Valuable connections and unlimited fundraising opportunities from wherever you are

Explore the new immersive virtual conference experience for the 3rd annual Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week. Join the place for infrastructure leaders to secure capital allocations from Japan and Korea and equip themselves with the knowledge to make smart business decisions.

In the new era of infrastructure, we are redefining the conference experience with an interactive and virtual Japan Korea Week to help you expand your network of LPs and advance your fundraising goals in testing times.

The virtual conference includes a 5-day extended networking, unlimited 1-to-1 video meetings, themed discussions, access to premium content until the end of the year and much more.

Redefine the conference experience

Enjoy the seamless experience in the new virtual meeting place for Infrastructure Investor’s community.

One-click access to the global community

Personalise your agenda and meetings

Enjoy conference content from whenever you are

Talk to headline speakers in Live Q&A

Replay the content as you want

 

Interactive content across 5 days
5 days of interactive content will have you engaging in live Q&A sessions with our world-class speakers, including Japan and Korea’s largest LPs.

 

Discuss capital allocations with GPIF and Lotte Insurance

Hear from the leading investors from Japan and Korea and discover what is their perspectives in the new normal and how do they adapt the changes to their strategies.

Join the special keynote interview with Janghwan Lee and the LP fireside chat with Yoshitaka Todoroki in the Japan Korea Week. Ask them about how Japanese and Korean investors weathered the storm.

2020 Featured speakers

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Confirmed attendees include:

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ABL Life Insurance
AXA Life Insurance
bfinance
CSR Design Green Investment Advisory
DENSO Pension Fund
Farmers’ Pension Fund
Green Climate Fund

Join the new era of networking

The immersive virtual conference will give you greater access than ever before, with increased visibility, extended 5-day networking and premium content available until the end of 2020.

At the touch of a button, you will be able to continue your fundraising journey in Japan and Korea for the rest of the year by connecting with the region’s leading LPs, as well as your global peers, from the comfort of your (home) office.

Meet the right people

Enhanced search capabilities, including the ability to see the list of attendees to an agenda session and sophisticated filtering allow you to narrow down potential business partners by region, investment strategy and sector to ensure you don’t miss a single new opportunity.

  • Check out who is attending through the attendee list and schedule a meeting with them
  • Use the filter function to meet the right people

Chat and arrange 1-to-1 video meetings

Book unlimited 1-on-1 video meetings with Japanese and Korean LPs speakers and global attendees in virtual meeting rooms. Just search for your desired attendees and invite them for a chat. Once you have set up your meeting you can invite other event attendees to join.

  • Create a want to meet list to help you gather the people you want to meet in one simple place
  • Connect & chat with peers using conversations tab to start a new conversation
  • Schedule 1-to-1 video meetings in your built-in schedule

Lead the global conversation

Through “birds of a feather” sessions, you can knowledge share with the global Infrastructure Investor community. “Birds of a feather” is the virtual equivalent of a breakout or roundtable at a traditional conference, you will be face-to-face with likeminded peers to push forward the asset class.

  • Join birds-of-a-feather sessions from to discuss the trends moving the industry forward
  • In public forums, create new topics and chat with your global leaders

Ask your questions to the titans of industry

Following panels during the conference week speakers will be available in live Q&A for your questions. Discuss challenges and strategies with the panellists and your peers during and after the sessions.

Content on-demand when you need it

All content will be streamed live and then available on-demand through the platform until the end of 2020. Watch the live content or arrange your replays at the comfort from your home (office).

Book your virtual passes today

Virtual passes offer you limitless cross-border access to the global infrastructure’s most influential community and 5 days of unlimited virtual private meeting with the largest LPs and global GPs in the region.

One Ticket. Two Summits. Unlimited Opportunities.

Expand your network of LPs and advance your fundraising goals at the third annual Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week on 7-11 September 2020.

The Week is the most efficient way to connect with influential LPs from Japan and Korea, leading global fund managers, developers, and strategic advisers. By attending both the Seoul Summit (8 September) and Tokyo Summit (10-11 September) you will experience unrivalled fundraising opportunities and sharpen your investment strategies.

If you are fundraising in Asia for global infrastructure projects, you must be at the Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week!

Japan Korea Week now available wherever you are with a virtual pass

Talk to headline speakers in live Q&A sessions

Extended private networking without borders

All content on-demand, when you need it

Maximise your time, maximise your returns

Preview the first immersive virtual conference week

What’s in it for me?

  • Virtual conference experience
  • Agenda highlights
  • Confirmed attendee lists
  • Speaker line-up
  • Your networking plan
  • And many more…

2020 featured speakers include

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What our delegates say

Mark Weisdorf

Mark Weisdorf Associates

The most effective and efficient way to meet with leading investors in the sector.

Andrew Shin

Willis Towers Watson

I found the Infrastructure Investor Summits a great opportunity to gauge the market landscape from GPs and the current appetite of LPs from both a Japanese, Kor…

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Kazuhiro Murata

Daiwa SB Investments Ltd

The best place to meet with many GPs and network with many LPs.

