Programme 2019

Investing in the 2020s

The annual IPE Conference highlights and explores the most essential topics and challenges facing Europe's highly diverse pensions industry.
Leading industry players raise solutions and open the debate in keynote presentations or specially designed panels during the thought-provoking comprehensive two-day agenda, which now features dedicated sponsor-led investor workshops. 
Monday, December 2, 2019
4:00 PM
By invitation only
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
9:30 AM
Erik Fransson - Head of Fund Department, Swedish Pensions Agency
Matti Leppälä - Secretary General, PensionsEurope (moderator)
Jean-François Boulier - President, AF2i (moderator)
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
Liam Kennedy - Editorial Director, IPE
11:05 AM
Lars Rohde - Governor, Central Bank of Denmark
11:20 AM
Which Pension Investment Models Will Deliver in the Coming Decades?
Magnus Billing - CEO, Alecta
Jaap van Dam - Principal Director, Investment Strategy, PGGM
Liam Kennedy - Editorial Director, IPE (moderator)
Amin Rajan - CEO, CREATE-Research
12:10 PM
Streamed Sessions 1
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Facing political and economic challenges in the 2020s
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Assessing the 2019-24 Commission and how it will drive policy
Andreas Hoepner - Professor of Operational Risk & Banking & Finance, member of the EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance
4:00 PM
Streamed Sessions 2
4:50 PM
Yves Chouiefaty - President & CIO, TOBAM
Joseph Mariathasan, Contributing Editor, IPE (moderator)
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
9:30 AM
  • Retirement
    Trustees, longevity, policy, regulation, DC, organisational design, communication
    Gregg McClymont - Director of Policy and External Affairs, The People’s Pension (chair)
    Per Linnemann - Founder & Principal, Linnemann Actuarial Consulting
  • Climate Change
    Policy, integration, stewardship, exclusion, impact, clean energy
    Chaired by Mats Andersson - Vice Chairman of the Global Challenges Foundation and former CEO, AP4
  • Alternatives
    Asset allocation, fixed income, private debt, alternatives, emerging markets

    Chaired by Ian Prideaux - CIO, Grosvenor Estate
    Peter Tind Larsen, Head of Alternatives, PFA asset Management 
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
12:00 PM
"The Dublin event was better than ever, with an exceptionally high-quality programme in a spacious Conference Centre with an excellent auditorium and networking area,"