Events

Welcome to Catalina Consulting's business events portal, providing access to our webinars, seminars, conferences and online training for 2021. The majority of these events are free to attend, but may be invitation-only.

For information on attendance, sponsorship or speaking opportunities, or to commission a bespoke event, please contact our CEO, Karena Vaughan.

The EU Cross Border Funds Series – A series of seminars, e-seminars, white papers and research on the future of the EU’s cross-border fund industry. Delivered in association with funds industry specialist IFI Global

The Ireland Series 2020/2021 – A series of e-seminars and white papers examining the opportunities for the Irish Funds Industry. Delivered in association with funds industry specialist IFI Global

The Small Business Growth Series – Delivered on behalf of Newable representing JP Morgan and the London Business hub. A series of e-seminars for London-based small businesses

Client Seminars – Delivered in partnership with key clients, addressing current trends including ESG, Big Data and Retailtech.

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7th September 2021 14.00 London

Leveraging Disruptive Technologies to solve ESG Problems

As more companies focus on the global goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, and embed ESG strategies into their business models, radical innovation and the development of disruptive technologies are at the forefront of sustainable value creation – for stakeholders, investors, consumers and the planet.  Join us as we consider how; the allocation of capital to green assets; investment in recycled products, better resource and energy efficiency; and ethical data management are helping Switzerland’s entrepreneurs to deliver long-term sustainable value.

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29th June 2021 14.00 London

Foreign Direct Investment – Match your ESG Story to Investor Needs

By beginning to report on ESG metrics, economic development leaders can start to assess and improve their own ESG performance, demonstrating commitment, achievement, and progress by producing ESG metrics in a transparent, timely and accurate way.   Doing this will reflect commitment to the issues that are important to investors and begin to evidence the impact of positive changes to improve ESG performance.

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17th June 2021 14.00 London

Service Provider Selection in the ESG Era

In the light of regulatory developments, and in response to demands from investors for  standardised reporting and high quality ESG data, asset managers are making significant enhancements to their operating models to support sustainable investment activities, throwing a spotlight onto service provider selection and due diligence criteria. Seminar 3 in the ‘Ireland – Global Hub for Green and Sustainable Finance’ Series, hosted by IDA Ireland. Recording now available.

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27th May 2021 14.00 London

Taking the Spin out of Greenwashing – a tech-driven approach

In response to investor and consumer demands for better ESG data, a global greenwashing detection industry is developing, with huge potential in the underlying data infrastructure, analytics, and financial product development of sustainable finance. Spearheading this fast-growth industry is Ireland. Recording now available.

Seminar 2 in the ‘Ireland – Global Hub for Green and Sustainable Finance’ Series, hosted by IDA Ireland.

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6th May 2021 14.00 London

Ireland – Global Hub for Green and Sustainable Finance

Ireland’s expertise in the fund, banking, insurance and risk industries coupled with its positioning at the forefront of global sustainability initiatives, provide unique opportunities for asset managers seeking a long-term solution for investor ESG requirements. The first in a series of 3 seminars and post-series white paper, hosted by IDA Ireland. Recording now available.

 

 

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Monthly, starting 27th April 2021 14.00 London

The EU-UK Fund Forum

Navigate the post Brexit EU fund market

  • Options for UK managers in the post Brexit EU
  • The EU’s changing economic & regulatory environment
  • Where to go: Ireland, Luxembourg or elsewhere?
  • ManCo & service provider selection advice

Subscribers-only event.

To speak or participate, please contact karena.vaughan@catalina-consulting.com

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25th March 2021 14.00 London

Leveraging ESG for Foreign Direct Investment

As ESG factors increasingly feature in location decision-making and in the application process for sustainability-related grants, measuring and reporting on ESG will be key to competitive advantage in economic development. Join us to hear from a panel of experts as they discuss; The growing importance of ESG and sustainability in securing high-value FDI; Building ESG into city and regional propositions.

Check out the recording. White Paper now available. 

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25th March 2021 10.00 London

Female Founders – Supercharge Your Business: Accessing Finance for Growth

‘Avoid financial pitfalls, seize new opportunities and increase profits’. Online learning seminar delivered on behalf of Newable and JP Morgan.

Next seminar, 21st June 2021, 14.00 London. Sign up via ‘Find Out More’ to register interest. Joining details coming soon.

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16th March 2021 12.00 London

EU-UK Fund Forum – Preview

The Forum examines how the EU & UK fund industries will change in the post Brexit era. As well as focusing on industry & regulatory matters it covers the macro-economic & political environment. Recording available.

 

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24th February 2021 15.30 London

Retail Reimagined: Unlocking the Potential of AI

The lasting effects of 2020 on the retail industry have created a high demand for innovation and technology, opening up new opportunities for retailers and tech providers. This panel discussion, moderated by Karena Vaughan examines trends and opportunities in retailtech. White paper now available.

 

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4th February and 18th February 2021 12.00 Dublin

The Irish Funds Industry, post-Brexit

Annual Dublin seminar, delivered online in 2021. Recording now available.

 

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12th January 2021 11.00 London

EU Fund Jurisdictions Forum & Think Tank

EU-UK regulatory divergence: ESG. What do different approaches to ESG regulation mean for the UK & Europe? In association with IFI Global. Sponsored by Invest NI.

Recording now available.

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