Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Mary Leung, CFA
Head, Advocacy APAC
Plenary Sessions feature global thought leaders who provide big picture perspectives, innovative insights, and broad outlooks on current issues of interest to the entire audience.
Chair, Economics of Innovation and Public Value, University College London
Founder and Director, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
Margaret E. Franklin, CFA, Moderator
BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Canada
- Key ills affecting the private sector: Finance is not doing its job and industry is increasingly financialised
- Key ills affecting the public sector: The state is ill-equipped to confront the greatest challenges of our time—from health to climate change
- How both of these deficiencies are linked to problematic economic theory
- How to create an economy that is more inclusive, sustainable, and driven by mission-oriented innovation
Director, Global Investment Performance Standards
Professor, University of Oxford
Director, Future of Humanity Institute
Global Lead for Responsible AI
Accenture Applied Intelligence
CEO and Co-founder
Capital Market Laboratories
Rory Cellan-Jones, Moderator
- Artificial intelligence: What is on the horizon and R&D
- Integrating ethical behavior into the innovation life cycle
- Practical applications for finance: Algorithmic trading, neural learning and the financial markets, Forensic Alpha Model, Governance Risk Model, and more
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Nejra Cehic, Moderator
Anchor, Daybreak Europe
- How does the Brexit instability affect the European economic outlook, and what policy shifts should we expect from the EU in response?
- How can the United Kingdom maintain economic stability while in flux?
- Does the European Central Bank have sufficient tools to manage the current Brexit instability and any future downturn, and are negative rates here to stay?
- How should policymakers address excessive EU debt burdens and imbalances between the eurozone core and periphery?