The Langham Hotel
The Langham Hotel, 330 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

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Event Date Wed Jul 10 CDT - Fri Jul 12 CDT (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Jul 10 3:30pm - Fri Jul 12 2:00pm
Location The Langham Hotel
330 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Region Americas

Pacific Pension & Investment Institute (PPI) roundtables provide members a unique opportunity to explore issues related to long-term investment. Limited to roughly 120 senior executives from the institutional investor community, these programs offer a forum for honest and confidential discussions on important themes and trends that affect asset allocation, risk management, and investment decisions

In today's complex environment for long-term investment, the Pacific Pension & Investment Institute (PPI) helps its members explore geopolitical and economic issues and derive tangible insights alongside trusted, industry-leading peers and external experts.


2019 Speakers


Frank Mars
Member of the Board of Directors, Mars, Incorporated

Ken Bertsch
Executive Director, Council of Institutional Investors

Jabari Porter
Chief Investment Officer, Chicago City Treasurer’s Office

The Honorable Jay Robert (J.b.) Pritzker
Governor of Illinois

Jeffrey J. Bethke
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Depaul University

Joseph Konzelmann
Managing Director & Senior Sovereigns Strategist, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Laura Nashman
Chief Executive Officer, Bc Pension Corporation; Member, Ppi Board of Directors

Dr. Uri Dadush
Senior Fellow, Policy Center for the New South; Non-resident Scholar, Bruegel

Dr. Yukon Huang
Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Michael J. Smart
Managing Director, Rock Creek Global Advisors

Dr. J.b. Penn
Senior Advisor to the Office of the Chairman, Deere & Company

The Honorable Darci Vetter
Vice Chair for Agriculture, Food and Trade, Edelman

Ray G. Young
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Archer Daniels Midland Company

Kristin Dziczek
Vice President - Industry, Labor, & Economics, Center for Automotive Research

Pin Ni, President
Wanxiang America Corporation

Marc Winterhoff
Senior Partner, Automotive Practice, Roland Berger Gmbh

The Honorable Michael W. Frerichs
State Treasurer of Illinois

Sumona Guha
Vice President, Albright Stonebridge Group

Marc Mealy
Senior Vice President - Policy, Us-asean Business Council

Dr. John J. Mearsheimer
R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, the University of Chicago

The Honorable Michael Thawley
Vice Chairman, Capital Group International

The Honorable Chas W. Freeman, Jr.
Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University; Former Assistant Secretary of Defense

Dr. Dali Yang
William Claude Reavis Professor, Department of Political Science, the University of Chicago

The Honorable Rick Snyder
48th Governor of Michigan

Jeb Burns
Chief Investment Officer, Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan

Sam Kim
Managing Director, Director of Portfolio Execution Group, Gic Private Limited

Derek Sammann
Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Commodities and Options Products, Cme Group

Eloy Lindeijer
Chief Investment Management, Pggm


Matt Clark
State Investment Officer, South Dakota Investment Council

Brian Singer
Partner, Head of Dynamic Allocation Strategies, William Blair

The Honorable Ivo H. Daalder
President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Praneet Garg
Managing Director, Asia Alternatives

Dr. Osamu Yamamoto
Partner, Unison Capital

Dave Chen
Principal and Chairman, Equilibrium

Dr. Marlene Puffer
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cn Investment Division