Attending

Who can attend

  • Corporate pension funds and group retirement plans
  • Industry-wide multi-employer pension funds
  • Life insurance and pensions insurance companies
  • Professional multi-employer pension funds
  • Public sector pension funds
  • Sovereign reserve and buffer funds
  • National first pillar and pay-as-you-go pension funds
  • Pension fund investment consultants
  • Sponsors
  • Sponsors' guests
We welcome delegates and entries from all types of pensions structures and arrangements, including cash, defined benefit, defined contribution and hybrid plans, irrespective of size. 
 
If you do not match any of these categories, please contact Jucelia Pilatti at jucelia.pilatti@ipe.com for guidance on whether or not you may attend. 

Why attend

  • Networking. Meet over 300 senior pension fund executives attending from across Europe
  • The Conference. The sessions provide in-depth analysis of the most topical issues and the opportunity for pension funds to discuss the issues with their peers
  • Exhibition. Opportunity to network with peers and to meet industry experts sponsoring the event
  • The Awards. The Awards set the industry benchmark for excellence in the management of Europe’s pension funds. The winners are revealed during the Awards Dinner and Ceremony
"Thanks to IPE for another excellent conference – I am struggling to see how you will have better speakers or a better conference location next year."

Subsidised places

Who qualifies for a subsidised place?
IPE guarantees a place for two senior executives from pension funds and similar
pensions providers that submit an entry or set of entries in the IPE Awards.
 
We offer subsidised places on a first come first served basis to pension funds and
similar pensions providers that do not enter but attend the Conference and Dinner.
(places are limited, so please register early).

What does a subsidised place comprise?
We offer free accommodation at one of the official hotels on the evening of 04 December 2018 and up to €500 towards travel costs.

Terms and conditions

Attending

  • IPE only offers subsidised places to qualifying delegates who attend the IPE Awards Dinner & Ceremony on the evening of 04 December 2018
  • IPE reserves the right to charge any qualifying delegate who registers but does not attend the Conference and the Awards Dinner the full hotel charge and withhold reimbursing travel expenses 
  • Delegates who accept this offer but find subsequently that they cannot attend must inform IPE before the event to ensure they do not incur the charges set out above

Travel expenses

  • You must attend the Awards Dinner and Ceremony on 04 December to qualify for any travel reimbursements
  • You must make your travel expenses claim by the deadline of 11 January 2019. We will not honour any claims after this date
  • IPE only reimburses direct return tickets from your point of origin. If you to travel to the event from one city and return to another, or if you wish to make a stopover, please contact the Events Team at events.team@ipe.com to make special arrangements beforehand for these tickets to be considered
  • IPE does not reimburse First, Business or Premier class travel under any circumstances
  • If you travel by car, IPE requires receipts to reimburse fuel charges, toll charges and any parking expenses
  • IPE does not cover the cost of changing any flights, unless prior notification or arrangement is agreed with IPE 
  • IPE does not cover the cost of any food or beverages you consume while travelling to and from the event
  • IPE only covers parking charges relating to the period of time necessary to attend the event
A limited number of claims forms for travel expenses will be available from the registration desk at the event
​on the morning of 05 December 2018 or to download online from this website. 
 
For further information or to discuss special arrangements about subsidised places, 
please contact Jucelia Pilatti at jucelia.pilatti@ipe.com