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Events

In addition to our bespoke in-house training service, LA Forum hold a range of events at venues across the country.  

Bringing together leading industry speakers, our events include conferences, briefing seminars, business breakfasts, round-table debates and various training sessions.

Furthermore, LA Forum offer a complete interactive calendar containing all our partner's events.  Subscribers to LA Forum will have the convenience of all industry specific events listed in one place with the option to reserve tickets if required.

Social Housing Annual Conference: Wednesday, 05 Dec 2018, 8:00 - 17:25, etc venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3YD

The Social Housing Annual Conference will take place on 5 December 2018, and is the sector’s leading one day conference which brings together over 350 senior housing professionals from across the sector. It provides delegates with an opportunity to debate, discuss and grapple with the latest strategic challenges that are facing the sector.

Event Date: 05-12-2018
Duration: 08.00 - 17.25
Places Available: 10

Bank of England Modelling with Big Data and Machine Learning

The confluence of expanding access to data and the rapid advance of modelling techniques like those from machine learning promise new insights into the economy and a larger information set for policymakers. The Bank of England (BoE), the Data Analytics for Finance and Macro (DAFM) Research Centre at King’s College London and the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) are holding a two-day workshop to discuss recent advances in modelling the economy using big data and novel modelling approaches. 

 

Event Date: 26-11-2018
Duration: 08.30 - 18.00
Places Available: 10

2nd conference on Forecasting at Central Banks

We invite submissions to the 2nd Forecasting at Central Banks conference, to be held at the Bank of England from Thursday November 15 to Friday November 16, 2018.

 

Event Date: 15-11-2018
Duration: 09.00 - 14.00
Places Available: 19

Welsh LGPS - Strategic Asset Allocation Training Day

The conference aims to consider a broad range of topical investment issues for local authority pension funds. Areas under the spotlight will include the outlook for investment strategies and themes such as those designed to deliver growth, income or liability risk management as well as factors such as governance, transparency and cost, the accessibility of investments and the pooling structures.

Event Date: 08-11-2018
Duration: 10.00 - 13.30
Places Available: 18

Scottish Social Housing Annual Conference: Thursday, 06 Sep 2018, 8:30 - 16:50, 200 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5SG

A unique one day-conference for finance professionals, which showcases the latest thinking and best practice in strategy and technical financial management.

 

Event Date: 06-09-2018
Duration: 08.30 - 16.50
Places Available: 10

Financing Change. Changing Finance - 25th April 2018

Join us at our 2018 Annual Meeting where we celebrate 'Changemakers' -inspiring organisations helping to create a better, more sustainable world. Hear about how we use our influence to create change in the financial system itself.

1pm - 2pm: Ethical Market (comprising some of the finest ethical and sustainable organisations around).

1pm: Registration open, tea and coffee served

2pm - 5.30pm: Annual Meeting

The venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users and the auditorium has a hearing loop.

Event Date: 25-04-2018
Duration: 13.00 - 17.30
Places Available: 6

Design and the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Great Room, The RSA, 8 John Adam St, London, WC2N 6EZ

To mark the launch of a new RSA paper exploring the role of design in industry we bring together an expert panel to help us bring new insights to the conversation about the value of design in the context of the fourth industrial revolution and the Industrial Strategy. 

 

Event Date: 24-04-2018
Duration: 18.00-19.00
Places Available: 10

The Politics of Climate Change - RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ

Climate change has struggled to break through as a mainstream political priority in recent years. Meanwhile, globally, carbon levels in the atmosphere have continued to rise. But are we now witnessing a new political interest in all things green?

 

Event Date: 26-03-2018
Duration: 18.00-19.00
Places Available: 10

EDHEC Smart Beta Day Europe 2018

The EDHEC Smart Beta Day Europe 2018 is organised within the framework of EDHEC Business School, a leading academic institution, for the benefit of professionals. It presents the research carried out by ERI Scientific Beta and discusses it with the institutional investor and financial advisory communities.

 

Event Date: 20-03-2018
Duration: 08.30 - 17.30
Places Available: 10

Sustainability Summit ESG, SRI, Impact, Sustainability, Governance

The Sustainability Summit offers pension funds, insurance companies, charities and corporates the opportunity to both learn and network alongside their peers at such a key time for the sustainable investment industry.

 

Event Date: 01-03-2018
Duration: 09.00 - 15.45
Places Available: 10

Pensions Age Awards 2018 - London

The Pensions Age Awards aim to reward both the pension schemes and the pension providers across the UK that have proved themselves worthy of recognition in these increasingly challenging economic times. 

Event Date: 28-02-2018
Duration: 19.00 - 01.00
Places Available: 20

Euromoney & IMN - Global Private Banking Conference

This event has been organised by two leading conference companies, IMN and Euromoney. The event aims to bring together leading industry professionals for a day of important and fascinating conversations about the industry - its current state and future prospects. 

Event Date: 22-02-2018
Event Type: CPD
Duration: 07.45 - 19.00
Places Available: 20

Wealth 2.0 - Next Generation Technology and Strategy for the Wealth Management Industry 29th-30th November

Wealth 2.0 will seek to bring together the global wealth and asset management community and will provide a platform for the industry to meet and formulate a way to move forward in this rapidly changing space.

Event Date: 29-11-2017
Duration: 09.00 - 18.00
Places Available: 50

Schroders Trustee Training 2017 - Leeds 17th Nov 2017

At Schroders we understand that as a pension fund trustee, maintaining your investment knowledge is a big responsibility. 

Event Date: 17-11-2017
Duration: 09.00 - 13.15
Places Available: 0

Housing 2017 - 27-29 June Manchester Central

Why visit Housing 2017?

