WealthMatters London – Smart beta panel and ETF breakout session – 2 October 2013


DATE: 2 October 2013

VENUE: America Square Conference Centre, 1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB

TIME: 8:00 – 13:00

Please click here to register to attend this event (registration is free)

Agenda (investment stream)

09:00 – 10:00
Are equities the way forward in 2014?
Bill O’Neill, Head of CIO WM UK, UBS Wealth Management
Kevin Gardiner, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Europe, Barclays
Dean Turner, Member of Investment Strategy Team, HSBC Private Bank
Toby Nangle, Head of Multi-Asset at Threadneedle Investments

10:20 – 11:20
Smart Beta: Marketing hype or industry game changer?
Dimitris Melas, Managing Director and Global Head of New Product Research, MSCI
Antoine Moreau, Deputy-CEO and Co-Founder, Ossiam
Steven Goldin, Managing Partner,  Parala Capital (formerly Head of Strategy indices at S&P)
Aleem Siddiqui, Head of ETF Strategies, Close Brothers Asset Management

12:00 – 13:00
Direct and indirect consequences of Fed tapering and implications for ETF investors
Hosted by SPDR ETFs, the exchange-traded funds business of State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Stephen Yeats, Head of Beta Fixed Income, EMEA, SSgA
Jo McCaffrey, Vice President and Senior Product Developer, SSgA

A complimentary lunch will follow the final session.

Please click here to register to attend this event (registration is free).