About the event
This event is an opportunity for academics, students and industry practitioners to discuss current trends in wealth management and to network with peers from the industry. Invited participants include academics from UK and international universities and wealth management experts from leading firms such as banks, research firms, asset management companies, wealth managers and technology platforms.
The debate will explore current issues of financial market and its effect on the UK and global economy, in particular the role of technology in wealth management. The forum aims to discuss both the theoretical and practical aspects and to encourage the dialogue between academia and practice.
15:45 – 16:15: Registration and reception
16:15 – 16:30: Opening by VC / DVC
16:30 – 17:45: Individual presentations:
- Professor Yvonne Karimi, Deputy Head of the Institute of International Law, University of Graz, Austria; International Law in the Context of the Crises – Past and Present
- Dr Jacob Schmidt, Regent’s University London: Type Scene Analysis of the Great Crash of 1929
- Alex Chartres, Investment Director, Ruffer: Comparing the depression era (and the following decade) to the political, economic and investment landscape
17:45 – 18:00: Coffee / tea break
18:00 – 18:55: Panel discussion. Moderator: Dr Jacob H Schmidt
18:55 – Closing remarks by Professor Gianfranco A. Vento, Professor of Banking & Finance, Regent’s University London.