There are only a few days left to register for this year’s PP Investment Conference, which will be held on Tuesday 5 November at London’s America Square Conference Centre.
The conference - which is free to attend for in-house pension scheme representatives and trustees -will look at investment management innovation and some of the latest thinking in the industry.
Speakers will include BMO Global Asset Management's chief economist Steven Bell, who will provide an economic overview and look forward to 2020; and University of Leeds research fellow Leo Cohen, who will reveal the initial findings of his research into the behavioural finance biases in the decision-making of pension trustees.
Sessions will also topics such as ESG in emerging market debt; absolute return fixed income strategies; building risk management into growth funds; and the challenges of cashflow-driven investing.
It will also include presentations on how to integrate investment strategy with long-term funding targets and look at the implications of cost transparency for schemes.
To register, or find out more about the event, visit the PP Investment Awards website.
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