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08:00 08:10 (10 mins)

Grand Plenary

Chairman’s Opening Address

08:10 08:40 (30 mins)

Grand Plenary

Profiting from Connectivity: Eurasia's New Silk Roads

  • Dr Parag Khanna, Senior Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore

08:40 09:25 (45 mins)

Grand Plenary

Asset Management Mavericks In Conversation: Rethinking The Model For Asian Asset Management

  • Andy Brown, Investment Director, Prudential Portfolio Management Group
  • Jason Hsu, Chairman & CIO, Rayliant Global Advsiors
  • Saker Nusseibeh, CEO , Hermes Investment Management
  • Andy Agathangelou, Founding Chair, The Transparency Task Force

09:25 10:10 (45 mins)

Grand Plenary

State Of The Industry: Defining Success In Asia To Ensure A Sustainable Future For The Industry

  • Andrew Gordon, Managing Director, Asia, RBC Investor & Treasury Services
  • Lieven Debruyne, Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer, Schroders
  • Roger Bacon, MD, Head of Managed Investments & Advisory, Asia Pacific ex-Japan, Citi Private Bank
  • Mr Michael Falcon, Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific, Global Investment Management, J.P. Morgan

10:10 10:40 (30 mins)

Networking Agenda

Networking Morning Coffee

10:40 11:00 (20 mins)

China Forum

Finding Succes In Mainland China: the complexities of the China option

11:00 11:40 (40 mins)

China Forum

Finding Success In Mainland China : A How-To Guide For Asset Managers

  • moderator Michael Wittich, Greater China & NE Asia Head, Investors, Standard Chartered
  • Ko Tseng, Board Director, BOB Scotia International Asset Management Company Ltd
  • Qi Wang, CEO, MegaTrust Investment (HK)
  • David Zhang, Head of Global Asset Allocation, HNW Family Office
  • Jelle Vervroon, Chief Executive Officer, HFT Investment Management

11:00 11:40 (40 mins)

Next Gen Distribution Forum

Going Digital: Examining The Development Of The Digital Approach To Wealth Management & The Impact Of Robo On The Industry Status Quo

  • Philip Yoon, CEO, Phinary Advisors
  • Sanjoy Sen, Managing Director, Retail & Wealth - Asia , ANZ Banking Group Ltd
  • Ned Phillips, Founder and CEO, Bambu
  • Bhaskar Prabhakara, Founder, Welnvest
  • Sherman Lin, Chairman & CEO, TDCC & FundRich

11:40 12:20 (40 mins)

China Forum

ETF Connect The Rapid Rise of ETFs and the Next Transformational Change Moderated by:

  • Chris Pigott, Head of Hong Kong ETF Services, Brown Brothers Harriman

11:40 12:20 (40 mins)

Next Gen Distribution Forum

Shifting Nature Of Advisory: Discussing Regulatory Changes, A Growing Distrust Of The Commission Based Model & How Tech Is Enabling A New Form Of Wealth Management

  • Julian Schillinger, Co-founder and CTO, Prive Managers
  • Marc Lansonneur, Managing Director, Head of Managed Solutions and Investment Governance, DBS
  • Richard Lepere, CEO, Fund Channel SA
  • Arjan de Boer, Private Banking Expert
  • Amanda Chen, Wealth Management Expert

12:20 13:00 (40 mins)

China Forum

Playing To The China Hymn Sheet: What does it take for a global firm to be successful in China and indentifying the most suitable access solution for your business

  • Scott McLaren, Head of Hong Kong, Brown Brothers Harriman

12:20 13:00 (40 mins)

Next Gen Distribution Forum

The FundForum Asia Fund Buyer Interview

Hear directly from one of Asia’s most influential fund buyers on the changing distribution landscape

13:00 14:30 (90 mins)

Networking Agenda

Networking Lunch

14:15 15:00 (45 mins)

Next Gen Distribution Forum

HEAD TO HEAD: Relationship Manager or Portfolio Manager?: Re-Defining The Role Of The Financial Advisor & Debating Is In The Best Interest Of The Client

  • Tim Searle, CEO, Globaleye
  • Philippe Legrand, CEO, London & Capital Asia

14:15 14:40 (25 mins)

China Forum

Special Guest Address: China And The Tech Revolution

14:40 15:20 (40 mins)

China Forum

China and the Rest of the World Liberalisation, Regulation, Currency, Investment: When Will China Become A Fully Fledged Part Of The Global Investment Universe?

  • Yang Du, Managing Director, Yaozhi Asset Management Co. LLP
  • Louis Kuijs, Head of Asia Economics, Oxford Economics
  • Simon Chan, Executive Director, Anbang Asset Management (Hong Kong)

15:00 15:40 (40 mins)

Next Gen Distribution Forum

Shifting Boundaries: Where Does Asset Management End And Wealth Management Begin? Does This Matter, And What Will Be The Impact For The Clients?

  • Stephan Repkow, Founder & CEO, Wealth Management Alliance
  • Rodolphe Larqué, Head of Funds & ETFs, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse Private Banking
  • Richard Harris, CEO, Port Shelter Investment Management
  • Alexis Calla, Global Head of Investment Strategy, Advisory & Managed Investments, Standard Chartered

15:20 15:40 (20 mins)

China Forum

New Research: China private banking industry from the eyes of client-engagement

  • Sean Kang, Director, Wealth Management, Asia-Pacific, McLagan

15:40 16:10 (30 mins)

China Forum

Wealth Management In China: What Part Do Funds Play Within A Typical Mainland Investment Portfolio?

  • Belle Liang, Head of Investment Advisory, Hang Seng Bank
  • Daniel Lau, Senior Investment Manager – Life Product and Proposition Management, Life Business Unit, AXA China Region Insurance Company

15:40 16:30 (50 mins)

Next Gen Distribution Forum

Let’s Talk Selection: Implementing Real Change In The Selection Process, What That Will Mean For the End-User & Is Robo The Answer?

  • Jon 'JB' Beckett, Author, #NewFundOrder'
  • Steven Seow, Principal & Head of Wealth Management, Asia Investments, Mercer
  • Mathias Helleu, CEO, 8Securities
  • Alex Ypsilanti, CEO & Co-Founder, Quantifeed
  • Matthias Weber, CIO, iFund Services

16:10 16:40 (30 mins)

China Forum

Interfacing With The Chinese Client Of The Future: Addressing a Younger Chinese Client And Adapting The Business Model To Suit The Online Generation

  • Barry Freeman, Co-Founder, Jimubox
  • Greg Van den Bergh, CEO, Micai

16:30 17:00 (30 mins)

Networking Agenda

Afternoon Tea