28 January 2016
The May Fair Hotel, London

Digital Investor is a networking, learning and knowledge-sharing event for anyone involved in delivering digital savings, investments solutions and platforms to customers, both direct and advised. Find out more down arrow

What does this event offer you?

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Thought-leadership content in the form of panel discussions, demonstrations, practical tips and idea-sharing.

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Headline external speakers and case studies of businesses that have successfully embraced digital.

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Extensive networking opportunities with peers and digital experts from a variety of disciplines.

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Awards ceremony for those achieving excellence in the digital space.

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A look at what works today as well as a look to the future with start-ups and global financial innovators.


This conference day takes a look at digital in the financial services sector from three perspectives:

Throughout the day, we will also share proprietary research from the consumer channel detailing how buying patterns are changing, how consumers are embracing digital, what do they want from ‘robo-advisers’ and fund managers?

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If you have any queries, please get in touch with Helen Wagstaff at helen.wagstaff@mipagency.com


We will be joined by some of the brightest and engaging minds in the digital / technology space including:


Start of the Day
08:30 Registration
09:00 Setting the scene – what does digital look like in financial services today Holly Mackay – founder of Platforum and BoringMoney
Session 1 - Practical Digital Tips
09:20 Creative Thinking in a Transforming Digital World Jamie Anderson – affiliate professor of strategy at Antwerp Business School
09:50 How To Use Digital More Smartly In Your Business Today LinkedIn – Philip Calvert, Social Network Founder
Facebook – Nic Gorey, CEO and Founder of Rocketer
Maximising the impact of social media for financial brands – Miles Eames, Head of Social Media at OM Wealth
10:30 ‘Always on’ – Marketing technology and digital strategies for the 24/7 world LBDGA – Demand Generation Agency
11:00 Coffee
Session 2 - New Ideas and Demos
11:30 Digital Pension and Investment Solutions – (this is the Robo session, folks) Andrew Firth – MD, Wealth Wizards
Nick Eatock – MD, Intelliflo
Romi Savova – CEO of PensionBee
Mystery guest – launch dependent!
Each panelist gets 10 minutes to demo their service and explain where they see the next three years taking pensions and investments. They then join a panel with 3 minutes on a specific question before opening up to questions from the floor.
12:10 Peter’s Top Tips for this year’s Budget – what can we expect to see based on early noises and feedback from the industry submissions Peter Smith, Tisa
12:20 Q&A from the floor/discussion
12:50 Lunch and networking
Session 3 - What Does the Future Hold?
14:00 Robo advice – The future or a silly over-hyped misnomer? Holly Mackay, founder of The Platforum and Boring Money, will look at the landscape for Robo Advice today – who's who and what developments and new entrants have we seen? Holly will be joined by Greg Smith (video con from New York), President of US business Blooom, who will talk through his experiences and learnings and how he expects the space to develop. To conclude the session, Bharat Bhushan, Wealth and Asset Management Innovation at IBM, will then think about how he anticipates the future development of Robo – and what this means for the investment industry and our customers.
14:25 Bharat Bhushan, Wealth and Asset Management Innovation at IBM Will talk about how he anticipates the future development of Robo – and what this means for the investment industry and our customers.
14:45 A look to the future Holly will introduce panellists Alick Varma, CEO, Osper and Crowdcube (under invite) to discuss how investments might interact with other areas of finance. Georgia will update us on general fintech trends, Alick will discuss savings for children and John Levin will talk about the opportunities for insurance.
15:30 Coffee break
15:50 B2H – The golden age for business to humans Baldwin Berges, Founder of BD Insider, assesses the B2H (Business To Human) opportunity and how today is the golden age for business to human relationships BECAUSE of technology. The key use of technology is to support humans to talk to other humans. So what does this mean for the evolution of digital advice and investment management?
16:10 Think the unthinkable Ian McKenna – MD, FTRC
Tim Llewellynn – MD, nViso
Ian McKenna will share his thoughts on how technology will change the advice and investment space, looking at the ‘art of the possible.' After a broad tour of global change and innovation, Ian will introduce Tim Llewelyn, Founder of nViso to talk about facial and emotional recognition, showcasing EmotionAdvisor which goes into beta with US advisers in January.
17:00 Q&A
17:10 Wrap-up, conclusions and awards
17:20 Networking drinks

When & Where


9am – 5pm

Networking drinks

from 5pm – 7pm

The May Fair Hotel,
Stratton Street,
London, W1J 8LT

28 January


Tickets are priced at £595 ex VAT for the event. Invoices will be sent to the address provided below one week following your registration and are due for payment within 14 days. Please see the Terms and Conditions for details of our cancellation policy.

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  8. The following cancellation terms will apply: Up to 12 weeks prior to event: 50% of original fee due, up to 6 weeks prior to event: 75% of original fee due, up to 4 weeks prior to event: 100% of original fee due.
  9. In the event that the fee has not been paid, the cancellation charge will be invoiced to the Delegate.
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