Billed by Citi as Australia’s largest Investment Conference, the online conference willl take place on 13 and 14 October and feature other speakers including former US Treasury Secretary, Larry Summers and former Foreign Minister of Australia Julie Bishop.
The two-day event will be opened by Citi’s CEO, Jane Fraser, and will host over 1500 institutional investors, fund managers, CEOs, and CFOs from Australia, New Zealand and around the globe.
Citi says attendees will hear from a range of corporate leaders, prominent politicians, central bankers and economists, addressing crucial macro-economic issues, and providing in-depth, sector-based analysis into areas like healthcare, property, infrastructure and ESG.
Citi Australia and New Zealand CEO Marc Luet, says the conference is “uniquely timed at a critical point for Australia and the Asia Pacific region”.
“There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has changed our lives. But even as we navigate the impact of the pandemic and begin re-opening the economy, it’s clear that a recovery is underway.
“Sustainability themes have risen to the top of the political and financial agenda; and technology and e-commerce is helping companies experience unprecedented growth. Citi estimates the global economy is expected to rebound by 5.8% this year, following the 3.5% contraction in 2020. Investors are eager to understand these developments and the opportunities they present.”
Other speakers presenting at the Citi Investment Conference include Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s Deputy Governor, Geoff Bascand, Schonfeld CEO and CIO, Ryan Tolkin and Foreign Investment Review Board Chair, David Irvine.
Citi’ says its leading global analysts on, equities, debt, currencies and commodities will also share their insights and trade ideas, and panel discussions will explore a range of topics including Healthcare: The way forward with Covid; Banks: Strong House Prices, Regulatory Intervention and the Competitive Dynamic: Infrastructure: The Electrification of Everything; REITs: The Structural Change in the Way we work and Mining: Decarbonisation in the resources sector, how do we get there?