EUROPE – More than 500 pension industry professionals have signed up to participate in IPE’s online pensions symposium tomorrow.

They will go online with some of the leading figures in European pensions, who are set to debate the challenges facing the industry in the IPe-symposium.

Confirmed speakers on the event include Koen de Ryck, Alf Gohdes, Roland van den Brink, Timo Löyttyniemi, Daniel Gloor, Peter Scales, Jean Frijns, Jan Straatman, Roger Urwin, Tom Mergaerts, Iñigo Colomo, Philip M. Garcia, Bjarne Graven Larsen, Anne Maher, Karel Stroobants, Werner Nussbaum, Peter Kraneveld and Robin Ellison.

The topic is “The challenges in meeting Europe’s occupational pensions liabilities” and the event is free to all.

“This one-day event is presented over the internet and thus allows you to take part in a high-level symposium from your own workplace without significant interference to your daily schedule,” says IPE Editor Fennell Betson.

“The first IPe-symposium will look at the highly-topical and thought-provoking issue of meeting the challenges of Europe's occupational pensions liabilities.

The symposium is accessible to anyone with a computer, a soundcard and an Internet connection.

The presentations consist of a slideshow coupled with the speaker's live, spoken presentation. Each presentation lasts for 20 minutes, followed by a Q&A session of 10 minutes.