Event Details


22/03/2018 at 8.30am for 9.00am - 1.00pm


The Printworks, Dublin Castle


Members: €375
Pension Scheme Representatives: Free of Charge
Non Members: €550

Sponsored By

Aberdeen Standard Investments


This conference will examine the issues facing trustees and employers and all those involved in investing for the future. It will look at the interaction between behavioural economics and pensions, how to set a DC default strategy, the impact of ESG on pension investments and how to manage downside risk.
The IAPF Annual Investment Conference will take place on Thursday 22 March 2018 in the Printworks Conference Centre, Dublin Castle. This half day morning conference will bring together over 250 trustees, HR and finance managers, policymakers and service providers.


This Conference has been allocated 4 CPD hours by the IAPF for on-going trustee training requirements. We have confirmation of 4 CPD hours from the LIA and the IOB under category 2. Pensions, Pension Trustee Practitioners (PTP) hours and category 3. Savings and Investments (LIA Ref:LIA02110_2018) & (IOB Ref: 2018-0669). We also have confirmation from the IIPM of 4 CPD hour under categories Pensions and Savings & Investments. 



Challenges facing trustees
Jerry Moriarty, CEO, IAPF, Conference Chairperson

  Behavioural Economics & Pensions: Some Experimental Investigations


Dr. Pete Lunn, ESRI

Getting the DC Default Strategy right
Keith Gore, Head of Pensions, AIB
Dean Wetton, Managing Director, Dean Wetton Advisory Limited

10.45 BREAK

Welcome Back


ESG – What is it? How does it impact trustees?
Jerry Moriarty, CEO, IAPF, Conference Chairperson


Evolution & Growth in ESG Investment 
Amanda Young, Head of Responsible Investment for Standard Life Investments, part of Aberdeen Standard Investments

Panel Discussion
Amanda Young, Head of Responsible Investment for Standard Life Investments, part of Aberdeen Standard Investments
Emma Jane Joyce, Head of Responsible Investment, Ireland Strategic Investment Fund

  The Best Strategies for the Worst Crises 
Otto van Hemert, Head of Macro Research, Man Investments
  Chair's Closing Remarks
13:00 Lunch


click on image for biography Jerry Moriarty
click on image for biography Prof. Pete Lunn
Economic and Social Research Institute (ERSI)
click on image for biography Keith Gore
click on image for biography Dean Wetton
Dean Wetton Advisory
click on image for biography Amanda Young
Standard Life Investments
click on image for biography Emma Jane Joyce
Ireland Strategic Investment Fund
click on image for biography Otto van Hemert

See who is already attending

AA Ireland Ltd Retirement Benefits Scheme | Aberdeen Standard Investments | Abbey Capital Limited ("Abbey Capital") | Accenture | Allianz Group Pension Scheme | Allied Irish Banks plc | Allied Pension Trustees | An Post Superannuation Schemes | Aon Hewitt | Appian Asset Management | Arthur Cox | Aviva Investors | Aviva Ireland Staff Pension Scheme | Bank of Ireland Group | BMO Global Asset Management | BNY Mellon Investment Management EMEA Limited | Cadbury Ireland Pension Trust Company Ltd by Guarantee | Cambridge Associates | Construction Executive Retirement Savings | Construction Workers' Pension Scheme | daa plc | Davy Asset Management | Davy Real Estate | Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection | Department of Finance | Diageo Ireland | Dublin Chamber of Commerce | eircom Main Superannuation Fund | EirGrid | Elan Corporation plc Pension Schemes | Epoch Investment Partners | ESB Pensions | FBD Insurance Company plc | First Active Pension Scheme | First State Investments | Fórsa | GAM Investments | General Investment Trust | Generali PanEurope | GlaxoSmithKline (Ireland) Ltd | Goodbody | Harvest Financial Services Limited | IBM Ireland Ltd | ICOS/DEA Pension Trustees Ltd | Independent Trustee Limited | Insight Investment | Invesco Ltd | Investec Asset Management | Irish Assoc. of Investment Managers | Irish Forestry Unit Trust | Irish Life Assurance | Irish Life Corporate Business | Irish Life Investment Managers | Irish Pensions Trust Limited | Janus Henderson Investors | KBC Bank Ireland | Kerry Group plc | KPMG | Lazard Asset Management | LEO Pharma | LIA | Matheson | McCann FitzGerald | Mercer | Merrion Investment Managers | MFS Investment Management | Microsoft Ireland | Muiriosa Foundation | Musgrave Group plc | Muzinich & Co. Ltd. | New Ireland Assurance Company plc | Pensions Authority | Peter Wood Independent Pension Trustee | Pfizer Manufacturing Ireland | Publicpolicy.ie | RBS Group Ireland Retirement Savings Plan | Retirement Planning Council Ireland | Rottapharm Ltd. | RTÉ | Rubicon Investment Consulting | Schroders | SEI Master Trust | State Street Global Advisors Ireland | TOR Financial | Transport Infrastructure Ireland | Ulster Bank Group Pension Scheme (ROI) | Verus Advisory Ltd. | William Fry | Willis Towers Watson | Xerox (Ireland) Limited | Zurich Life Assurance plc |

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