TradeTech FX 2020

08 - 10 September, 2020

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

FX eTrading Innovation Day - September 8th 2020

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration and Refreshments: Bites & Bubbles – Welcome Brunch

12:00 pm - 12:05 pm Welcome Address: Natalya Zhdanova, Editorial Director, TradeTech FX Europe

12:05 pm - 12:10 pm Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Julia Streets, Founder & CEO at Streets Consulting

Julia Streets

Founder & CEO
Streets Consulting

INNOVATING TO NAVIGATE TURBULENT MARKETS

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm BUY SIDE CTO KEYNOTE - Bridging the gap between the tech you want and the tech you get: How to ensure your trading and technology functions are aligned to reap the benefits of innovation and better navigate periods of high volatility


Kenneth McLeish, Managing Director and CTO at J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Kenneth McLeish

Managing Director and CTO
J.P. Morgan Asset Management

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm ALL STAR PANEL - The Trading Desk of 2025: How will the use of new trading technology separate the winners from the losers in a post COVID-19 world?

Julia Streets, Founder & CEO at Streets Consulting

Julia Streets

Founder & CEO
Streets Consulting

Sam Ratcliff, Head of Execution Technology at Man Group

Sam Ratcliff

Head of Execution Technology
Man Group

David Shack, VP, FX Technology at Fidelity Investments

David Shack

VP, FX Technology
Fidelity Investments

Lee Sanders, Head of FX and FI Dealing at AXA Investment Managers

Lee Sanders

Head of FX and FI Dealing
AXA Investment Managers

1:10 pm - 1:30 pm BUY SIDE ALGO TRADING KEYNOTE - Algorithmic trading 2.0: Reviewing the uptake and effectiveness of next generation FX algos during a pandemic - implications on your liquidity access, execution process and trading performance

Dr. Hasan Amjad, Head of Algorithmic Trading at Gam Systematic Cantab

Dr. Hasan Amjad

Head of Algorithmic Trading
Gam Systematic Cantab

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm INNOVATION KEYNOTE - How to implement automated solutions to achieve enhanced execution, faster price discovery and lower transaction costs to enable your trading team to focus on value-add tasks amidst market disruption

Join your fellow buy side peers to brainstorm on the key ‘do’s and don’ts’ for the innovation day. Split into your respective buy side roundtables so you get the opportunity to discuss with those facing similar challenges to your own. Come together and decide the 5 key questions challenges you would like to address with each of the technology providers you will be meeting later in the day to ensure your time is well spent and you can take actionable insights back to the desk. 

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm CORPORATE KEYNOTE - Inspiration on corporate treasury FX: How GSK has developed a best in class in-house algorithm and TCA to set themselves apart from competitors

Fabio Piga, Group Treasury Front Office Manager - FX & IR Risk Management at GSK

Fabio Piga

Group Treasury Front Office Manager - FX & IR Risk Management
GSK

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER - A sneak peek into how AI is being used to assess the likelihood success of an investment and how this will transform our industry as we know it today

Francesco Corea, Research Lead at Balderton

Francesco Corea

Research Lead
Balderton

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm BUY SIDE ROUNDTABLES

Join your fellow buy side peers to brainstorm on the key ‘do’s and don’ts’ to get the most out of the innovation day

Split into your respective buy side roundtables so you get the opportunity to discuss with those facing similar challenges to your own. Come together and decide the 5 key questions challenges you would like to address with each of the technology providers you will be meeting later in the day to ensure your time is well spent and you can take actionable insights back to the desk.

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking Lunch

Q&A INNOVATION ROUNDTABLES

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm FX Liquidity Presentations - What new liquidity 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’?

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm FX Liquidity Innovation Roundtables - Evaluate the latest liquidity initiatives with your peers to understand who is best placed to meet your needs in times of high market volatility

Break into groups of 8 buy side and sit with each provider on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers

Each roundtable lasts 15 minutes


Roundtable 1: Refinitiv 

Roundtable 2: SmartTrade

Roundtable 3: FX Connect/Currenex

Roundtable 4: Bloomberg

Roundtable 5: 360T

Roundtable 6: CME Group

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm FX Best Execution 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:

  1. Innovation promoted
  2. Unique selling point
  3. Buy side adoption rates

What are they doing to keep themselves ‘current’?

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm FX Best Execution Roundtables - Evaluate the latest in best execution technology with your peers to understand who is best placed to meet your needs in times of high market volatility

Break into groups of 8 buy side and sit with each provider on roundtables to engage in an open Q&A discussion with your peers

Each roundtable lasts 15 minutes


Roundtable 1: Societe Generale

Roundtable 2: UBS

Roundtable 3: Virtu

Roundtable 4: MarketFactory

Roundtable 5: IHS Markit

Roundtable 6: Credit Suisse

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm TradeTech FX Welcome Drinks Reception