8:30 Doors opening

Welcome Words

by Nicholas Davidson, Senior Portfolio Manager – Equities, AllianceBernstein 


The crisis is over, up to the next one? Macroeconomic Perspectives on the Global Economy

by Jan Van Hove, Chief Economist, KBC Group NV


Fund Regulation : what to expect in 2018

by Jean-Pierre Gomez, Head of Regulatory & Public Affairs Luxembourg, Société Générale Securities Services


Startup insight

Introducing ume – know your fund distributors, kyd and due diligence by Laurent Denayer, CEO, ume


“Investing in the New Economy : Robotics, Automation, ArtificiaI Intelligence and Digital Economy “

by Stephane Lago, Senior Thematic Investment Specialist, AXA IM  

10:20 Coffee Break


"AB European Equities: Bringing a Private Equity Mindset to the Public Equity Markets”

by  Nicholas Davidson, Senior Portfolio Manager – Equities, AllianceBernstein 


Startup insight

Introducing HighWave Capital- a Robo-Advisor that uses Behavioural Finance principles to enhance performance of both the end-investor’s risk assessment and asset allocation by David Furcajg, President & Co-founder, Behavioral Finance specialist – HighWave Capital



"Why Small Caps Will Drive Chinese Equity Returns Over the Next Decade"

by Tiffany Hsiao, Portfolio Manager, Matthews Asia


Round table

Leveraging technology to improve clients’ services in the funds industry 

- Alexander Hoffmann, Director, AllianceBernstein
- Alex Panican, Head of Partnerships and Ecosystem, ​The ​LHoFT
- Alexandre Pirlet, Head of Fund Administration and Distribution Solutions, BNP Paribas Securities Services
- Olivier Taille, Responsable projets, veille opérationnelle et Blockchain, Natixis Asset Management – Direction de la Transformation

12:10 Networking Lunch