Join the virtual conference week to drive your fundraising efforts in Asia

Seoul Summit
8 September 2020
Virtual event KST/UTC+9

Explore global opportunities with Korean capital
The third annual Infrastructure Investor Seoul Summit will build relationships through our immersive virtual platform between the established Korean investor base and infrastructure professionals putting capital to work globally.

Tokyo Summit
10-11 September 2020
Virtual event JST/UTC+9

Japanese capital for global infrastructure
Japan’s most influential infrastructure investment conference returns for its 6th year through an immersive virtual experience. The Infrastructure Investor Tokyo Summit will shape capital flows in the asset class for the next 18 months.

Expand your network and fundraising horizons

Established as the leading infrastructure conferences in Japan and Korea, the two unique Summits will offer you access to the most influential domestic LPs allocating to all sectors of the asset class alongside the leading global fund and asset managers, developers, advisors, and strategic partners.

Book a 1-2-1 session with your key business targets and connect with other attendees via our immersive virtual platform, you will enjoy unrivalled knowledge-sharing throughout the three days of premium content and five days of extended virtual networking.

Meet the leading global infrastructure community

Confirmed attendees include:

Meet the influential infrastructure investor community at Japan Korea Week
ABL Life Insurance
AXA Life Insurance
bfinance
CSR Design Green Investment Advisory
DENSO Pension Fund
Farmers’ Pension Fund
Green Climate Fund
Hermes Investment Management
Hulic
Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance
InfraRed Capital Partners
Japan Post Bank
Japan Post Insurance
KDB Life Insurance
Korea Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives
Korea Post Insurance
Kyowon Invest
Lotte Non-Life Insurance
Macquarie Group
Manulife
Mark Weisdorf Associates
Marubeni Corporation
MG Korean Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives
Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments
Monument Group
National Federation of Mutual Aid Associations for Municipal Personnel
Nippon Life Insurance
Nissay Asset Management
Nomura Funds Research & Technologies
Orion Energy Partners
Orix Life Insurance
Partners Group
Pension Fund Association
Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials
Peony Investments
QIC
Rivage Investment
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (SFMI)
Schroders
Seoul Guarantee Insurance
Shimizu Corporation
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance
Sumitomo Life Insurance
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance
The K Non-Life Insurance
Tokio Marine Asset Management
Tong Yang Life Insurance
Willis Towers Watson
wpd

Meet our keynotes

Janghwan Lee
Managing Director, Head of Financial Investment Group
Lotte Insurance

Janghwan Lee has led alternative investment team in Lotte non-life insurance company covering real estate, infrastructure, acquisition financing, aviation, private debt and private equity. He has led multiple landmark deals in Korean alternative investments. Prior to joining Lotte non-life insurance company, he worked for Lotte headquarter to support the decision-making of Chairman, also Samsung Life insurance in the asset management division.

Yoshitaka Todoroki
Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure, Private Market Investment Department
Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

With over 30 years experience in alternative investments, Yoshitaka Todoroki joined GPIF in March 2016 from Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management, where he led a newly established team to develop alternative investment opportunities for clients of the Japanese pension fund. In late 2014, as the senior vice president of Sumimoto Mitsui Banking Corporation, he led the team to develop new opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region and also established an infrastructure fund dedicated to the Indian market during his tenure.

Confirmed Speakers

Jeffrey Altman, Finadvice

Jeffrey Altman

Senior Advisor, Finadvice

With 26+ years of accomplishments in the global energy/infrastructure sectors, Jeffrey has been proactively involved in regulated, liberalized and energy transition markets across the globe. During this time he worked within five large US/European en… Read full bio

Jingjing Bai

Advisor, Bfinance

Jingjing Bai is an advisor to bfinance in Asia since 2019, based in Hong Kong. In the recent years, Jingjing led a global alternative investment program mandated by Chinese State Owned Enterprises, covering Private Equity, Private Debt and Real Asset… Read full bio

Joost Bergsma

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Glennmont Partners

Joost Bergsma founded Glennmont Partners in 2013 completing a spin out of BNP Paribas Clean Energy Partners which had been established since 2008. Glennmont manages approximately Euro 1.8bn across four unlisted funds (infra equity and infra credit st… Read full bio

Mauricio Bolana

Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

Mauricio is a Partner at Antin and he joined the firm in 2010. Mauricio is a board member of Fund II portfolio companies Roadchef and GSR and of Fund III portfolio company Lyntia. In Fund I he used to be a board member of portfolio companies ASI, And… Read full bio

John Breckenridge

Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics

John is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Infrastructure. He has over 17 years of direct private equity investing experience, preceded by over 18 years of operations management. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics, John was a managing partn… Read full bio

Cyril Cabanes

Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, CDPQ Singapore

Cyril Cabanes is Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia Pacific based in CDPQ’s Singapore office. In his role, he is responsible for all infrastructure investment activities in the Asia-Pacific region, which includes building and overseeing a team o… Read full bio

Francesco Cacciabue

Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Glennmont Partners

Francesco is the CFO of Glennmont Partners having joined the team in 2009 with more than eight years of experience in energy of which six in renewable energy. As CFO Francesco has responsibility for the financial performance reporting of all the fund… Read full bio

