The [i3] Global Investment Strategy Forum was held at The Singapore Resort & Spa Sentosa in Singapore on 19 and 20 October 2015. Uncertainty and volatility in the global environment remain unabated. Institutional investors have become more risk-aware and most have taken a more active stance towards asset allocation. As some explore passive versus active versus smart beta strategies, others are looking to limit downside risk and increase liquidity, while others are focused on structuring their portfolio to weather the lower growth or potential inflation they expect in the future. Given the hitherto bucket-style approach of constructing portfolios along asset silos, should investors adopt a broader risk and real return focus?