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Institutional Investment EDHEC Institutional Days & ETF Summit 2006 21-22 November, 2006 - Paris, France

Bringing research insights to institutional investors

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The EDHEC Institutional Days and ETF Summit are organised by an academic research centre for the benefit of professionals.

The aim of the EDHEC Institutional Days is to present the results of the applied research conducted by the EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and to discuss these results with the institutional investor and fund manager communities.
  • The EDHEC ETF Summit programme has been designed to provide investors and industry professionals with the results of our research in the fields of risk management and asset allocation supported by Exchange Traded Funds.

  • The New Challenges for European Institutional Investors Conference will present our latest research results on two key current issues for pension schemes and insurance companies.

  • The State of the Art Institutional Asset Management Master Class will demonstrate to French-speaking investors how to use the most recent tools developed by applied academic research to improve their investment processes.


EDHEC ETF Summit: Implementing core-satellite allocation

Tuesday, 21 November, 2006: 08:15-17:30
Wednesday, 22 November, 2006: 08:15-13:00

Plenary session presentations in French with simultaneous translation in English.

Core-satellite investing
  • What are the benefits of the core-satellite approach?
  • How to use ETFs in the core-satellite model?
Enhancing core portfolio management
  • What are the limitations of global equity indices?
  • How to enhance the efficiency of the “core” through sector or style ETF allocations?
ETFs in institutional asset management
  • What are the limits to the uses of ETFs by UCITS and institutional investors?
  • Can ETFs be used to support the structuring of investments in new asset classes?

New Challenges for European Institutional Investors Conference

Wednesday, 22 November, 2006: 14:00-17:30

Plenary sessions in English with simultaneous translation in French.

Liability Driven Investment
  • What is the positioning of LDI solutions vis-à-vis ALM techniques?
  • How to optimise the management of liability constraints?
Impact of IFRS & Solvency II
  • How do IFRS & Solvency II constraints impact the financial management activities of institutional investors?
  • What are the financial solutions available to deal with risk constraints highlighted by the new regulatory and accounting framework?

State-of-the-Art Institutional Asset Management Master Class

Wednesday, 22 November, 2006: 08:15-17:30

Limited enrolment master class delivered in French with no translation provided. Access restricted to pension schemes, charities, foundations and insurance companies.

Novel approaches to Asset Liability Management
  • How to include new asset classes in ALM?
  • What are the tools for integrating extreme risk constraints?
New Risk Management Techniques
  • What are the asset allocation and portfolio construction tools that allow for a better consideration of absolute and relative risks?
Frontiers in Institutional Management
  • How to construct absolute return portfolios with traditional classes?
  • What are the new forms of alternative diversification?


Registration & Payment

Registration fees:

Delegate CategoryAttendance OptionsDelegate FeeVAT at French Rate (19.6%)*Delegate Fee VAT Included*

Pension schemes, charities, endowments, foundations, and insurance companies (third party asset management businesses excluded)
  • 21-22 November, 2006: EDHEC Institutional Days & ETF Summit with New Challenges for European Institutional Investors Conference
  • 21-22 November, 2006: EDHEC Institutional Days & ETF Summit with State-of-the-Art Institutional Asset Management Master Class (in French)
Other professionals and investors
  • 21-22 November, 2006: EDHEC Institutional Days & ETF Summit with New Challenges for European Institutional Investors Conference
€250 €49€299
*VAT Exemption Policy: Non-EU Residents are exempt from VAT. Under the VAT Information Exchange System, non-French EU organisations will not be charged VAT provided they supply a valid VAT number and report the purchase to their tax administration authorities.

Cancellation Policy: Given the low conference fee, we do not accept cancellations; invoiced sums will remain payable in full. If a registered delegate is unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. Conference documentation will be made available to all registered delegates whether they attend or not. EDHEC Business School reserves the right to alter the programme without notice.

  • The registration fee includes lunch, refreshments and full conference documentation. Delegates may be refused admission if payment is not received prior to the conference.

  • The State of the Art Institutional Asset Management Master Class on 22 November is restricted to French-speaking institutional investors only.

  • To allow the largest number of people to participate in as many sessions as possible, please indicate planned attendance by ticking the appropriate box(es) on the registration form. Enrolment in workshops and in the master class being limited, attendees for whom no selection information is available will be given access subject to availability.
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  • Payment by credit card:

    Payment can be made by credit card by registering on-line, or by completing the credit card payment coupon on the registration form and returning it by fax or post.

    Please note that credit card payments will be debited in euros.

  • Payment by bank transfer:

    Please quote EID and the delegate's name in the reference field.

    IBAN: FR76/30003/00950/00037281009/65
    Account name: EDHEC, Bank: 30003, Agency: 00950, Account Number: 00037281009, ID Code: 65, Swift Code: SOGE-FRPP, Bank Name & Address: Société Générale Nice Entreprise, 8 avenue Jean Médecin, 06000 Nice, France.



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Event Details
  When   Between 21/11/2006 08:00 AM and 22/11/2006 05:30 PM
Where   The CNIT, La Défense, Paris, France
Contact Details
  Name   Mélanie Ruiz
E-mail   EIDETF2006@edhec-risk.com
Phone   +33 (0)4 93 18 78 19
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