Gwenola Chambon

Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Gwenola Chambon, CEO and Founding Partner of Vauban Infrastructure Partners, has been responsible for managing the Investment Team of Mirova as well as its infrastructure investment and capital raising activities. Throughout her 24-year career, Gweno… Read full bio

Junho Choi

Senior Portfolio Manager, KDB Life

Junho Choi is Head of Infra & Real Asset team in Investment Division at KDB Life Insurance Co., Ltd. He is responsible for domestic and overseas infrastructure investments. He has over 13 years of wide range of experience across traditional and a… Read full bio

Abu Bakar Chowdhury

Managing Director, ASMA Capital

Mr. Chowdhury is the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer at ASMA Capital Partners B.S.C. (c). He is a member of the Management Committee and, alongside his role within the investment decision making process, is responsible for the finance f… Read full bio

Tony Clamp

Director, Private Sector Facility, Green Climate Fund

Tony has over thirty years’ experience as an investment leader in private equity, institutional investment, project finance, project development and impact investment across multiple sectors in developed and developing markets. He is currently Direct… Read full bio

Spence Clunie

Managing Partner, Ancala

Spence Clunie, Managing Partner of Ancala, has spent over 26 years in the European infrastructure industry. He brings an in-depth knowledge of the infrastructure market, supported by a wide network of contacts and relationships in the sector. Spence… Read full bio

Stephen Dowd

Partner, CBRE Caledon Capital Management

Stephen joined CBRE Caledon in 2014 and is the head of the CBRE Caledon infrastructure investment practice. He is a member of the Investment Committee and Management Committee. He is involved with, and oversees, all phases of the investment process,… Read full bio

Simon Eaves

Managing Director, Head of Clean Energy Infrastructure, Europe, Capital Dynamics

Simon is a Managing Director and Head of the Clean Energy Infrastructure European team. He has approximately 30 years of energy, power and infrastructure related experience. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics, Simon spent six years in the infrastructu… Read full bio

Livio Fenati

Managing Director, Private Infrastructure Europe, Partners Group

Livio Fenati is part of the European Private Infrastructure business unit, based in Zug. He has 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Atlantia as the Global Head of Corporate Development and previously he was… Read full bio

Takanori Fukushima

General Manager, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute

Takanori has had an extensive career in derivatives and risk management at domestic and global investment banks. He now heads the PPP & Infrastructure Investment Research Department at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute offering research, c… Read full bio

Kazuhiro Honjo

Head of Multi Manager Investment Department, Tokio Marine Asset Management

Kazuhiro Honjo is Head of Multi Manager Investment Department at Tokio Marine Asset Management (TMAM). He started his career as an investment professional at TMAM in 1990. He appointed as the current position in 2009 to start multi-manager investment… Read full bio

Ryuichi Horie

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, CSR Design Green Investment Advisory

Horie is Co-founder and CEO of CSR Design Green Investment Advisory, Co., Ltd., which focuses on advisory on ESG integration in the real estate and infrastructure sectors as well as research on policy and market with respect to sustainable finance. H… Read full bio

Andreas Huber

Partner, Vice Chairman Asia Pacific, EQT Partners

Andreas Huber joined EQT Partners in October 2007 and is Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific. Andreas graduated from Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich with distinction in Economics, Sinology and Political Sciences. Prior to joining EQT Partners, Andr… Read full bio
Hisamitsu Iida, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance

Hisamitsu Iida

Section Manager, Investment & Loan Department, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance

Hisamitsu Iida is in charge of constructing and managing the private asset portfolio (PE, Infrastructure and Real Estate) at Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. since Apr 2016. Prior to his current role, he has gained a breadth of expertise in investment and… Read full bio

Toru Inoue

Vice President, Goldman Sachs

Toru Inoue runs the infrastructure and structured finance team in Goldman Sachs’ Tokyo office. He has taken a lead role in developing the world’s first project bonds backed by solar assets, and in arranging Japan’s first revenue bonds issued by Ibara… Read full bio

Takako Ishiyama

Senior Asset Manager, MC Digital Realty

Takako Ishiyama is Senior Asset Manager with MC Digital Realty (joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Digital Realty, formed in 2017) and is currently responsible for their Japan property portfolio, creating shareholder value by contributi… Read full bio

John Jackman

Managing Director, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

John is a Managing Director at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. Prior to joining Stonepeak, John was a Senior Managing Director at Macquarie Capital where he led the Asian infrastructure and renewable principal investment business. John has over 17… Read full bio

Sion Jones

Chief Operating Officer, Equitix

Siôn Jones is Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Equitix Fund Investment Committee. Siôn joined Equitix in July 2010 and he oversees the Asset Management team across the portfolio of funds. He is accountable to the Investment Committee for t… Read full bio

Daniel Kemp

Superfunds Correspondent, Infrastructure Investor

Daniel Kemp is Superfunds Correspondent for PEI Media’s Infrastructure Investor and Agri Investor. He joined PEI in February 2018 and is based in Sydney. Daniel is an experienced B2B journalist, working for five years prior to joining PEI as Innovati… Read full bio

Brad Kim

Managing Director, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

Brad is a Managing Director at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and is a member of the investment team in Asia. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Brad was with Macquarie Capital and has worked in Australia, Korea, UAE, and Hong Kong. Brad holds a Bachelor… Read full bio

