Join us for the Association for Asian American Investment Manager’s (AAAIM) 2015 National Conference scheduled for May 27-28, 2015 in New York City. AAAIM’s annual conference brings you viewpoints and insights from key decision makers across the industry. Join us at this year’s conference to hear from these leaders so you can stay ahead of the curve!
Founded in 2006, AAAIM’s mission is to provide greater access and leadership mobility for Asian Americans in the world of investment management. Challenged with a lack of diverse leadership in the field, AAAIM advocates for the hiring of more diverse individuals in decision-making positions as well as greater allocations to diverse managers.
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SESSION
Offices of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe - New York City, NY
Hear from a mentor and their mentee on the value-add of building a relationship and how it’s benefited both of them personally and professionally.
Program participants break out into small roundtable groups led by seasoned professionals in the industry to drill down on what value add can be found in these relationships and how to tackle obstacles to success both in mentorship and in the industry.
Hear from Thomas Lee, one of the most successful Asian Americans in the industry about his path to success, the power of relationships, and perspectives on forging your career.
The Cube at Riverpark – New York City, NY
Apella Conference Center – New York City, NY
A macroeconomic overview looking at key factors in the market.
Hear from leading plan sponsors about their thoughts on the global economy and how they plan to invest for the future.
Security in the Cyber World
2014 was the year for cyber security awareness. Whether it was consumer or corporate breaches, the world – and investors – are keenly aware of the threat that cyber attacks pose. Experts in the field take your questions about their outlook in this important sector.
What’s new in this foundation of investing? Are there new and innovative ways to look at the asset class?
Investing in Infrastructure – Growth, Brick by Brick
The world of infrastructure investing is still a new and somewhat unknown quantity. Hear from some veterans in the space about how they approach this investment strategy and how the returns can bolster your portfolio.
AAAIM 2015 Champion’s Award: New York State Common Retirement Fund
Opportunities from Near and Far
Savvy investors have always looked to grow their investments globally. Nowadays, many are looking to explore opportunities in the United States. Hear from a panel of leading experts about their domestic investment priorities and how public policy, politics and the economy are impacting their strategies
Keynote Address: Staying Ahead of the Curve
Venture Capital – What’s Next in the Asset Class?
What’s next in this growing asset class? Are plans prepared to actively engage?
Hedge Funds – After a rough year, how can the sector bounce back?
Hedge funds have faced some turbulent times in recent years. That said, there are opportunities left and right that can’t be ignored.
Equities – Planning Ahead in Public Equity
What strategies lay ahead of us for the coming months and years after the market boom of 2014?
The role of the consultant has been a hot topic of conversation as it pertains to emerging managers. Where many see obstacles, some see opportunity. This session explores some of the best practices for emerging managers to successful collaborate with consultants to produce the highly sought after direct allocation.
Hear from emerging manager leaders from across the country how they are looking at the space and where they are hoping to find opportunities to grow and succeed.
California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
California State Teachers’ Employee Retirement System (CalSTRS)
New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF)
New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS)
New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS)
Teachers Retirement System of Texas
Employees Retirement System of Texas
Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
Lockheed Martin Asset Management Company
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Soros Fund Management
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
BAML Capital Access Funds Management, LLC
Grosvenor Capital Management
MC Asset Management
Fairview Capital Partners
Invesco Capital Management
Talson FIS Paragon Discovery Fund
UBS Global Asset Management
Progress Investment Management
Lenox Park LLC
Artemis Real Estate Partners
TorreyCove Capital Partners
JP Morgan Asset Management
The Apella is one of New York’s most innovative meeting and event spaces. Located in Kip’s Bay 450 East 29th Street, New York, NY 10016, the Apella provides a unique experience with unique views and an modern ambiance.