Concurrent Practitioner Sessions

15:00–15:45

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions explore key topics with analysis and commentary on important market sectors and trends from prominent practitioners.

15:00–15:45

Behavioral Factors and Their Performance in Emerging Markets: An Illustration Using China A-Shares Data

Convention Hall B │ Level 1

Jason Hsu
Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Rayliant Global Advisors
Professor in Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Eelco Fiole, CFA, Moderator
Managing Partner
Alpha Governance Partners

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15:00–15:45

Investing in the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone: Opportunities and Implications

Convention Hall C │ Level 1 ·

Eric Ni
Vice General Manager
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Facilitation Center of Enterprise Development Co., Ltd.

Lynn Raebsamen, CFA, Moderator
CEO
Swiss Vanquest AG

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15:00–15:45

Risks and Opportunities in Asian Frontier Markets Investing

Theater 2 │ Level 1 · ·

Joyce Ng
Managing Director
OurCrowd

Andreas Vogelsanger
CEO
Asia Frontier Capital (Vietnam) Ltd.

Gerard Lee, CFA, Moderator
CEO
Lion Global Investors Ltd

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15:00–15:45

The Investment Firm of the Future

Richard Brandweiner, CFA
CEO
BT Investment Management (Australia)

Virginie Maisonneuve, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited

Roger Urwin, FSIP, Moderator
Global Head of Investment Content, Willis Towers Watson
Co-Founder, Thinking Ahead Institute

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15:00–15:45

Asia’s Fixed-Income Market—The Elephant in the Room

Convention Hall A │ Level 1

Emil Nguy
​Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, and Co-CEO
Income Partners Asset Management (HK) Limited

Christopher T. Vincent, CFA, Moderator
Head of Fixed Income, Investment Management
William Blair & Company

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15:00–15:45

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions

Concurrent Practitioner Sessions explore key topics with analysis and commentary on important market sectors and trends from prominent practitioners.

15:00–15:45

Illusion of Control and Its Impact on Judgments

Convention Hall B │ Level 1

Anil Gaba
Orpar Chaired Professor of Risk Management and Professor of Decision Sciences
INSEAD

Margaret E. Franklin, CFA, Moderator
President
BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Canada

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15:00–15:45

Meeting Client Objectives through Goals-Based Investment Strategies

Theater 1 │ Level 1

Stefano Cavaglia
Head of Investment Research
Findex

Christopher W. Cannon, CFA, Moderator
Chief Investment Officer
FirsTrust, LLC

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15:00–15:45

Hanging on Every Word: Natural Language Processing Unlocks New Frontier in Corporate Earnings Sentiment Analysis

Convention Hall A │ Level 1

David Pope, CFA​
Managing Director, Quantamental Research
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Amy B. Resnick, Moderator
Editor
Pensions & Investments

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15:00–15:45

Why ESG Is a Mega-Trend No Investor Can Ignore (Even in Asia)

Theater 2 │ Level 1

Emily Chew
​Global Head of Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance Research and Integration
Manulife Asset Management

Mohammad Shoaib, CFA, Moderator
CEO
Al Meezan Investment Management Limited

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15:00–15:45

Private Equity and Venture Capital: A Transformation Agent with Importance for Both Investors and Businesses in Asia

Convention Hall C │ Level 1

Claudia Zeisberger
Senior Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences and Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise
INSEAD

Nathan Kowalski, CFA, Moderator
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager
Anchor Investment Management Limited

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