Funded and private pensions

2012 OECD/IOPS Global Forum on Private Pensions - DELETED



23-24 October 2012, Santiago, Chile

The 2012 Global Forum will focus on the pension industry in Latin America, the cost and coverage of pension systems, long-term investing and infrastructure, designing default options and financial education and pensions communication.


Representatives from developed and developing pension systems, industry representatives and academics will share experiences and lessons such as innovative ways of improving coverage and infrastructure investments.


Opening Remarks

  • Ambrogio Rinaldi, Chairman OECD Working Party on Private Pensions, Director, COVIP, Italy
  • Ross Jones, Deputy Chairman of the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority, President of IOPS, Australia
  • Solange Berstein, Superintendent of Pensions, Chile

Opening Speech – Pension Reforms in Chile

  • Evelyn Matthei, Minister of Labour, Chile (tbc)

Session 1 Roundtable: What role should public and private provisioning play in Latin American pension systems?

  • Solange Berstein, Superintendent Pensions, Chile
  • Daniel Schydlowsky Rosenberg, Superintendent Pensions, Peru
  • Juan Pedro Cantera, Superintendent Pensions, Uruguay
  • Eduardo Orejuela, Superintendent of Pensions, Colombia            

Session 2 Roundtable: How can pension system coverage be improved? What we can learn from different experiences?

  • Carmen Pagés-Serra, Chief of the Labor Markets and Social Security Unit,  Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
  • Edward Odundo, Chief Executive, Retirement Benefits Authority, Kenya
  • José Maria Rabelo, Secretary of Private Pension, National Secretariat for Pension Funds, Ministry of Social Security, Brazil
  • Omar Ivan Martinez, Superintendente Adjunto de Pensiones, El Salvador

Session 3: Designing Defaults in the Accumulation and Payout Phase 

  • Heinz Rudolph, World Bank
  • Raimond Maurer, Professor Finance at Goethe University, Frankfurt
  • Luis Figueroa, Intendent of Regulation, Superintendence of Pensions, Chile
  • Mark Iwry, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Retirement and Health Policy, US Treasury

Session 4: Panel on Long Term Investing and Infrastructure Investments

  • Michel Leduc, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs & Communications, CPPIB Canada
  • Scott Minerd, CIO, Guggenheim Partners
  • David Tuesta, Chief Economist, BBVA
  • Guillermo Arthur, President, International Federation of Pension Fund Administrators (FIAP)

Session 5: Controlling Pension System Costs

  • Guillermo Larraín, Universidad de Chile
  • Pedro Ordorica, President of CONSAR, Mexico
  • Edgar Robles, Superintendent of Pensions, Costa Rica – IOPS Project Leader

Session 6: Financial Education and Communication of Pension Issues

  • André Laboul, Head, Financial Affairs Division, OECD, IOPS Secretary General
  • Olga Fuentes, Head, Research Division, Superintendence of Pensions, Chile
  • Diana Crossan, Commissioner, Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income, New Zealand

Closing Remarks

  • Solange Berstein, Superintendent Pensions, Chile
  • Augusto Iglesias, Undersecretary of Social Security, Ministry of Labor, Chile
  • Ross Jones, Deputy Chairman of the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority, President of IOPS
  • Ambrogio Rinaldi, Chairman OECD Working Party on Private Pensions
  • André Laboul, Head, OECD Financial Affairs Division, IOPS Secretary General


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> Draft programme (pdf)


Registration - Participation is by invitation only. Enquiries concerning registration should be sent to

Language - The official language of the event is English. Simultaneous interpretation to and from Spanish will be available.


Chile – Olga Fuentes, SP Pensions
(Tel: +11 56 2753 0200;

OECD/IOPS – Sally Day-Hanotiaux 
(Tel: +33 1 45 24 96 61;


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