Day 1 – Wednesday 5th May

13:00 CEST
12:00 BST
07:00 EDT


Pension Forum
Invitation-only private roundtable for corporate Heads of Pensions and trustees. The session will cover reimagining pension management in the context of the 100-year life, including managing longevity risk, later-life work and retirement practices and optimising pension pots in the context of longevity.

14:00 CEST
13:00 BST
08:00 EDT


Speed Networking
Your opportunity to meet fellow longevity enthusiasts across science, business, finance and technology. Participants are split into small groups for 5 minutes at a time, just enough for initial introductions, before being moved into another group. A brilliant way to meet a high volume of potential business partners and collaborators in a relaxed, informal setting, paving the way for more formal meetings throughout.

15:00 CEST
14:00 BST
09:00 EDT


Panel – Who pays for ageing?
Worldwide, pension pots are not sufficient for our increasingly longevity. In this session, pension stakeholders look at the respective responsibilities of government, employers, individuals and insurers to close the pension gap.

16:00 CEST
15:00 BST
10:00 EDT


Panel – Addressing the gender pension gap
The average female pensioner is roughly £7,000pa worse off than her male counterparts. With women typically living 5 years longer than men, this is emerging as an urgent global problem. This session unpicks the numbers and looks at possible solutions to close the gender pension gap.

15:00 CEST
16:00 BST
11:00 EDT


Workshop – Wealth management and investment in the context of longevity
Longevity could be the next sustainability, and the impact of our increasing longevity on personal wealth management is set to be far-reaching, This workshop for IFAs and wealth managers explores the context of longevity and how it will influence asset management, retirement and legacy planning and impact investing.

Day 2 – Thursday 6th May

13:00 CEST
12:00 BST
07:00 EDT


Panel – Product innovation to support financial wellbeing in later life
Financial product innovation needs to catch up with modern longevity, whether helping individuals better prepare for financial wellbeing in later life or helping them protect it. This session looks at financial product innovation across saving, security and pension management, including a look at the diverse needs of a heterogenous ageing society.

14:00 CEST
13:00 BST
08:00 EDT


Cross Sector Roundtables: Understanding the science of ageing and what it means for financial services
An opportunity for those in financial longevity, and biological longevity, to meet and exchange expertise. Each roundtable will include a brief presentation from a representative from each side of the fence on a key problem that their industry is facing, and subsequent moderated discussion will explore how collaboration between science and financial services could help to solve problems on both sides.

15:00 CEST
14:00 BST
09:00 EDT


Financial Wellbeing Forum
Invitation-only private roundtable for financial services professionals. The session will cover ideas to improve financial wellbeing, resilience and security for adults in later life with a focus on new financial product innovation.

16:00 CEST
15:00 BST
10:00 EDT


Panel - Longevity risk transfer
The transfer of defined benefit pension risk continues to gather speed and is becoming increasingly important. This panel looks at how to weigh up scheme funding vs risk management, assorted risk hedging strategies and their structural considerations, and making risk transfer more accessible.

15:00 CEST
16:00 BST
11:00 EDT


Trend and Impact Roundtables
Medical innovation, socio-economic progression, behavioural change and of course COVID-19 – all factors that influence mortality and longevity around the world. This session connects participants with the researchers and innovators leading their respective fields, exploring the most exciting new trends with the potential to impact human lifespan. Each table is co-hosted by an innovator and an impact host, covering both what is new, and how it will affect longevity in the real world.

16:00 CEST
17:00 BST
12:00 EDT


Panel – Longevity as an asset class
Longevity is going to dramatically shift our social demographics over the next fifty years, and smart investors need to adapt to seize the longevity dividend. This session explores longevity as an emerging asset class, whether that is opportunities offered by changes to how we live, work and spend, longevity risk opportunities or investment in revolutionary scientific discoveries.

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