Jason Hyunjae Kim

Head of Infrastructure PF Team, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance

Jason Hyunjae Kim is a Lead Professional (Head of Infrastructure Team 2) of Infrastructure Investment Team in Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. He is responsible for the deal origination, due diligence, financial structuring, and credit a… Read full bio

Moonkyung (Moon) Kim

Managing Director, Peony Investments

With over 22 years of experience in the energy and environmental sectors serving in roles ranging from venture capital and growth equity investment to entrepreneurship, investment banking, strategic consulting, and engineering, Moon has extensive kno… Read full bio

Takako Koizumi

Executive Director, Head of Infrastructure and Real Estate Investment, Investment Management Department, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

Updated bio coming soon.

Masaaki Kusano

Deputy General Manager, Foreign Equity & Alternative Investment Department, Nippon Life Insurance Company

Updated bio coming soon.

Andrew Kwok

Managing Director, Head Private Infrastructure Asia, Partners Group

Andrew Kwok is Head of Private Infrastructure in Asia, based in Singapore. He is a member of the Private Infrastructure Investment Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the firm's portfolio company Green Island Renewable Power. He has 2… Read full bio

Scott Lawrence

Partner, Glennmont Partners

Scott is a founding Partner of Glennmont Partners.  He leads all of the firm’s solar initiatives and is actively involved in new financing initiatives. Scott has worked in renewable energy power generation for more than a decade, leading many of the… Read full bio

Janghwan Lee

Managing Director, Financial Investment Group Head, LOTTE Insurance

Janghwan Lee has led alternative investment team in Lotte non-life insurance company covering real estate, infrastructure, acquisition financing, aviation, private debt and private equity. He has led a couple of landmark deals in alternative investme… Read full bio

Jinho Lee

Head of Global Real Assets, Postal Savings, Korea Post

Jinho Lee is Head of Global Real Assets at the Alternative Investment Division of Korea Post Insurance. Jinho is currently in charge of managing Korea Post Insurance’s global real estate and infrastructure investments as well as developing strategic… Read full bio

Seok Won Lee

Investment Manager, POBA

Mr. Seok Won Lee joined POBA in 2019 and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, structuring and executing infrastructure project and fund investments. Prior to joining POBA, Mr. Lee was Investment Manager for Korea Teachers’ Pension where he execut… Read full bio

Toru Masuda

Executive Manager, Fellow, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Mr. Toru Masuda, Executive Manager and Head of Private Equity of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, joined the Bank in 1988. Prior to joining to the team in 2000, Mr. Masuda was responsible for managing corporate and emerging market investment portfolio for… Read full bio

Morimasa  Matsuda

President & Chief Executive Officer, Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure

Morimasa Matsuda is a president & CEO of Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure Co. Ltd (DEI), a subsidiary of Daiwa Securities Group Inc., one of the leading comprehensive financial service firms in Japan. DEI is an investment firm focusing on renewa… Read full bio

Kanna Mihara

Senior Vice President, Private Capital Markets Japan, Macquarie Capital

Kanna leads Private Capital Markets team in Japan where her primary role is to connect Japanese capital to global infrastructure opportunities. Her most recent experiences include successful formation of a partnership with JERA on Formosa 1 and Formo… Read full bio

Akihito Nagata

Chief Portfolio Manager, Nissay Asset Management

Akihito Nagata is Chief Portfolio Manager, Alternative & Fund Investment Department, Nissay Asset Management Corporation. Mr Nagata joined Nissay Asset in 2016 where he is responsible for co-investment programmes and fund investments in infrastru… Read full bio

Miho Nakagawa

Deputy Editor, Infrastructure Business JAPAN, Innovation Promotion Center

Miho Nakagawa is a deputy editor of "Infrastructure Business JAPAN", the digital media about infrastructure investment. Prior to joining to the team in 2017, she was a journalist of "Weekly Economist" published by Mainichi Shimbun Publishing Inc. She… Read full bio
Jerome Neyroud IISEOUL20

Jerome Neyroud

Head of Infrastructure Debt, Schroders

Jerome Neyroud has over 20 years of experience in infrastructure debt. He joined Schroders as Head of Infrastructure Debt in 2015. He is responsible for Schroders infrastructure debt investments and manages a team of 6 portfolio managers and analysts… Read full bio

Kazuo Nishimura

Chief Product Strategist, Nomura Funds Research and Technologies

Kazuo Nishimura has been working in Private Equity gatekeeper industry in 17 years since he joined Nomura Group in 2002. Before joining Nomura, he worked for Fuji Bank (current Mizuho Financial Group) and was mainly involved in derivatives business a… Read full bio

Keisuke Okano

Associate Director, Alternative Investments Team, ORIX Life Insurance Corporation

Keisuke Okano is a member of Alternative Investments Team. He is covering Infrastructure, Real Estate and Private Equity. Prior to joining ORIX Life in 2019, he was in Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) where he served as portfolio manager for… Read full bio

Yasuhiro Ono

Director, Japan Post Bank

Yasuhiro Ono is a Director of Japan Post Bank in charge of private equity portfolio and developed infrastructure investment program. Prior to the current position, he has been involved with strategic investment and business development at Mitsubishi… Read full bio

