Seminars

Hosted by the London Stock Exchange and Shares magazine, the event aims to connect individual investors with listed companies and industry experts to help you learn more about your investment options and make better informed investment decisions.

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Main Stage

10.00 - 16.55

10.00
Introduction
Mike Boydell, Managing Director - SHARES
10.05
London Stock Exchange opening remarks
Nicolas Bertrand, Head of Equities and Derivatives - London Stock Exchange
10.15
Red flags, green flags: Signs to note when picking stocks
Russ Mould, Investment Director - AJ Bell
10.35
Panel discussion: Hot sectors
Russ Mould, Investment Director - AJ Bell
Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst - CMC Markets
Gareth Evans, Founder and Managing Director - Progressive Equity Research
11.05
Diversification: De-risk your portfolio
Simon Lambert, Editor - This is Money
11.25
DIY pension manager: Self managing your pension
Mike Morrison, Head of Platform Marketing - AJ Bell
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Purple Room

10.30 - 14.45

10.30
How to spot a pharmaceutical winner
Mark Dunne, Growth Companies Reporter - SHARES
10.45
Valirx
Dr Satu Vainikka, CEO - Valirx (VAL)
11.00
Finding opportunities in the leisure sector
Dan Coatsworth, Editor - SHARES
11.15
ANGLE
Andrew Newland, CEO - ANGLE (AGL)
11.30
Break
11.45
Velocys
Susan Robertson, CFO - Velocys (VLS)
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Presentations from Shares & listed companies

Selftrade ETF Centre

10.55 - 16.30

10.55
Introduction
Tom Sieber, Deputy Editor - SHARES
11.00
Championing The Silent Revolution "Exclusive customer research on ETFs by Selftrade looking at attitudes, investment strategies and the ETF industry"
Mark Taylor, CEO - Equiniti Financial Services
11.30
An Introduction to ETFs "A look at transparency, pricing and regulatory guidelines"
Michael Stanley, Listed Products Associate - London Stock Exchange
12.00
ETFs - A Global Perspective "A review of why ETFs are becoming an increasingly important part of investor portfolios - including US, Germany and Italy"
Tom Sieber, Deputy Editor - SHARES
12.30
Lunch
13.30
Exchange-Traded Funds: The Fundamentals and Evolution
Nizam Hamid, Head of Sales - WisdomTree Europe
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Green Room

10.55 - 14.30

10.55
Introduction
11.00
Societe Generale introduces Short & Leverage ETPs
Fayaz Badouraly, Listed Products Sales, Global Equity Flow - Societe Generale
11.30
An Investment Philosophy that works - Using Exclusive Funds
Aaron McLoughlin, Head of Wealth Management - TCM Wealth Management Ltd, Partner Practice of St. James’s Place Wealth Management
12.00
Putting 'public' back in IPOs – increase your IPO profile by accessing retail investors
Goncalo de Vasconcelos, CEO & Co-Founder - SyndicateRoom
12.30
Lunch
13.30
Building your multi-asset portfolio using exchange traded products: understanding the basics
Liz Wright, Director - UK Intermediary Distribution - ETF Securities
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Presentations from Shares, brokers & other product providers

London Stock Exchange Theatre

10.30 - 15.30

10.30
London Stock Exchange Group in today's markets
Tracey Paul-Clark, Training Consultant - London Stock Exchange
11.00
Understanding and using trading screens
Tracey Paul-Clark, Training Consultant - London Stock Exchange
11.30
Introduction to ORB
Lillian Georgopoulou, ORB Product Specialist, Fixed Income - London Stock Exchange
12.00
The closing auction
Tracey Paul-Clark, Training Consultant - London Stock Exchange
12.30
London Stock Exchange Group's role in monitoring the markets
Tracey Paul-Clark, Training Consultant - London Stock Exchange
13.00
An introduction to derivatives
Shrey Kohli, Product Manager, Derivatives Market - London Stock Exchange
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