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Conference on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds

Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

Monday, February 26, 2018 from 1:15 PM to 5:20 PM (EST)

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Conference on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds
The 2nd annual conference of CJEB’s Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds


Monday, February 26, 2018, 1:15 - 5:20 p.m.
The Italian Academy, Columbia University
(1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027)
 
This is the second annual conference of the Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds (PPPSF) at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB), Columbia Business School. The PPPSF was established at CJEB under the guidance of Professor Takatoshi Ito to examine and conduct extensive research on how public pension funds and sovereign wealth funds should be structured, both in portfolio and governance. For more information about PPPSF including its new Working Paper Series, please visit its website.
 
The complete agenda is available here
 

Session topics:

  • Macro Environment and Challenges to Long-term Investors
  • ESG Investment
  • Infrastructure and Alternatives 

The Confirmed Speakers:

Keynote speaker: Jacob J. Lew, Former Secretary of the Treasury; Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Panelists and moderators:

Ralph Berg, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Infrastructure, OMERS
Lim Kee Chong, Deputy Group Chief Investment Officer and President (Americas), GIC
Richard Clarida, C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Carine Smith Ihenacho, Global Head of Ownership Strategies, NBIM
Takatoshi Ito, Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University and Director, Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds, CJEB
Carol Jeppesen, Senior US Network Manager, United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
John Lipsky, Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs; Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University
Hugh Patrick, Director, CJEB, Columbia Business School
Lukasz Pomorski, Managing Director, AQR
Norihiro Takahashi, President, Government Pension Investment Fund
Maria Vassalou, Partner, Asset Management, Perella Weinberg Partners

 

Advance registration is required. 
 
Special Notes:

  • Videotaping prohibited.
  • Reporting will be according to Chatham House rules; no direct attribution.
  • Your presence at this event indicates your willingness to appear in any photos as produced by CJEB. If this is an issue, please let us know. Thank you.

General Contact: Taylor Cook, tgc2114@gsb.columbia.edu
Media Contact: Ryoko Ogino, ro2213@columbia.edu

Have questions about Conference on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds? Contact Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

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The Italian Academy, Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027

Monday, February 26, 2018 from 1:15 PM to 5:20 PM (EST)


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Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School


Established at Columbia Business School in 1986 under the direction of Professor Hugh Patrick, the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB) promotes knowledge and understanding of Japanese business and economics in an international context. The Center is a research organization widely recognized for its international programs, which provide prominent speakers from the public and private sectors a forum for collaboration and reflection on Japan, the United States, and the global economy.

www.gsb.columbia.edu/cjeb

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