IMAS launches masterclasses tailored to future-proof the asset management industry

The largest buy-side investment conference will feature five masterclasses on 27 March 2024

Singapore, 25 March 2024 – The Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) will be hosting five masterclasses at the IMAS Investment Conference & Masterclass 2024 on 27 March 2024 at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay.

IMAS has secured a strong trainer lineup of senior experts from pertinent disciplines such as artificial intelligence (AI), tokenization, portfolio management, and wealth management. The masterclasses are designed for c-suite executives and senior leaders of the asset management industry.

Within and outside of the asset management industry, technology trends like generative AI and tokenization have gained significant traction over the past year. Many asset managers are already investing heavily in the space to create new and groundbreaking solutions for their clients.

Amidst all the excitement, do we know enough to fully capitalise on these nascent technologies? What are the severe regulatory and financial repercussions if we mismanage these new tools?

To find out more, join our masterclasses on:

No. Masterclass Conducted by experts from
1 Navigating the Future of Asset Management: Leveraging Generative AI and Large Language Models (LLMs)
·        AI Singapore
·        Amundi
·        Amazon Web Services
2 The Brave New World of Tokenization & Blockchain in Asset Management

·        Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd
·        Monetary Authority of Singapore
·        Baker McKenzie

In addition, a further three masterclasses are designed for participants who are interested in relooking traditional finance with new lens.

Asset managers need to keep up with the rapid transformations in market dynamics, technology, regulations, and investor preferences. Contextualising existing tools and skill sets becomes important in order to stay relevant and sustainably deliver value to clients.   

With the proliferation of ETFs today, how do we pick the right ones that best complement our portfolio? How should we look at unprecedented structural change when it comes to portfolio allocation? What are the financial planning tools available to us to invest in the long term?

No. Masterclass Conducted by experts from
3 Building better portfolios with ETFs
·        BlackRock
4 Through the Lens of a CIO: A Masterclass in Asset Allocation
·        GIC Pte Ltd
·        Fidelity International
5 One-size-fits-all? Democratising wealth at scale
·        J.P. Morgan Asset Management
·        DBS Bank

View the full list of Masterclass trainers here.

Prior to the afternoon masterclasses, the full-day event will kickstart with an investment conference in the morning, featuring speakers from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, GIC Pte. Ltd., Bridgewater Associates, Blackrock, Fidelity International, Amundi, and Ortec Finance.

About the Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS)

The Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) was founded on 22nd September 1997 by 10 major financial institutions in Singapore and has since grown to include more than 160 members. As a representative body of investment managers, IMAS spearheads the development of the industry in Singapore, by fostering high standards of professionalism amongst practitioners and creating public awareness of, and interest in the industry. We act as a forum for members, promote exemplary best practices, represent members collectively, educate investors, and improve standards of research and fund management expertise, as a collective drive to promote the investment management industry.

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