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 - 51 West 52nd Street, New York City, NY
Hudson Conference Room, 23rd Floor
Hear from mentors and their mentees 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 – 450 East 29th Street, New York City, NY
Apella Conference Center – 450 East 29th Street, 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.
Fixed Income investing: The Next Generation Of Debt Strategies
As institutional investors move away from traditional fixed income to a new generation of debt strategies the landscape for this asset class continues to change. This panel will address the current market and interest environment and how investors are shifting their portfolio strategies to take advantage of alpha generating opportunities in the debt markets. Panelists will explore the new paradigm of fixed income investing, each from their own unique perspective.
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 – The New Frontier of Venture Capital Investing
A discussion on the evolution of venture investing. Where are investment opportunities and sources of capital coming from? What are the expectations from LPs and GPs in this asset class?
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.
Planning Ahead in Public Equities
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.
Artemis Real Estate Partners
Attucks Asset Management
BAML Capital Access Funds Management, LLC
California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
California State Teachers’ Employee Retirement System (CalSTRS)
China Investment Corporation (CIC)
Employees Retirement System of Texas
Fairview Capital Partners
Grosvenor Capital Management
Illinois State Board of Investment (ISBI)
Invesco Capital Management
JP Morgan Asset Management
Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
Lenox Park LLC
Lockheed Martin Asset Management Company
Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
MC Asset Management
New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF)
New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS)
New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS)
New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF)
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Progress Investment Management
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS)
Soros Fund Management
Southern California Edison
Talson FIS Paragon Discovery Fund
Teachers Retirement System of Texas
TorreyCove Capital Partners
UBS Global Asset Management
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