Investment Operations Forum

Take your investment operations to the next level amidst a rapidly-evolving environment.
5 April 2023 - RACV City Club, Melbourne


AIST advocates for financial wellbeing in retirement for all Australians regardless of their gender, culture, education or socio-economic background.


Upcoming Professional Development

Keep up with an ever-changing superannuation landscape, earn CPD and get the tools you need to stay proficient in your role with our professional development opportunities. From conferences and courses to networking events and multimedia resources, we have a number of options to help you upskill in 2023.

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Webinar: A healthy board culture equals a healthy workplace

Webinar: A healthy board culture equals a healthy workplace

27 April 2023

Identify the pillars of a strong and healthy board culture in this webinar with Dr Susan Mravlek, Pr...

Trustee Director Course (Advanced)

Trustee Director Course (Advanced)

3 May 2023 - 17 August 2023

Build on your expertise and become more effective in the boardroom with this flexible virtual course...

Webinar: Understanding and Better Servicing Your First Natio

Webinar: Understanding and Better Servicing Your First Natio

30 May 2023

In recognition of Reconciliation Week 2023, join Phil Usher, CEO of First Nations Foundation, to lea...

ASI 2023

ASI 2023

29 - 31 August 2023

Bringing together 300+ delegates from over 30 funds, asset managers and service providers, this year...

Episode 60: Inflation and other issues for bond investors

Among the topics we’ll be discussing are policy surprises, investment assumptions, the Reserve Bank of Australia and the role of bonds in an investment portfolio.

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News and analysis

It’s time to face the tough questions on due diligence

Chris Addy will be sharing global insights and best practices on due diligence at next week’s AIST Investment Operations Forum. While Castle Hall is increasingly doing due diligence around asset manager’s ESG practices, operational due diligence is still a major part of his firm’s business. Illiquid assets Valuation of illiquid assets such as private equity […]

Published date: 30 Mar 2023

CMSF conference explores the big issues in superannuation

More than 500 delegates heard about the most pressing issues facing the superannuation industry as the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) held its annual Conference of Major Superannuation Funds (CMSF) over three days in Melbourne this week. More than 30 industry experts presented at 16 sessions covering topics including cyber security, the Voice to […]

Published date: 22 Mar 2023

The evolution of operating models in superannuation

The superannuation industry is constantly changing and looks very different to what it did twenty years ago. The organic and inorganic growth of funds into significantly larger entities requires the operating models and investment solutions to evolve and grow with them to consistently deliver outcomes for members. Digitisation “Obviously everything is happening faster [with digitisation], […]

Published date: 22 Mar 2023