Press release -
Discovery Invest Announces 2022 Retirement Summit, featured speakers
Johannesburg, 01 December 2021 — Discovery Invest today announced its inaugural retirement conference, the Discovery Invest Retirement Summit, which is a live hybrid event scheduled to take place on the 25th of January 2022. The Summit will bring together an exclusive gathering of internationally renowned speakers to explore the trends, opportunities and challenges that are shaping today’s retirement landscape. Register here
Financial advisers will gain insights on the behavioural science behind better retirement choices, rethinking retirement to ensure financial security for a growing number of retirees, and for future generations, how shared value is transforming financial services and more. Through engaging keynotes and panels, participants will hear about the opportunities and challenges facing the global retirement industry. Additionally, attendees will receive online access to a rich database of research and speaker content.
Below are some of the speakers, more to be announced soon:
- Dr Sara Carnazzi Weber from Credit Suisse Research Institute in Switzerland: Author of the paper, Rethinking retirement, will discuss her research and highlights the significant gaps that exist in retirement planning around the world.
- Andrew J Scott from the London Business School: Author of The-100-year-life will unpack the societal changes needed to support longer lifespans and how our decisions will be changed by increasingly longer lives.
- Katy Milkman from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania: Behavioural scientist and professor will explore the way that insights from economics and psychology can be used to change people’s behaviours to achieve better outcomes.
"The Discovery Invest Retirement Summit, hosted by BBC journalist Lerato Mbele, will feature some of the most preeminent opinion leaders in the industry and attendees will have the opportunity to learn and be inspired by their powerful insights and experience," said Kenny Rabson, CEO of Discovery Invest.
To find out more about the Discovery Invest Retirement Summit, and to register, please click here
About Discovery Invest
Discovery Invest is positioned to help address the retirement savings crisis in South Africa through the use of innovative products which incentivise clients to invest earlier to harness the benefit of compound growth; stay invested so that their investment has the opportunity to grow and again, for the benefit of compound growth; and to select sustainable drawdown amounts in retirement so that their retirement savings will last longer. Discovery Invest believes strongly in its shared value model, which subscribes to the belief that people can be inspired to make better lifestyle and financial choices if they see both a long-term and an immediate benefit.
Discovery Limited is a South African-founded financial services organisation that operates in the healthcare, life assurance, short-term insurance, savings and investment and wellness markets. Since inception in 1992, Discovery has been guided by a clear core purpose – to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. This has manifested in its globally recognised Vitality Shared-Value insurance model, active in 27 markets with over 20 million members. The model is exported and scaled through the Global Vitality Network, an alliance of some of the largest insurers across key markets including AIA (Asia), Ping An (China), Generali (Europe), Sumitomo (Japan), John Hancock (US), Manulife (Canada) and Vitality Life & Health (UK, wholly owned). Discovery trades on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange as DSY.
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