The only event in the sector to bring together housing associations, local authorities, housebuilders, funders, contractors and advisors.

 

Event Date: 27-06-2017
Duration: 3 Days 08.00 - 17.30
Places Available: 50

Schroders Trustee Training 16th June 2017 - Birmingham

Hyatt Regency 2 Bridge Street Birmingham , B1 2JZ

At Schroders we understand that as a pension fund trustee, maintaining your investment knowledge is a big responsibility. To help you build on and retain familiarity with current investment thinking, we run a comprehensive, free, trustee training programme in a number of locations around the UK. 

Event Date: 16-06-2017
Event Type: CPD
Duration: 09.00 - 13.15
Places Available: 6

Schroders Trustee Training - Bristol

Brunel's SS Great Britain Conference Centre, Bristol BS1 6TY 

To help you build on and retain familiarity with current investment thinking, Schroders run a comprehensive, free, trustee training programme in a number of locations around the UK. 

Event Date: 19-05-2017
Event Type: CPD
Duration: 09.00 - 13.15
Places Available: 6

PLSA - Local Authority Conference: Cotswold Water Park, Glos.

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) presents the 2017 Local Authority Conference taking place at the Cotswold Water Park in Gloucestershire. 

Event Date: 15-05-2017
Event Type: CPD
Duration: 09.00 - 17.00
Places Available: 50

Social Housing Finance Conference - London

200 Aldersgate, London

Join us to explore the biggest questions our industry is facing and identify the solutions that can help make a difference. 

 

Event Date: 11-05-2017
Duration: 09.00 - 17.00
Places Available: 50

Invesco Perpetual Global Targeted Returns Fund webcall

Join Clive Emery as he takes this opportunity to provide an update on the Multi Asset team’s macroeconomic outlook and the changes in the Invesco Perpetual Global Targeted Returns Fund over the last quarter.

Event Date: 18-04-2017
Duration: 11.00 - 11.30
Places Available: 100

Schroders Trustee Training 16th March 2017 - London Part 1

Schroders 31 Gresham Street London , EC2V 7QA

At Schroders we understand that as a pension trustee, maintaining your investment knowledge is a big responsibility. To help you build on, and retain familiarity with current investment thinking, we run a comprehensive, free training programme.
 

Event Date: 16-03-2017
Event Type: CPD
Duration: 09.00 - 13.00
Places Available: 6

Schroders Trustee Training 21st April 2017 - London Part 2

Schroders 31 Gresham Street London , EC2V 7QA

At Schroders we understand that as a pension trustee, maintaining your investment knowledge is a big responsibility. To help you build on, and retain familiarity with current investment thinking, we run a comprehensive, free training programme.
 

Event Date: 16-03-2017
Event Type: CPD
Duration: 09.00 - 13.00
Places Available: 6

CCLA Investment Seminar - York 9th March

CCLA Investment Seminar - York

The 2017 Investment Seminar Series is designed to enable you to do more than just meet your obligations in managing your charity. We hope that the knowledge and insights, shared in a practical and accessible way, and the opportunity to learn from the experience of others, will help you make the best use of your investments in this challenging economic climate.

Event Date: 09-03-2017
Duration: 14:00 - 18:00
Places Available: 9

Pensions & Lifetime Savings Association - Investment Conference March 8th - 10th March Edinburgh

We are delighted to announce details of our 2017 Investment Conference. Next year’s overarching theme of the event is Diversity – diversity of people, of perspectives, of investment opportunities and of potential economic outlooks. 

Event Date: 08-03-2017
Duration: 10.00 - 18.30
Places Available: 20

Green Markets, Sustainable Business – How enterprise and the market can help solve environmental challenges - London 2nd March

Green Markets, Sustainable Business – How enterprise and the market can help solve environmental challenges - London

 

Event Date: 02-03-2017
Duration: 09.30 - 16.00
Places Available: 10

The Gathering 2017 - Glasgow 22nd & 23rd February

The Gathering is an unmissable event for people working in the third sector to network, showcase what they do and learn from each other. 
 

Event Date: 22-02-2017
Duration: 08.00 - 17.30
Places Available: 10

Schroders Trustee Training 2016 - Leeds

To help you build on and retain familiarity with current investment thinking, Schroders will be running a comprehensive, free, trustee training programme on the 18th November 2016 at the Marriott Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square Boar Lane Leeds LS1 6ET.  The programme is designed to cover a wide range of different asset classes and techniques, and also how to manage some of the risks associated with them.

 

Event Date: 18-11-2016
Duration: 09.00 - 12.30
Places Available: 10

Local Authority Pension Fund 'Real Asset' Business Breakfast 08.00 - 10.00 9th November Malmaison, Piccadilly, Manchester

Over the past 20 years real assets have become a global asset class in common with equities and bonds. During the real assets seminar leading experts will discuss their views on these topics and more.  This event is for Local Authority Pension Fund Officers and institutional investors only.

 

Event Date: 09-11-2016
Duration: 08.00 - 10.00
Places Available: 7

Forthcoming Events

Welsh LGPS - Strategic Asset Allocation Training Day

The conference aims to consider a broad range of topical investment issues for local authority pension funds. Areas under the spotlight will include the outlook for investment strategies and themes such as those designed to deliver growth, income or liability risk management as well as factors such as governance, transparency and cost, the accessibility of investments and the pooling structures.

8th November 2018

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2nd conference on Forecasting at Central Banks

We invite submissions to the 2nd Forecasting at Central Banks conference, to be held at the Bank of England from Thursday November 15 to Friday November 16, 2018.

 

15th November 2018

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