DonGhi Park

Division Head of Energy & Infrastructure, Kiwoom Asset Management

DonGhi Park, the Head of Energy & Infrastructure Division, is responsible for investments in the space at Kiwoom Asset Management. DonGhi has 21 years of experience in energy and infrastructure investment industries and has a variety of leadershi… Read full bio

Melannie Pyzik

Managing Director, Argo Infrastructure Partners

Melannie has over 18 years of experience in unlisted infrastructure and infrastructure like strategies. Melannie holds a senior leadership role at Argo Infrastructure Partners, as a Managing Director, she is also a member of the Investment Committee.… Read full bio

Helge Rau

Head of M&A, wpd AG

Helge Rau has been working with wpd since 2003. As the company’s Head of M&A he has been involved in many on- and offshore wind transactions including the recent financing of the € 2.7 bn Taiwanese offshore wind project Yunlin as well as the fina… Read full bio

Jay Ryu

Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure Investments, Asia Pacific, APG Asset Management Asia

Jay is a Portfolio Manager at APG Asset Management, one of the largest pension fund asset managers in the world with assets under management of approximately €548 billion (as at February 2020). Jay joined APG’s Infrastructure team in HK in 2014 and i… Read full bio

Kim Schumacher

Lecturer in Sustainable Finance and ESG, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Dr Kim Schumacher is a Lecturer in Sustainable Finance and ESG at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. His research focuses on ESG data and impact metrics, sustainable finance frameworks, green bonds, natural capital valuation, ecosystem services, rene… Read full bio

Harry Seekings

Co-Head of Infrastructure, InfraRed Capital Partners

Harry joined InfraRed in 1998. Harry leads the InfraRed team with day-to-day responsibility for the fund management of the HICL Infrastructure Company Limited. Harry returned to London in July 2015, almost seven years after relocating to New York to… Read full bio
Andrew Shin

Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

Andrew Shin joined Willis Towers Watson in 2012 and is Head of Investment Services, Korea, advising Korean institutions. Andrew commenced his investment career in Canada progressing through a number of roles including product development, research an… Read full bio

Gregory Smith

President and Chief Executive Officer, InstarAGF Asset Management

Gregory Smith brings more than 20 years of experience in the investment, operation, acquisition, and financing of public and private infrastructure, real estate, power, and utility businesses. Prior to founding InstarAGF, Gregory was Managing Partner… Read full bio
Jamie Storrow, Northleaf Capital Partners

Jamie Storrow

Managing Director & Co-Head of Infrastructure, Northleaf Capital Partners

Jamie is a Managing Director and co-head of Infrastructure at Northleaf Capital Partners, an independent global private markets investment firm with more than $14 billion in infrastructure, private equity and private credit commitments under manageme… Read full bio
Yoshitaka Todoroki, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Yoshitaka Todoroki

Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure, Private Market Investment Department, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Yoshitaka Todoroki joined GPIF in March 2016, from Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management, where he led a newly established team that developed investment opportunities in the alternative space for clients mainly in Japanese pension industry. Before second… Read full bio

Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

Mark Weisdorf is managing partner of Mark Weisdorf Associates, focusing on private equity and infrastructure investment strategies. He is on the investment committee of Swiss-based IST3 Global Infrastructure Fund, and a senior advisor to Star Mountai… Read full bio
Seong Oh Yeom Korea Ratings

Seong Oh Yeom

Managing Director, Korea Ratings

Since joining Korea Ratings in 2000, Seong Oh Yeom has been conducting business feasibility studies in the fields of corporate acquisition finance, real estate finance, infrastructure and energy. Prior to joining Korea Ratings, he worked as an audito… Read full bio

Eugene Zhuchenko

Managing Director, ETORE Advisory

Eugene Zhuchenko has 20 years of infrastructure experience. Prior to founding ETORE Advisory, he was the CEO of Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association, managed an infrastructure portfolio at APG Asset Management, led M&A projects at APM T… Read full bio
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2020 Agenda

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Agenda

Day 1 - Monday 7th

Online networking
00:00 - 23:59

Online networking starts at 00:00 on 7th September and ends at 24:00 on 11th September

Agenda

Day 2 - Tuesday 8th

Virtual event - Infrastructure Investor Seoul Summit
08:50 - 09:00

PEI welcome and chairman’s opening remarks

09:00 - 09:30

Keynote presentation

John Breckenridge
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John Breckenridge

Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics

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09:30 - 10:20

Keynote Panel: Infrastructure investing 2020: Navigating the next decade’s investment landscape

  • Given the rising competition for deals, how is this affecting the current investment landscape
    and GPs strategies?
  • Where are the best current sectors and geographies for Korean investors to deploy capital?
  • The rise of regulatory risk and populism – how much of an impact and risk does it pose in
    the current climate?
10:20 - 10:50

Presentation

Mauricio Bolana
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Mauricio Bolana

Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

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10:50 - 11:20

Networking Coffee Break

11:20 - 11:40

Presentation

Jerome Neyroud
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Jerome Neyroud

