Agenda

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

19:00 – 22:00 Registration (Valamar Isabella Hotel) 
19:00 – 21:00 Dinner (Valamar Isabella Hotel) 
21:00 – 22:30 Welcome cocktail (Valamar Isabella Hotel Lobby Bar) 

Thursday, October 06, 2016

08:30 – 09:00

Registration (Momenti Hall)

09:00 – 10:00

Opening ceremonies

Welcome Address

Awards for the best investor relations

10:00 – 10:30

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Petar-Pierre Matek, President of the Board of the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Authority

10:30 – 11:00

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM INFLATION, GROWTH AND CENTRAL BANKS

Uto Baader, Founder & Consultant, Baader Bank

11:00 – 11:30

THE FUTURE OF SMALL MARKETS IN THE POST BREXIT WORLD

Dr. Peter Weinman, Director, Adam Smith Institute

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Proportionality principle in the context of existing EU regulation and CMU initiative

Sabina Bešter, Assistant Director of Securities Market Agency, Slovenia

Silvana Božić, Member of the Board of the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency, Croatia

Karel Juráš, Head of the International Cooperation Unit, Czech National Bank

Calin Rangu, Director of Consumer Protection Directorate at Financial Supervision Authority, Romania

Moderator: Tomáš Ambra, Head of Securities Market and Pension Savings Regulation Section, National Bank of Slovakia

13:00 – 13:30

BENEFITS FOR EMU COUNTRIES VS. NON EMU COUNTRIES

Jaromir Sindel, Economist, Citigroup

13:30 – 14:30

Lunch (Valamar Isabella Hotel) 

14:30 – 15:00

GLOBAL ETF MARKET – WHERE DO WE STAND?

Philip Knueppel, Asset Management, Deutsche Asset Management

15:00 – 15:30

FACTOR INVESTING

Yannick Daniel, Managing Director, Head of Equity Quantitative Investment Solutions, BNP Paribas

15:30 – 16:00

UTILITIES INVESTING

Juan Camilo Rodriguez, Equity analyst – Power and Gas, Alphavalue

16:00 – 17:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Long term demographic trends and the future of pension savings

Damir Grbavac, President of the Management Board, Raiffeisen Mandatory and Voluntary Pension Funds Management Company

Csaba Nagy, CEO, OTP mandatory private pension fund

Stjepan Šterc, Professor Of Demography, Geography Department, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

Moderator: Alen Kovač, Chief Economist, Erste&Steiermärkische Bank

19:00 – 20:30

Dinner (Valamar Isabella Hotel) 

21:00 – 22:00

Social event: Zacapa Rum: Above & Beyond  

22:00 Entertainment Night: The Night Express Band (Momenti Hall)

Friday, October 07, 2016

08:45 – 09:15

KEYNOTE SPEECH

SHADOW BANKING

Damir Odak, Vicegovernor of the Croatian National Bank

09:15 – 09:45

GEOPOLITICS & INVESTING: FIVE PARADIGM SHIFTS

Marko Papić, Chief Strategist, BCA Research

09:45 – 10:15

MACRO OVERVIEW

Dan Bucsa, Lead CEE Economist, Unicredit

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee Break 

10:30 – 11:00

INVESTING IN SUSTAINABILITY – CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AT THE CORE OF RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS

Valentina Otmačić, Head of UNICEF Office for Croatia

11:00 – 12:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Financing startups and SMEs

Ivana Gažić, President of the Management Board, Zagreb Stock Exchange

Kaidi Ruusalepp, Founder&CEO, Funderbeam

Sašo Stanovnik,  Head of Research, Chief Economist of ALTA Group, Slovenia

Ivana Šoljan, Co-founder, HUB385

Moderator: Josip Jagić, communication advisor at Studio Conex

12:00 CONFERENCE WRAP-UP AND CLOSING – CONFERENCE CHALLENGE REWARDS CEREMONY
12:00 – 13:00

Lunch (Valamar Isabella Hotel)