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September 15-18, 2019
The Canadian Investment Institute is designed for advanced trustees and professionals who have a firm grasp of investment concepts and principles. This event features global and Canadian economic updates that will help attendees keep current on recent activities and trends. Other sessions will help attendees build their skills in portfolio oversight and provide timely information about the issues impacting the funds and participants you represent.Find out more »
Shaped by input from Top 100 Pensions, this event is designed for institutional investors looking to exploit alternative investments in a volatile investment climate. Join CIOs, trustees, and pension investment consultants in Vancouver, as industry leaders dissect critical issues and solutions. Source innovative strategies and practical implementation insights you need to enhance returns and mitigate risks. Reinvent your alternative investment playbook.
PBI Consultant Presenting:
Moderator: Philip Falls, Senior Consultant, Investment Practice Leader.
November 6, 2019
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM | Fireside Chat: Developing an Uncorrelated Assets Strategy to Reduce Risk in Uncertain Times
Date: November 24-27, 2019
Location: Hilton, San Francisco Union Square
A unique learning opportunity to engage with best-in-class speakers, listen to inspirational keynote presentations, interact with peers through case studies, stay current with the latest regulatory and legislative changes, and learn about approaches to improve your funds.
PBI Consultants Presenting in English:
Avinash D. Maniram, Senior Consultant
National Pharmacare - Will the Momentum Continue?
Has Legalization Changed the Cannabis Conversation?
Nisha Singh, Senior Consultant
Communication From a Member’s Perspective
Join over 200 attendees at the CPBI Investment Forecast Seminar for over two hours of content designed for pension and investment professionals. The seminar offers attendees the opportunity to network with leaders in responsible investing, to hear from influential industry professional and thought leaders, and to learn about the latest issues, trends and developments in the field. CPBI is your source for solid and unbiased education.Find out more »
The investment landscape is changing with higher interest rates and late cycle risk associated with the final stages of a bull market. This challenging environment means it is critical that you adapt your investment strategy to guarantee better returns and ensure the success of your mission.
Gain practical advice to:
Manage late cycle risk while maximizing returns
Optimize your fixed income strategy
Improve social impact
Conduct effective investment manager searches
Incorporate cryptocurrencies into your portfolio mix
Capture excess returns through the illiquidity premium
CPBI Pacific – Canadian Commercial Real Estate Investing Building a Progressive Real Estate Debt and Equity Investment Strategy
From a Trustee's perspective, what really drives the decision to invest in real estate as an alternative investment? Broadening the asset class further into real estate debt and real estate equity, we highlight how Plans can gain exposure to the asset class, and uncover some of the current strategies and themes seen in today’s Canadian commercial real estate landscape.
Join this event as Lee Riggs, Administrator at International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115 (formerly President at Telecommunications Workers Union, and board member at Concert Properties), and Lezlie Mintz, VP Business Development at ACM Advisors Ltd, share their insights on Canadian Commercial Real Estate Investing.Find out more »
February 19-21, 2020
Join investment decision-makers and leaders from pension funds, foundations, Indigenous communities, trade unions, faith-based groups, universities, civil society, and investment management firms to find ways to build a sustainable, inclusive, and productive economy.
Date: February 23-26, 2020
Location: Savannah, GA
Explore new trends, share experiences and discover strategies to promote a complete culture of health for their plan members.
PBI Consultant Speaking: Avinash Maniram
Session: Brain Health
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 25 – 3:00-4:00 p.m.
The increasing focus on brain health encompasses mindfulness to live a fuller life, alertness for safety reasons, and serious brain injuries and diseases. Learn about threats to and the six pillars of brain health as well as steps to keep the brain in shape. This session will also cover the financial cost to the health care system and implications for benefit plans.Find out more »
The 2nd Annual NATOA Indigenous Women's Summit will feature some of the most successful and influential Indigenous women across the country who have created and accomplished their dreams and goals. We look to showcase real-life women and their personal journeys of struggle, planning, action, set-backs, and victories.Find out more »
From pension fund managers to those investing on their own, sustainable investing has gathered widespread appeal in recent years. With a shift in attitudes about corporate social responsibility and the emergence of shareholder activism, the investing industry has moved away from strictly thinking about a financial bottom line. Suitable for anyone with money to invest and those who influence pension plans, this session will highlight the key issues faced by those looking into a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG)…Find out more »