The California Institutional Investor Forum is designed to address the informational and educational needs of California-based institutional investors, including public and corporate pension plans, university endowments, charitable foundations, healthcare organizations, insurance companies and their consultants. It is the fourth installment of the series, formerly known as the Pacific States Institutional Investor Forum.
Alan Wong Investment Strategist Chevron
Candace Ronan Portfolio Manager, Global Equity CalSTRS
Bert Feuss Vice President, Investments Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Laurie Weir Investment Director CalPERS
Steve Algert Managing Director J. Paul Getty Trust
David Francl Managing Director, Absolute Return San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System
Christopher L. Winiarz Investment Officer University of California
Zeke Loretto Director Head of Global Investments eBay
Rob Feckner President CalPERS Board of Administration
David Kushner Senior Consulting Principal NexTier Consulting Solutions
Michael Nicks Director of Investments Pepperdine University
James Walsh Head of Portfolio Group Albourne
David Saunders Chief Executive Officer K2 Advisors
Joe Ledgerwood Director of Equity Research RVK, Inc.
Ping Zhu Vice President, Hedge Funds & Fixed Income Verus
Dr. Michael Heldmann Senior Portfolio Manager Allianz Global Investors
Carl Ludwigson Chairman, Director of Manager Research Bel Air Advisors
Eugene Podkaminer SVP, Capital Markets Research Callan Associates
Major Economic Trends and Market Forces
What are some of the big issues that will likely see us through for the coming quarters?
Opportunities and Pitfalls in the Asia-Pacific Region
The signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has ignited new excitement in the growth potential of many Asia-Pacific economies. Where do we see real opportunities in the next few years to a decade?
Searching for Growth in a Low Growth Environment-Global Equity Opportunities & Risks
2016 looks to be a year of falling GDP on a worldwide level due to low commodity prices and general lack of demand. So where does an investor find high quality companies that, despite economic headwinds, can still deliver positive earnings growth?
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