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CalPERS July 2019 Board Meeting Preview

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This month the CalPERS Board will meet Monday, July 15, through Wednesday, July 17, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Rosa located at 170 Railroad Street in Santa Rosa, California. Please note, July’s board meetings are not held at the CalPERS headquarters in Sacramento.

The open session board meetings are open to the public, but the sessions will not be streamed via the CalPERS website. In addition, a recording will be posted to the CalPERS YouTube channel approximately 72 hours after the meeting ends.

The full agenda is posted on our website, but here is a brief overview of the items the CalPERS Board will hear this month:

Monday, July 15

On Monday, Yu (Ben) Meng, CalPERS Chief Investment Officer, will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing long-term investors. In addition, CalPERS team members will update the board on the infrastructure portfolio and the emerging manager program.

The board will also hear from guest presenter General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus who now serves as the chairman of KKR Global Institute.

Tuesday, July 16

On Tuesday, the board will hear a panel discussion about California’s changing health care markets and the challenges facing public and private health care purchasers.

Later in the morning, the board will hear a panel discussion about Accountable Care Organizations. Also known as ACOs, these are health care structures that are designed to improve the coordination of care to patients through shared savings or shared risk contracts, where payment is linked to health care quality and cost.

In the afternoon, the board will discuss CalPERS’ strategic plan.

Wednesday, July 17

On Wednesday, board members will provide updates from their various workstreams. These workstreams are a product of the 2018 CalPERS Board Self-Evaluation project.