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The Contributions and Impact of Sovereign Wealth Funds


Join us on October 9, 2014 for the inaugural Sovereign Wealth Funds Conference at American University's Kogod School of Business.

One-Day Conference: The Contributions and Impact                        of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Exploring the stabilizing role of sovereign wealth funds on world economies.

American University's Kogod School of Business
Washington. D.C.

Scholars and practitioners from around the globe joined together at American University for an insightful one-day conference exploring the emerging and stabilizing impact sovereign wealth funds are having across world economies. Held the day before the 2014 Annual Meetings for the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, this lively event attracted leaders from the public and private sectors, academia, and nongovernmental organizations.

Previous Keynote Speakers: His Excellency Mohammed Jaham Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the U.S. and Dr. Carol Bertaut of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States

Previous Attendees Include: Senior and advancing individuals from sovereign wealth funds, private equity corporations, major international banks, major investment companies, think tanks, and higher education institutions. 

Host: Kogod School of Business, American University


Where: American University
Mary Graydon Center, University Club
4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, D.C.
Directions and Parking

Read More: 2014 SWF Conference Proceedings (PDF, 10.4MB)


Conference attendees used the hashtag #swfcon on Twitter leading up to and during the conference.

2014 Conference Sponsors

  • The Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain
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  • The Embassy of the State of Qatar
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  • Kogod School of Business