12.30 - 13.30

Registration and networking buffet lunch

13.30 - 13.45

ALFI welcome address

  • Denise Voss

    Denise Voss Chairman Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)

13.45 - 14.00

Beyond Brexit – the future of Europe’s financial services industry

14.00 - 14.35

Industry drivers: where is the asset management industry heading?

This panel will discuss the latest trends and industry drivers such as Brexit, FinTech, ESA review, CMU and the impact of regulatory developments.


  • David Suetens

    David Suetens Executive Vice President & Country Head Luxembourg State Street


  • Denise Voss

    Denise Voss Conducting Officer Franklin Templeton Investments

14.35 - 15.10

UCITS: 30 years and growing

UCITS came to life 30 years ago when Luxembourg transposed the directive into its national legislation in 1988. The panel will explain how UCITS became a European success story, explain how UCITS can help raise assets globally, discuss the latest developments and trends in cross-border distribution and present new – and future – distribution markets around the world.



  • Sascha Calisan

    Sascha Calisan Vice President, Corporate & Institutional Services Northern Trust

  • Johan Lindberg

    Johan Lindberg Managing Director, Global Client Coverage, Nordics RBC Investor & Treasury Services

15h10 - 15h40

Coffee break

15.40 - 16.20

Structuring: meeting the needs of multi-faceted investors

Practitioners will explain how to best structure and distribute products focusing on PE and RE and present the newest Luxembourg vehicle: the RAIF (Reserved Alternative Investment Fund).




  • David Louis

    David Louis Partner, Head of IMF Charles Russell Speechlys Luxembourg

16.20 - 16.55

Sustainable investing: from niche to mainstream

  • Recent developments in sustainable finance – a key topic on the European agenda
  • Retail and institutional trends: meeting investor needs
  • Integrating ESG factors in the investment process: practical approaches
  • Does sustainability help sell?
  • Opportunities SDGs can offer asset managers




Wrap-up followed by drinks