08:15 - 09:00
Registration and Coffee
09:00 - 09:15
Welcoming Remarks

Professor Robert Jenkins, Adjunct Professor of Finance, London Business School and Chairman of AQR Asset Management Institute

09:15: 10:30
Low Interest Rates: Lessons from History

Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, and Emeritus Professor of Finance at London Business School

10:30 - 10:45
Coffee Networking Break
10:45 - 12:15
Morning Panel - Navigating a Low Return Environment: Creative Responses from Asset Owners


- Suchad Chiaranussati, Founder of SC Capital Partners Pte Ltd

- Norman Cumming, Investment Committee Member, Clare College Cambridge Endowment

- Chris Hitchen, CEO, Railways Pension Trustee Company

- Yusuf Samad, Principal - Alternatives, Pensions Protection Fund


- Professor Robert Jenkins


12:15 - 12:30
Presentation of the MBA AQR Scholar Award 2016 by the AQR Asset Management Institute
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch and Networking Break
13:30 - 14:30
Navigating a Low Return Environment: Industry Responses

Lasse H. Pedersen, Principal of AQR and Professor, Copenhagen Business School and NYU Stern School of Business

14:30 - 15:45
Afternoon Panel - Navigating a Low Return Environment: Perspectives of Asset Managers


- Donough Kilmurray, Goldman Sachs

- Timothy Nuding, Prosperity Capital Services

- Daniel Phillipson, PIMCO

- Myra Tabor, Cognis Capital


- James Mackintosh, Wall Street Journal

15:45 - 16:00
Coffee Networking Break
16:00 - 16:55
A conversation with Lord King

Lord Mervyn King, Former Governor of the Bank of England

16:55 - 17:00
Summary and Conclusions