The Global Pension Dialogue

30 mei 2018  Netherlands, Amsterdam

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    • The Federation of the Dutch Pension Funds, European Association of Paritarian Institutions (AEIP), Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) and World Pension Alliance (WPA) have joined forces to organise the Global Pension Dialogue on 30 May 2018. The event will be held at the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam where Mercer is the main sponsor of this interesting event.

      During this event we will discuss a wide variety of topics together with honourable speakers. There will also be several interactive breakout sessions. The Global Pension Dialogue offers an unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences concerning retirement around the globe.

      We hope to see you at the Global Pension Dialogue in Amsterdam on 30 May 2018!

      The program:

      • 08:30 - 09:30 uur Registration
      • 09:30 - 09:45 uur Welcome and opening
      • 09:45 - 10:45 uur Plenary 1 - Setting the scene
        The 4th Industrial Revolution. Global investment Markets Outlook for asset Owners. ESG Trends for Asset Owners
      • 10:45 - 11:05 uur Morning tea
      • 11:05 - 12:00 uur Plenary 2 - Pension technology: harnessing the power of data and technology
        Understand the role of 'pension tech' in providing enhance member experience. Consider the role of technology in streamlining back-office systems and processes. Learn how digital disruption will change the way investment decisions are made.
      • 12:05 - 13:05 uur Workshop 1A - Infrastructure
        Learn the different models of infrastructure investing and hear more about the social responsibility of ownership of public assets.
      • 12:05 - 13:05 uur Workshop 1B - What retirement?
        What does a 100-year life expectancy mean for retirement plans?
      • 12:05 - 13:05 uur Workshop 1C - Investment management fees
        Pension funds globally are grappling with the issue of investment management fees. Hear how funds across the globe are rising to the challenge in managing fee transparency and disclosure.
      • 12:05 - 13:05 uur Workshop 1D - Special interest meeting*: Responsible business conduct
        Discuss the direction of the OECD’s Responsible Business Conduct guidelines and ESG implications for institutional investors. *Meeting capped at 40 participants
      • 12:05 - 13:05 uur Workshop 1E - Special interest meeting*: Member engagement case study
        Hear from APG and ABP as they share their marketing and member engagement stories and insights. *Meeting capped at 40 participants
      • 13:05 - 13:55 uur Lunch
      • 13:55 - 14:55 uur Workshop 2A - Putting the 'S' in ESG
        The integration of social issues into investment decision-making is important to trustee boards of pension plans globally.
      • 13:55 - 14:55 uur Workshop 2B - Adequacy for pension fund members
        With an unpredictable future on the horizon, what will be the key adequacy issues and marginalised groups that will need support from pension funds?
      • 13:55 - 14:55 uur Workshop 2C - Engagement, financial literacy & education
        Participate in group discussion with international pension fund representatives on financial literacy and education, promoting advice service to members and the digitisation of financial advice.
      • 13:55 - 14:55 uur Workshop 2D - Special interest meeting*: Pension policy around the world
        This session will explore pension policy around the world and provide a forum for attendees to share their learnings. *Meeting capped at 40 participants
      • 13:55 - 14:55 uur Workshop 2E - Special interest meeting*: The best practice board
        Join your international colleagues to discuss best practice governance, culture and diversity on pension fund boards. *Meeting capped at 40 participants
      • 15:00 - 16:15 uur Plenary 3 - Mercer global pension index
        Hear from the top 5 pension fund countries as ranked by the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI).
      • 16:15 - 16:35 uur Afternoon tea
      • 16:35 - 17:15 uur Plenary 4 - Climate change: more than just the weather
        The flow on effects of climate change to the environment and communities in which asset owners invest is emerging as an area for strategic consideration.
        Our panel will explore the role that pension funds can play in helping to protect the communities that are most exposed to this issue.
      • 17:15 - 17:30 uur Closing remarks
      • 17:30 - 19:00 uur Networking reception