Mastering Investment Illusions – European Investment Forum 2019

Leading financial academics, practitioners and thinkers at the European Investment Forum 2019, a FTSE Russell and Cambridge Judge Business School collaboration will challenge the frontiers of investment thinking.

The World’s leading academics within and outside of traditional finance will showcase innovative thinking across the natural and social sciences and discuss the impact this is having on the global investment space.

The 2019 Forum will address fundamental questions around key themes including:

  • The unraveling of free trade and the global economy.
  • Investment opportunities in technology.
  • Investing in the digital economy.
  • Communicating risk: reactions to uncertainty and its impact on trust.
  • Investment themes for a sustainable future

The Forum builds on the success and popularity of FTSE Russell’s US-based World Investment Forum, and offers senior practitioners and institutional investors an opportunity to hear from leading academics whilst networking with industry peers in a relaxed, confidential and non-commercial environment.

The Academy of Magic & Science is honored to rediscover with the Forum “investing under a magical light”! Dr Antonia Symeonidou and the 7 Guinness World Records holder, Alexis Arts, aka Dr Danilo Audiello, will guide the cohort through an entertaining and interactive session, showcasing where the illusions, cognitive biases and deceptions exist and how to spot them more easily and sail safely through the world of investing. What illusions exist in assessing risk, reading charts, trusting, investing and monitoring the evolution of capital? Would we make better decisions if we could time travel? Could magic help us in the face of uncertainty? Do we put the money where the magic is or can cold hard stats and graphs shape a clear image of what the future will bring?