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Global Challenges in Asset Management

Global markets are going through a period of change and increasing complexity. The rules of the past five years when it comes to investing have changed, and new themes are developing. This project is aimed at exploring what those themes are, the challenges that investor face as well as the opportunities.

European Retail Banking 2014

London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square,
London, United Kingdom

Falling just five days before the European Central Bank takes over euro-area bank supervision, European Retail Banking 2014 has been designed for Financial leaders, regulators, futurists and innovative thinkers to discuss the disruptive forces of regulation, technology and customer in retail banking

America's Cornerstone

United States

America's Cornerstone will offer a more in-depth look at the trade relationship between the US and Europe. Designed for those who want to grow their enterprises through import and export activities to and from Europe, this virtual event will provide valuable insight into the impact of an approved T-TIP agreement and what that means for American companies.

World Water Summit

The Crystal,
London, United Kingdom

World Water Summit will launch in London in 2014. Join the world's leading thinkers on water policy, management, irrigation, technology, economic development, sanitation and hygiene and water-related risks to debate how to handle the looming water crisis.

General Counsel 2014

Clothworkers' Hall, London,
London, United Kingdom

The General Counsel 2014 event – now in its 11th successful year – will draw on the expert opinions of in-house legal chiefs, c-suite executives and influential thinkers to explore how General Counsel can add value across the entire business and cement their position at the helm of the company.

China Summit 2014

Kerry Hotel, Beijing,
Beijing, China

The Economist Events annually convenes the summit to survey China’s timely opportunities, pressing issues and perplexing macro developments across its economy, politics and society. As in The Economist newspaper, the summit explores linkages and how these affect participants with rigorous, global and forward-looking perspectives. China Summit is for business leaders, policymakers, academics and observers who wish to discuss, debate and learn.

Urban Infrastructure 2014

London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square,
London, United Kingdom

Join 150+ world-class authorities on urban planning, infrastructure, construction, transport, energy and architecture to debate how infrastructure can be harnessed to drive cities' growth.

The Global Agenda 2014

Trinity House,
London, United Kingdom

Each year we bring together 50 chairmen, chief executives and influential thinkers from politics and academia together with senior editors atThe Economist for an off-the-record talks on key business, political and economic issues of the day facing leaders.

Lets get Europe working

Hotel Metropole, Brussels,
Brussels, Belgium

The European Union is slowly coming out of recession after five years of contraction or very low growth. But the rate of unemployment remains stubbornly high with around 10% of the population out of work. For young people under 25 the rate is even higher and in some countries such as Greece and Spain it is over 50%, an unacceptable waste of young people’s talent and energy.

The Global Crisis of Depression

Kings Place,
London, United Kingdom

How can we safeguard the brain economy? Our one-day forum will gather policymakers, healthcare providers, the pharma industry, academia, employers and patient groups for a day of debate, insight and action.

Future of Banking in Africa 2014

Michelangelo Hotel,
Sandton, South Africa

With sub-Saharan Africa being home to some 1 billion people; 75% of the population without a bank account; and 95% of the population without a credit card, what will the future of banking in Africa look like? It is time to address the great unbanked and realise the potential of Africa as a banking destination.

Ethiopia Summit 2015

Sheraton Addis,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

With the next federal elections scheduled to take place in May 2015, The Ethiopia Summit will take place at an optimum time, bringing together the country’s leading policy makers and business leaders with international executives active or interested in expanding in Ethiopia to explore the many opportunities and tackle the challenges.

CFO 2015

Clothworkers' Hall, London,
London, United Kingdom

CFO 2015 is the event for finance directors who want to know how to add value to their business during the current economic upswing. By bringing together leading CFOs with outside experts from a diverse range of organisations, CFO 2015 will examine how finance directors can take a strategic lead to help generate top-line growth and manage the risks of today’s complex world.

Feeding the World 2015

Hilton Hotel Amsterdam,
Amsterdam, United Kingdom

This event will bring together senior government, private sector and civil society influencers and decision-makers to discuss how to feed the world in the 21st century, drive rural economic development and do so in a way that will allow us to live within our planetary boundaries.

Pharma Summit

Radisson Blu Portman Hotel,
London, United Kingdom

The leading strategic pharma event returns for its 21st year in 2015. Once again bringing together the most influential decision-makers in the industry. You can rely on this gathering to always offer new perspectives on the key strategic issues facing pharma.

The Big Rethink 2015

10 on the Park at Time Warner Center,
New York, United States

To win at marketing today requires the mentality of a lean start-up, flexible organisational structures and a keen understanding of cutting-edge technology. Join us for global perspectives from The Economist and actionable insights from senior marketing executives, thought leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs.

The Future of Banking

The 2008 financial crisis disrupted the banking industry in more ways than one. Be it through the proliferation and hardening of banking regulation, the entry of new more nimble market players or ever-changing digital technologies, the banking game just isn’t what is used to be.

Arctic Summit 2015

Hotel Bristol,
Oslo, Norway

The third Arctic Summit will return to Oslo for 2015. It is the only event that brings together all Arctic stakeholders, from mining and hydrocarbon business and investors, Arctic Council members and observer states, to local community representatives and environmental experts to debate the future of the region.

Azerbaijan Summit 2015

Four Seasons Hotel Baku,
Baku, Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijan Investment Summit 2015 will bring together key decision makers from around the world to Baku for inward and outward looking perspectives of the key opportunities and challenges facing a nation in transition.

Myanmar Summit 2015

The inaugural Myanmar Summit will take place on May 15th, 2015 in Yangon. The Myanmar Summit 2015, a part of our award-winning summit series, will explore the country's recent political and economic developments and their possible impacts on the business and investment environment.

Talent Management 2015

London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square,
London, United Kingdom

The Economist's Talent Management event convenes over 150 global talent and HR leaders, corporate executives and influential thinkers for strategic discussion on talent and leadership issues. Each year we provide the latest thinking and bring experiences of some of the most successful companies in the world to the debate.

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