Investment Conference

Wednesday 21st November 2018, Rudding Park

Welcome


The fifth RSMR Conference, Dinner and Awards will be held on Wednesday 21st November 2018 at Rudding Park, near Harrogate.

The conference features a series of presentations and panel debates, with leading fund managers sharing their views on the big issues facing investors today. These will be open and honest, topical and informative.

In the evening, we hold our networking dinner during which we will announce the winners of the 'R Awards'. These awards recognise those fund managers and fund groups that are most valued by our adviser community.

These awards recognise those fund managers and fund groups that are most valued by our adviser community having achieved consistent superior results on behalf of investors.

The conference is free to advisers and will qualify for CPD points.

Agenda


Time Description
12:00 Registration and light lunch
13:00 Welcome address
13:15 Around the world in 80 minutes:
14:35 Break
14:50 Panel 1
15:25 Panel 2
16:00 Break
16:10 Panel 3
16:45 Panel 4
17:20 Networking drinks
19:00 Dinner
23:00 Carriages

These sessions are subject to change.

Speakers


Our speakers will cover every major asset class and region, giving you a comprehensive overview of the latest news in the world's major markets.

Moderator

Dominic O'Connell

Our moderator for the day is Dominic O'Connell. Dominic is the business presenter of the Radio 4 Today Programme. He was formerly Business Editor of The Sunday Times, since 2010, and joined the paper in 2001. Before that, he was part of the launch team of Sunday Business. Under his editorship, the paper broke a series of big business stories including the news of BHS's pending administration, and previously the Pfizer bid for Astra Zeneca, the largest ever attempted takeover of a British company. As well as his role on the Today Programme, Dominic also appears regularly on Business Live on BBC World News and the News Channel, on World Service Radio business output, and contributes to the online business pages.

Panel Topics

Around the World in 80 minutes

Aberdeen Standard Investments | Thomas Moore
J.P. Morgan Asset Management | Emily Whiting
M&G Investments | Steven Andrew
Schroders | Hugo Machin

Fixed Int / Alternatives

Goldman Sachs Asset Management | David Copsey
Invesco | Targeted Return Team
Investec Asset Management | Jason Borbora
7IM | Ian Jensen Humphreys

Global or Regional

Artemis | Alex Illingworth,
Baillie Gifford | Catharine Flood
BlackRock | TBA
Fidelity International | Leigh Himsworth

Income
Where to invest for the rest of 2018

BNY Mellon | Nick Clay
Columbia Threadneedle Investments | Gerry Frewin
Janus Henderson Investors | TBA
Legal & General Investment Management | Justin Onuekwusi

What are the key investment challenges for 2019?

Aviva Investors | TBA
Jupiter | Charlie Thomas
Kames Capital | Stephen Snowden
T.Rowe Price | Nick Samouilan

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Venue


The conference will take place at Rudding Park Hotel, Harrogate.

Rudding Park Hotel
Rudding Lane
Follifoot
Harrogate
HG3 1JH
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The dress code for the conference and dinner is "business attire".

Accommodation


There are a limited number of rooms being held at each of the following hotels, so early booking is advised.


Rudding Park Hotel

Rudding Lane, Follifoot, Harrogate HG3 1JH

  • £168 bed and breakfast - Ribston Rooms
  • £216 bed and breakfast - Follifoot Rooms

Book directly with hotel on 01423 871350 and quote "RSMR".

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Hotel du Vin

Prospect Place, Harrogate HG1 1LB

  • £147 bed and breakfast - standard double room for single occupancy

To book - please call Paula 01772 748064 or email paula@pyramidnorth.co.uk and quote "RSMR".

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Crowne Plaza

Kings Road, Harrogate HG1 1XX

  • £74 bed and breakfast - standard double room for single occupancy

To book - please call Paula 01772 748064 or email paula@pyramidnorth.co.uk and quote "RSMR".

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Registration