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Second Annual SEO London

Alternative Investments Conference

Date: Wednesday 7 February 2024

Venue: etc.venues 155 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3YD


Registration for AICON 2024 is now open through the button below

The 2nd annual SEO London Alternative Investments Conference (AICON) is designed to increase access and career development at every point of the investing chain for professionals from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the alternative investments space.    

Why AICON? ​

  • With over 300+ attendees and 30+ speakers at our inaugural event in 2023, AICON positioned itself as a leading event in the space

  • Gain insight from industry leaders including private equity, growth equity, credit, real estate, emerging markets, sustainable investing

  • Engage with Limited and General Partners 

  • Network with leaders and peers in the alternative Investments Industry 

Who should attend? 

  • Working professionals within the alternative investments industry

For more information on sponsorship or attendance at our 2024 event please email us at


12:30-13:45 - Registration and buffet lunch 


13:45-14:00 - Opening Address: Introduction and Welcome 


  • Nathalie Richards – CEO, SEO London


14:00-14:45 - Keynote Fireside Chat 


  • Andrew Sillitoe – Partner, Co-CEO, Apax Partners


14:55-15:40 - Breakout Sessions 1 


  • Artificial intelligence in private markets – opportunities and risks 


  • Energy transition – viewpoints across the capital lifecycle 


  • Emerging markets trends 


16:05-16:50 - Breakout Sessions 2  


  • Real assets – state of play 


  • Private credit and direct lending trends 


  • Digitalisation – has it delivered on its promise? 


17:00-17:45 - Plenary Panel Session: Limited Partners’ Approach to Asset Allocation 


17:45-18:00 - Closing Remarks:  Elise Golden - Head of Alternative Investments Programme, SEO London 


18:00-19:30 - Drinks Reception  & Networking 

Learn more about our speakers here


Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Blantyre Capital


Alternative Investments Programme Sponsors 


1st AICON, February 23rd 2023 - click to view the agenda and speakers from last year 

Following on from the success of our sister event SEO AICON US which is now in its 15th year. This will be the 2nd annual event for SEO London. 

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