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Draft Agenda - APEC Pensions & Annuities Markets 8-9 Nov 2007 - Singapore

Page updated 27 Sep 2007

Day One

Section One: Introduction and Welcome
9:00 “Institutional savings, financial markets and growth”
10:45 Coffee break
Section Two: Governance, accountability and the investment policy of pension funds
11:00 Governance, accountability, and the investment policy of public
pension funds
  • “Governance, Accountability, and Investment Policy”
    Mr Bruce Pflaum
    Managing Director Asia, Russell Investments
  • “Governance and the New Zealand Superannuation Fund”
    Dr Brian McCulloch
    Director, New Zealand Treasury
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Governance within private pension fund industry
  • “Pension Fund Governance in Latin American Countries”
    Solange Bernstein
    Chilean Superintendent of Pension Fund Administrators
  • “Investment Policies of Private Mandated Pension Funds”
    Hermant Shah
    Deputy Division Chief IMF
15:30 Concluding Remarks from the Panel
15:45 Coffee break
Section Three: Governance of the life insurance industry
16:00 Governance in the insurance industry
17:30 Concluding Remarks from the panel
18.30 Evening Cocktail function

Day Two

Section Four: Risk based supervision: Insurance companies and Pension Funds
9:00 Risk based supervision of insurance companies and pension funds
  • ”Risk Based Supervision- the Canadian Experience”
    Lawrie Savage
    President LS&A
  • ”the Australian Risk Assessment Framework”
    APRA Australia
10.30 Concluding remarks from the panel
11:00 Coffee break
Section Five: Developing the market for retirement products
11:45 The Market for Retirement Products in OECD Countries:
Performance and Issues
  • “the Annuity Market in the United Kingdom”
    Mr Chris Daykin
  • “The Annuity Market in Australia”
    Professor John Piggott
    University of New South Wales
13:00 Lunch
14:30 The Market for Retirement Products in Developing Countries:
Performance and Issues
  • “Annuity Market in Developing Countries”
    Roberto Rocha
    The World Bank
  • “Developing Annuity markets in Chile”
    Solange Bernstein
    Chilean Superintendent of Pension Fund Administrators
15:30 Concluding remarks from the panel [all speakers in the section]
16:00 Coffee break

Section Six: Assessing the solvency of annuity companies

16:15 Assessing solvency of annuity companies
1 Speakers TBC
  • "Managing assets to support annuity guarantees"
    Douglas Fore
    Director of Analytics, TIAA-CREF Investment Management
17:45 Concluding remarks from the panel
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