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Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 2023

Thursday, 18 May 2023 - In-Person

8am - 6pm

Location: The Dublin Royal Convention Centre


Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 2023

The Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference will take place in-person on Thursday, 18 May at an all-new venue - The Dublin Royal Convention Centre. This event is a highlight in the international funds and asset management industry calendar and attracts a wide range of participants from across the international investment funds community.

This year's conference will focus on the core themes of Trust, Capability and Innovation, three fundamental pillars on which the funds industry in Ireland has been built.

The agenda will include thought-provoking and informative presentations, keynote talks and panel discussions from internationally respected industry experts, while a full day of networking opportunities will run alongside the agenda in the exhibition area.

Pre-Conference Annual Golf and Social Tennis Day

Taking place the day before the Conference on Wednesday, 17 May will be the Irish Funds Social Golf Day which will take place concurrently with the Irish Funds Social Tennis Day. Both of these pre-conference events are optional extra activities and available to book when registering as a delegate. 

4-ball team bookings for the Golf can be booked by emailing a request to events@irishfunds.ie

Annual Conference Ticket Rates

Registration for the Annual Conference is available online and payment is by credit card only. The following fees apply:

For any assistance during the booking or payment process, please contact: Keynote PCO:  Tel: +353 1 400 3661 | Email: irishfunds@keynotepco.ie

Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities

A limited number of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities remain available for the Annual Conference 2023.

Contact events@irishfunds.ie for all enquiries.

Video: What to Expect at This Year's Conference

Watch to find out more about what to expect at the Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 2023 on 18 May.

Watch to find out more about what to expect at the Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 2023 on 18 May.

8:00 - Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - Opening Address

Eoin FitzGerald, Chair Irish Funds
Country Manager, Brown Brothers Harriman

9:10 - Panel Discussion: Business Leaders
9:50 - Irish Government Address
10:10 - Panel Discussion: Update on Regulation
10:45 - Morning Coffee Break

Kindly sponsored by Morgan McKinley

11:15 - Keynote Address
11:30 - Fireside Chat: Investor perspective - the future of product
12:10 - Keynote Address

Caroline Farberger, Partner, Wellstreet,
Advocate and ambassador for diversity and inclusive leadership.

12:40 - Lunch

Kindly sponsored by Northern Trust

14:00 - Panel Discussion: ESG Investing
14:35 - Parallel Panel Discussions

Parallel Panel Discussion 1: 30 years on – the continuing evolution of ETF investing

Parallel Panel Discussion 2: Unleashing the potential: Exploring the role of AI in the funds Industry

Parallel Panel Discussion 3: Fund solutions for the pensions shortfall

Parallel Panel Discussion 4: The Investment Limited Partnership: Why now is the right time


15:10 - Afternoon Coffee Break
15:40 - Keynote Address

Sonja Laud, Chief Investment Officer, Legal & General Investment Management

16:00 - Parallel Panel Discussions (1 -4): Repeated
16:35 - Keynote Address

Matt McCormack, Chief Information Security Officer, BNY Mellon

16:55 - Panel Discussion: Technology and innovation - simplifying fund distribution
17:35 - Closing Remarks

Pat Lardner, Chief Executive, Irish Funds

17:40 - Drinks Reception

Kindly sponsored by: Lincoln Recruitment

19:40 - Annual Conference Dinner
23:00 - Event concludes
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Media Partner - Funds Europe

This year's media partner for the Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference is Funds Europe.

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