Programme

ZIMBABWE ASSOCIATION OF PENSION FUNDS

 

44th ANNUAL CONGRESS PROGRAMME – ELEPHANT HILLS RESORT, VICTORIA FALLS 15 – 18 MAY 2019

 

 

THEME: OPERATING IN A NEW NORMAL: INCREASED REGULATION, VOLATILE MARKETS AND HEIGHTENED EXPECTATIONS.

 

WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 2019

 

10:00                  Check-in and Registration

 

                            EXHIBITION – All DAY

                            

                            GOLF TOURNAMENT

 

THURSDAY 16 MAY 2019

             

MASTER OF CEREMONY: MAIMBA MAPURANGA

 

08:30 – 08:40                 Welcome Address

Reginald Chihota – Z.A.P.F. Chairman

 

08:40 – 09:40                 Role of the Trustee in uncertain times: With specific reference to Governance of the Board

Anne-Marie D’Alton – Chief Executive Officer BATSETA – Council of Retirement Funds for South Africa

 

09:40 – 10:40                 Unmasking the effect of Currency change on Pension Savings

Justin Bgoni – Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Chief Executive Officer

 

10:40 – 11:10                 TEA BREAK

 

11:10 – 12:10                 Keynote Address

Prof Mthuli Ncube – Minister of Finance and Economic Development

 

12:10 – 13:10                 Panel Discussion

Josphat Kakwere, Mark Hyde and Wadzanayi Phiri

 

13:10 -14:10                   LUNCH

 

14:10 – 15:10                 Alternative Investments

Benjamin Sithole – Old Mutual Investment Group

 

15:10 – 15:30             TEA

 

Annual General Meeting

 

15:30 – 16:30                 Reginald Chihota – ZAPF Chairman

 

19:00                               TRADITIONAL DINNER – A’ZAMBEZI HOTEL

Dress Code: Back to School / Casual

 

FRIDAY 17 MAY 2019

 

07:00 – 08:00                  BREAKFAST – SAMUKELE RESTAURANT

 

08:30 – 09:30                 Update from the Regulator

Insurance and Pensions Commission (IPEC)

 

09:30 -10:30                   Achieving Investment Excellence: A Practical Guide for Trustees of Pension Funds

Alfred Slager – CFA Institute

 

10:30 – 11:00                  TEA/COFFEE

 

11:00 – 12:00                 Blockchain Technology and the future of Pension Funds

Micheal Mautsahuku – Smartvest Wealth Managers            

                                           

12:00 – 12:45                 Conference Round Up – Resolutions

 

12:45    13:15                  SUMMARY AND VOTE OF THANKS

 

13:15 -14:30                   BRAAI LUNCH – POOLSIDE RESTAURANT

 

19:00 – 20:00                 Gala Dinner

COP Awards – Top Ten Students

Golf Prize-giving

(Black Tie and no children)

 

20:00-20:15                    Closing Remarks – Z.A.P.F. Chairman

 

20:15 till late                  DINNER DANCE

 

SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019

 

07:00-8:00                       BREAKFAST – SAMUKELE RESTAURANT

 

10:00                                  Departure

X