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Agenda and Speakers Announced: Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference on 23 May 2019

10 April 2019

The Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference will be taking place on Thursday, 23 May 2019 at the Convention Centre Dublin.

View agenda/register for this event. 

The theme of the conference this year is "The Future of Funds - Evolution or Revolution?" as we look to explore the varied challenges and opportunities likely to arise in the coming years.

40+ speakers and panellists will discuss topics ranging from regulation, distribution, cybersecurity, ESG investing, fintech, Brexit, a government address and more. 

Speakers will include:

  • Victoria Brown, Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • Martina Kelly, CBI
  • Nick Miller, FCA
  • Meaghan Muldoon, BlackRock
  • Tanguy Van De Werve, EFAMA
  • Elizabeth Gilliam, Invesco
  • Scott Rudmann, Nectar Capital
  • Marie Dzanis, Northern Trust Asset Management
  • Evert Van Walsum, ESMA
  • Dr Susan McKeever, Dublin Institute of Technology
  • David Greco, Fidelity International
  • Charles Rizzo, John Hancock
  • Glen Thorpe, Goldman Sachs
  • Mary O'Dea, Institute of Banking
  • Miroslav Petrov, Fortia Financial Solutions
  • Olivia Vinden, Alpha FMC
  • Lior Yogev, FundGuard
  • Michael Gubbins, Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau
  • Hem Pant, JP Morgan
  • Nicola O'Connor, AIB
  • Will Oulton, First State Investments
  • Jaakko Kooroshy, FTSE Russell
  • Paul Price, Morgan Stanley Investment Management
  • Lory Kehoe, Consensys
  • Prof. Federico Fabbrini, Brexit Institute DCU
  • Senator Neale Richmond, Fine Gael
  • Chris Cummings, The Investment Association
  • Eve Finn, LGIM Ireland

In addition, there will be keynote addresses from:

  • Andrew McDowell, Vice President of the European Investment Bank
  • Ed Sibley, Deputy Governer, Prudential Regulation, CBI
  • Peter Branner, CIO of APG Asset Management
  • Richard Susskind OBE, author of "The Future of the Professions"

View detailed agenda and speakers.

The conference will be followed by a dinner in the evening, with a pre-conference golf networking event on Wednesday, 22 May. For asset managers, distributors and investors, there will also be a distribution workshop on the morning of Friday, 24 May 2019. Please feel free to share and post using #IFConf19

Irish Funds would like to thank the sponsors of the Annual Conference: 

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