9:15am for 9:30am – 10:00am Breakfast and networking.
10am Opening Address by Lord Browne of Madingley, Chairman, The Courtauld Institute of Art.
Wealth can mean money – but also a plentiful supply of something good:
• What main disruptive forces are affecting the art market? Finance, gender, tech, politics?
• Where can collectors gain advantage – what other forces of change should be priced-in?
• How to realize value – best acquisition and holding strategy, releasing value from your collection, asset-backed loans and art financing products – leading to market regulation?
Alan Day (Deputy Head, Corporate Banking, Butterfield), Andrea Danese (CEO and President, Athena Art Finance), Beth Greenacre (Curator, The AllBright), Lisa Schiff (Founder & President, Schiff Fine Art).
Chaired by Alice Ross, Wealth Correspondent, Financial Times and Editor, FT Wealth Magazine.
11:00am Sir Charles Saumarez Smith CBE, Chief Executive, Royal Academy of Arts
How does a major cultural organisation innovate and change?
11:45am Refreshment Break
12:00pm ART 2030
ART 2030 works with art as the key to achieve the UN Global Goals by opening people’s hearts, minds and imagination – to inspire action for a healthy and sustainable future – a discussion:
Luise Faurschou (founder, ART 2030).
Chaired by Manveen Rana, Senior Broadcast Journalist, BBC Radio 4.
12:50pm Thanks from Stephanie Dickinson – Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA).
• Blockchain and the art world – finally the revolution?
• What are the best business models? Where is the Uber of the art market?
• Will the ‘bots take over? The rise of AI in artist’s work.
• What does the future look like – will art be digitalised?
Mattis Curth (CEO and Co-founder, Artland), Jess Houlgrave (COO and Co-founder, Codex Protocol), Luba Elliott (Curator working with creative applications of Artificial Intelligence).
Chaired by Helen Disney, British Blockchain Association & Founder and CEO, Unblocked Events.
2:30pm The New Collectors
What is the best road-map to begin collecting in a bright new (art) world?
• How to discover, learn and buy art – and at what price
• Has the collector / gallery / artist model been overturned?
• What is so different about the next generation of collectors?
Nicholas Campbell (Founder, Narcissus Arts), Alisa Zotimova (CEO, AZ Real Estate), Anastasia Petrovskaya (Co-Founder, The Art Partners).
Chaired by Naomi Rea, Associate Editor, artnet.
3:15pm Refreshment Break
• Technology, jurisdiction and law can give protection in the art market – how and why this is so important today?
• What opportunities do the panellists offer a collector / buyer?
• Who do you work with most closely in the art world and what lessons have your learnt?
• What does the future hold? Can the art market be secure / legislate / have effective due diligence and provenance and what can be improved?
James Sainty (Commercial Director, Fortecho Solutions), Lynesha Lightbourne (Senior Business Development Coordinator, Bermuda Business Development Agency – BDA), Rudy Capildeo (Partner, Boodle Hatfield).
Chaired by Dr Tom Flynn, co-founder, Flynn & Giovani.
4:15pm Fireside Chat – Established Collector
Chaired by Rebecca Proctor, Editor-in-Chief, Harper’s Bazaar Art.
5:00pm Thanks from Butterfield and Professor Deborah Swallow, Märit Rausing Director of The Courtauld Institute of Art.
Cocktails till 6pm