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Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 2020

Annual Conference Update on Covid 19

We are following all official Government updates and guidance on Covid 19. As the Conference is taking place in May, we are open for both delegate and sponsorship bookings at present and will continue to monitor the situation as it evolves. 

The Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference takes place on Thursday, 21 May 2020 at The Convention Centre Dublin.  Registration is now open.

Conference rate Member rate
Non-member rate
Conference Full Price €1200.00 €1400.00 

Recently Announced Keynote Speakers

  • Alastair Campbell, Writer and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's spokesman, press secretary and director of communications and strategy. 
  • Steven Maijoor, Chair of European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

The Irish Funds Conference – See What’s Waiting for You

This event is a highlight in the international funds industry calendar and attracts a wide range of participants from across the international investment funds community. Hear from some of the people who attended last year’s event to  see what's waiting for you.

See what's waiting for you - Irish Funds Annual Conference 2020

“Embracing New Perspectives” at #IFConf2020

The theme for the 2020 Conference is “Embracing New Perspectives” and this year’s agenda will include thought-provoking and informative presentations, keynote talks and panel discussions by prominent speakers and experts. Topics will cover a number of key areas in the funds industry, including: Brexit, sustainability and ESG, regulation, FinTech and AI, funds distribution, cybersecurity, and the future of work. Additionally, the winning team of Sustainathon 2020 will be presenting.

Further details to follow. 

Golf Outing - Annual Global Funds Conference 2020

The golf outing for the Annual Global Funds Conference will take place on Wednesday, 20 May 2020 in Luttrelstown Golf Course, Dublin. See more here.

Location
Convention Centre, Dublin
Date
21 May 2020
8:00 - Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:00 - Opening Address: Chair of Irish Funds
9:10 - Keynote Address

Steven Maijoor, Chair, ESMA

9:30 - Panel Discussion: Business Leaders
10:10 - ​Keynote Address

Derville Rowland, Director General, Financial Conduct, CBI

10:25 - Panel Discussion: Regulation​
11:00 - Coffee Break

Kindly Sponsored by The Panel

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11:30 - Keynote Address:

Alastair Campbell, Author and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's spokesman, press secretary and director of communications and strategy.

11:50 - Panel Discussion: The Future of Work
12:30 - ​Keynote Address:

Economic Update: 

Daragh Maher, Head of Research for the Americas and FX Strategy US, HSBC

12:50 - Lunch

Kindly sponsored by Northern Trust

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14:00 - ​Keynote Address: Irish Government
14:20 - ​Parallel Panel Discussions:
  • FinTech and Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • ESG Investing
  • Fund Distribution
15:00 - ​Parallel Panel Discussions (repeated):
  • FinTech and Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • ESG Investing
  • Fund Distribution
15:40 - ​Coffee Break

Kindly sponsored by Morgan McKinley

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16:10 - Panel Discussion: Brexit
16:50 - ​Closing Remarks:

Pat Lardner, Chief Executive, Irish Funds 

17:00 - Drinks Reception:

Kindly sponsored by Carnegie Fund Services

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Steven Maijoor
European Securities and Markets Authority
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Alastair Cambell
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