Our Winter Conference for 2009 had some great topics and it offered delegates useful networking opportunities. Have a look at the presentations below and find out more about what was discussed.

[These presentations are no longer in the public domain but are available to POA members only. Please contact the POA office if you have any queries about the presentations. ]

PLENARY SESSIONS

Retirement fund responses to the financial meltdown ... - Patrick Disney, SEI (UK)

International experience: Risk management - John Nugee, State Street (UK)

Cost-erosion in a low-return environment - Craig Chambers, Umbono Fund Managers   

STREAM 1 - GOVERNANCE 

Whistle-blowing - do's and don'ts - King III - Sandile Khumalo, Hunter Law

The application of the King Code on Pension Funds - Johan Esterhuizen, Hunter Law 

Fund perspective on wealth creation through employee risk management - Maggie Clack & Sarel Steyn, The Wellness House

What is a trustee's duty in respect of beneficiary funds? - Jennifer Grefen, NMG

STREAM 2 - RISK MANAGEMENT 

Risk and market volatility - Ameer Amod, Metropolitan

Transition management: the role of umbrella arrangements - Dr Jaco Maritz, Cadiz

Managing trustee board transitions - Roy Zazeraj, Quantum Elite Pension & Provident Funds 

STREAM 3 - RETIREMENT FUND ECONOMICS

How to put together a typical model portfolio for different member profiles - Prasheen Singh, RisCura 

Enhanced cash management - Steve Rogers, Taquanta

Enhanced cash management - a response - Mark de Klerk, POA Board

Property - the new generation pension fund asset - Evan Jankelowitz

STREAM 4 - RESEARCH

Effective member communication - Carol Atkinson, Momentum

Protecting the value of retirement monies - Douglas Davids, SIM

QUIZMASTER Q & A: National Savings Fund, Industry Funds or Umbrella Arrangements

Pension Reform Process - David O'Brien, Old Mutual Corporate

National Savings Fund, Industry Funds or Umbrella Arrangements - Kobus Hanekom, Simeka