Programme

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DAY 1 – PLENARY SESSIONS, VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

TIME  SESSION TYPE
08:15 – 09:00 Virtual Platform Live – Virtual Exhibition
IRFA Virtual Conference Opening
09:00 – 10:00 Alexander Forbes Sponsored Plenary Session
Topic: Private Markets and Alternative Investments together with Impact Investing
Speaker: Janina Slawski
10:00 – 10:30 Virtual Exhibition
10:30 – 11:30 Ninety One Sponsored Plenary
Topic: The winter of our discontent (again!) Is there any light ahead?
Speaker: Jeremy Gardiner, Executive Director, Ninety One
11:30 – 12:00 Virtual Exhibition
12:00 – 13:00 IRFA Sponsored Plenary Session
Speakers: Enos S. Ngutshane – President and Executive Committee Member of the
Institute of Retirement Funds Africa (IRFA)
Keynote Speaker to be announced
13:00 – 14:00 Networking Opportunity Session – Virtual Exhibition – Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 Old Mutual Investment Group Sponsored Plenary Session
Topic: Change is the only Constant, resilience and innovation hold the key.
Speaker: Hywel George, Director of Investments
15:00 – 15:30 Virtual Exhibition
15:30 – 16:30 Sanlam Investments Sponsored Plenary Session
Topic: Time for an alternative investment approach. Sustainable economies are built from savings
Speakers: Pawan Singh, Head: Multi-Strategy, Alternative Investments, Sanlam Investments
Darryl Moodley, Head: Tailored Investments, Sanlam Corporate: Investments

DAY 2 – CONCURRENT MASTER CLASS SESSION, VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

TIME  MASTER CLASSES
08:30 – 09:00 Virtual Platform Live – Virtual Exhibition
Welcome to Day 2 of the IRFA Virtual Conference
09:00 – 10:00 SAVCA Sponsored Master Class 1 (Parallel)
Topic: Innovative approaches to achieving socio-economic development.
Speakers: Tanya van Lill – SAVCA
Joe Letswalo, Transport Sector Pension Fund
Ndabe Mkhize, Eskom Pension and Provident Fund
09:00 – 10:00 Schroder Investment Management Ltd Sponsored Master Class 2 (Parallel)
Speaker: Hannah Simons, Head of Sustainability Strategy Schroder Investment Management
10:00 – 10:30 Virtual Exhibition
10:30 – 11:30 Prescient Investment Management Sponsored Master Class 3 (Parallel)
Topic: Understand to Implement. Creating innovative solutions for the retirement industry and the
South African economy.
Speakers: Jessica Phalafala, Quantitative Analyst
Bastian Teichgreeber, Head of Asset Allocation and Investment Research
10:30 – 11:30 Ninety One Sponsored Master Class 4 (Parallel)
Topic: When time is not on your side
Speaker: Duane Cable, Head of SA Quality and Portfolio Manager, Ninety One
11:30 – 12:00 Virtual Exhibition – Tea and Coffee Break
12:00 – 13:00 A conversation with the Pension Adjudicator – Muvhango Lukhaimane Master Class 5 (Parallel)
12:00 – 13:00 Nedgroup Investments Sponsored Master Class 6 (Parallel)
Topic: Retirement in the time of Covid-19 – Navigating smoother retirement outcomes through innovation.
Speakers: Quaniet Richards, Head of Nedgroup Investments Institutional Business
Tracy Jensen, Nedgroup Investments, Investment Strategist
13:00 – 14:00 Networking Opportunity Session – Virtual Exhibition – Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 African Infrastructure Investment Managers Sponsored Master Class 7
Speaker: Vuyo Ntoi Co-Managing Director, African Infrastructure Investment Managers
14:00 – 15:00 Stanlib Sponsored Master Class 8 (Parallel)
15:00 Closing

 

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