09:30 – 09:05
Chairman’s opening remarks


09:05 – 09:25
Portfolio Manager Presentation: Global equities
Speaker: Stephen Way, AGF Investments


09:25 – 09:45
Portfolio Manager Presentation: Secure income
Speaker: TBC, BlackRock


09:45 – 10:20
LGPS Asset pooling – are we ready?
Part 1: Roundtable discussion with an introduction by Jeff Houston (Head of Pensions, LGA). Topics include: governancee, structure/arrangement of pools


10:20 – 11:00
Panel: Asset pooling – the changing investment landscape
Introduction by Jeff Houston
Moderator: John Harrison
Panellists: Denise Le Gal, JLT

11:00 – 11:20
Coffee

11:20 – 11:40
Portfolio Manager Interview: Land degradation
Speaker: TBC, Natixis Global Asset Management


11:40 – 12:10
Roundtable Discussion
Topic: Asset allocation


12:10 – 12:30
Portfolio Manager Presentation: Social housing – key worker build-to-rent schemes
Speaker: TBC, BMO Global Asset Management

12:30 – 12:50
Portfolio Manager Presentation: The shrinking public markets and why this matters
Speaker: Alex Scott, Pantheon Ventures

12:50 – 13:50
Lunch

13:50 – 14:30
Panel: Risk management
Moderator: John Harrison
Speaker: Peter Wallach, TBC, HSBC, Mercer


14:30 – 14:50
Portfolio Manager Presentation: Infrastructure
Speaker: TBC, J.P. Morgan Asset Management


14:50 – 15:30
Panel: Fixed income
Moderator: John Harrison
Speaker: Phil Triggs, TBC, Mirabaud

15:30 – 15:50
Coffee

15:50 – 16:10
Portfolio Manager Interview: Smart beta – weapons of wealth destruction?
Speaker: Jason Williams, Lazard Asset Management


16:10 – 16:30
Portfolio Manager Presentation: DGFs
Speaker: TBC, Columbia Threadneedle Investments


16:30 – 17:10
Panel: Implementing ESG
Moderator: John Harrison
Panellists: Michael Marshall, Hermes

17:10 – 17:15
Chairman’s closing remarks

17:15
The Great Gatsby Ballroom Reception