OCTOBER 8-10TH, 2024
@Fairmont Century Plaza – Los Angeles, CA 

 

AAAIM 2024 ELEVATE is our flagship event of the year that brings together top institutional investors, leading allocators, and investment professionals to connect, share ideas and build lasting relationships.  This year’s theme, “GENERATING ALPHA – DRIVING IMPACT,” speaks to the importance of ensuring full participation and broad access to DEI initiatives for the AAPI community in investment management.

TICKET INFORMATION

Refund Policy
Refund requests are accepted up to 30 days before the event in the original form of payment (minus a $50 processing fee). Refund requests up to 7 days before the event will be honored in the form of a credit to next year’s event. To request a ticket transfer, please email info@aaaim.org with the subject “transfer.”

CONFERENCE VENUE

Fairmont Century Plaza

2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067

AGENDA

*** Please check back for program updates as additional speakers are confirmed.

 

Venue: Fairmont Century Plaza

 

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Opening Reception

 

7:30pm – 10:00pm

ELI Dinner – Invite Only
NOW Dinner – Invite Only

 

Venue: Fairmont Century Plaza

 

7:30am – 8:30am

Registration, Check-in & Breakfast

 

8:30am – 8:45am

Welcome Remarks

 

9:00am – 9:40am

CIO Perspectives | Making My Own Playbook

  • Moderator: Johnny Wu, Chief Executive Officer, Quartzy Capital Advisors & AAAIM Board Member
  • Bryan Fujita, Chief Investment Officer, LAFPP
  • Rex Kim, Chief Investment Officer, State of Oregon
  • Ellen Hung, State Investment Officer, Nebraska Investment Council

 

9:45am – 10:15am

Fireside Chat

With James Rhee, Founder, The Red Helicopter, and June Kim, Director, Global Equity, CalSTRS

 

10:15am – 10:30am

Break

 

11:20am – 11:35am

Fireside Chat

With Yup Kim, Chief Investment Officer, Texas Municipal Retirement System and Kevin Ma, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Diversis Capital

 

11:40am – 12:00pm

Keynote: Congressman Ted Lieu

 

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Lunch Program

 

12:00pm – 12:20pm

Keynote: Fiona Ma, CPA

To share the state of DEI dialogue and its impact on shared opportunities for economic growth for all communities

 

12:50pm – 1:30pm

POWER NOW – Top AAPI Female Leaders

  • Samantha Lau, Chief Investment Officer – Small and SMID Cap Growth Equities, AllianceBernstein

 

1:30pm – 1:40pm

Transition/Break

 

1:40pm – 2:30pm

Breakout Session I

Private Equity

Private Credit

Artificial Intelligence

From Consultant's View

Sumit Rajpal, Founder and CEO, GrowthCurve Capital

Derek Niu, Investments, Private Credit, LAFPP


Oliver Fadley, Head of Private Credit Research, NEPC

Ingrid Yin, Co-founder, Managing Partner, & PM, MayTech Global Investments

 

2:30pm – 2:40pm

Transition/Break

 

2:40pm – 3:30pm

Breakout Session II

Venture Capital


Tracy Fong, Head of Venture Capital, Albourne

 

3:30pm – 3:40pm

Transition/Break

 

3:40pm – 4:20pm

The Power of Representation for AAPIs in Media and Entertainment

 

4:25pm – 5:00pm

Main Stage General Session

  • James Ko, Deputy CIO, Arizona PSPRS Trust
  • Kalib Simpson, Deputy CIO, Wyoming Treasury

 

5:00pm – 5:15pm

Closing Remarks

 

5:15pm – 7:00pm

Cocktail Reception

 

6:30pm – 9:00pm

ELEVATE 2024 DINNER – Invite Only

Elevate Dinner in Celebration of AAPI CIOs

 

 

Venue: Fairmont Century Plaza

 

8:00am – 9:00am

Breakfast

 

10:15am – 11:00am

Breakout Session III

Women in Private Credit

Moderator: Sylvia Owens, Partner, Kennedy Lewis Investment Management

 

11:30am – 12:30pm

Allocator Meet and Greet: LP-GP Roundtables

 

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Networking and Lunch

 

SPEAKERS

Tracy Fong

Tracy Fong

Partner, Albourne Partners

Bryan Fujita

Bryan Fujita

Chief Investment Officer, LAFPP

Jonathan Grabel

Jonathan Grabel

Chief Investment Officer, LACERA

Ellen Hung

Ellen Hung

State Investment Officer, Nebraska Investment Council

June Kim

June Kim

Director, Global Equity, CalSTRS

Rex Kim

Rex Kim

Chief Investment Officer, State of Oregon

Yup Kim

Yup Kim

Chief Investment Officer, Texas Municipal Retirement System

James Ko

James Ko

Deputy CIO, Arizona PSPRS Trust

Fiona Ma

Fiona Ma

CPA

Kevin Ma

Kevin Ma

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Diversis Capital

Derek Niu

Derek Niu

Investments, Private Credit, LAFPP

Sylvia Owens

Sylvia Owens

Partner, Kennedy Lewis Investment Management

Sumit Rajpal

Sumit Rajpal

Founder and CEO, GrowthCurve Capital

Johnny Wu

Johnny Wu

Chief Executive Officer, Quartzy Capital Advisors & AAAIM Board Member

Ingrid Yin

Ingrid Yin

Co-founder, Managing Partner, & PM, MayTech Global Investments

SPONSORS

Title Partners

Palladium Equity Partners

Diamond

Kirkland & Ellis

Platinum

Sit Investment Associates
HarbourVest
One Rock

Gold

Aksia
Aksia
Aksia
Aksia
Leading Edge
Xponance

Trustee

Avante
Avante
CalPERS
CalPERS
Xponance
Xponance

AAAIM Market Research Sponsors

Kirkland & Ellis
Backstop Solutions Group
Sit Investment Associates
Xponance

Venture Capital Network Partners

National Charity Partner

Sycamore Tree

ELI Cohort Sponsors

Sycamore Tree

Employee Resource Group Network Sponsors

ACCOMMODATION

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