FT-CAMP ALPHAVILLE
2 July 2014 | The Artillery Garden At the HAC, London #CampAlphaville
 
Main Stage Programme | Speakers | Igloo Sessions

Main Stage Programme
11:00 am - 12:00 pmThe soft open - Markets Live
Bryce Elder, Stock Market Correspondent and perpetual FT Alphaville intern, Financial Times
Paul Murphy, Editor, FT Alphaville
Jake Moeller, Head of Lipper United Kingdom & Ireland Research, Thomson Reuters

Join Paul Murphy and Bryce Elder on the main stage for an al-fresco version Markets Live.

12:00 pm - 12:05 pmOpening remarks
Cardiff Garcia, US Editor, FT Alphaville
Paul Murphy, Editor, FT Alphaville
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12:05 pm - 12:15 pmThe Future of Money
Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmPanel: And no-one could buy or sell without an iPhone…
Moderator: Izabella Kaminska, FT Alphaville
David Birch, Director, Consult Hyperion
David Galbraith, Architect, digital strategist, co-founder of Yelp
Jamie Macintosh, Director, Institute for Security & Resilience
Sean Park, Founder, Investor, Anthemis Group

Is the conventional bank model broken? Nearly six years after the crisis, banks are still not lending - is it that zero rates are simply not conducive to the business of lending, or something more fundamental? The private sector, meanwhile, is coming up with ever whackier alternatives to address holes in the market left open by conventional banks: everything from digital currencies and electronic money to peer-to-peer lending.

1:00 pm - 1:30 pmAn audience with...
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1:30 pm - 1:45 pmOpening address for China panel:
Michael Pettis, Professor of Finance, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmPanel: China, up Shibor Creek?
Moderator: David Keohane, India Correspondent, FT Alphaville
Carson Block, Founder, Muddy Waters Research
Michael Pettis, Professor of Finance, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing
Anne Stevenson-Yang, Co-founder, J Capital Research
James White, Senior Investment Analyst

Is China headed for a hard or soft landing? Is the reform drive real? How much risk really lies within China’s shadow banks? Is the Chinese government losing control of the financial sector? We’ll be tackling everything from secret copper stocks to the effects of QE tapering.

2:45 pm - 3:30 pmCultural Currency: Is the Art Market the final frontier?
Moderator: Georgina Adam, Arts Reporter, Financial Times
Matthew Slotover, Founder, Frieze Art Fair
Amelie Von Wedel, Wedel Art Advisory
Nicky Verber, Herald St Gallery

The rise of London as a centre in the global art network, the role of Institutions and art fairs and whether digital platforms could reshape traditional dealing.

3:30 pm - 4:05 pmAsk Lucy Kellaway
Moderator: Cardiff Garcia, US Editor, FT Alphaville
Keynote Speaker: Lucy Kellaway, Associate Editor & Management Columnist, Financial Times
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4:05 pm - 5:00 pmPanel: All your jobs are belong to the robots
Moderator: Dan McCrum, Reporter, FT Alphaville
Erik Brynjolfsson, Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, author of “The Second Machine Age” and “Race against the Machine”
Mariana Mazzucato, RM Phillips Professor in the Economics of Innovation, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Sussex University
Michael Osborne, Associate Professor in Machine Learning, University of Oxford

From driverless cars and mass market drones to robotic doctors and nanotechnology, technological innovation promises to leave no part of the economy untouched. Will the effects be positive or destabilising? Fears that new technologies will fundamentally disrupt the labour force go back centuries – yet with each wave of innovation the workforce has found new productive roles and the economy has continued to expand. But some predict that the rise of the robots will be different…

5:00 pm - 6:00 pmPanel: Is this nuts?
Moderator: Paul Murphy, Editor, FT Alphaville
Charles Goodhart, Director of the Financial Regulation Research Programme, London School of Economics
Andy Haldane, Executive Director for Financial Stability, Bank of England
George Magnus, Economist, author and independent adviser, UBS
Craig Pirrong, Professor of Finance, University of Houston
Jonathan Wilmott, Chief Global Strategist, Credit Suisse
Lionel Barber, Editor, Financial Times

From the growing perception that there is no such thing as a free market, to Libor and FX scandals and HFT, who really influences market prices in the era of extreme central bank intervention? What are the unintended consequences of all this liquidity? And what will life be like, post QE?

6:00 pm - 7:00 pmGreat Camp Alphaville Quiz Finale
Sponsored by Montfort Communications

Drinks and networking

7:00 pm - 9:00 pmPrize giving and closing remarks
Lionel Barber, Editor, Financial Times