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Annual Global Funds Conference 2019

The Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference is a highlight in the international funds industry calendar and attracts a wide range of participants from across the international investment funds community. The conference brings together prominent industry speakers to discuss current issues and challenges facing the industry and will include thought-provoking and informative presentations, keynote talks and panel discussions from internationally respected industry experts. The event provides a prime opportunity to hear and discuss the latest views and industry updates in addition to networking with peers in a collaborative and stimulating environment. A Golf Day precedes the Conference on Wednesday 22 May and a half-day Distribution Workshop is held on the morning of Friday 24 May.

Registration is now open: 

Ticket Price  Member Rate Non Member Rate
Conference Full Price €1,200 €1,400
On-site rate €1,300 €1,500

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A limited number of free passes will be available for overseas investment managers and distributors – contact events@irishfunds.ie for more details.

The Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin
23 May 2019
8:00 - Registration & Breakfast
9:00 - Opening Address – Irish Funds Chair
9:15 - Government Address
9:30 - Panel Discussion: Business Leaders
10:10 - Address from the Central Bank of Ireland
10:25 - Panel Discussion: The Future of Regulation
11:00 - Coffee Break

Kindly sponsored by The Panel

11:30 - Keynote Address
  • Richard Susskind, author of “The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts”
11:50 - Panel Discussion: The Future of Work
12:30 - Lunch Break

Kindly sponsored by Northern Trust

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13:50 - ​Keynote Address

Peter Branner, CIO APG Asset Management

14:10 - Parallel Panel Discussions
  • FinTech and Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • ESG Investing
  • The Future of Fund Distribution
14:50 - Parallel Panel Discussions
  • FinTech and Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • ESG Investing
  • The Future of Fund Distribution
15:30 - Coffee Break
16:00 - Keynote Address

Andrew McDowell, Vice President, European Investment Bank

16:20 - Panel Discussion: Brexit​
17:00 - Closing Remarks

Pat Lardner, Chief Executive, Irish Funds

17:10 - ​Drinks Reception

Kindly sponsored by Carnegie Fund Services

19:00 - Annual Conference Dinner

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