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​2020 CFA Society South Africa Virtual Annual Investment Conference  


The agenda and speakers for the conference are representative of the different disciplines that will 

equip delegates with technical skills and knowledge to deal better with the current demands and give them "the edge" in an ever- changing world.

Date: Thursday, 5th November 2020

Time: 9am - 7pm

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A CPD Programme Event *

Event Agenda:

9h00 - 9h20: Welcome address

9h20 - 10h20: The US Election Outcome

Michael Power, Strategist from Ninety One

10h20 - 11h20: Disruption Dilemma - Valuing the Disruptors and Disrupted
Professor Aswath Damodaran - Finance Professor at the Stern School of
Business at New York University *(1 CPD point)

Comfort Break

11h40 - 12h40: Classic Debate 
Motion: Investors should be shifting capital from abroad back to
South Africa

For the Motion - 
Patrice Rassou - Chief Investment Officer at Ashburton Investments

Mamokete Lijane, CFA - Institutional Fixed Income Sales Trader at Absa Group

Against the motion - 

Thato Mashigo, CFA, CAIA - CFA Society South Africa Board Member and chair of the Conference Committee

Adrian Saville - Founder & Chief Executive at Cannon Asset Managers

Lunch Break

13h25 - 14h25: Panel Discussion
CFA Institute African Capital Markets Brief *(1 CPD point)

Moderator: Lauren Foster, CFA Content Director, Professional Learning | Investment Management initiative CFA Institute


Contributing Authors

                   Mohamed Selim Tantawy - Deputy Manager, R&D, Egyptian Exchange

                   Aly Z Ramji - Director at Mediapix Limited

       Dave Uduanu, CFA - CEO at Sigma Pensions Limited

For purposes of pre-reading, please download the African Capital Markets brief here

Comfort Break

14h35 - 15h35: Emerging Market Perspective on Blockchain and Digital Assets
Bobby Henebry, CFA - Founder Henebry Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
Consulting, LLC *(1 CPD point)

Comfort Break

15h55 - 16h55: Five things that will define the post-pandemic world economy  
Dr Dambisa Moyo - Global Economist, Author, Investor in the Future *(1 CPD point)

17h20 - 18h00: Special Feature
CFA Society South Africa Spotlight and Volunteership

18h00 - 19h00: Fire-Side Chat

Howard Marks - Co-Chairman & Co-Founder of Oaktree Capital Management with

Delphine Govender, CFA, CFA Society South Africa Board Member 

19h00 - 19h05: Closing Words