CPBI Professional Development Day 2017

October 19, 2017 8:00 AM to 4:00 PMFairmont Palliser, Calgary, Alberta
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits, Investments, Networking Format: In Person

Cancellation Policy


Please join us on Thursday October 19th for CPBI Professional Development Day 2017, which will be held at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9th Avenue SW.

This information packed day will focus on emerging issues and trends in defined benefit and capital accumulation plan investments. It will include a presentation by Leo de Bever, former Chief Executive Officer and President of Alberta Investment Management Corporation, on the relevance of the current geo-political environment for pension plan investments; and a lunch session by Jean Michaud, Managing Director & Senior Commodity Strategist, CoreCommodity Management, on the future of renewable energy and reducing carbon emissions. Other topics will include:

  • The evolving fiduciary landscape – emerging challenges for DB and DC pension plan fiduciaries;
  • A tale of two DC plans - two plan sponsors’ experience with designing their DC pension plan investment menus;
  • Fixed income investing in a low interest rate environment – challenges and opportunities;
  • Emerging trends in alternative investment strategies for institutional investors, such as timberland and farmland

Your registration includes a buffet breakfast and lunch, as well as a cocktail networking event at 4:00 p.m. immediately following the educational sessions.

Who should attend: this event is targeted towards mid to senior level human resource, finance and treasury professionals involved in overseeing Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution pension plan investments, as well as investment managers, investment advisors, group retirement plan providers and institutional investors.


Thursday, October 19, 2017     
8:00 am to 8:30 am - Registration and Buffet Breakfast      
8:30 am to 4:00 pm - Presentations and Buffet Lunch      
4:00 pm - Networking Event

Fairmont Palliser Hotel            
133 9th Avenue SW   
Turner Valley Room
Registration Fee: 
CPBI Members: $ 369 + GST      
Future Members: $ 599 + GST      
Table of 8: $ 2,950 + GST      
GST #106865330 RT0007
Krista Esau            
Phone: (587) 435-2724