Registration + Networking
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Dodger Stadium Tour
Join us for a rare, behind-the-scenes look at one of baseball’s iconic homes. Check out the Vin Scully Press Box, where the story of Dodger baseball is covered from every angle, get an up-close view of the team’s World Series trophies, MVP awards and more. Or, if you prefer, stay in our players’ lounge and network before the kickoff.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Dodger Stadium Club
Renae Griffin, CEO – RG + Associates
Master of Ceremonies: Laurie Weir, Investment Director – California Public Employees’ Retirement System
Small + Diverse Manager Scouting Report: Assessing the Field
Keying off data collected in the Emerging Manager Survey, we’ll take a closer look at EM programs and initiatives and allocators with deep and proven commitments, and those new to the game. Our team of scouts will review the universe of managers, near- and long-term opportunities and detailed assessment of talent. They’ll provide insights into where talent resides—including rising stars by sector—and where gaps exist.
Moderator: Matt McCue, Managing Director – Emerging Manager Monthly
Talent Scout Reports:
Private Equity: Natalie Walker, Vice President – StepStone Group
Real Estate: Suzanne West, Managing Principal – Belay Investment Group
Hedge: Drianne Benner, CFA, Managing Director – Appomattox Advisory
Public Equity: Samuel M. Austin, III, Senior Vice President – FIS Group
12:30 PM – 1:50 PM
Dodger Stadium Club
Luncheon | Investor Huddles
Join investor-hosted luncheon discussions and learn about emerging manager investing—and more. For managers this is an ideal opportunity for an informal conversation with allocators who are on your radar; for allocators and others, a chance to connect with colleagues. Participating public and private pension funds, family offices, fund of funds and consultants will drive table conversations, offering insights into their focus—and future plans.
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dodger Stadium Club
A Showcase of Small + Diverse Managers
Smart investors are looking to get in early with small, specialized managers positioned for sustainable growth and performance. Who is the undiscovered talent? They are also seeking alpha from more establish managers with deep track records and a competitive edge. What sectors, industries and regions are being tapped to create alpha? Meet New, Next and Known managers across asset classes in investment strategy-driven dialogue and interactive audience and institutional investor Q&A. Each showcase grouping will be facilitated to ensure we make the most of the dialogue; manager “stats” will be available for audience review freeing up conversation time to focus each fund’s strategy, success and examine what’s next.
Master of Ceremonies: Bert Feuss, Sr. VP, Investments – Silicon Valley Community Foundation
NEW |4 top managers with <$500 million assets under management (AUM)
Moderator: Jason Howard, Director – GCM Grosvenor
NEXT |4 top managers with $500 million – $1 billon assets under management
Moderator: Judith Elsea, Co-Founder, Managing Director – Weathergage Capital
KNOWN | 4 top managers with $1B+
Moderator: Anita Ng, Managing Director – Cambridge Associates
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Break | VIP Connect Transition
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Value, Information, Partnership “VIP Connect”
During this timeframe, all participants will have the opportunity to engage in 20-minute one-on-one meetings. Your roster will be confirmed based on your priorities and focus, then shared with you in advance of your meeting.
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Stadium Private Suites
Roam through the Stadium Suites as we wrap up the evening with fun and engaging conversation, music, food and drinks.
6:45 – 8:30 PM
Dodger Baseline Club
Institutional Investor Dinner (Invitation Only)
(Speakers with “ * “ are pending)
ConsortiumWEST 2016 is produced by RG + Associates, a consultancy focused on development and execution of initiatives that serve the finance community through domestic/international strategic forums and targeted business development and marketing solutions.