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The Insurance Asset Management - Industry Insight Seminar is the inaugural event for Chief Investment Officers, Heads of Asset Allocation and Investment Strategy at North-East State insurers.

Building on the following for the Insurance Asset Management Summit amongst insurance investment officers over seven years, this half-day event gathers leading decision makers from New York and surrounding U.S. States.

The Seminar will take place on 5th December 2019, and is a practical and interactive seminar, that will seek to explore many of the major issues impacting insurance investment officers as they strive to generate yield in politically and economically volatile times. We will be joined by the community of US investment, finance, operations and risk professionals with leading regulators.




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TIME MAIN CONFERENCE

8:15 - 9:10

BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING

9:10 - 9:20

Chairman’s opening address

9:20 - 10:00

Key Note Address: Portfolio management through changing times: evolutions in the capitalist model, understanding emerging threats and opportunities, and the new role of emerging markets in global finance

Confirmed: Douglas Rediker, Former Executive Board Member for the U.S. to the International Monetary Fund


10:00 - 10:45

Panel debate: Case study views - designing an asset allocation plan for growth with appropriate downside protection against the threat of recession


Moderator: Noel Hillmann, Chief Executive Officer, Clear Path Analysis

Panelists:

Confirmed: Rip Reeves , Chief Investment Officer, AEGIS Insurance

Confirmed: Raman Srivastava, Chief Investment Officer, Great-West Life

Confirmed: Duke Williams II, Associate Partner, Aon

Confirmed: Lisa Longino, Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Strategy – Chief Investment Office, Prudential Financial

10:45 - 11:10

Standalone Presentation: Indexing resilience: a primer for insurance markets and economies

Confirmed: Thomas Holzheu, Chief Economist, Americas, Swiss Re Institute

11:10 - 11:30

MORNING REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING



11:30 - 12:00

Presentation: Emerging Market Debt – an update on market changes and it’s expanding role in a diversified portfolio

Confirmed: Shamaila Khan, Director, Emerging Market Debt, AllianceBernstein


12:00 – 13:00

Talking Tables Debate: Audience to debate three questions with option of inputting or listening as an attendee

Topics to be debated taken from a list of options put forward by insurers in agenda research, such as:

Forecasting the potential rise in interest rates and likely timings of such increases

Assessing the added value of private investments to an investment portfolio and risks involved

- Exploring capital efficient vehicles to gain private sector exposure

Designing an asset allocation plan for growth with appropriate downside protection against the threat of recession

How have municipal market tax law changes impacted insurers investment portfolios and what is the longer time forecast for the health of municipal debt market?

How to counter low projected risk-adjusted returns for US stocks and bonds over the next 10 years?

Should greater focus be placed on emerging markets in the face of lower returns from developed economy debt?

Exploring the possible current as well as future role of Artificial Intelligence in insurance investing: portfolio and strategy design, manager due diligence and selection, trading strategies


13:00 - 14:00


LUNCH


14:00 – 14:25


Closing Address: The impact of, geopolitics and cyberterrorism on insurance asset management


Confirmed: Jeffrey Batt, Cyber Insurance Practice Leader, M&T Insurance

Jeffrey Batt

Cyber Insurance Practice Leader, M&T Insurance

Raman Srivastava

Chief Investment Officer, Great-West Life

Douglas Rediker

Former Executive Board Member for the U.S., International Monetary Fund, and Chairman, International Capital Strategies

Thomas Holzheu

Chief Economist, Americas, Swiss Re Institute

Rip Reeves

Chief Investment Officer, AEGIS Insurance

Duke Williams II

Associate Partner, Aon

Shamaila Khan

Director, Emerging Market Debt, AllianceBernstein

Lisa Longino

Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Strategy – Chief Investment Office, Prudential Financial

LEAD SEMINAR SPONSOR


AllianceBernstein manages $592 billion in assets globally (as of Septmber, 2019) for a diverse group of clients, including insurance companies, whose assets represent roughly one-third of total AUM. After more than 40 years of managing assets on their behalf, we know what matters to insurance companies. Through our high-touch engagement model and dedicated team of insurance experts averaging 27 of investing experience, we work with each insurer to develop the best solution given their unique investment requirements. This consultative approach leverages our extensive insurance-specific expertise and AllianceBernstein’s global market knowledge to deliver investment clarity and better long-term outcomes for our insurance clients.

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance. For further information on our capabilities and to learn how we empower results for clients, please visit http://aon.mediaroom.com.

All our sponsorship packages are ‘tailor made’ to ensure complete success for our clients, so you can feel assured that your specific aims are being addressed

Call +44 (0) 207 688 8511 or send a message

By listening to those in the industry, we create a shortlist of individuals who most influence and inspire those around them and invite them to contribute to our reports and events by:

Contributing a thought piece on an issue raised in the market research

Participating in or moderating a roundtable with other industry leaders

Participating as an interviewer or interviewee

Producing a case study white paper written with a client or supplier

Taking part in a head to head debate with another respected industry professional.

Clear Path Analysis is always open to suggestions of suitable contributors for future topics.

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All our sponsorship packages are ‘tailor made’ to ensure complete success for our clients, so you can feel assured that your specific aims are being addressed. If you’re interested in any of the above benefits then please contact us below about sponsorship:

Call +44 (0) 207 688 8511 or send a message

All our sponsorship packages are ‘tailor made’ to ensure complete success for our clients, so you can feel assured that your specific aims are being addressed. If you’re interested in any of the above benefits then please contact us below about sponsorship:

Call +44 (0) 207 1931 487 or send a message