Thursday January 16th, 2020

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A welcoming address from Pete Townsend, a member of the Adminovate organising committee including some logistics and safety notices for the day. What’s the big idea behind Adminovate and what can attendees expect from the conference?

Speaker: Pete Townsend, Norio Ventures

  • Discuss the challenges of outsourcing - it's not just an ops strategy anymore with clients and regulators looking closer
  • Debate the big questions - are we moving roles or are we moving problems? Should we outsource things or just automate them?

  • Tara Doyle (Moderator), Partner - Asset Management and Investment Funds, Matheson
  • Justyna McNeive, Head of Product Control, Mercer
  • Fiona Gaskin, Trust and Transparency Leader, PwC
  • Jordan O'Neill, Director of Operations and Treasury, Aspect Capital

  • Explore the growth of risk and compliance functions in Ireland and beyond
  • Discuss the roles of ManCos vs. investment managers - what's the difference and what are the opportunities?
  • People and geographies - where's the talent, what are they good at and how do we access it?

  • Ger Gilsenan (Moderator), Senior Director, Regulatory and Investor Communications, Broadridge
  • Jason Bingham, Managing Director, Product Development, SANNE
  • Paddy Governey, Head of Management Company Services, MontLake
  • Karoline Keane, Director, Investments DP - Product Structuring, Man Group

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  • Matt Foley (Moderator), Partner, Deloitte
  • Owen Carroll, Global Head of Transfer Agency, Citi
  • Orla Travers, Head of Fund Accounting, Centaur
  • Cathal McGlinchey, MD, Head of Financial Reporting, State Street
  • Andrew Barnett, Global Head of Product Strategy, RIMES

  • Discuss the advent of corporate wellness programs - where did they come from?
  • Hear about the realities of mental health and how others achieved a healthy work-life balance
  • Driving your own career forward - who's responsible?

  • Jennifer Cahill (Moderator), Co-founder and Partner of Savvi Recruitment Consultants
  • Mark O'Reilly, Managing Director of FitVision at Leadership Development
  • Veronica Van Der Hoeven, Managing Director, People Strategy, MUFG Investor Services
  • Orla Carolan, Associate Director Financial Services Advisory, Grant Thornton

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Speaker: Kevin McStay, Former Army Office, GAA Manager & TV Pundit

  • Discuss real-live examples of innovation - what worked and what didn't?
  • Explore the benefits of looking beyond your industry - the "what to do and how to do it" of innovation
  • Challenging the untouchables - overcoming the baked-in assumptions on what cannot be changed

  • Kate Brady (Moderator), Managing Director, Chief Administrative Officer, IFDS Europe
  • James Chew, Director - Senior Product Manager, Global Distribution and Transfer Agency, HSBC
  • Rémy Astié, Founder / CEO, VAUBAN
  • Olwyn Alexander, Partner, PwC Global Asset & Wealth Management Leader
  • Phil Davies, Executive Director and CTO, Milestone Group

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  • Discuss the realities of digital transformation - is it more about 'digital' or 'transformation'?
  • Beyond the hype - AI, machine learning, tokenisation, blockchain/DLT - why are we not seeing these things in action? Or are we?
  • Institutionalised blockers - changing the old guard - who loves doing RFPs?

  • Paul Hayes (Moderator), CEO, Beachhut PR
  • Ciaran Walshe, COO, Fund Recs
  • Ciara Ward, Head of Culture and Engagement at Spireworks
  • Evangelos Skianis, Chief Technology Officer, MUFG Investor Services

A summary of the days content with some key observations.

Speaker: Pete Townsend, Norio Ventures

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