Head of Infrastructure Debt, Schroders

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11:40 - 12:00

Presentation

Francesco Cacciabue
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Francesco Cacciabue

Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Glennmont Partners

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12:00 - 12:20

Presentation

Helge Rau
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Helge Rau

Head of M&A, wpd AG

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12:20 - 13:40

networking break

13:40 - 14:00

Presentation: UK Regulated assets – changes and prospects

Sion Jones
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Sion Jones

Chief Operating Officer, Equitix

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14:00 - 14:40

Panel: Korean Infrastructure professional’s perspectives on the asset class

  • What are the key infrastructure trends and changes in capital flows viewed by Korean
    professionals?
  • Understanding the role of Korean asset managers in the market
  • Preferences for Inbound vs Outbound sectors – does the former remain a niche strategy
    play?
14:40 - 15:00

Networking break

15:00 - 15:30

Keynote LP Interview

Janghwan Lee
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Janghwan Lee

Managing Director, Financial Investment Group Head, LOTTE Insurance

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15:30 - 16:15

Panel: Selecting the best Infrastructure Debt strategies for Korean insurance firms

  • Which subsectors within the asset class are more attractive at the moment?
  • Does appetite remain high amongst Korean investors? What drives their investment?
  • Which are the main risks that investors need to keep in mind when investing in this asset
    class?
16:15 - 17:00

Panel: Accelerating the energy transition

  • Can you still get good returns in developed markets given the recent erosion of subsidies?
    How to find these returns?
  • What is the role that corporate PPAs can play in the current environment
  • Investing in emerging renewables markets – which geographies and sectors are of key
    interest?
17:00 - 17:45

Panel: Korean LPs current take on the market

  • How much of a concern is the amount of dry powder we have in the market to LPs
  • How do Korean LPs evaluate and rate their infrastructure GP relationships so far?
  • How important are ESG factors when choosing a GP?
17:45 - 18:30

Close of conference

Agenda

Day 3 - Wednesday 9th

Online networking & roundtables
00:00 - 23:59

Online networking & roundtables

Agenda

Day 4 - Thursday 10th

Virtual event - Infrastructure Investor Tokyo Summit
08:50 - 09:00

PEI welcome and chairman’s opening remarks

Mark Weisdorf
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Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

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09:00 - 09:50

Keynote Panel: Infrastructure investing 2020: The models of infrastructure investing compared

Mark Weisdorf, Cyril Cabanes, Andreas Huber, John Jackman, Sion Jones, Gregory Smith
  • Core vs Core Plus vs Value Add – what are the best investment strategies to deploy in the current environment?
  • Rising competition for deals, how is this affecting the landscape?
  • Does greenfield now present a better opportunity for investors on a risk adjusted return basis compared to brownfield?
  • The importance of ESG and rising ESG standards in the investment process
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Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

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Cyril Cabanes

Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, CDPQ Singapore

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Andreas Huber

Partner, Vice Chairman Asia Pacific, EQT Partners

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John Jackman

Managing Director, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

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Sion Jones

Chief Operating Officer, Equitix

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Gregory Smith

President and Chief Executive Officer, InstarAGF Asset Management

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09:50 - 10:20

Keynote Presentation:

10:20 - 10:40

Presentation

Harry Seekings
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Harry Seekings

Co-Head of Infrastructure, InfraRed Capital Partners

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10:40 - 11:10

Coffee Break

11:10 - 12:00

Panel: Investing in the mid-market

Eugene Zhuchenko, Gwenola Chambon, Spence Clunie, Stephen Dowd, Jamie Storrow
  • What are GPs current interpretations and definitions of the mid-market?
  • What are the challenges in the mid-market infra space GPs face, in terms of deal sourcing / operation and exit?
  • What opportunities does it offer to the Japanese institutional investor?
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Eugene Zhuchenko

Managing Director, ETORE Advisory

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Gwenola Chambon

Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

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Spence Clunie

Managing Partner, Ancala

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Stephen Dowd

Partner, CBRE Caledon Capital Management

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Jamie Storrow, Northleaf Capital Partners

Jamie Storrow

Managing Director & Co-Head of Infrastructure, Northleaf Capital Partners

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12:00 - 12:20

Presentation: European infrastructure case study

Helge Rau
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Helge Rau

Head of M&A, wpd AG

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12:20 - 13:10

Panel: Meet the major Japanese LPs - preparing for the next wave of institutional capital

Takako Koizumi, Hisamitsu Iida, Masaaki Kusano, Yasuhiro Ono
  • What is the current process by which LPs select their GPs? Has this changed in recent years?
  • What kind of GP do LPs think is competitive? Large cap vs Mid-Size
  • With expectations of a recession coming, how do LPs prepare for this within their investment strategy?
  • How do LPs monitor from an ESG perspective and how have they implemented their ESG policy?
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Takako Koizumi

Executive Director, Head of Infrastructure and Real Estate Investment, Investment Management Department, Mitsui & Co. Alternative Investments

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Hisamitsu Iida, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance

Hisamitsu Iida

Section Manager, Investment & Loan Department, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance

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Masaaki Kusano

Deputy General Manager, Foreign Equity & Alternative Investment Department, Nippon Life Insurance Company

