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KEYNOTES INCLUDE:

Professor Lynda Gratton, Author, The 100-year Life
Nick Bostrom, Author of Superintelligence and AI thought leader
Matthew Taylor, Head, Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy
Matt Frei, Journalist

Wednesday 18 October

 

09:00

Registration opens

10:00

Exhibition opens

10:00 - 11:00

Fringe meeting and Trustee Learning Zone - information coming soon

11:00 - 11:30

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

11:30 - 12:30

Fringe meeting and Trustee Learning Zone - information coming soon

12:00 - 13:15

Lunch in the exhibition hall

13:15 - 13:30

Chair's introduction and welcome

Lesley Williams, Chair, PLSA

13:30 - 13:55

THE 100-YEAR LIFE - WHAT IT MEANS FOR WORK, SAVING AND RETIREMENT

The author of a globally acclaimed study sets out her vision of how increasing longevity will transform society.
Professor Lynda Gratton, Author, The 100-year Life

13:55 - 14:40

The 100-year life - what it means for you and me

Industry leaders join our keynote speaker to discuss how the pensions and lifetime saving sector can respond to the challenges of the 100-year life.
Professor Lynda Gratton, Author, The 100-year Life
Andy Briggs, Chief Executive Officer of Aviva UK Insurance and Chair, ABI*
Otto Thoresen, Chair, NEST
*subject to regulatory approval

14:40 - 15:25

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

15:25 - 15:55

CONFERENCE CHALLENGE - THE SEQUEL

The PLSA has been catching up with the participants from last year's Conference Challenge to find out what they have done in the last 12 months to improve their saving. See the results - and hear what the PLSA has been doing to help them.
Graham Vidler, Director of External Affairs, PLSA
Co-speakers TBC

15:55 - 16:40

The future of auto-enrolment: what and how

The Government's three independent advisers on the auto-enrolment review share their assessments of the challenges ahead and set out their thoughts on how to meet them.
Chris Curry, Director, Pensions Policy Institute
Jamie Jenkins, Head of Pensions Strategy, Standard Life
Ruston Smith, Trustee Director, The People's Pension

16:50 - 17:50

Fringe meetings - information coming soon

17:50

Registration and exhibition closes

 

Thursday 19 October

 

07:45

Registration opens

08:45    

Exhibition opens

09:00 - 09:45

BETTER RETIREMENT: OPTIONS FOR THE FUTURE

What really needs to change over the next decade so more people get a better income in retirement? Have your say on the options identified by a PLSA group.
Richard Butcher, Chair, PLSA Steering Group
Co-speakers TBC 

09:55 - 10:45

Stream sessions - information coming soon

10:45 - 11:30

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

11:30 - 12:05

Stream sessions - information coming soon

12:15 - 13:00

NEXT STEPS FOR DB

Following two Select Committee inquiries, a spring  Green Paper and with a White Paper on its way, what will the future hold for DB schemes, and what should their priorities be?
Lesley Titcomb, Chief Executive, the Pensions Regulator
Co-speakers TBC

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch in the exhibition hall

14:15 - 15:05

Stream sessions - information coming soon

15:15 - 15:50

Stream sessions - information coming soon

15:50 - 16:35

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

16:35 - 17:10

PENSIONS AND SAVING IN THE GIG ECONOMY AND BEYOND

How is digital technology disrupting the world of work? What does it mean for workers and businesses? And what does workplace-based saving look like when the workplace is in the cloud?
Matthew Taylor, Head, Independent Review of Employment Practices in the Modern Economy

17:10 - 17:45

SESSION DETAILS TO BE CONFIRMED

17:45 - 19:30

Drinks reception in the exhibition hall

19:00

Exhibition and registration closes

  

Friday 20 October

 

 08:15

Registration  opens

08:30 - 09:00

PLSA AGM

09:00

Exhibition opens

09:20 - 10:00

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF MANKIND

Are we set for a future of superhuman machine intelligence? And will we be able to control it before it controls us?
Professor Nick Bostrom, Director of the Future of Humanity Institute & Director of the Strategic Artificial Intelligence Research Centre, Oxford University

10:00 - 10:25

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Two Chairs reflect on the last two years and discuss what's next for the PLSA
Richard Butcher, In-coming Chair, PLSA
Lesley Williams, Out-going Chair, PLSA

10:25 - 11:10

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

11:10 - 12:00

Dashboards and beyond: a fintech and engagement showcase

Can we turn retirement saving from a process into an experience? This highly visual session shows what saving might look and feel like in the future.
Jon Pocock, Head of Portals and Integration, LV
Phillip Walter, CEO, Aquila Heywood
Co-speaker TBC

12:00 - 12:45

The new world disorder

One of the most experienced observers of UK and international affairs sets out his guide to decoding the future of politics, business and economics.
Matt Frei, Journalist

12:45 - 14:00

Lunch in the exhibition hall

14:00

Close of conference and exhibition

Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association reserves the right to amend the programme.
This conference qualifies for up to 7 hours CPD under the PMI CPD Scheme and may qualify for CPD hours under the schemes of other professional bodies.