Investment Conference

Wednesday 20th November 2019, Rudding Park


The sixth RSMR Conference, Dinner and Awards will be held on Wednesday 20th November 2019 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, having achieved consistent superior results on behalf of investors.

The conference is free to advisers and qualifies for 3 hours and 45 minutes of structured CPD learning.


Time Description
12:00 Registration and light lunch
13:00 Welcome address by Ken Rayner
13:15 Around the world in 80 minutes
Macro presentations to set the scene for the panel discussions with 4 fund groups covering the key global investment regions
14:35 Break
14:50 Panel discussion 1
15:25 Panel discussion 2
16:00 Break
16:10 Panel discussion 3
16:45 Panel discussion 4
17:20 Close and networking drinks
19:00 Dinner
23:00 Carriages

These sessions are subject to change.



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.


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

Panel speakers to be announced soon!


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

Rudding Park Hotel
Rudding Lane
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The dress code for the conference and dinner is "business attire".