and finding solutions to state mandates and federal regulations
- Collaborating with your consultant to implement and identify the best emerging managers for your plan
*Special Speed Networking Session – Managers will be paired with plan sponsors, consultants and emerging managers-of-managers for an 8 minute speed networking session.
Some of the Featured Speakers include:
Chairperson: Bob Murray, Director of Institutional Marketing, Ancora Advisors, LLC
Keynote Speaker: Kweku Obed, Principal, Mercer Investment Consulting
Stephanie Neely, City Treasurer, City of Chicago
James McNamee, President, Illinois Public Pension Fund Association
Terese Madigan Hayes, Vice President, Investments & Senior Investment Consultant, LaSalle Street Consulting Group of Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Who Should Attend
The focus will be on the Public and State Pension Funds, Employee Pension Funds, Endowments and Foundations.
Trustees, Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, CCO, CEO, CFI, CFO, CIO, CWO, Senior Partners, Executive Directors, Comptrollers, Consultants, Investment Directors, Investment Analysts, Investment Researchers and Administrators.
As well as:
Emerging Managers, Asset Managers, Manager-of-Managers, Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds and Alternative Investments; specifically those working with plans, foundations and endowment
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