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​2021 CFA Society South Africa Annual Virtual Investment Conference

Redefining Finance in a Post-Pandemic World

Overview


Date: Thursday, 4th November 2021

Time: 9h15am - 17h30pm (SAST)

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*A CPD Programme Event


Event Agenda:

9h15 - 9h30: Welcome address
MC - Thato Mashigo, CFA and Co-Host Fifi Peters


9h30 - 10h30: Fire-Side Chat - Investing in emerging markets and global market outlook

Dr Mark Mobiusformer Chairperson of Templeton Emerging Markets Group and widely considered the Founder of Emerging Markets as an asset class with 

Delphine Govender, CFA, CFA Society South Africa Board Member 

Comfort Break


10h45 - 11h45: Guest Speaker - The Road to 2030 and the role of thematic investment approaches

Philip SaundersCo-Head of Multi-Asset Growth at Ninety One   


Comfort Break


12h00 - 13h00: Classic Debate 
Motion: Institutional Investors should have cryptocurrency allocations  

Moderator: 

Kagiso Mothibi, Head: Fintech & Innovation Hub at Financial Sector Conduct Authority


Debaters:

For the motion:

Professor Monica Singer, CA (SA), Consensys South Africa Lead, Board member of SAICA and Accounting Blockchain Coalition

Dr Desné Masie, Chief Strategist at IC Intelligence

Against the motion: 

Dr Co-Pierre Georg, Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town

Roselyne Wanjiru, Economist, Youth Mentor and Blockchain Strategy Consultant


Lunch Break


13h35 - 13h50: CFA Society South Africa Member Survey Results


13h50 - 14h50Panel Discussion

 Discussion: Financing the Future: Conversation with Leaders in Finance

Moderator: 

Thato Mashigo, CFA, CFA Society South Africa Vice-president


Panellists: 

Paul Hanratty, Chief Executive Officer at Sanlam Limited Group

Sim Tshabalala, Chief Executive Officer at Standard Bank Group

Basani Maluleke, Divisional Executive: Business Solutions, Banking and Live Better at Capitec Bank


Comfort Break


15h00 - 16h00: Guest Speaker - 'State-led development' with an Africa-related focus

Professor Mariana Mazzucato, PhDProfessor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London, Founding Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose



Comfort Break


16h10 - 17h10: Guest Speaker - The Psychology of Money
Four engaging stories that show how we can think about money, risk, and investing in a more productive way that helps audiences make better decisions around one of life's most complicated topics

Morgan Housel, Partner at The Collaborative Fund



17h10 - 17h30: Volunteer Recognition Awards/ Closing Words