Context Summits

Miami 2019

January 30 - February 1, 2019Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach, FL
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January 30, 2019

9:00am - 9:30am

Opening Remarks

9:30am - 10:15am

Opening Keynote

10:15am - 11:00am

Global Economics Panel

Leading economists discuss and debate key issues and emerging trends shaping the global economy.

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Moderator
Mohamed El-Erian
Mohamed El-Erian
Chief Economic Advisor-Allianz,

 

Mohamed A. El-Erian is Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz, the corporate parent of PIMCO where he formerly served as chief executive and co-chief investment officer. He chaired President Obama’s Global Development Council from 2007 to 2014, is a columnist for Bloomberg View and a contributing editor at the Financial Times.

Dr. El-Erian first joined PIMCO in 1999 and was a senior member of PIMCO’s portfolio management and investment strategy group. He rejoined the company at the end of 2007 after serving for two years as president and CEO of Harvard Management Company, the entity that manages Harvard’s endowment and related accounts. Before coming to PIMCO, Dr. El-Erian was a managing director at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in London and before that, he spent 15 years at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.

Dr. El-Erian has published widely on international economic and finance topics. His 2008 book, When Markets Collide, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year and was named a book of the year by The Economist and one of the best business books of all time by the Independent (UK). He was named to Foreign Policy’s list of “Top 100 Global Thinkers” for four years in a row. He served from 2014-2017 on the juries for the Financial Times/McKenzie Book of the Year award. His new book The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability and Avoiding the Next Collapse published in 2016, is a New York Times bestseller.

Dr. El-Erian has served on several boards and committees, including the U.S. Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee, the International Center for Research on Women, the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the IMF’s Committee of Eminent Persons and the New York Fed’ Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets. He is currently a board member of the NBER, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New America, and Cambridge in America. Since 2007, he has been chair of Microsoft’s Investment Advisory Board. He holds a master’s degree and doctorate in economics from Oxford University and received his undergraduate degree from Cambridge University. He is an Honorary Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge University.

, Chief Economic Advisor-Allianz
11:00am - 11:30am

Networking Break

11:30am - 12:15pm

Hedge Fund Leaders Panel

Managers from some of the worlds’ most successful hedge funds discuss what it takes to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.

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12:15pm – 1:30pm

Lunch and Networking

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Keynote

Speaker to be announced

2:15pm – 3:00pm

All Star Allocators Panel

Get Insight from prominent investors and learn about their perspective on new investment strategies.

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3:00pm – 3:30pm

Networking Break

3:30pm – 4:15pm

Context Accelerator Panel

Emerging managers showcase their innovative strategy and describe their path to raising assets.

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4:15pm – 5:00pm

Closing Keynote

Speakers
Gary Cohn
Gary Cohn
Former National Economic Council Director and former President and COO of Goldman Sachs,

 

Gary D. Cohn is an American business leader, philanthropist and the former Director of the United States National Economic Council.

Mr. Cohn served as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council from January 2017 through April 2018. As President Donald J. Trump’s chief economic advisor, Mr. Cohn managed the coordination of the President’s domestic and global economic policy agenda and led the Administration-wide effort to successfully pass the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Mr. Cohn began a distinguished career in finance at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in 1990. He held a variety of leadership positions in the firm’s Securities Division in both New York and London, including Global Co-Head of the Equities and Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Divisions. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006-2016 and was a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and Chairman of the Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee.

Additionally, Mr. Cohn served as a Director of the London Metals Exchange and as a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Commodity Exchange.

Mr. Cohn lives in New York with his wife and three daughters, where he is an active philanthropist and an advisor to technology companies and entrepreneurs who rely on his vast knowledge of Wall Street and Washington to better understand the financial and economic environment. He received his undergraduate degree from American University in 1982.

 

, Former National Economic Council Director and former President and COO of Goldman Sachs

January 31, 2019

7:00am - 8:00am

Wake-Up Workout

8:00am - 7:00pm

Registration / Information Desk

8:00am - 10:00am

Breakfast

9:00am - 6:00pm

All Day Coffee

9:00am - 12:00pm

Morning Sessions of One-On-One Meetings

10:00am

Morning Break

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Afternoon Sessions of One-On-One Meetings

3:00pm

Afternoon Refreshments

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Cocktail Reception

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Dinner

9:00pm - 11:00pm

After Hours Cocktails & Entertainment

February 01, 2019

7:00am - 8:00am

Wake-Up Workout

8:00am - 6:00pm

Registration / Information Desk

8:00am - 10:00am

Breakfast

9:00am - 6:00pm

All Day Coffee

9:00am - 12:00pm

Morning Sessions of One-On-One Meetings

10:00am

Morning Break

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Afternoon Sessions of One-On-One Meetings

3:00pm

Afternoon Break

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Closing Reception

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Become a speaker

Speaker Request Form

9:00am - 9:30am

Opening Remarks

9:30am - 10:15am

Opening Keynote

10:15am - 11:00am

Global Economics Panel

Leading economists discuss and debate key issues and emerging trends shaping the global economy.

