Help/Guide to the Funds Congress virtual platform

On this page, you will find a virtual platform tour and FAQs.

Virtual Platform Tour

Watch (Home page)

This is where the event stream will be shown. The “Watch” tab found on the top menu bar and at the foot of each tab will direct you to view the event panel and keynote talks.

The view can be expanded by clicking on the “Full screen” button and minimised in full screen mode by clicking the minimise button in the bottom left-hand corner or by pressing Escape/Esc.

Throughout the event all audience members are in listen only mode so you can hear the presentations and speakers.  They cannot hear or see you, however you can participate in Q&A and Chat:

  • Ask a question function – Attendees will be able to send questions privately to the Funds Congress team of experts who will respond shortly after the sessions. Please note that this is not in real time.
  • Chat function – Attendees also have the ability to share thoughts with the wider audience base or send messages to individual attendees via the chat function which can be found by selecting the “Chat” button at the foot of each page.
Agenda

You will find the virtual Funds Congress 2021 line-up and timings on the “Agenda” page. A PDF version of the Agenda can also be found in the Insights tab under “Funds Congress”.

Speakers

On this page you will find information and biographies of all the Funds Congress 2021 speakers.

Polling

The purpose of these polls is to gather intelligent market data on some of the hottest topics affecting the asset management industry. Please take a few minutes to complete the surveys, the results of which will be shared with participants after the event. Thank you for your contribution.

Insights

On this page attendees can access a broad range of resources including:

  • “Funds Congress Extra” where you will find additional insight videos from some of the Funds Congress 2021 speakers.
  • Thought leadership pieces from the event sponsors on many of the hot topics covered at Fund Congress, including ESG, regulatory priorities, PE, future of work, key issues for private fund managers and many others.

FAQ

Make sure your speakers are not on mute and ensure that the sound icon located in the bottom left corner of the live feed is off mute. If you still cannot hear, please email fundscongress@dechert.com or help@bombora.tv.
Throughout the event, all audience members are in listen only mode and cameras will not be in use. You cannot be seen or heard.
Google Chrome is the recommended browser. Ensure your Wi-Fi signal is as strong as possible by closing other browser windows and programmes and turning off VPN connections.
Unfortunately the question function is only available during the live event. If you have any queries relating to the Funds Congress 2021 on demand content, please email fundscongress@dechert.com.
The programme is not CLE-accredited, however those requesting CPD simply need to keep a record of the event details including duration (4 CPD hours) for their own records.
The slides used to support Funds Congress 2021 can be found on the “Insights” page in the top navigation bar. (NOTE: Sandy Kaul’s Keynote: Portfolio Construction & Management in the Era of Smart Analytics is the only presentation with supporting slides). The Insights tab contains further reading and resources including conference materials, thought leadership and sponsor information.
You will find the virtual Funds Congress 2021 line-up and timings on the “Agenda” page. A PDF version of the Agenda can also be found in the Insights tab under “Funds Congress”.
Information and biographies of all the Funds Congress 2021 speakers can be found on the “Speakers” page in the top navigation bar.
Please refer to the useful links in the footer section of the event platform where you will find the event privacy policy and cookie policy link, etc.
Your feedback is important to us. If you have comments or thoughts that you would like to share with the Funds Congress team, please email fundscongress@dechert.com.
Tweet or post via LinkedIn using #fundscongress or join the Funds Congress LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8451535/
Yes, the recordings from the live event will be available to view on demand on this site for 12 months.