TradeTech FX 2019

11 - 13 September, 2019

Sofia Barcelona

44 (0) 20 7368 9836

Evaluation Day – 11th September 2019

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm Registration & Networking Lunch - *Catalonia Day Brunch*

12:50 pm - 12:55 pm Welcome Address

Diane Mekie, TradeTech FX Europe Director, WBR

12:55 pm - 1:00 pm Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

John Brazier, Editor at The Trade

John Brazier

Editor
The Trade

Fine-Tuning Your eTrading Capabilities

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Buy Side Keynote: Fine tuning your eTrading - What next generation eTrading technology is now essential to help you achieve best execution on a regular basis?

Nick Wood, Head of Execution at Millennium Global Investments

Nick Wood

Head of Execution
Millennium Global Investments

John Brazier, Editor at The Trade

John Brazier

Editor
The Trade

1:20 pm - 1:50 pm All Star Buy Side Panel: 21st century FX - What constitutes a ‘best in class’ FX trading desk that can meet your modern-day liquidity, automation and best execution needs?

  • Liquidity - What are currently the most commonly used trading protocols and how can you incorporate and utilise different workflows on the desk?
  • Automation - What should you be automating now across your FX trading function and what needs to retain the human touch?
  • Best execution - How can you enhance your pre-trade, on trade and post-trade analytics to enable you to clearly map out your path to best execution?
  • How can the use of multiple trading protocols complement each other to give you a wider picture of liquidity and still provide a smooth consistent workflow for your traders?
Dan Green, VP Global Trading at T. Rowe Price

Dan Green

VP Global Trading
T. Rowe Price

Daniel Chambers, Head of Trading at Sequoia Capital Fund Management

Daniel Chambers

Head of Trading
Sequoia Capital Fund Management

John Brazier, Editor at The Trade

John Brazier

Editor
The Trade

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm Industry Keynote: De-Mystifying FX Algos

  • What are the true benefits of FX Algorithmic Trading and how can these be applied to the modern FX Trading desk? 
  • We will cover the top 5 reasons to use FX Algos 
  • But given that now over a dozen major banks are providing institutions with access to FX Algos, participating continues to be a bit stagnant around 15% - 20% of total spot volume vs. over 70% in other equity markets 
  • We will cover the top 5 objections and myths about FX Algo Trading and discover why traders should not be afraid!
Danielle Caravetta, Director of Global Sales at Pragma

Danielle Caravetta

Director of Global Sales
Pragma

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm Afternoon Coffee Break

New Trading Protocols and Technology Updates

Stream A

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Liquidity and Tech Presentations: What new liquidity and/or technology innovation is each provider promoting to improve your access to new pools and technologies?
Listen to a 5 minute innovation pitch from each provider to fully understand:
  • Trading protocol or innovation promoted
  • Unique selling point
  • Buy side adoption rates
  • What are they doing to keep themselves ‘current’?

Stream B

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm TCA and Algo Presentations: What new eTrading innovation is each provider promoting to help you improve your eTrading capabilities
Listen to a 5 minute innovation pitch from each provider to fully understand:
  • Innovation promoted
  • Unique selling point
  • Buy side adoption rates
  • What are they doing to keep themselves ‘current’?

3:20 pm - 3:30 pm Transition to Roundtables

Meet The Providers

Stream A

3:30 pm - 5:45 pm FX Liquidity and Tech Evaluation Drill Down Roundtables: Evaluate the newest FX venues and technology with your peers to understand who is best placed to meet your liquidity and technology needs
Break into groups of 8 buy side and sit with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers.
Each roundtable lasts 15 minutes

Roundtable 1: 360T
Roundtable 2: FX Connect/Currenex
Roundtable 3: MarketFactory
Roundtable 4: SmartTrade
Roundtable 5: CLS Group
Roundtable 6: Refinitiv

Stream B

3:30 pm - 5:45 pm TCA and Algo Innovation Drill Down Roundtables: Evaluate the newest FX TCA and Algo offerings with your peers to understand who is best placed to meet your eTrading needs
Break into groups of 8 buy side and sit with each platform on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers.
Each roundtable lasts 15 minutes

Roundtable 1: BAML
Roundtable 2: Credit Suisse
Roundtable 3: Virtu Financial 
Roundtable 4: Citigroup
Roundtable 5: Societe Generale
Roundtable 6: EBS Institutional 
Roundtable 7: BNP Paribas
Roundtable 8: UBS


5:45 pm - 6:30 pm Pre Day Drinks Reception – Available to FX eTrading Evaluation Day attendees only – Rooftop Terrace, Sofia Hotel

Available to FX eTrading evaluation day attendees only – Rooftop Terrace, Sofia Hotel 

6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Welcome Drinks Reception – Available to all attendees – Rooftop Terrace, Sofia Hotel