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.

2024 Speaking Engagements


Fiduciary Investors Symposium

May 2024     Toronto, Canada

'Your 100 Year Life' Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Hosted by Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

May 2024 Toronto, Canada


The Agenda- Pensions Panel Discussion

May 2024 Toronto, Canada

TD Asset Management

Dynamic Pensions- Guest Speaker

February 2024    Virtual

2023 Speaking Engagements

Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA)

Pension & Investment Seminar

November 2023 Virtual

National Institute on Ageing (NIA)

Better Pensions for More People

November 2023 Toronto, Canada

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)

Risk & Uncertainty in the Pensions World

October 2023 Virtual

Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Panelist- Rethinking Ageing in the 21st Century

October 2023 Toronto, Canada

British Columbia Investment Management Corp (BCI)

What's New in Pension Design, Governance, and Investing?

A conversation with Keith Ambachtsheer

September 2023 Victoria, Canada

Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST)

2023 Global Dialogue

June 2023 Toronto, Canada

Responsible Investment Association (RIA)

2023 Conference

June 2023 Toronto, Canada

CAAT Pension Plan

Pension Policy Workshop

June 2023 Toronto, Canada

Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL)

Webinar- Lunch and Learn: Pensions for All

March 2023 Virtual

Sage Advisory 2023 Conference                

March 2023 Austin, USA

'Your 100 Year Life' Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Hosted by Rotman School of Management

Sponsored by KPA Advisory Services and National Institute on Ageing (NIA)    

February 2023           

Toronto, Canada           

2022 Speaking Engagements

Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation


November 2022 Halifax, Canada

CAAT Pension Plan / Purpose Investments

KPA Advisory Services / National Institute on Ageing (NIA)

Providing Lifetime Income in a DC-Plan World

October 2022 Toronto, Canada

Georgetown Center for Retirement Initiatives (CRI)

Panel- Annual Policy Innovation Forum

October 2022 Virtual

IPE Iceland

Next Steps in the Global Challenge

Keynote- The Future of Pensions

October 2022 Virtual

Cascade Institute

Workshop on Ultra Deep Geothermal

September 2022 Toronto, Canada

International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM)

Discussion Forum

June 2022           Toronto, Canada

Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMCo)

Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP)

Vantage Conference

June 2022 Banff, Canada

ASFA Annual Conference

Keynote- International Perspectives on the Australian System

April 2022 Virtual Attendance

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)

Executive Session

April 2022 Virtual

McGill University

Guest Lecture

March 2022 Virtual

Corporate Knights

Taking it to The Next Level

March 2022 Webinar

2021 Speaking Engagements

Georgetown Centre for Retirement Initiatives (CRI)

Annual Policy Innovation Forum

November 2021 Virtual Event

Brazilian Association of Pension Funds (ABRAPP)

Pension Funds Conference

October 2021 Virtual Event

ACPM National Conference

Plenary Panel

September 2021   Virtual Event       

The Jeffrey Company

ESG Webinar

June 2021 Webinar

International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)

IR Dialogue Webinar

May 2021 Webinar

BCA Research Inc

Global Asset Allocation Forum

May 2021 Virtual Event

CFA Annual Conference

Fireside Chat- Future Proofing Pensions

April 2021 Virtual Event

Rotman School of Management

Livestream - Sustainable Investing: A Path To A New Horizon

February 2021 Virtual Event


Avoiding a Crisis: The Future of Pension Management

January 2021 Webinar

2020 Speaking Engagements

Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE)                                           

Conference & Awards                                             

December 2020  Virtual Event       

AQR Insight Summit 2020                                                         

November 2020 Virtual Event

Canadian Alternative Investments for Pension Funds

(CAiP East) - Fireside Chat         

November 2020 Virtual Event

International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM)

Webinar- The Evolution of Pension Design

October 2020 Virtual Event

Pensions Policy Institute (PPI)

International Event

October 2020 Virtual Event

Georgetown Centre for Retirement Initiatives

Panel Discussion

October 2020 Virtual Event

Pensioen Pro Climate Week

Webinar on Sustainable Investing

October 2020 Virtual Event

International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)

Dialogue for Pension Organizations

September 2020 Virtual Event

Responsible Investor (RI) Conference       

Plenary Panel 

September 2020 Virtual Event

Canadian Investment Review                                     

2020 Plan Sponsor Exchange

February 2020 



2019 Speaking Engagements

Cbus Super Workshop on Integrated Reporting                               September 2019    

Toronto, Canada


BNP Paribas

Roundtable Discussion on Global Trends in Sustainable Investing

July 2019 Toronto, Canada

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

CPP Investment Board

Lecture for National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)

June 2019 Toronto, Canada

CFA Institute

Future of Finance Advisory Council

May 2019 London, UK
BC Public Sector Conference April 2019 Victoria, Canada

University of Toronto

Sustainable Finance Research Roundtable

April 2019 Toronto, Canada

Canadian Business Hall of Fame

Video Interview

June 2019 Toronto, Canada

Aspen Institute

Refinery on Portable Non-Employer Retirement Benefits

January 2019 Washington, USA

Natural Resurces 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 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 Benchmarking

Global Leaders Conference

October 2018 Copenhagen, Denmark

Northwind Professional Institute

Retail Invedstor 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 (via video)

June 2018 Sydney, Australia

CPP Investment Board

Lecture for National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)

June 2018 Toronto, Canada

China Ageing Finance Forum (CAFF50) International Summit

Pre-taped Talk

June 2018 Shanghai, China

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 Callghan & Co.

Investor's 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

CELAP (China Excutive Leadership Academy at Pudong)

Executive training program

October 2017 Shanghai, China

CSRC (China Securities Regulatory Commission) and Rotman

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

October 2017  Toronto, Canada
Global CFO Forum September 2017 Victoria, Canada
PPI Summer Roundtable  Juy 2017 Toronto, Canada 

Pensions & Investments

Global Future of Retirement Conference

June 2017  New York, USA
Zurich Pension Fund Symposium June 2017 Zurich, Switzerland
Dutch Pensions Roundtable June 2017 Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich Invest AG Innovation Zweite Saule (IZS) Workshop June 2017 Zurich, Switzerlnd

International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM)

Discussion 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 (IMCA)

Annual Conference

May 2017 San Diego, USA

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA)

Integrated Reporting 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 Institue Asia Pacific Conference October 2016 Singapore
CFA Institute Future of Finance Advisory Council 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 Pensions & Benefits Institute (CPBI)

2016 Atlantic Regional Conference                                                                                                     

September 2016

St. Andrews

by-the-sea, Canada

Aspen Institute June 2016 Washington, USA
P&I Global Future of Retirement June 2016 Washington, USA

International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM)

Discussion 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

Via video

March 2016 Amsterdam, Netherlands
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, U of Windsor January 2016 Windsor, Canada