Thursday, November 21, 2019,
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

The European Investor Summit will gather over 200 Asset Owners, Fund Managers and Finance professionals in Paris for one day to discuss the current and future challenges and opportunities of our industry. Do not miss your chance to get first-hand information and insight on our industry and to network with your peers.


Societe Generale Towers, 17 Cours Valmy, 92800 Puteaux, France



Thursday, November 21, 2019
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and breakfast
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Welcome and opening
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Panel: Economic and market overview, what to expect in the coming months
Low interest rates, a never-ending story?Will rising global trade tensions impact the industry in the long run?Brexit: should I stay, or should I go?I...
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10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Keynote: Navigating disruption – the way forward: collaboration and innovation (Matthias SEEWALD - CIO - Allianz France)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Networking break
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Panel: Active versus passive asset management: enemies or brothers?
How can investor confidence in active asset management be restored and how can it be made attractive again?Active or passive investment: can’t we get...
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12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Panel: Sustainable and Responsible Investment, 50 shades of commitment
Is it easy being green and socially responsible at the same time?Is impact investing going to remain marginal or become mainstream?Can passive asset m...
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch and networking break
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Keynote: The New Scarcity: The role of asset management in the move to a circular economy (Anne Richards - CEO - Fidelity International)
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Panel: Real assets, mode du jour or a long-lasting trend?
Can investment in these asset classes increase further? Is the supply sufficient or will new assets be of a lower quality?Are these illiquid assets a...
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Networking break
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Keynote: The Disruption Delusion: Three new mindsets to change disruption from a buzzword to a force (Oliver REES - Founder - OR/innovation)
To survive & thrive in the future, adopting disruptive technologies isn’t enough. You need to think differently about business. This keynote will expl...
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5:15 PM - 5:30 PM Closing remarks
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Networking drinks

Practical Information

Coming to the event

Metro line 1 or RER line A: La Défense Grande Arche


Please remember to bring your ID with you as it will be required at the entrance of the Societe Generale Towers for security reasons.