Request to be a speaker

Moderator
Mohamed El-Erian
Mohamed El-Erian
Chief Economic Advisor-Allianz,

 

Mohamed A. El-Erian is Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz, the corporate parent of PIMCO where he formerly served as chief executive and co-chief investment officer. He chaired President Obama’s Global Development Council from 2007 to 2014, is a columnist for Bloomberg View and a contributing editor at the Financial Times.

Dr. El-Erian first joined PIMCO in 1999 and was a senior member of PIMCO’s portfolio management and investment strategy group. He rejoined the company at the end of 2007 after serving for two years as president and CEO of Harvard Management Company, the entity that manages Harvard’s endowment and related accounts. Before coming to PIMCO, Dr. El-Erian was a managing director at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in London and before that, he spent 15 years at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.

Dr. El-Erian has published widely on international economic and finance topics. His 2008 book, When Markets Collide, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year and was named a book of the year by The Economist and one of the best business books of all time by the Independent (UK). He was named to Foreign Policy’s list of “Top 100 Global Thinkers” for four years in a row. He served from 2014-2017 on the juries for the Financial Times/McKenzie Book of the Year award. His new book The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability and Avoiding the Next Collapse published in 2016, is a New York Times bestseller.

Dr. El-Erian has served on several boards and committees, including the U.S. Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee, the International Center for Research on Women, the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the IMF’s Committee of Eminent Persons and the New York Fed’ Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets. He is currently a board member of the NBER, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, New America, and Cambridge in America. Since 2007, he has been chair of Microsoft’s Investment Advisory Board. He holds a master’s degree and doctorate in economics from Oxford University and received his undergraduate degree from Cambridge University. He is an Honorary Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge University.

, Chief Economic Advisor-Allianz
11:00am - 11:30am

Networking Break

11:30am - 12:15pm

Hedge Fund Leaders Panel

Managers from some of the worlds’ most successful hedge funds discuss what it takes to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.

Request to be a speaker

12:15pm – 1:30pm

Lunch and Networking

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Keynote

Speaker to be announced

2:15pm – 3:00pm

All Star Allocators Panel

Get Insight from prominent investors and learn about their perspective on new investment strategies.

Request to be a speaker

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Networking Break

3:30pm – 4:15pm

Context Accelerator Panel

Emerging managers showcase their innovative strategy and describe their path to raising assets.

Request to be a speaker

4:15pm – 5:00pm

Closing Keynote

Speakers
Gary Cohn
Gary Cohn
Former National Economic Council Director and former President and COO of Goldman Sachs,

 

Gary D. Cohn is an American business leader, philanthropist and the former Director of the United States National Economic Council.

Mr. Cohn served as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council from January 2017 through April 2018. As President Donald J. Trump’s chief economic advisor, Mr. Cohn managed the coordination of the President’s domestic and global economic policy agenda and led the Administration-wide effort to successfully pass the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Mr. Cohn began a distinguished career in finance at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in 1990. He held a variety of leadership positions in the firm’s Securities Division in both New York and London, including Global Co-Head of the Equities and Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Divisions. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006-2016 and was a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and Chairman of the Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee.

Additionally, Mr. Cohn served as a Director of the London Metals Exchange and as a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Commodity Exchange.

Mr. Cohn lives in New York with his wife and three daughters, where he is an active philanthropist and an advisor to technology companies and entrepreneurs who rely on his vast knowledge of Wall Street and Washington to better understand the financial and economic environment. He received his undergraduate degree from American University in 1982.

 

, Former National Economic Council Director and former President and COO of Goldman Sachs
7:00am - 8:00am

Wake-Up Workout

8:00am - 7:00pm

Registration / Information Desk

8:00am - 10:00am

Breakfast

9:00am - 6:00pm

All Day Coffee

9:00am - 12:00pm

Morning Sessions of One-On-One Meetings

10:00am

Morning Break

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Afternoon Sessions of One-On-One Meetings

3:00pm

Afternoon Refreshments

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Cocktail Reception

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Dinner

9:00pm - 11:00pm

After Hours Cocktails & Entertainment

7:00am - 8:00am

Wake-Up Workout

8:00am - 6:00pm

Registration / Information Desk

8:00am - 10:00am

Breakfast

9:00am - 6:00pm

All Day Coffee

9:00am - 12:00pm

Morning Sessions of One-On-One Meetings

10:00am

Morning Break

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Afternoon Sessions of One-On-One Meetings

3:00pm

Afternoon Break

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Closing Reception

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