NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pensions & Investments ("P&I"), the global media brand for institutional investors, has added several distinguished speakers to the agenda of its upcoming Investment Innovation & the Global Future of Retirement conference to address developments and trends impacting asset managers as they look to expand their business, improve their operations, and thrive in a changing economy.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who has been instrumental in driving reforms on behalf of students and teachers, has joined the line-up as a keynote speaker for the P&I discussion, "Planting Financial Literacy Seeds Across the Globe." Solange Berstein, former Head of the Pension Supervisory Authority of Chile and Stuart Leckie, Chairman of the Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association are also joining the roster.
"We have created a forum where prominent leaders and great thinkers at the forefront of the global retirement industry will gather to share ideas and insights around how investment innovation and plan design can help drive better outcomes universally," said Christopher J. Battaglia, Publisher. "We are encouraging presidents and CEOs from the investment management world to attend to stay abreast of the latest domestic and global trends impacting this industry, as well as to discover growth opportunities in the global retirement market."
The two-day conference will be held at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City on June 22-24, 2014; attendance is by invitation only.
Additional speakers include John Clifton "Jack" Bogle, Founder and Retired CEO, Vanguard Group; Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments; Don Ezra, Co-Chair, Russell Investments Worldwide; Karen Friedman, Executive Vice President and Policy Director, Pension Rights Center; and Dallas L. Salisbury, President and CEO, Employee Benefit Research Institute. Aon
Hewitt is the conference's Launch Partner; Prudential, State Street and Vanguard are Lead Sponsors.
"Global retirement assets have increased to record numbers recently, and senior executives everywhere are looking for opportunities in this industry," Mr. Battaglia added. "Our speakers have been at the center of major global retirement issues over the course of their careers, and they are ready to explore everything from global demographics and monetary policies, to mitigating portfolio risk and designing retirement plans at our conference."
Readers can learn more about these global retirement issues through infographics by visiting the conference site: http://conferences.pionline.com/conference/global-future-of-retirement/2014/infographics and by following @pensionsnews and the hashtag #GlobalRetirement.
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