Linedata Exchange Europe 2017

hosted by Linedata

Kings Place

Wednesday, 07 Jun 2017 08:30

  • Asset Management Agenda

    Morning - Dedicated to Linedata Asset Management Clients

    08:30 Registration and Coffee

     

    09:00 Linedata Asset Management Client Sessions - Product & Solutions Updates

    Workshops for Linedata clients covering the latest product developments and updates. There will be two concurrent sessions; one designed specifically for Hedge Funds and one designed for Asset Managers and Management Companies.

     

    10:30 Networking Coffee Break

     

    10:45 Linedata Asset Management Client Sessions

    Group Presentation: Asset Management Platform

     

    11:15 Linedata Asset Management Client Sessions - workshops

    A choice of workshops on:

    Blockchain

    An engaging workshop and discussion about Blockchain within the Asset Management industry and at Linedata.

    Speakers: Dr. Ian Hunt, Blockchain expert

    Middle and Front Office Transformation and Outsourcing, including an introduction to Linedata Gravitas

    Panel Discussion: Smart Scale: How to address the industry's growing challenges. This session will discuss and inform on the latest in outsourcing and how outsourcing can be used to smart scale and transform front and middle office functions.

     

    12:15 Linedata Executives Update

    Hear about the latest Linedata strategic developments from the Executives 

     

    12:45 Exclusive Networking Lunch

    Join your peers at this seated networking lunch

     

    An Afternoon Open to the Financial Community

    13:45 Registration and Coffee

     

    14:15 A Choice of Industry Panels

    A: Digital transformation in practice - myth vs reality

    We hear a lot about digital transformation in theory, but what does it mean in practice? How are businesses successfully applying digital transformation and what are the differences between the hype and the reality? This engaging panel discussion will provide commentary and insight on how digital transformation is being applied in practice and how it can impact business success.

    Moderator: Ed Gouldstone, Linedata

    Speakers: Thorsten Peisl, RISE Financial Technologies; Stu Jackson, Fathom, Ian Lloyd, TT International, Dr. Abdalla Kablan, SIXCAP 

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    B: Hedge Funds - thriving in today's environment

    What is the future of the Hedge Fund? How can Hedge Funds remain at the cutting edge and ensure continued prosperity? The last few years have seen challenging times for the industry and businesses are constantly having to evolve and adapt as the world changes around them. In this industry panel session the panellists will look to share insight and discuss tactics and strategies for how Hedge Funds can stay ahead of the curve and thrive in the times.

    Moderator: Matt Smith, HFM Week

    Speakers: Paul McLernon, Pensato; Geoff Galbraith, Man Group; Paul Spendiff, Apex Fund Services (UK) Ltd

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    15:15 Refreshments Networking Break

     

    15:30 Topical Panel Debate - The future of Europe - overcoming the challenges and embracing the opportunities

    The last year has seen some of the biggest disruptors to the political scene of the last 50 years. Europe faces political and economic uncertainty, the possible break-up of the European Union, a rise in populism and protectionism, global factors such as the recent US election all having an impact. However, with big changes come big opportunities.
    This lively panel debate will discuss how businesses are overcoming these challenges, what new opportunities they have been able to capitalise on and what new opportunities they see in the future of Europe.

    Moderator: Virginie O'Shea, Aite Group

    Speakers: William de Vries, Triodos; David Kiddie, Expert Advisor; Benoit Vesco, Meeschaert; Agamemnon Kotrozos, Eurobank

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    16:30 Keynote Session - How to see into the future: Tim Harford, Financial Times' Undercover Economist

    Forecasting seems more perilous than ever. Can anyone really see into the future? Tim looks at the remarkable - and tragic - story of two great economists who each believed that they could. And he draws on the latest research into the psychology of effective forecasting - arguing that the best forecasters have some surprising approaches.

    Tim Harford is a world-renowned behavioural economist, an award-winning Financial Times columnist, and a BBC broadcaster. Read more... 

     

    17:15 Networking Drinks and Canapes Reception

    Network with industry peers in a relaxed atmosphere

  • Keynote Speaker

    Tim Harford, Financial Times' Undercover Economist

    How to see into the future

    Forecasting seems more perilous than ever. Can anyone really see into the future? Tim looks at the remarkable - and tragic - story of two great economists who each believed that they could. And he draws on the latest research into the psychology of effective forecasting - arguing that the best forecasters have some surprising approaches.

    Tim Harford is a world-renowned behavioural economist, an award-winning Financial Times columnist, and a BBC broadcaster.

    Tim’s accessible, easy style provides entertaining, thought-provoking insights relevant to every person and organisation.

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