AGENDA
Subject to change

7:45am - 8.30am

REGISTRATION

8.30am - 9.00am

OPENING, WELCOME & LAUNCH OF AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS ASSET MANAGEMENT 

9.00am - 10.00am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: NOBEL GULATI WITH JACK INGLIS

  • Nobel Gulati - Chief Executive Officer, Two Sigma

  • Jack Inglis, Chief Executive Officer, AIMA

10.00am - 10.45am

ALTERNATIVE CREDIT - ITS DEVELOPMENT IN AUSTRALIA AND GLOBAL TRENDS

Moderator:

  • Sam Mann - Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Longreach

Speakers:

  • Andrew Lockhart - Managing Partner, Metrics Credit Partners

  • Matthew Turner - Head of Australia Senior Debt, Intermediate Capital Group

  • Nick Kelly - Senior Investment Consultant, Willis Towers Watson

10.45am - 11.15am

MORNING BREAK & EXHIBITION

11.15am - 12.15pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER & FIRESIDE CHAT:

  • Shane Finemore - Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer, Manikay Partners

  • Paul Chadwick - Managing Director, Nanuk Asset Management

12.15pm - 1.25pm

LUNCH & EXHIBITION

1.25pm - 1.30pm

PRESENTATION OF THE AIMA/CAIA SCHOLARSHIP

1.30pm - 2.15pm

AIMA MANAGERS - SHOWCASING THE TALENT

Moderator:

  • Felicity Walsh - Head of Institutional and Alternatives, Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors, Australia and NZ

Speakers:

  • Brett Gillespie - Head of Global Macro, Ellerston Capital

  • Craig Louis - Director & Senior Portfolio Manager, Two Trees

  • Jun Bei Liu - Portfolio Manager, Tribeca

  • Philip King - Chief Investment Officer, Regal Funds Management

2.15pm - 3.00pm

CRYPTO CURRENCY FUNDS MANAGEMENT - HYPE OR HERE TO STAY?

Moderator:

  • Darren Handley-Greaves - Partner, Financial Services, EY

Speakers:

  • Daniel Weinberg - Chief Executive Officer, Kenetic Capital

  • Dave Chapman - Chairman, OSL

  • Richard Galvin - Chief Executive Officer, Digital Asset Capital Management

3.00pm - 3.30pm

AFTERNOON BREAK & EXHIBITION

3.30pm - 4.15pm

ESG IN ALTERNATIVE FUNDS MANAGEMENT

Moderator:

  • Dr John Claisse - Chief Executive Officer, Albourne Group

Speakers:

  • Chad Slater - Joint Chief Investment Officer & Executive Director, Morphic Asset Mgt

  • Gabriel Radzyminski - Chief Investment Officer, Sandon Capital

  • Tom King - Chief Investment Officer, Nanuk Asset Management

4.15pm - 5.15pm

INVESTOR PANEL (OPEN MIC CHATHAM HOUSE RULES WITH NO MEDIA AT THIS SESSION)

Moderator:

  • Ben Samild - Head of Alternatives, Future Fund

Speakers:

  • Chris Thompson - Senior Investment Manager, RF Capital

  • Courtney Wilder - Senior Consultant/Head of Alternative Investment Research Team, JANA

  • Kamal Naqvi - Managing Director, Blackstone

  • Zoe McHugh - Portfolio Manager, First State Super

5.15pm - 5.30pm

CLOSING REMARKS

5.30pm - 9.00pm

EVENING COCKTAIL AND NETWORKING EVENT

COACH BAR - GPO Grand, 1 Martin Place, Sydney

OPS & REG SESSIONS

10.00am - 10.45am

TRANSPARENCY & DUE DILIGENCE: TSUNAMI READINESS

Moderator:

  • Les Andrews - Chief Operating Officer/Operational Risk Manager, Aitken Investment Mgt

Speakers:

  • Alex Wise - Head of Australia & NZ, Castle Hall Diligence

  • Michael Elsworth - Executive Manager, Investment Consulting, Lonsec

  • Omahlee Norburn - Head of Investment Operations, NSW Treasury Corporation

  • Rohit Khanna - Partner, EY

2.15pm -3.00pm

FUND STRUCTURE UPDATES: ALPHABET SOUP

Moderator:

  • Susan Blanche - General Counsel, Regal Funds Management

Speakers:

  • Laura Rogers - Partner, Walkers

  • Michelle Lloyd - Partner, Maples & Calder

  • Nikki Bentley - Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

  • Paul Mason - Chief Operating Officer, Montgomery Global

3.30pm - 4.15pm

CRISIS MANAGEMENT SCRAMBLE

Moderator:

  • Louise Walker - Director, Head of Institutional Distribution, Brookvine

Speakers:

  • Andrew Main - Freelance Writer, Trainer and MC

  • Carla Liedtke, Director, Control Risks

  • Melda Donnelly - Chair, Coolabah Capital

  • Michael Shepherd - Partner, Allen & Overy

ABOUT AIMA

 

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is the global representative of the alternative investment industry, with more than 1,900 corporate members in over 60 countries. AIMA’s fund manager members collectively manage more than $2 trillion in assets.

AIMA draws upon the expertise and diversity of its membership to provide leadership in industry initiatives such as advocacy, policy and regulatory engagement, educational programmes and sound practice guides. AIMA works to raise media and public awareness of the value of the industry.

AIMA set up the Alternative Credit Council (ACC) to help firms focused in the private credit and direct lending space. The ACC currently represents over 100 members that manage $350 billion of private credit assets globally.  

AIMA is committed to developing skills and education standards and is a co-founder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA) – the first and only specialised educational standard for alternative investment specialists. AIMA is governed by its Council (Board of Directors).

To learn more about AIMA please visit our website here.