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Exclusive Invite Only Event - True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance Annual Conference 2017

Do you work in the personal finance or investment sector? Gain a better understanding of personal finance and the tools which can help you make sound financial decisions at our one day conference.

Tuesday 14th November, 2017 at Church House Conference Centre, Deans Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ.

 

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The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin) is a pioneering Centre of Excellence for research in the development of personal financial capabilities. True Potential LLP have committed to a five-year programme of financial support for the Centre totalling £1.4 million.

Given the current economic climate, better financial capability is essential if individuals are expected to manage their finances effectively. Recent research demonstrates that the under-40s are less financially capable than their elders and there is also a need to help inform financial service providers, regulators, influencers and government. True Potential PUFin is the Open University Business School’s mechanism to deliver what the public and industry need.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear from our handpicked expert speakers on a range of financial education topics, including:

  • The importance of financial education and the key points in how to make it effective for young people and adults
  • Innovative financial education initiatives and recent findings from the True Potential PUFin Centre’s research on the impact they have
  • The policy context and the National Strategy for Financial Capability
  • How FinTech can be used to improve financial capability

Speakers include:

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Kirsty Bowman-Vaughan

Senior Policy Manager, Money Advice Service

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Will Brambley

Behavioural Economist and Research Associate at the True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin).

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Dr Gavan Conlon

Partner, London Economics

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Dr Jamie Godwin

Lead Data Scientist, True Potential LLP

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Julian Knight MP

Member of Parliament for Solihull and Chair of the APPG on financial education for young people

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Mick McAteer

Co-Founder and Co-Director of The Financial Inclusion Centre

Mick will talk on 'Building a financially resilient and financially secure population: how important is financial capability?'. Click to view the session synopsis.

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Janette Rutterford

Professor of Financial Management at The Open University Business School (OUBS) and also Research Professor in the True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin).

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Martin Upton

Senior Lecturer in Finance at The Open University Business School (OUBS) and a Director of the True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin). 

Martin will talk on 'Managing My Money for Young Adults: getting school-leavers ready for financial independence'. Click to view the session synopsis.

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Helen White

Head of Financial Capability, Money Advice Service

Facilitator: Nigel Cassidy

Financial Journalist and Former BBC Correspondent.

Further speakers and the programme will be announced nearer the time.

For further information, please email the PUFin Event team.

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This conference forms part of Financial Capability Week. Financial Capability Week (FinCap Week) is an annual event which takes place in mid-November (13-19 November 2017). It celebrates, showcases and amplifies the work underway to improve financial capability and ultimately to improve financial wellbeing.

The week is organised as part of the Financial Capability Strategy for the UK and aims to get more people talking about money #TalkMoney.

Dates
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -
12:00 to 17:30
Location
Church House Conference Centre, Deans Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ
Contact
PUFin Event Team

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