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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.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

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

Join scholars and practitioners from around the globe 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 will attract leaders from the public and private sectors, academia, and nongovernmental organizations.

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

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

Cost: No charge to attend, breakfast and lunch included.

Host: Kogod School of Business, American University


When: Monday, November 16, 2015 (8:30am - 3:00pm )

Where: American University’s Abramson Founder’s Room
The School of International Service Building
4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, D.C.
Directions and Parking

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


Follow the hashtag #swfcon on Twitter leading up to and during the conference.


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