FocusEconomics is proud to sponsor the following conferences. For more information, click on the conference name to go directly to the event website.
|January 9, 2019||Scottsdale, AZ||Opal Group|
The Public Funds Summit provides a unique environment in which members of the public sector can exchange ideas and learn from other delegates, money managers, and consultants. Although attendance is not limited to those in the public sector, the conference takes aim at topics that are of particular relevance to public pension funds.Funding concerns and declining returns have led many pension plans to seek a balance between risk and reward in order to meet pension obligations. Furthermore, the role of investment and its returns are essential to the concern of meeting obligations to pension members. How investment managers, across various strategies, can aid public pension plans in ensuring a safe future for its members will be key in the conversations at the event. The exchange of ideas both in and out of the session halls is key in educating and identifying viable alternatives that will address these concerns.
|January 29, 2019||Kuala Lumpur||KW Global Trade|
•Unifying Halal Standards and Regulations to Remove Trade Barriers• Halal E-Commerce: Supplying the Muslim Population • Halal Blockchain: A Leverage for Supply Chain • Positioning Halal as a market advantage • Defining Zabiha: Halal Slaughter • Halal Logistics: Implementation, Enforcement & Integrity • Halal Ingredients: Bridging the Gap between Supply and Demand • Halal Silk Route: Facilitating Trade • Shipment between Malaysia and China • Harmonizing MS: 1600 with GSO Standards
|February 4, 2019||London||Opal Group|
The Global Alternative Investing Summit will explore the challenges and opportunities in today’s global investment climate. This is a premier event for Institutional and Private Investors. Investors and Managers from around the world will visit this intimate setting to discuss the latest trends and issues in the industry. The program blends educational discussion panels led by thought leaders, and pre-arranged one on one meetings. This symposium aims to provide an educational environment for productive networking and the fluid exchange of ideas.
|February 7, 2019||Vienna||GLC|
With many markets in the region gearing up for continued post-recession business growth, many employers are facing a challenge of aligning compensation and benefits practices with business strategies, and the challenge of implementing advanced compensation techniques that improve the relationship between compensation and employee performance and business results. Potentially uncontrolled business growth poses a new set of risks and challenges that rewards professionals have to plan and prepare for to avoid the pitfalls of pre-recession practices. The module on “Advanced Pay Benchmarking and Remuneration Design” (day 1) will provide a detailed understanding of the latest advanced best-practice approaches for designing the total remuneration packages for each grade, and benchmarking the remuneration design against an external pay market strategy and market data. This course will give practical guidance to enable you to design and implement your own plans using advanced excel spreadsheets for building a total remuneration benchmark, and achieving better business results through a more effective approach to pay benchmarking and designing compensation plan
|February 12, 2019||Milan||WTS|
For the second time, Small-Scale LNG Summit will bring together the whole value chain of LNG professionals, specialising in small-scale projects. The speaker lineup includes high profile experts, who have prepared to share tailor-made methods and approaches to ensure the effectiveness of LNG practices, especially when it comes to scaled-down operations. The summit also offers social activities that present the perfect opportunity to network with influencers and exchange ideas. It promises a remarkable knowledge transfer experience with great potential for making business deals.
|February 12, 2019||Johannesburg||Vale Media Groups|
In February 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa will play host to Sub-Saharan Africa’s No.1 Business to Business CIO Power Summit, which will bring together the senior IT decision makers from the IPP, PPP and National Power communities across the region to focus on Information Technology within the Power Sector.
|February 26, 2019||Texas||Wisdom Events|
Continuing the annual tradition, the 3rd LNG USA Summit is designed for top executives in the LNG industry who want to learn about cutting-edge technologies, strategic approaches, and solutions that work. The speaker list includes esteemed professionals and experts from the Americas and all over the world who have executed unique and proven initiatives in the development of various US operations. Along with higher levels of knowledge exchange, the event promotes networking and socializing through informal conversations. It is a perfect platform to expand business horizons in the US and beyond.
|February 26, 2019||Vienna||GLC|
The ECL MasterClass 3.0 was designed to improve the level of knowledge in the field of modelling requirements from IFRS 9, the EBA Stresstest-Methodology, the EBA IRB-Guidelines and the upcoming Basel IV standards.The MasterClass approach is vastly practical. It will help you to understand fundamental concepts and principles underlying the many new regulations and equip participants with the knowledge to handle the practical implementation challenges and to sort out the complex differences.One of the reasons why GLC MasterClasses stand out from others is that our participants gain not only the knowledge from highly experienced and specialized professionals, but also learn how to apply the gained insights in real life.
|February 26, 2019||Vienna||GLC|
This event will take participants on a journey of self-discovery and self-mastery. It will enable participants to understand and leverage their core strengths to become authentic leaders and role models who empower others. Participants will develop leadership and coaching skills, confidence, self-awareness, and understanding of core competencies and strengths. The interactive sessions will give you practical tools and will increase your confidence.
|March 6, 2019||New York City||Opal Group|
The Big Apple is host to Opal Group’s Family Office Winter Forum. Whether by bridge, tunnel, or taxi, the schlep to Times Square will be well worth it! Held in one of the world’s largest financial capitals, this one day event perfectly aligns with the culture of the city that never sleeps. Families and financial managers will enjoy a fast pace day of interactive panel discussions and networking breaks. With over 500 delegates there is always an opportunity to meet potential clients. While in the session room, trending investment topics will be addressed by some of Wall Street’s most sought after managers and advisors. Themes of family governance, alternatives, and impact investing, will have even the most cynical of New Yorkers believing in their financial future. The Family Office Winter Forum will leave each delegate stimulated, enlightened and in that New York State of Mind.