The 3rd Annual Great Plains Institutional Investor Forum is an educational initiative designed through close coordination with the region’s leading institutional investors to build peer communities that merge global best practices with local expertise.
The program’s agenda will cover smart beta, pension fund management, private equity allocation trends, fund operational issues, the global equity market landscape, hedge fund allocation trends, asset recovery, securities litigation, the distressed cycle and credit market navigation, interest rates and the credit cycle, real assets and non-traditional asset classes, fiduciary responsibility and fraud protection. The forum is specially designed to bring together 100+ staff members, investment officers, board members and trustees representing Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa.
CPAs can receive CPE credits towards their continuing education obligations.
Anthony Waskiewicz Chief Investment Officer Mercy Health Systems
Thomas Crook Vice President, Treasury Services Essentia Health
Susan Slocum Treasurer & Investment Officer Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Karen Florez Manager of Investments The Minneapolis Foundation
Marianne Feeley Director, Traditional Assets Verus
Darlene Green Comptroller City of St. Louis
Jay Kiedrowski Board Member Guthrie Theatre
Jim Dykstal Portfolio Manager DeMarche Associates
Alyssa Cheatham Senior Consultant Pavilion Advisory Group
Ian Janecek Research Director Private Equity | Senior Consultant Gavion
Laura Block Chief Financial Officer University of North Dakota
Greg Zick Manager, Pensions & Investments Xcel Energy
Todd Thorsen Senior Investment Manager Medtronic Employee Pension Plan
Brian Neale Chief Investment Officer University of Nebraska
Kim Faust Vice President & Treasurer Fairview Health Services
Phillip Kapler Former Executive Director Fresno County Employees Retirement Association
Jonathan Havice Chief Investment Officer J Slocum Associates
John Linder Consultant, Principal Pension Consulting Alliance
Style Investing the Smart Way
Actively combining risk premiums to achieve stable out-performance.
Major Forces and Trends in 2016
As we enter into a new calendar year, what are some of the big issues that will likely see continuations from the previous periods?
Practical Steps Towards ESG Integration
How can environment, social and governance (ESG), as well as manager diversity, considerations be woven into the portfolio construction process?
Investing in Today's Global Equity Markets
Amid the dynamic nature of global equity markets, where can opportunities be found today, and what are the challenges facing plan sponsors?
|Sponsorship is only available upon invitation and Markets Group reserves the right to refuse sponsorship from any organization or individual deemed by Markets Group to be incompatible with the event. Markets Group forum sessions are closed to all media/press and video/audio recording is explicitly prohibited within the venue.|
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