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BC Pension Leadership Forum 2018: Facing Challenges, Finding Solutions

February 21, 2018 - February 22, 2018


For full details about the Pension Leadership Forum, including speakers, agendas and sponsors, please visit our event website at http://events.share.ca. You can also view the final agenda here.

To view photos of our public event on the topic “Investing for 2 Degrees: How can investors make the transition” at the SFU Beedie School of Business on Wednesday, February 21, click here.

To view photos of the BC Pension Boot Camp, Trustee Responsible Investment Master Class (Wednesday, February 21) and BC Pension Forum (Thursday, February 22), click here.

To view presentations from the event, scroll down.

  • Protecting pension funds and improving issuer governance through securities litigation
  • Facing challenges, finding solutions
    • Glenn Powers, Faculty Advisor, SIAS and BEAM Portfolios, Simon Fraser University
  • How is workers’ capital meeting today’s challenges?
    • Building trustee leadership  by José Meijer, Vice-Chair and Member, Board of Trustees, Pension Fund ABP – Netherlands
    • Innovative infrastructure investing in Quebec by Mario Tremblay, Vice President, Public and Corporate Affairs, Fonds de solidarité FTQ
    • Inequality and decent work by Shannon Rohan, Director of Responsible Investment, SHARE
  • Canada’s economic outlook for 2018 and beyond
    • Catherine Heath, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Analyst, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel
    • Mark Fattedad, Partner, Portfolio Manager, Institutional and Private Wealth Management, Jarislowsky Fraser
    • Kevin Reid, Vice President, Investor Relations, Fengate Real Asset Investments
  • The pension policy agenda for Canada
    • Murray Gold, Senior Partner, Pensions and Benefits, Koskie Minsky LLP
    • Maurice Parent, Partner, SAI Actuarial Services
    • Jose Meijer, Vice-Chair and Member, Board of Trustees, Pension Fund ABP
  • Real assets: implications for workers, labour rights and labour standards
    • Rod Pickette, Capital Strategies Officer, Australian Council of Trade Unions
  • Hot pension topics: Legal and actuarial perspectives
    • Lisa Chamzuk, Partner, Lawson Lundell LLP
    • Greg Heise, Partner, George & Bell Consulting
  • What new investment products are on the horizon?
    • Philip Falls, Practice Leader and Senior Investment Consultant, PBI Actuarial
    • Andrew Sweeney, Vice President & Institutional Portfolio Manager Phillips, Hager & North, Chair at BC Cancer Foundation
    • Marg Romanow, Benefits Officer, Saskatchewan Union of Nurses, Healthcare Pension Board
  • Pension innovation: Building retirement security for all
    • Demographics and changing worker pension needs by Derek Dobson, CEO, Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Pension Plan
    • Popular campaigns to support DB pension plans by Lynea Hansen, Executive Director, Colorado Coalition for Retirement Security






The Pinnacle Hotel
1133 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3T3 Canada
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February 21, 2018
February 22, 2018
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