Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference - 25 May 2017

Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference on Thursday, 25 May 2017

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The Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference will be taking place on Thursday, 25 May in the InterContinental Hotel, Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. View event details / register.

This year's conference promises to be an insightful and thought-provoking programme including panel and speaker sessions on: Securities Lending, Brexit, China, Regulation, Gender Diversity, Distribution, Real Assets, and Fintech & Millennials.

Now in its 19th year this conference is a landmark 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 international investment funds industry. It will include thought-provoking and informative presentations, keynote talks, an address from Government and panel discussions from internationally respected industry experts.

The conference will also include a Focus on China Seminar where Chinese asset managers and economists will discuss macro-economic trends and investment opportunities in the Chinese market. View conference agenda.

This year’s conference will include contributions from the following speakers:

  • Antonio Barattelli, ESMA
  • Pete Driscoll, SEC
  • Andrew Dyson, ISLA
  • Cora Gibbons, Barings Asset Management
  • Sheenagh Gordon Hart, Fund Radar
  • Chris Horn, Atlantic Bridge
  • Bob Kneip, KNEIP
  • Gareth Lambe, Facebook
  • Samantha McConnell, Willis Towers Watson
  • Grainne McEvoy, Central Bank of Ireland
  • John McGrane, The British Irish Chamber of Commerce
  • Brian Moran, Hines
  • Deirdre O’Connor, Och-Ziff
  • Amanda Pullinger, 100 Women in Finance
  • Robert Rosenberg, Heptagon Capital
  • Jaspal Sagger, Legg Mason
  • Craig Starble,eSecLending
  • Alan Synnott, BlackRock
  • Barbara Wall, Cerulli

...and many more.

Register / get more details for the Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference.

The conference will be followed by a dinner in the evening, with a pre-conference golf networking event on Wednesday, 24 May. For asset managers, distributors and investors attending the conference, there will also be an Irish Funds distribution workshop on the morning of Friday, 26 May which will be hosted by William Fry. You can book this when registering for the conference or if you have any questions, please contact events@irishfunds.ieView Distribution Workshop agenda.

Further agenda and speaker details will be added via our website and Twitter #IFConf17 as we finalise arrangements.

A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are still available for the conference. Please contact us for further details at

A big thanks to our sponsors for this year's conference:

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