AIA National Conference 2021 - Keynote Speakers announced
The Australian Investors Association's has announced keynote speakers for the National Conference 2021, to be held at the Marriott Hotel, Surfers Paradise, from August 29- September 1.
Keynote speakers for the conference, with the theme Riding the Wave of Mega Trends - Investing for the Future, include futurist Shara Evans, renowned economist Saul Eslake, global economics expert Jonathan Pain and venture capitalist and entrepreneur Mark Carnegie.
These leading experts will share unique market insights and exclusive investment ideas and opportunities for the coming years and the next decade. Below are the highlights:
Shara Evans, Technology Futurist
Founder and CEO, Market Clarity
We live in a world driven by technological innovation and disruption, where global industries transform as we head towards Net Zero Emissions. What does this near future look like?
Shara will immerse us in this future, outlining the changes in our daily lives, workplaces and how we consume and interact with products and services. She will describe technological changes and future global trends.
Will this be a world where robotics and AI replace workers? Will post pandemic thinking lead to major changes on factory floor and global supply chains? By looking forward and understanding the future we can position our portfolios to take advantage of these megatrends and not be left behind.
Saul Eslake, Independent Economist,
Corinna Economic Advisory
Will the growth driven by recent stimulus in Australia and the US sustain those economies and how will the rapid technological changes and geopolitical tensions play out through the decade?
Australia's leading independent economist Saul Eslake will take us through this compelling journey.
Jonathan Pain, Director, The Pain Report
Perhaps the most significant and defining geopolitical phenomenon of our generation is the growing divide between America and China and that Taiwan sits in the crosshairs of that complicated relationship.
All of this begs the question as to how Australia will navigate through this new geopolitical reality? Jonathan will provide an investment and geopolitical roadmap of where the world is heading in the years ahead.
Mark Carnegie, Founding Partner,
M.H. Carnegie & Co.
This compelling Plenary will outline the many accelerating technological changes overwhelming our lives and lifestyles. Learn about the new opportunities in Cloud computing/cyber security Robotics & Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Crypto, Fintech and more.
The above sessions will take place within the event's four themes:
- Megatrends – Digitalisation and technological break throughs, Energy, Medical advances, Robotics and Artificial intelligence, Cryptocurrencies, Fintech and Communication. We will explore decarbonisation, energy transition, and technological disruption of the power generation industry.
- Core Investment – Equities, Bonds, Real Estate, Income, Gold
- Investment Strategies – Asset allocation, Estate planning, SMSF
- New Investor Program – Introduction to the major asset classes, ETFs and Managed funds, Superannuation, Fundamental and Technical Analysis.
The National Conference 2021 can be attended in person or via live streaming. Those that attend in person are able to network with other guests and speakers and delve deeper into whatever interests them most. For more information, please visit the conference page.