UK - Department for work and pensions secretary Alistair Darling is to speak at this year's National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) annual conference in Brighton.
Darling will appear on the second morning of the conference to be held from May 9-10. Other high profile speakers will include Liberal Democrat pensions spokesman Steve Webb, Accounting Standards Board chairman Mary Keegan, Institute for Public Policy Research director Matthew Taylor and the man charged with heading the government’s simplification review, Alan Pickering.
One of the most interesting sessions on the first day of the conference will see NAPF chairman Peter Thompson being quizzed by BBC economics editor Evan Davies.
Friday afternoon will see Alan Pickering present a session called ‘Simplification made Simple’, before the conference closes with a gala dinner.
NAPF director of training and corporate events Hannah Barker said: “The NAPF’s annual conference and exhibition is always an impressive and exciting event and this year is certainly no exception. Speakers have already met with the session chairmen to ensure their presentations will be the most stimulating and up-to-date possible, so it is already shaping up to be a must-attend event.”
An innovation this year will also be the launch of NAPF TV. Delegates will be able to view conference session overviews and interviews with speakers. NAPF TV will be broadcast at the major conference hotels and interviews will take place in the exhibition halls.
The conference is being held in the Hilton Brighton Metropole.
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