OVERVIEW OF EVENTS

Vancouver, Canada

ICPM Discussion Forum | June 2-4, 2019

This is an ICPM event, exclusively for ICPM Research Partners

Registration is open to ICPM Research Partners only                                                                                                       

As part of your ICPM Membership, send 3 delegates to this event.  Share this invitation with your executive team, and secure your seats!

Download Discussion Forum Agenda

The goal of the event is to bring together ICPM’s Research Partners with leading authorities from academia and policy-making circles to examine critical issues facing the pension system.  The ICPM Discussion Forum in Vancouver will provide access to ICPM-sponsored research findings, as well as opportunities for knowledge-sharing and network-building.

Program topics include:
- Keynote Address by Tanya van Biesen of Catalyst on Diversity
in Financial Institutions and Markets
- The Origins and Real Effects of the Gender Gap
- Diversity and Inclusiveness in Pension Delivery Organizations
- Investing in China: A Long-term Perspective
- Fiduciary Management – Quo Vadis?
- Long-Term Investing: The Active Passive Debate
- Integrated Reporting - AI, Big Data and SDGs
- ICPM Funded Research: Papers on Climate Change

Meeting Venue & Host Hotel:
JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3

A block of guestrooms is reserved for attendees
Group rate: CAD $309 + tax

To book a room click here.
Deadline to reserve your room is Friday, May 10.
Some nights are now sold out. Please contact the hotel directly to check availability.

DC Program | June 5-6, 2019

Presented jointly by ICPM, NEST & The Aspen Institute

Registration is open to ICPM Research Partners and invited guests only

This program will take place over 1½ days immediately following the ICPM Discussion Forum and is open to ICPM Research Partners and selected invitees only.

Download DC Program Agenda

The goal of the event is to bring together asset owners, academics, policy-makers and selected industry representatives to discuss the major issues facing DC systems globally and to highlight best practice in responding to those issues.

Program topics include: 
- High-level Overview of Issues for DC systems
- System Design Challenges: Reaching New Groups of Savers
- Innovation in DC–Investment Design & Retirement
Income Design
- Changing Saver Behaviour – What Works?
- What Can We Learn from Fintech?
- Future Innovation and Opportunity
- Increasing Trust and Transparency

Meeting Venue:
Simon Fraser University, Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue
Asia Pacific Hall
580 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
Host Hotel
Georgian Court Hotel
773 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2M4

A block of guestrooms is reserved for attendees
Group rate: CAD $329 + tax

To book a room:
Email: [email protected] or Call: 1-800-663-1155
Quote the group name "ICPM"

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ATTENDEES

ICPM RESEARCH PARTNERS - If you are attending the Discussion Forum only:
1. On the EVENT REGISTRATION page, choose the option entitled "Discussion Forum/DC Program - JUN 2-6" and complete the process as prompted.  You will have an opportunity to opt out of registering for the DC Program.

ICPM RESEARCH PARTNERS - If you are attending the Discussion Forum and the DC Program:
1. On the EVENT REGISTRATION page, choose the option entitled "Discussion Forum/DC Program - JUN 2-6" and complete the process as prompted.

2. These events are being held at two different meeting venues:
-The Discussion Forum is at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
-The Defined Contribution Program is at Simon Fraser University, Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Asia Pacific Hall

3. Due to seasonal high demand for guestrooms in Vancouver, there are two different host hotels and blocks of guest rooms:
-JW Marriott Parq Vancouver | 39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3
-Georgian Court Hotel | 773 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2M4

4. As there is limited availability for the Group Rate quoted above for the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, you may be required to book at the the Georgian Court Hotel (and change hotels) while attending the DC Program.

INVITEES OF THE ASPEN INSTITUTE AND NEST - If you are attending the DC Program only:
1. On the EVENT REGISTRATION page, choose the option entitled "DC Program ONLY - JUN 5-6" and complete the process as prompted.