March 3-6, Birmingham, AL: Alternative Investing Conference

The Southern States Business Coalition (SSBC) is bringing some of the country’s leading Plan Sponsors, Institutional Investors, and Alternative Investment professionals to Birmingham, AL, March 3-6 for the Southern States Alternative Investment Symposium 2013.  This conference is an evolution of the Alternative Investment Roundup that the executives at SSBC designed, developed and ran each February in Arizona from 1997 through 2008.  Each year the Arizona event attracted more than 130 Institutional Investors representing over $2 Trillion in investable assets.

The program is designed for Institutional Investors, Plan Sponsors, Endowments and Foundations that are based in the South and active or interested in Alternative Investing Strategies.  Noteable speakers include:

Dr. David Bronner, CEO, Retirement Systems of Alabama

Professor Edwin T. Burton, III, Trustee, Commonwealth of Virginia Retirement Systems (VRS); Member, Board of Directors Chase Investment Counsel Corporation; Professor of Economics, University of Virginia

Joseph P. Borg, Director, Alabama Securities Commission

Stephen P. Harbeck, President, Securities Investor Protection Corporation, SIPC

Ms. Shelley I. Smith, President & General Counsel, GrayShell Consulting; Member, Pacific Pension Institute’s Board of Directors; Member, Governing Board of The Robert Toigo Foundation; Former Trustee, LACERS; Former Board Member Council of Institutional Investors

Ms. Gail Stone, Executive Director, Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System (APERS)

Mr. John Mcfarlane, Chairman of the Board, University of Virginia Investment Management Company (UVIMCO)

My Partner John Frankel  and I are both speaking.   Register today and join us in Alabama at