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Yasuhiro Ono

Director, Japan Post Bank

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13:10 - 14:10

Break

14:10 - 14:50

Panel: Investing in digital infrastructure

Jingjing Bai, Livio Fenati, Takako Ishiyama
  • What exactly is digital infrastructure?
  • How does the role Infratech play into digital infrastructure?
  • What are the similarities and differences between digital and core infrastructure?
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Jingjing Bai

Advisor, Bfinance

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Livio Fenati

Managing Director, Private Infrastructure Europe, Partners Group

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Takako Ishiyama

Senior Asset Manager, MC Digital Realty

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14:50 - 15:10

Presentation

Jerome Neyroud
Jerome Neyroud IISEOUL20

Jerome Neyroud

Head of Infrastructure Debt, Schroders

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15:10 - 15:30

Presentation

Mauricio Bolana
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Mauricio Bolana

Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

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15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:40

Panel: Accelerating the energy transition

Jeffrey Altman, Joost Bergsma
  • Can you still get good returns in developed markets given the recent erosion of subsidies? How to find these returns?
  • What is the role that corporate PPAs can play in the current environment?
  • Investing in emerging renewables markets – which geographies and sectors are of key interest?
Jeffrey Altman, Finadvice

Jeffrey Altman

Senior Advisor, Finadvice

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Joost Bergsma

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Glennmont Partners

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16:40 - 17:10

Keynote Fireside Chat

Yoshitaka Todoroki
Yoshitaka Todoroki, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Yoshitaka Todoroki

Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure, Private Market Investment Department, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

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17:10 - 18:00

Close of day one

Agenda

Day 5 - Friday 11th

Virtual event - Infrastructure Investor Tokyo Summit
08:50 - 09:00

PEI welcome and chairman’s opening remarks

09:00 - 09:30

Day 2 Keynote presentation

09:30 - 10:15

Panel: The emergence of Infrastructure debt

Toru Inoue
  • Given the increased demand for infrastructure debt funds in the market, what is driving the interest in the asset class?
  • How does infra debt compare with other fixed income classes such as corporate debt?
  • Which are the main risks that investors need to keep in mind when investing in this asset class?
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Toru Inoue

Vice President, Goldman Sachs

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10:15 - 10:35

Presentation

Simon Eaves
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Simon Eaves

Managing Director, Head of Clean Energy Infrastructure, Europe, Capital Dynamics

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10:35 - 11:05

Coffee Break

11:05 - 11:45

Panel: Japan’s Infrastructure market: opportunities and challenges

Miho Nakagawa, Takanori Fukushima, Morimasa  Matsuda, Kanna Mihara
  • Current overview and status of the Japanese infrastructure market
  • From 5G to PPPs and renewables, where are the emerging domestic opportunities?
  • Lack of deal flow, how much of a concern should this be to investors?
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Miho Nakagawa

Deputy Editor, Infrastructure Business JAPAN, Innovation Promotion Center

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Takanori Fukushima

General Manager, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Research Institute

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Morimasa  Matsuda

President & Chief Executive Officer, Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure

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Kanna Mihara

Senior Vice President, Private Capital Markets Japan, Macquarie Capital

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11:45 - 12:25

Panel: The rising role of ESG in infrastructure investing

Kim Schumacher, Ryuichi Horie, Melannie Pyzik
  • How do we define ESG? Do differing interpretations of ESG present a challenge?
  • Why should ESG matter to Japanese investors?
  • What business factors can ESG activity have a positive impact on?
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Kim Schumacher

Lecturer in Sustainable Finance and ESG, Tokyo Institute of Technology

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Ryuichi Horie

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, CSR Design Green Investment Advisory

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Melannie Pyzik

Managing Director, Argo Infrastructure Partners

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12:25 - 13:10

Panel: How to successfully fundraise with LPs new to infrastructure investing

Kazuo Nishimura, Kazuhiro Honjo, Akihito Nagata, Keisuke Okano
  • Understanding the do’s and don’ts of fundraising in Japan. What should GPs be aware of?
  • What are new LPs priorities and concerns when looking at the asset class?
  • The role of the gatekeeper in the monitoring process, how do they help select and monitor GPs?
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Kazuo Nishimura

Chief Product Strategist, Nomura Funds Research and Technologies

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Kazuhiro Honjo

Head of Multi Manager Investment Department, Tokio Marine Asset Management

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Akihito Nagata

Chief Portfolio Manager, Nissay Asset Management

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Keisuke Okano

Associate Director, Alternative Investments Team, ORIX Life Insurance Corporation

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13:10 - 14:00

End of conference

00:00 - 23:59

Online networking for Japan Korea Week closes at 24:00

Partner with Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

The Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week will offer a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile among senior decision-makers from across the world.

For exclusive sponsorship package of the Week, please contact sponsorship team at asiasponsorship@peimedia.com, call +852 3704 4624.

Virtual passes now available

Valuable connections and unlimited fundraising opportunities from wherever you are

Gain one-click access to Asia’s 2 powerhouse LP bases by utilising our immersive Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week virtual platform and supercharge your fundraising amid the current challenges. With one simple ticket purchase, you can supercharge your fundraising in Asia.

