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Event—Global Auction House Summit in London, February 4-6, 2019

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on December 13, 2018 at 12:16 PM

I am pleased to be speaking on a panel at the upcoming Global Auction House Summit presented by Invaluable, the leading technology partner for online auction services.  I will be presenting on the issues of Managing Reputation & Risk, and look forward to a lively discussion.  The conference schedule is reprinted below, and registration is available here


The event will be at the Landmark Hotel, and features an impressive array of participants (present company excluded).  They include: John Albrecht, Proprietor and Managing Director of Leonard Joel; Martina Batovic, Director, UK of Dorotheum; Evan Beard, National Art Services Executive at U.S. Trust; Anna Brady, Art Market Editor at The Art Newspaper; Anthony Calnek, Sr. Vice President, Worldwide Director of Media Services of Sotheby’s; Alexandre Catsicas, Co-Founder and CEO of ARTMYN; Brendan Ciecko, Founder and CEO of Cuseum; Andrea Danese, Chief Executive Officer and President of Athena Art Finance; Jakob Dupont, CEO of Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers of Fine Art; Pierre Fautrel, Co-Founder at Obvious; Andy Foster, Chief Digital Officer of Phillips; Melanie Gerlis, Art Market Columnist and Contributor for Financial Times; Dr. Anna-Sophie Hollenders, Senior Associate at Raue LLP; Lori Hotz, Co-Founder of Lobus; Bas Kuiper, Founder of AMFAD; Sophie MacPherson, Founder and Managing Director of Sophie Macpherson Ltd.; Christopher McKeogh, Special Agent, Art and Antiquities Crimes for FBI; Nicholas M. O’Donnell, Partner, Litigation Department of Sullivan & Worcester LLP; Julian Radcliffe, Chairman of Art Loss Register; Gene Shapiro, President of Shapiro Auctions; Sarah Wendell Sherrill, Co-Founder of Lobus; Mary-Alice Stack, Chief Executive of Creative United; Rob Weisberg, CEO of Invaluable; Georgina C. Winthrop, Fine Art Director of Grogan & Company.

Hope to see you there or elsewhere in London that week!

Monday February 4, 2019

Opening Reception

Tuesday February 5, 2019

Welcome Remarks


Navigating our transforming industry

The Global Auction House Summit will examine in depth how the art world is changing. Explore the innovative tactics industry leaders are implementing to expand their business.

Session I

Big Data & New Technology: Applications in the Art World

Session II

ARTMYN Interactive

Session III

Above the glass ceiling: women in the arts

Session IV

Online Brand & Digital Media

Session V

Globalization in the International Art Trade

Wednesday February 6, 2019

Session VI

In conversation with Melanie Gerlis

Session VII

Art in the Media: Finding the next great story

Session VIII

In conversation: Rob Weisberg and Andy Foster

Session IX

Art and Antiquities Crime: A View from the FBI

Session X

Managing Reputation & Risk

Session XI

Wealth Management

Session XII

Shifting perspectives: understanding and cultivating a new collector

Topics: Auctions, London, Melanie Gerlis, The Art Newspaper, Sullivan & Worcester LLP, Events, Sotheby's, Nicholas M. O'Donnell, Art Loss Register, Real Estate Development, Affordable Housing, Institutional Shareholder Services, Proxy Voting Policies, John Albrecht, US Trust, ARTMYN, Cuseum, Andrea Danese, Athena Art Finance, Jakob Dupont, Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers of Fine Art, Lori Hotz, Lobus, Bas Kuiper, Sophie MacPherson, Julian Radcliffe, Global Auction House Summit, Leonard Joel, Martina Batovic, Dorotheum, Evan Beard, Anna Brady, Anthony Calnek, Brendan Ciecko, Pierre Fautrel, Obvious, Andy Foster, Phillips, Financial Times, Dr. Anna-Sophie Hollenders, Raue LLP, AMFAD, Christopher McKeogh, Gene Shapiro, Sarah Wendell Sherrill, Mary-Alice Stack, Creative United, Rob Weisberg, Invaluable, Georgina C. Winthrop, Grogan & Company, Shapiro Auctions

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