# Institutional Investment Conference
US Institutional Investment Conference


Download the conference agenda for topics and times each speaker will be presenting.




Monday, June 9

The Viceroy Hotel
120 W 57th Street, New York City
1 PM Registration/Information Desk
The Viceroy Hotel
6 PM Welcome Reception
The Viceroy Hotel - Rooftop

Tuesday, June 10

10 on the Park at Time Warner Center
North Tower, 60 Columbus Circle, New York City
(Main Entrance on West 60th Street, at Broadway)
7:45 AM Transportation to Time Warner Center
8:15 AM Breakfast
9 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks by Conference Chair
Anne Richards, Chief Investment Officer, Aberdeen Asset Management
9:10 AM Opening Address: “Snapshot: The Political Environment at Home and Abroad”
David Gergen, Professor of Public Service, Harvard Kennedy School and CNN Senior Political Analyst
10 AM Asset Management 2020: A Brave New World
The operating landscape for investors will change by 2020 and beyond. In his address, John Siciliano will discuss how to prepare for these challenges and what game changers will redefine the industry.
John C. Siciliano, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory LLC
10:50 AM Break
11:15 AM Investment Panel: “Impact of Trends on Portfolios”
Peer panel discussing how the current geopolitical environment and industry trends are impacting their portfolios and investment decisions.
Darryl Orom, Portfolio Manager, External Funds, Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund
David Azzolina, Director of Pension Investments, Textron Inc.
Tina Surh, Chief Investment Officer, New York University
12:15 PM Luncheon and Speaker: “Becoming a Champion”
John McEnroe, World Champion Tennis Player
1:30 PM Afternoon Session Commences
Martin Gilbert, Chief Executive, Aberdeen Asset Management
Conference Chair: Gerald Malone, Chairman, Aberdeen Funds
1:45 PM A Global Investment Panel: “Home and Away”
Big asset allocation shifts have been the subject of much debate: bonds to equities, developing markets to developed, low to high yielding assets. Are these long-term trends and how much should they influence investors seeking good quality returns?
Flavia Cheong, Investment Director, Asian Equities, Aberdeen Asset Management
Stephen Docherty, Head of Global Equities, Aberdeen Asset Management
Greg Hopper, Head of Global High Yield, Aberdeen Asset Management
2:30 PM Emerging Markets: Alive and Kicking
Devan Kaloo, Head of Emerging Markets, Aberdeen Asset Management
3:15 PM Break
3:45 PM Keynote Address: “Global Financial Crisis: Gone but not Forgotten”
How far have we really come since Lehman?
Where will the global economy be in another five years?

Nouriel Roubini, Economist, Roubini Global Economics
4:30 PM Chief Economist Debate - "It’s not all about the Emerging Markets"
A panel of distinguished economists and commentators examine the state of key developed world economies and take a look at what the future may hold.

Nouriel Roubini, Economist, Roubini Global Economics
Anne Richards, Chief Investment Officer, Aberdeen Asset Management
Douglas Elliott, Fellow in Economic Studies, The Brookings Institute
Constance Hunter, Chief Economist of Alternative Investments, KPMG
5:30 PM A reflection of the day: Gerald Malone
5:45 PM Cocktails and Conversation with PGA Seniors Champion Colin Montgomerie
The 2014 PGA Seniors champ and Ryder Cup Legend will recap his recent victory and preview the 2014 Ryder Cup.
7 PM Dinner
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
(between West 62nd and 63rd Streets)
10 PM Transportation from Lincoln Center to Viceroy Hotel

Wednesday, June 11

The Viceroy Hotel
120 W 57th Street, New York City
8:30 AM Breakfast
The Viceroy Hotel - Rooftop
9:30 AM Investment Process in Action: Live Interview with CFO of Telus Corp.
Telus, with a market cap of US$22 billion, is a leading provider of telecommunication services to Canadian enterprise and individual customers

Join us for a live face-to-face interview with senior management. As Aberdeen is a long-term investor in Telus, the interview will showcase our first-hand approach to company research and our ongoing due diligence of companies in which we invest.

Paul Atkinson, Head of US Equities at Aberdeen, will be leading a Q&A with John Gossling, CFO of Telus Corp., followed by questions from the audience.