TradeTech FX 2020

11 - 13 November, 2020

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

TradeTech FX Europe Day 1 - November 12th 2020

7:30 am - 8:20 am Conference Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:20 am - 8:25 am Welcome Address: Natalya Zhdanova, Editorial Director, TradeTech FX Europe 2020

8:25 am - 8:30 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

ADAPTING TO A POST COVID-19 TRADING LANDSCAPE

8:30 am - 8:50 am KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: Buy side perspective on trading automation and the impact of COVID-19: What are the challenges and opportunities around moving towards a low touch environment?

Marco Basteck, Head of EMEA Fixed Income & Currency Trading and Head of Asset and Liability Strategies at DWS International GmbH

Marco Basteck

Head of EMEA Fixed Income & Currency Trading and Head of Asset and Liability Strategies
DWS International GmbH

8:50 am - 9:30 am BUY SIDE KEYNOTE PANEL & POLLING - The investment perspective: What are the top 3 investment trends that will dominate FX markets over the next 12 months and how can you capitalise on these now to maximise your returns in times of market disruption?

Thomas Wind, Former Head of Trading at Woodman Asset Management

Thomas Wind

Former Head of Trading
Woodman Asset Management

James Binny, Global Head of Currency at State Street Global Advisors

James Binny

Global Head of Currency
State Street Global Advisors

Andreas Koenig, Head of Global FX at Amundi Asset Management

Andreas Koenig

Head of Global FX
Amundi Asset Management

Henrik Pedersen, Senior Portfolio Manager at Credit Suisse Asset Management

Henrik Pedersen

Senior Portfolio Manager
Credit Suisse Asset Management

9:30 am - 9:55 am KEYNOTE FIRESIDE CHAT - Thriving in the new world order: What is the impact of COVID-19 on FX trading desks, how to optimise liquidity relationships in the post COVID-19 environment and what technologies and strategies will help the buy side navigate current times?

Benjamin Anderegg, Head of Foreign Exchange and Gold at Swiss National Bank

Benjamin Anderegg

Head of Foreign Exchange and Gold
Swiss National Bank

Vittorio Nuti, Global Head of FX Algo Trading at Deutsche Bank

Vittorio Nuti

Global Head of FX Algo Trading
Deutsche Bank

Sven Schubert, Senior Investment Strategist at Vontobel Asset Management

Sven Schubert

Senior Investment Strategist
Vontobel Asset Management

Gordon Noonan

Head of Foreign Exchange Trading
Schroder Investment Management

Nick Wood, Head of Execution at Millenium Global

Nick Wood

Head of Execution
Millenium Global

John Turney, Global Head of Foreign Exchange at Northern Trust

John Turney

Global Head of Foreign Exchange
Northern Trust

David Newns, Global Head of GlobalLink Execution Services at State Street

David Newns

Global Head of GlobalLink Execution Services
State Street

John Ashworth, CEO at Caplin Systems

John Ashworth

CEO
Caplin Systems

10:45 am - 11:20 am Morning Refreshment Break

10:45 am - 11:45 am BRUNCH MASTERCLASS

Sponsors:
J.P.Morgan


ENHANCING YOUR FX CAPABILITIES DURING MARKET VOLATILTY

11:20 am - 12:00 pm ALL STAR PANEL & POLLING - Streamlining your avenues to liquidity following the pandemic: How can you minimise your footprint while maximising your access to deeper, reliable liquidity to better meet your best execution mandates?

Satnam Sohal, Principal Financial Services at Greenwich Associates

Satnam Sohal

Principal Financial Services
Greenwich Associates

Liakos Papapoulos, CFA, Senior Investment Manager Treasury at MN Asset Management

Liakos Papapoulos

CFA, Senior Investment Manager Treasury
MN Asset Management

James Mackenzie Smith, Director at Record Currency Management

James Mackenzie Smith

Director
Record Currency Management

Nicolas Bader, Global Trading Unit, Portfolio Execution Group at GIC

Nicolas Bader

Global Trading Unit, Portfolio Execution Group
GIC

Henry Kent

Sales EMEA
Jump Liquidity

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm INNOVATION KEYNOTE

12:20 pm - 12:40 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: Beyond the hype - Can peer to peer trading become the new norm and how will it impact institutional FX markets?