Japan Korea Week virtual pass

Create valuable connections and fundraising opportunities from wherever you are with the Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week virtual experience includes a 5-day extended networking, unlimited 1-to-1 video meetings, themed discussion and much more.

Includes:

  • Access to the full Japan Korea Week attendees from across the globe
  • Access to leading Korean and Japanese LPs across the two Summits
  • Access to 3 days of premium content until 1 January 2021
  • 5-day virtual networking with the leaders in global infrastructure investment
  • Contact Japan Korea Week attendees before, during and after the event
  • Supercharge fundraising in 5 days and enhance your Korean and Japanese LP connections

Seoul Summit virtual pass

Gain access to influential Korean LPs at the 3rd annual Seoul Summit on 8 September.

Includes:

  • Access to Korea’s infrastructure investor community
  • Access to leading Korean LPs
  • Access to 1 day of premium content until 1 January 2021
  • 5 days of extended virtual networking with the leaders in global infrastructure investment
  • Contact Seoul Summit attendees before, during and after the event utilising our new and improved event app
  • Enhance your Korean LP connections and understanding of global market trends

Tokyo Summit virtual pass

Gain access to influential Japanese LPs at the 6th annual Tokyo Summit on 10-11 September.

Includes:

  • Access to Japan’s infrastructure investor community
  • Access to leading Japanese LPs
  • Access to 2 days of premium content
  • 5 days of extended virtual networking with the leaders in global infrastructure investment
  • Contact Tokyo Summit attendees before, during and after the event utilising our new and improved event app
  • Enhance your Japanese LP connections and understanding of global market trends

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For in-house experts at fund and asset managers, developers, and banks.

Service provider

For employees of any professional services organisation which provides advisory service and/or technology solutions to investment professionals.

Subscriber

For all current Platinum or Gold subscribers to Infrastructure Investor. Only the named subscriber of an account is eligible for the discount, confirmation subject to approval.

Qualified investor

For permanent employees from foundations, endowments, insurance companies, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds. Confirmation subject to approval, contact asiaevents@peimedia.com for more.

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Japan Korea Week moves to September

That these are challenging times is plain for all to see. We hope you are keeping safe and well as “Business as usual” is taking a new shape. Like you perhaps, we’re working out what that looks like.

The well-being of our customers, partners and our personnel is foremost, which is why we are monitoring developments closely with the latest guidance from local and national authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) as it relates to travel to, and participation in, our events. Further information regarding the virus, best practice hygiene advice and travel recommendations can be found on the can be found on the WHO website.

At this time, we expect Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week will run as scheduled on 7-11 September.

You can secure your place at the conferences today to take advantage of the savings available. We are committed to providing the Infrastructure Investor community with safe access to our industry-leading community and content this September, as well as digital access leading up to and during the conference. Secure your place today to gain maximum benefit.

For any further inquiries, please contact our customer services team on +852 2153 3844 or at asiaevents@peimedia.com.

 

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Creating valuable connections and unlimited fundraising opportunities

As we all continue to search for ways to maximise business efficiency and returns during the covid-19 pandemic, Infrastructure Investor is committed to connecting the global infrastructure investment community so business can continue as normal as possible.

To deliver on this commitment of creating valuable connections and fundraising for the asset class, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week is now available as a virtual experience, alongside the live conferences in Tokyo and Seoul.

With a virtual pass, you can navigate the conference week through one-click access from the comfort of your time zone available on your device and on-demand, with real-time content and extended networking running from 7-11 September.

Why virtual pass?

Private networking without borders

Launch your fundraising campaign in Japan and Korea through the extensive networking platform which allows you to book unlimited 1-on-1 video meetings with Japanese and Korean LPs speakers and global attendees in virtual meeting rooms. Risk-free, safe connections to advance your business plans.

Talk to headline speakers

Learn the strategies, investment preferences, and more from our headline speakers by joining fireside chat sessions with keynotes, major Japanese and Korean LP speakers, and global leaders of infrastructure.

Themed discussions with specialists

Moderated by infrastructure’s leaders, Infrastructure Investor brings you opportunities to join in-depth discussions focused on trends, strategies, assets and many more. Knowledge-share with regional leaders and advance your investment and fundraising strategies.

Communicate without language barriers

All premium content will be bilingual –Korean and English or Japanese and English– to ensure you gain the maximum insight available. With virtual pass, you can access the content after the event until the end of the year.

First access to industry-shifting Insights

Access headline speakers’ presentations directly after the sessions to enact the learnings from the session straight away.

Early access to bespoke LP profiles

Platinum subscribers can download LP profile before the conference and know their appetite ahead of connecting with them in our virtual face-to-face networking.

Maximise your time, maximise your returns

By going virtual, you can build the same personal connections with Japanese and Korean LPs whilst saving yourself valuable time that ensures you are only focusing on what is most important to your business.

All content on-demand, when you need it

Replay the agenda items most relevant to you at your convenience to ensure you don’t miss a second of the content no matter which time zone you are in.

Build relationships with 5 days unlimited networking opportunities

Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week offers you limitless cross-border access to the global infrastructure’s most influential community and 5 days of unlimited virtual private meeting with the largest LPs and global GPs in the region.