Like regtech, pensiontech and asset management have seen a meteoric rise in Europe’s fintech scene. Developments in blockchain applications have introduced new conversations in how to manage risk and security threats. In light of that, Holland FinTech has compiled a list of the top pensiontech and asset management events to attend this year.
Investment Strategies for Pension Funds, 8th February, London
Investment Strategies for Pension Funds aims to help pension funds to review their investment strategy, looking individually at growth, income and protection issues and how to balance these to achieve differing objectives. We will examine the risks and expected returns associated with different investment approaches and how these can best be managed and controlled as well as taking into consideration practical issues such as implementation. More information here.
Horizons Fund Management, 21st March, London
The Horizons Fund Management programme features key topics throughout including how to adapt amidst margin pressure, the future for active management, generating alpha in a low volatility market, the impact of Brexit and the latest regulatory developments. This year it also features a stream on operational transformation and distribution, reflecting the increasing importance technology plays at the highest level of decision making. Also offers networking opportunities with decision makers at the leading fund managers across the UK and Europe. More information here.
Annual Dutch Pension Funds Investors Event, 22nd March, Amsterdam
The Annual Dutch Pension Funds Investors Event is an English language conference targeted at Dutch and other Benelux pension funds, although pension funds and institutional investors from the UK and other parts of Europe are also welcome. The conference seeks to examine the most pressing and important challenges and opportunities facing the Dutch pension fund industry and aims to include consideration of the performance potential of different strategies, practical issues and legislation. More information here.
Asset Performance Management, 30th May, Bussum, NL
The Asset Performance Management forum takes a critical look at the modern asset management and maintenance requirements, helps to optimize asset lifecycle, and turns predictive data into operational intelligence. More information here.
Horizons: Lifetime Savings and Investments, 5th-6th June, London
For its 21st instalment, Horizons: Lifetime Savings and Investments will bring together 150+ senior-level executives from across life, pensions, investments, and long-term savings for an exciting two-day conference. This year the conference will feature discussions with industry leaders, content-rich streams, tackling everything from the advice gap and the evolution of platforms, to product innovation and upcoming regulations. More information here.
PensionTech Roundtable (PT), 14th February, Amsterdam
The aim of Holland FinTech’s PensionTech Roundtable is to explore if and how we can work on a set of ‘guiding principles/a framework’ on how to assess the innovation capabilities (and innovation strategy, spending e.g.) of pension fund service providers. More information here.
Cyber Security for Critical Assets (CS4CA) Europe, 2nd – 3rd October, London
The 5th edition of the CS4CA European Summit comes at a critical juncture for European security leaders facing increasingly complex threats from multiple different attackers. The conference will be bringing together operational technology/process control and corporate IT departments from the chemical, power, energy & utilities sectors to share best practice, discuss policy implications and face threats together. More information here.
Investment Conference for Pension Funds, 8th November, London
For the 25th anniversary of this always popular conference, the conference aims to examine, discuss and debate some of the more important and pertinent issues, challenges and opportunities currently facing pension fund investors, seeking ways to manage the many risks and to turn unexpected shocks into investment opportunities. More information here.