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PMI Annual Conference 2017

Thursday 11 May 2017

Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT

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Technical Seminar

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Dealing with shifting political, technological, and financial paradigms

Profound changes have been seen in UK pension provision over a short period of time and the industry is facing a range of new challenges which did not exist a generation ago. This year’s annual conference addresses the new environment for workplace pension provision and will be of interest to anyone affected by the impact that political upheaval, new technology and changing work life patterns have had on workplace pensions.

Topics include
  • Welcome address and question time
    Richard Harrington, Minister for Pensions
  • Post-Brexit decision making - what other headwinds may we face in 2017?
    Dr Peter Westaway, Chief Economist, Vanguard
  • Post Brexit - what laws might need to change and how will this impact pension schemes?
    Ferdinand Lovett, Senior Associate, Sacker and Partners LLP
  • Finding value in an ever-changing world
    Richard Dunbar, Senior Investment Strategist, Aberdeen Asset Management
    Dr Gregg McClymont, Head of Retirement, Aberdeen Asset Management 
  • PANEL: Blockchain and the potential impact on pensions
    Chair: Andy Agathangelou, Founding Chair, the Technology Task Force
    Martin Bartlam
    , Partner, DLA Piper
    Dinis Guarda, Founder and CEO, Humaniq - Ztudium / Intelligenthq.com
    Hossein Kakavand, CEO, Luther Systems
  • Meeting the expectations of the 21st century pension scheme member
    Speaker to be confirmed
  • 21st century schemes – deciding on the right scheme design for your members
    Lydia Fearn, Head of DC and Financial Well-being, Redington Ltd
    Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director, WEALTH at work
  • PANEL: Understanding the employer covenant
    Chair: Carol Perry, Director, Independent Trustee Services Ltd
    Darren Redmayne, CEO, Lincoln Pensions
    William McGrath, former CEO, AGA Rangemaster and founder of C-Suite Pension Strategies
    Graham McLean, Consulting Actuary, Willis Towers Watson
  • What makes a good 21st century trustee?
     Fiona Frobisher, Head of Policy, The Pensions Regulator

The conference organiser reserves the right to make changes to the event program.

Who should attend?
  • Pension specialists (administrators, managers and consultants)
  • Third party administrators
  • Trustees (discounted rate for PMI Trustee Group Members)
  • Employers
  • HR staff
  • Investment managers
  • Financial advisers
  • Pension lawyers

We are delighted to announce that the following organisations will be exhibiting at our Annual Conference this year.

AAM Logo Large Bluesky  Origo Logo
 CMS  Ferrier Pearce  

The PMI Annual Conference is attended by approximately 160 delegates and offeres a unique platform for face to face connection with some of the most influential people in pensions. If you are interested in exhibiting contact us at events@pensions-pmi.org.uk for further details.

How to book

Click here to download a copy of the booking form.

We are pleased to be able to offer a subsidised rate of £99 + VAT for PMI Trustee Group members.

Members£355.00   All prices displayed exclude VAT price valid until 11/05/2017
Non-members£455.00   All prices displayed exclude VAT price valid until 11/05/2017

Individual member bookings

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Individual member bookings

Group and non member bookings

For non members and companies booking three or more delegates at the same time, please download a copy of the booking form, complete it and return it to us using the contact details below.

Group and non member booking form

Contact details for enquiries or special rates

PMI House 4/10 Artillery Lane, London, E1 7LS

Contact name
Events Team
Contact phone
0207 392 7428
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