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What is the Role of Treasurers in State and Local pensions? Details in this Opal Group webinar


The Soho Loft Media Group supports the Public Funds Summit Virtual 2021 to be keynoted by Avi Loeb of Harvard University and Morgan Stanley CFA, Joseph Matthews

Service providers, actuarial firms, fund managers, foundations, plan sponsors, pension trustees and representatives, and consultants will gather on February 10 - 11, 2021 for the Public Funds Summit Virtual 2021 webinar organized by Opal Group.

David Drake, Chairman and Founder of LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft Media Group, says, "COVID-19 has disrupted the financial markets but there are still a lot of opportunities available despite these challenging times. This event will highlight the current status of the financial investment sector."

Some of the speakers in the online forum include:

Ali Akay, Chief Investment Officer, Carrhae Capital, LLP
Avi Loeb, Ph.D., Professor of Science, Harvard University
Don Stracke, Consultant, NEPC, LLC
Eileen Neill, CFA, Managing Director, Senior Consultant, Verus Investments
Jeffrey Weiler, Executive Director, Fairfax County Retirement Systems
Jonathan Ward, Founder, Atlas Organization; Author China's Vision of Victory
Joseph Matthews, CFA, Alternative Investments Director, First Vice President, Senior Investment Management Consultant – Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Consulting Group & Institutional Services
Leonard Gilroy, Senior Managing Director, Pension Integrity Project, Reason Foundation
Marcia Peters, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Evaluations
Steve Nelsen, Executive Director, Washington State Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' (LEOFF)

The two-day online summit will feature keynote speeches and panel discussions. Some of the topics that will be covered include the best practices for securities litigation and portfolio monitoring for public pensions, equity investing strategies and their role in today's pension portfolio, the role of treasurers in state and local pensions, and examining the real estate market opportunities amid the COVID-19 fallout.

The event's diamond sponsors are American Finance Trust, AR Global, and eVestment. Fidelity Institutional Asset Management is the bronze sponsor. Some of the media partners are The Soho Loft Media Group, Impact Wealth Magazine, GlobalRisk Community, BarclayHedge, SmartMoneyMatch, Caproasia.com, Executive Global magazine, and Industry Tech Insights.

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