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AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series

The AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series is provided at no charge to institutional investors.  If you are interested in participating or viewing the on-demand recordings, please contact us.

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The AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series is provided at no charge to institutional investors, consultants, academics, and AIF member firms.  If you are interested in participating, please contact us for more information.

2020 AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series Schedule

AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series
Strategically Navigating Portfolio-wide Concerns during the COVID-19 Crisis
Online | On-Demand
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EDT
Institutional investors globally continue manage portfolios throughout the current turbulence and the expected aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear from the esteemed members of AIF’s Investor, Academic, and Consultant Advisory Boards on how the world’s largest institutional investors will navigate and address portfolio-wide concerns.
AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series
Private Equity Investing in Light of COVID-19: Taking A Closer Look at the Data
Online
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Featuring panelists Tim Jenkinson, Professor of Finance, Said Business School, University of Oxford, Oxford Private Equity Institute Director, and AIF Academic Board Member; Michael Elio, Partner, StepStone Group, and AIF Consultant Board Member; Dana Johns, Senior Portfolio Manager, Maryland State Retirement and Pension System; and Ferdinand Seibert, Managing Director and Head of Private Equity, Zurich Alternative Asset Management.
AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series
Private Credit Investing in Light of COVID-19
On Demand
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

Opening Remarks by Seth Carpenter, Ph.D., US Chief Economist, UBS

Seth Carpenter is the US Chief Economist at UBS. Before joining UBS, he was Head of US Research at Rokos Capital Management. Prior to this position, he had a long career in the public sector. Seth was at the United States Department of Treasury for 2-1/2 years, where he was nominated by President Obama to be Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets after being Deputy Assistant Secretary for Macroeconomic Analysis. Prior to Treasury, Seth worked for 15 years at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He joined as a research economist, rising to the level of Deputy Director of the Division of Monetary Affairs. Seth is a member of the Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisors and a member of Council on Foreign Relations.

Panelists

  • Sylvia Owens, Managing Director, Global Private Credit and Real Assets Strategist, Aksia
  • Keith Bareman, Investment Director—Fixed Income and Private Credit, Indiana Public Retirement System
  • James Del Gaudio, Senior Portfolio Manager, Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System
  • Ruchit Shah, Acting CIO, Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company
AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series
Portfolio Rebalancing: What, When, How?
On Demand
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

Our next live session, Portfolio Rebalancing: What, When, How?, will take place on Wednesday, May 20 at 11:00 a.m. EDT and will feature:

  • André Perold, George Gund Professor of Finance and Banking, Emeritus, Harvard Business School and Co-Founder, Managing Partner and CIO, HighVista Strategies
  • Britt Harris, President, CEO and CIO, The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company (UTIMCO)
  • Jonathan Grabel, CIO, Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
  • Andrew Sawyer, Former CIO, Maine Public State Employees Retirement System and President and CIO, Sawyer Companies LLC
AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series
Opportunistic and Diversifying Strategies
Online
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

This session will feature:

  • Andrew Lo, Ph.D., Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor of Finance, Director of the Laboratory for Financial Engineering, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • James Walsh, Head of Portfolio Group and Partner, Albourne America LLC
  • Dave Finstad, Senior Portfolio Manager, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI)
  • Elena Manola-Bonthond, CIO, CERN Pension Fund
  • Ian McKnight, CIO, Royal Mail Pension Trustees Limited
  • Julia Winterson, Director of Investments, CommonSpirit Health
AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series
Real Estate
Online
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

This session will feature:

  • Kevin D. Gray, Professor of Real Estate, Yale School of Management
  • Rob Kochis, Partner, The Townsend Group
  • Brad Creel, Director of Real Estate Investments, Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company
  • Peggy DaSilva, Head of Loan and Asset Management, Allianz Real Estate
  • Grant Walker, Director, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • Mark Wojcichowsky, Managing Director, Real Estate, Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund
AIF Institute Live: Global Investor Series
Infrastructure
Online
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EDT

Featuring:

  • Jim Clayton, Professor, Timothy R. Price Chair, and Director, Brookfield Centre in Real Estate and Infrastructure, Schulich School of Business, York University
  • Sherena Hussain, Assistant Professor, Brookfield Centre in Real Estate and Infrastructure, Schulich School of Business, York University
  • Judy Chambers, Managing Principal, Private Markets Consultant, Meketa Investment Group
  • Sharmila Kassam, Founder/Consultant, Aligned Capital Investing and Former Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Employees Retirement System of Texas
  • Tim Formuziewich, Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)
  • James Rice, Principal Investment Officer, Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)