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New York Seminar March 2019

The Irish Funds Seminar will take place on Thursday 14 March in Convene, 730 Third Avenue, New York.

Further details to be confirmed.

Convene, 730 Third Avenue, New York
14 March 2019
2.30pm - 7.00pm
This event is free to attend
2.30PM - Registration and Coffee
3.00PM - Welcome Remarks, Irish Funds
  • Brian Forrester, Chairperson Irish Funds, Deloitte
3.10PM - Irish Government Address
3.20PM - Keynote Address – Global Economic Outlook in 2019
  • Megan Greene, Manulife Asset Management
3.35PM - Panel Discussion: Fund Distribution & Market Access in Europe


  • Yvonne Connelly, Carne


  • Sascha Calisan, Northern Trust
  • Simon Padley, KBI Global Investors
  • John Paul Armenio, Chiron Investment Management
4.10PM - Coffee Break
4.35PM - ​Keynote Address - Macro Trends affecting the Alternative Funds Industry
  • Brian Ruane, BNY Mellon GSS Corp
4.50PM - Speed Presentations: Hot Topics in Funds


  • Andy O’Callaghan, PwC


  • Multimanager Platform Solutions: Imelda Shine, Intertrust
  • Tax Transparent Funds / CCF’s
  • ETFs
5.10PM - Panel Discussion: FinTech & the Impact of Technology in Fund Management


  • Cormac Dinan, Deloitte


  • David Saul, State Street
  • Thomas Deely, Columbia University School of Professional Studies
  • Mark Nichols, Almas Global Investments LLC
5.40PM - Panel Discussion: ESG Investing


  • Adrian Whelan, BBH


  • Alzbeta Klein, IFC 
  • Teresa O'Flynn, Blackrock
  • Shila Wattamwar, Sustainalytics
6.10PM - Closing Remarks
  • Kieran Fox, Irish Funds
6.15PM - Drinks Reception

Kindly Sponsored by Northern Trust

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