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12-14 October | Online

Annual Conference 2021

Booking opens in spring 2021

The PLSA Annual Conference & Exhibition is the biggest pensions event in the UK – the only place where a £2 trillion industry that looks after the financial futures of everyone in the UK comes together to gain new perspectives, practical tools, preparation for the future and the opportunity to build new relationships. 

Our programme covers the economic, political and social environment, current practical and technical challenges for pension funds, and key trends of the future for our industry.  Booking opens in spring 2021. 

New online Platform for 2021 

  • Meet the right people with networking and matchmaking powered by artificial intelligence. 
  • Hold 1-1 video calls, online meetings and demos and group chats.  
  • Be active in sessions with chat, polls and audience response tools.  
  • Create your own schedule with reminders and catch-up when you want with on-demand content. 


Key stats from the 2020 event


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Rated our digital programmes in 2020 as excellent / good

2020 Speakers included

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Guy Opperman MP

Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion

Martin Lewis

Executive Chair, The Money Saving Expert

Janet Henry

Global Chief Economist, HSBC

Torsten Bell

Chief Executive, Resolution Foundation

Andrew Neil

Journalist and Broadcaster

Margaret Snowdon OBE

President, Pensions Administration Standards Association

David Olusoga

Historian, Writer and Broadcaster

Paddy Greene

Head of Policy, Money and Consumer Rights, Which?

Tony Burdon

Chief Executive, Make My Money Matter

Sarah Porretta

Director of Strategy and Insights, Money and Pensions Service

Charles Counsell

Chief Executive, The Pensions Regulator

Rachel Brothwood

Chair, PLSA Local Authority Committee; Director of Pensions, West Midlands Pension Fund

Gavin Lewis

Head of UK LGPS, BlackRock; Co-founder Talkaboutblack initiative, Diversity Project

Adam Matthews

Director of Ethics and Engagement, Church of England Pension Board

Diandra Soobiah

Head of Responsible Investment, NEST

If you require further information about the event please contact:
 [email protected]0207 601 1710

Key info

Dates & times

Tues 12 Oct: 08:30–17:30
Weds 13 Oct: 09:00–17:30
Thurs 14 Oct: 09:00–16:30


Online conference


Fund members: FREE
Business members: £995
Non-member pension scheme: £495
Non-member service provider: £1,995
Organisation ticket - business members only:  £2,995

All prices stated exclude VAT


Up to 7 hours CPD under the PMI CPD Scheme. The event may qualify for CPD hours under other schemes.

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