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 Wednesday 7 MARCH

10:00

Registration opens

10:00

Exhibition opens

10:30 - 11:30

Fringe meeting 1 - MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON
Trustee Learning Zone 1 - MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

11:30 - 12:00

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

12:00 - 13:00

Fringe meeting 2 - MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON
Trustee Learning Zone 2 - MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch in the exhibition hall

Plenary 1
14:00 - 14:10

Chair's introduction and welcome

Richard Butcher, Chair, PLSA

Plenary 2
14:10 - 14:55

10 years after the global financial crisis

 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
Chaired by: Graham Vidler, Director of External Affairs, PLSA

14:55 - 15:40

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

15:05 - 15:20

LEARNING HUB IN THE EXHIBITION HALL: FACE TO FACE WITH PROFESSOR LYNDA GRATTON

Plenary 3
15:40 - 16:20

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
Gregg McClymont, Head of Retirement, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Steve Webb, Director of Policy and External Communications, Royal London

Followed by presentation of the PQM Distinction award for Communications. The award recognises the best of the PQM accredited schemes that are leading the industry in how they communicate and engage with members.

PLENARY 4
16:20 - 17:20

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, Chair, Tesco Pension Trustees
Chaired by: Troy Clutterbuck, Interim Chief Executive, NOW: Pensions

17:30

Registration and exhibition closes

Thursday 8 MARCH

07:00 - 08:00

PLSA MORNING 5K RUN SPONSORED BY PTL - ALL ABILITIES WELCOME

Refreshments will be served following the run.
Open to everyone that has registered for the conference. Pre-registration is essential (to book please click here)

08:00

Registration opens

09:00

Exhibition opens

Plenary 5
09:15- 10:00

hitting the target: delivering better retirement outcomes

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 steering group.
Richard Butcher, Chair, PLSA Steering Group
Martin Fahy, Chief Executive, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia
Patrick Heath-Lay, Chief Executive, The People’s Pension
Tim Sharp, Policy Officer, TUC
Chaired by: Carol Young, Vice-Chair, PLSA DC Council

PLENARY 6
10:00- 10:25

HITTING THE TARGET: DELIVERING BETTER RETIREMENT OUTCOMES

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 steering group.
Richard Butcher, Chair, PLSA Steering Group
Martin Fahy, Chief Executive, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia
Patrick Heath-Lay, Chief Executive, The People’s Pension
Tim Sharp, Policy Officer, TUC 
Chaired by: Carol Young, Vice-Chair, PLSA DC Council


PLENARY 7
10:25- 11:10

HITTING THE TARGET: DELIVERING BETTER RETIREMENT OUTCOMES

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 steering group.
Richard Butcher, Chair, PLSA Steering Group
Martin Fahy, Chief Executive, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia
Patrick Heath-Lay, Chief Executive, The People’s Pension
Tim Sharp, Policy Officer, TUC 
Chaired by: Carol Young, Vice-Chair, PLSA DC Council

 11:10 - 11:55  Refreshment break in the exhibition hall
 11:20 - 11:35

LEARNING HUB IN THE EXHIBITION HALL: BRITONS! COST TRANSPARENCY NEEDS YOU!

Cost transparency will be soon be taken to new levels. Does this mean more vague and misleading messages or can we learn from our Dutch allies and gain ground? Join us in the fight for clearer information on pension costs. Briefing will commence at 11:05 sharp. 
Johan Cras, Managing Director, Kempen

Stream Session 1
11:55 - 12:35

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PLENARY 8
11:55- 12:20

HITTING THE TARGET: DELIVERING BETTER RETIREMENT OUTCOMES

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 steering group.
Richard Butcher, Chair, PLSA Steering Group
Martin Fahy, Chief Executive, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia
Patrick Heath-Lay, Chief Executive, The People’s Pension
Tim Sharp, Policy Officer, TUC 
Chaired by: Carol Young, Vice-Chair, PLSA DC Council

13:00 - 14:30

Luunch in the exhibition hall

13:45 - 14:00

LEARNING HUB IN THE EXHIBITION HALL: BRITONS! COST TRANSPARENCY NEEDS YOU!

Cost transparency will be soon be taken to new levels. Does this mean more vague and misleading messages or can we learn from our Dutch allies and gain ground? Join us in the fight for clearer information on pension costs. Briefing will commence at 11:05 sharp. 
Johan Cras, Managing Director, Kempen

Stream Session 2
14:30 - 15:30

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15:30 - 16:10

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

15:40 - 15:55

LEARNING HUB IN THE EXHIBITION HALL: OPEN FORUM: YOUR PLSA 

Got a suggestion for improving the PLSA? Think we could do more for your kind of scheme? Curious about how we reached that policy position? Have your say – and help the PLSA help you.
Richard Butcher, Incoming Chair, PLSA, Julian Mund, Chief Executive, PLSA, Lesley Williams, Chair, PLSA

Stream Session 3
16:10 - 16:35

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Stream Session 4
15:15 - 15:50

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Plenary 9
16:40 - 17:30

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
Chaired by: Graham Vidler, Director of External Affairs, PLSA

17:30 - 20:00

Drinks reception in the exhibition hall

Join the PLSA and exhibitors for drinks, food and a few surprises!



 Friday 11 MARCH

09:00

Registration and exhibition opens

Plenary 10
09:30 - 10:15

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
Chaired by:
Graham Vidler, Director of External Affairs, PLSA

Plenary 11
10:15 - 11:00

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Our new Chair sets out his plans for an association built on the strength and engagement of its 1,300 members.
Richard Butcher, In-coming Chair, PLSA
Chaired by: Lesley Williams, Chair, PLSA

11:00 - 11:40

Refreshment break in the exhibition hall

11:10 - 11:25

LEARNING HUB IN THE EXHIBITION HALL: FACE TO FACE WITH NICK BOSTROM

Plenary 12
11:40 - 12:20

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.
Neil BageFounder, Be-IQ
Marc Hommel, Head of UK, Wobi
Michael Lightfoot, Director of Platform Solutions, Aquila Heywood
Chaired by: Emma Douglas, PLSA DC Council

Plenary 13
12:20 - 13:00

THE NEW WORLD DISORDER

On a crucial day in the Brexit negotiations 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 Chaired by: Richard Butcher, In-coming Chair, PLSA

13:10 - 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.