On Wednesday, FT Alphaville hosted ‘Camp Alphaville’, London’s first festival of finance, in the Artillery Gardens at the HAC.
Held in a marquee complete with inflatable igloos and robots, Camp Alphaville wasn’t your usual finance conference. The event opened with a discussion about the future of money – with the keynote speaker beaming in via robot from Australia – and included other panels discussing topics as diverse as the global arts market, central banking and disruptive technology.
The Financial Times is today launching a new global learning forum for senior executives to stimulate fresh thinking about the biggest financial, business, economic and political issues of the day. The 125, an exclusive members-only group named after the FT’s 125th anniversary in 2013, will help prepare the next generation of business leaders.