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​2021 CFA Society South Africa Annual Virtual Investment Conference

Redefining Finance in a Post-Pandemic World


Date: Thursday, 4th November 2021

Time: 9h15am - 17h30pm (SAST)

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4 CPD Points

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  


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


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


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


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