Call for papers for the Fourth Joint BIS/World Bank Public Investors Conference

Washington DC, 3-4 December 2012

The Bank for International Settlements and the World Bank are jointly organising the Fourth Joint Public Investors Conference.

The conference is targeted at quantitative experts from the community of central banks and sovereign wealth managers (including commodity savings funds and sovereign pension funds) as well as academics. It aims to facilitate an ongoing dialogue between the reserve and asset management specialists of the participating organisations, encouraging knowledge sharing and collaboration across organisations, and fostering the development and dissemination of the best practices in public sector portfolio and risk management. The event will take place at the World Bank, Washington DC, on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 December 2012. 

Papers should be submitted (extended abstracts will also be considered) in electronic format by Friday 31 August 2012.