All programs will be held at NYSSA (1177 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, NYC) unless otherwise indicated.
|12th Annual Water Utility Conference|
Date/Time: December 4, 2008 | 8:30 a.m.–4:55 p.m.
Register at the door: Members $265 (+ $50) | Nonmembers $365 (+ $50)
Water stocks were in great favor in 2007, but have pulled back this year along with the rest of the market. The Janney Global Water Index of 60 global water stocks rose 16.5% during 2007, but finished the first half of 2008 down 5.7%, compared to the S&P 500 of approximately 6.3%. What does the future have in store for the water utilities industry?
|Pensions at Risk: A Meeting of Fiduciary and Financial Minds|
Date/Time: January 21, 2009 | 8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Price: Members $225 | Nonmembers $295
Registration Deadline: January 16, 2009
This program is intended to provide an up-to-date and in-depth discussion regarding the fiduciary legal and risk management considerations involved in the design and implementation of pension investment management strategy, including liability driven investing (LDI) approaches and those integrated within a framework of corporate finance. Topics will include performance benchmark development, asset/liability duration matching, timing of implementation and the use of derivatives, alternative asset classes and leverage.