As illustrated by the speaking schedule below, Keith Ambachtsheer is regularly called upon to share his perspectives on pensions and investing as a guest speaker at conferences, forums and meetings around the world. 

Please contact us if you are interested in inviting Keith to speak at an upcoming event.

2019 Speaking Engagements

Queen's University Sustainable Finance Conference                                  June 2019 Kingston, Canada

ICPM/ Aspen Institute/ NEST

Defined Contribution Program

June 2019 Vancouver, Canada
International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) Discussion Forum June 2019 Vancouver, Canada
CFA Institute Future of Finance Advisory Council May 2019 London, UK
BC Public Sector Pension Conference April 2019 Victoria, Canada

University of Toronto

Sustainable Finance Research Roundtable

April 2019 Toronto, Canada

Canadian Business Hall of Fame

June 2019

Toronto, Canada

(Video Interview)

Aspen institute

Refinery on Portable Non-Employer Retirement Benefits

January 2019 Washington, USA

Natural Resources Canada

Climate Change Adaptation Leaders Forum

January 2019 Ottawa, Canada

2018 Speaking Engagements

Institutional Investor 10 Year Anniversary Benelux Summit                                                             December 2018 The Hague, Netherlands
CFA Institute Future of Finance Advisory Council November 2018

New York, USA

Pensions & Investments World Pension Summit November 2018 The Hague, Netherlands
Danish Labour Market Supplementary Pension (ATP) Internal Discussion October 2018 Hillerod, Denmark
CEM Global Leaders Conference October 2018 Copenhagen, Denmark
Northwind Professional InstituteRetail Investor Forum September 2018 Toronto, Canada
Tobacco-Free Portfolios (TFP) Finance Pledge at United Nations General Assembly September 2018 New York, USA
Royal Ontario Military College (RMC) Professorship/Gifting Committee Meeting September 2018 Kingston, Canada
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Investment Interchange June 2018

Sydney, Australia

(via video)

CPP Investment Board

Lecture for National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Delegation

June 2018  Toronto, Canada 

China Ageing Finance Forum (CAFF50) International Summit

June 2018

Shanghai, China

(pre-taped talk)

International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) Discussion Forum June 2018 Toronto, Canada
Tobacco-Free Portfolios (TFP) Roundtable June 2018 Toronto, Canada
Responsible Investment Association (RIA) Conference June 2018 Toronto, Canada
Brazilian Association of Pension Funds (ABRAPP) International Seminar                                  May 2018 Toronto, Canada
Kempen Capital Management Workshop May 2018             Amsterdam, Netherlands
Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum May 2018 Zurich, Switzerland
Hirtle Callaghan & Co. Investors' Conference January 2018 Scottsdale, USA
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Roundtable January 2018 New York, USA

2017 Speaking Engagements

CFA Asset Management Forum

November 2017   Montreal, Canada        
CFA Future of Finance Advisory Council November 2017 London, UK

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

Pension Funds Investment and Governance Roundtable

November 2017 Toronto, Canada
Executive training program at CELAP (China Executive Leadership Academy at Pudong) October 2017 Shanghai, PRC

Roundtable on Canada's Retirement Income System and Long-Term Value Investment

for CSRC (China Securities Regulatory Commission) and Rotman

October 2017 Toronto, Canada
2017 Global CFO Forum September 2017 Victoria, Canada
PPI 2017 Summer Round-Table July 2017 Toronto, Canada
The Pensions & Investments Global Future of Retirement Conference June 2017 New York, USA
Zurich Pension Fund Symposium June 2017 Zurich, Switzerland
Dutch Pensions Round-Table June 2017 Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich Invest AG Innovation Zweite Saule (IZS) Workshop June 2017 Zurich, Switzerland
International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) Forum June 2017 Toronto, Canada
CFA Future of Finance Advisory Council May 2017 Philadelphia, USA
17th Annual European Pensions & Investments Summit May 2017 Montreux, Switzerland
Investment Management Consultants Association Annual Conference May 2017 San Diego, USA

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada

Integrated Reporting Framework Implementation Focus Group

April 2017 Toronto, Canada
The Pensions Authority International Pensions Conference March 2017 Dublin, Ireland

Conference Board of Canada 

Financial Wellness and Retirement Readiness Conference

January 2017 Toronto, Canada

2016 Speaking Engagements

CFA Society Japan                                                                                                                                                   

November 2016     

Tokyo, Japan          

Top1000Funds Conference November 2016 Melbourne, Australia
Australia Superannuation Funds Association (ASFA) November 2016 Brisbane, Australia
CFA Institute Asia Pacific Conference                                                                                  October 2016 Singapore
CFA Institute Future of Finance October 2016 London, UK
CFA Society France September 2016

Paris, France

CFA Society London September 2016 London, UK
CFA Society Germany September 2016 Frankfurt, Germany

CFA Society Switzerland

20th Anniversary Conference - Keynote Address

September 2016 Thun, Switzerland

Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute (CPBI)

2016 Atlantic Regional Conference

September 2016

St. Andrews by-the-sea


Aspen Institute June 2016 Washington, USA
P&I Global Future of Retirement June 2016 Washington, USA
International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) Forum June 2016 Boston, USA
Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute (CPBI) 2016 Pension Summit May 2016 Toronto, Canada
CFA Institute Annual Conference                                           May 2016

Montreal, Canada

Pensions & Investments Canadian Risk Conference May 2016 Toronto, Canada
Georgetown University May 2016 Washington, USA
Fiduciary Investors Symposium April 2016 Cambridge, UK
PensioenPro Conference March 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

(via video)

Virginia Retirement System March 2016 Richmond, USA
Kempen & Co./ Focusing Capital on the Long-Term March 2016 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ontario's Big City Mayors February 2016 Toronto, Canada
Osgoode Law Society February 2016 Toronto, Canada
Odette School of Business, University of Windsor January 2016 Windsor, Canada