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Agenda - Royal Lancaster Hotel, London

08:00 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 09:10

Welcome

Gavin Esler, Conference Moderator
Alan Millings, Global Capital Markets Leader, EY

Gavin EslerAlan Millings
09:15 - 09:45

Opening remarks

Hywel Ball, UK&I Regional Managing Partner and UK Chair, EY

Hywel Ball
09:45 - 10:30

Plenary - Geopolitics

General Sir Richard Shirreff, KCB CBE

In these times of seismic geopolitical shifts, the ex-Deputy Supreme Allied Commander for NATO, offers his expert view.  Sir Richard Sherriff will discuss how building resilience to geopolitical risks is critical and that organisations must be properly informed and understand the implications for their business.

Richard Shirreff KCB CBE
10:30 - 11:15

Plenary - Sustainability

Pia Heidenmark Cook, former CSO of IKEA

Pia Heidenmark Cook, former Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA will discuss the sustainability strategies she has seen at some of the largest and most successful companies in the world, highlighting where a strong sustainability performance has led to strong business performance.

Pia Heidenmark Cook
11:15 - 11:40

Morning break

11:40 - 12:30

Breakout 1

 

Geopolitical insights

Oliver Jones, EY 

Oliver Jones
 

Regulatory framework for climate-related disclosures

Mala Shah-Coulon, EY
Maria Kepa, EY
Mark Kronforst, EY 

Maria KepaMark KronforstMala Shah-Coulon
 

Managing cyber risk

Gavin Cartwright, EY 

Gavin Cartwright
12:30 - 13:15

Breakout 2

 

Energy dependency

Andy Brogan, EY 

Andy Brogan
 

Regulatory framework for climate-related disclosures

Mala Shah-Coulon, EY
Maria Kepa, EY
Mark Kronforst, EY 

Maria KepaMark KronforstMala Shah-Coulon
13:15 - 14:15

Lunch

14:15 - 15:00

Plenary - Economy

Megan Greene, Economist and FT columnist

Hear from Megan Greene, a leading authority on the global economy, as she examines the intersection of macroeconomics, financial markets and politics. 

Megan Greene
15:00 - 15:50

Breakout 3

 

Economic Outlook

Peter Arnold, EY 

Peter Arnold
 

Accelerating net zero transformation

Rob Doepel, EY 

Rob Doepel
 

US financial reporting developments

Steven C. Jacobs, EY
Adam Dufour, EY 

Steven C. JacobsAdam Dufour
15:50 - 16:15

Afternoon break

16:15 - 17:05

Breakout 4

 

Economic Outlook

Peter Arnold, EY 

Peter Arnold
 

Regulation of cryptocurrency

Amarjit Singh, EY 

Amarjit Singh
 

Belonging: an LGBT+ lens

17:05 - 17:50

Plenary - Technology

Rahaf Harfoush, Strategist, Digital Anthropologist and author

With the rise of the world's first global digital culture, this session will focus on how emerging technologies, digital culture and new social norms are impacting governments, businesses and individuals, and what these changes mean for leadership.

Rahaf Harfoush
17:50 - 17:55

Closing remarks

17:55

Drinks reception

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