Africa Symposium, 28 - 29 November 2013, Hyatt Regency Johannesburg
Following three successful years, Central Banking Publications are proud to announce the date of the 4th annual National Asset-Liability Management symposium for Africa which will bring guidance to central banks and sovereign wealth institutions on governance, risk and investment strategies for sustainable growth, best practices in reserve management and national wealth management.
The meeting will take place on 28th & 29th November 2013 in Johannesburg and will cover a broad spectrum of topics addressing the most current issues faced by the managers of sovereign wealth.
Highlights of the programme and themes being explored at this year's symposium include:
- The main issues currently affecting reserve management in Africa
- Managing monetary policy in the current market: a macroeconomic outlook
- Where to invest-what currencies and what markets?
- The currency debate - moving away from the conventional investment strategies
- How to manage the key issue of the risk associated with diversification?
- Case study: risk appetite
- Developing local debt markets - best practices to grow investor base
- Looking beyond the traditional: new approaches to assessing risk in global bond portfolios
- Soloman Kavuma, Deputy Director, Reserves and Investment Management Operations, Bank of Uganda
- Stephen Opata, Chief Manager, Risk Management and Foreign Exchange Monitoring Unit, Treasury Department, Bank of Ghana
- Hatem Ibrahim, General Manager, Risk Management, Central Bank of Egypt
- Axel Schimmelpfennig, Senior Resident Representative International Monetary Fund
- Moses Tule, Director, Monetary Policy Department Central Bank of Nigeria