Andy Maack, Global Head of FX Trading at Vanguard

Andy Maack

Global Head of FX Trading
Vanguard

12:40 pm - 1:20 pm ALL STAR PANEL - The buy and sell side evolution: How can you retain the human touch in an era of increased electronification and ensure accurate decision making following market swings?

Kevin Woods, Head of FX Dealing – EMEA at Aberdeen Standard Investments

Kevin Woods

Head of FX Dealing – EMEA
Aberdeen Standard Investments

Marco Basteck, Head of EMEA Fixed Income & Currency Trading and Head of Asset and Liability Strategies at DWS International GmbH

Marco Basteck

Head of EMEA Fixed Income & Currency Trading and Head of Asset and Liability Strategies
DWS International GmbH

Svante Hedin, Global Head of FX & Commodities at SEB

Svante Hedin

Global Head of FX & Commodities
SEB

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm CORPORATE KEYNOTE - Insights into URENCO’s corporate treasury technology transformation project- transferable lessons for the buy side for increasing FX management performance

Joseph Peka, Deputy Treasurer at URENCO

Joseph Peka

Deputy Treasurer
URENCO

1:40 pm - 2:40 pm Networking Lunch

1:40 pm - 2:40 pm LUNCH MASTERCLASS

CONFERENCE TRACKS

Track A: Electronic FX – Spot And Swaps

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm FIRESIDE CHAT - TCA and FX best execution: What are the driving forces behind the evolution of TCA and how can you ensure it is sufficient to meet your best execution mandates?
Simon Conner, Currency Manager at M&G Investments

Simon Conner

Currency Manager
M&G Investments

Saeed Amen, Founder at Cuemacro

Saeed Amen

Founder
Cuemacro

Track A: Electronic FX – Spot And Swaps

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: How can you leverage non-bank liquidity sources to open up new avenues of liquidity and enhance the way you trade FX?
Saeed Amen, Founder at Cuemacro

Saeed Amen

Founder
Cuemacro

Richard Elston, Head of Institutional at CMC Markets

Richard Elston

Head of Institutional
CMC Markets

Track A: Electronic FX – Spot And Swaps

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm INTERVIEW - Augmented desktop of the future: How are new platform models, liquidity providers and technology offerings shaping the buy side desk of the future?
Stuart Shearer, Former VP, Trading Technology at Wellington Management

Stuart Shearer

Former VP, Trading Technology
Wellington Management

Track B: FX Strategy And Alpha Generation

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm 360 PERSPECTIVE - Trade wars, geopolitics and populism: What are the biggest trends that will impact investment strategies in 2021?
Bernd Berg, Former Global Macro Strategist & Portfolio manager at Woodman Asset Management

Bernd Berg

Former Global Macro Strategist & Portfolio manager
Woodman Asset Management

Per Ivarsson, Portfolio Manager & Systematic Macro Research at Systematica Investments

Per Ivarsson

Portfolio Manager & Systematic Macro Research
Systematica Investments

Track B: FX Strategy And Alpha Generation

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm CASE STUDY - How BAT has developed a global FX risk management strategy to navigate complex markets
Laura Simionescu, Financial Risk Manager, Corporate Treasury at British American Tobacco

Laura Simionescu

Financial Risk Manager, Corporate Treasury
British American Tobacco

Track B: FX Strategy And Alpha Generation

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm CASE STUDY - From managing risks to capturing alpha: How to use benchmarking hedging solutions to better manage risks, generate revenue and improve operational efficiency
Jürgen Büscher, Currency Overlay Manager at QCAM Currency Asset Management

Jürgen Büscher

Currency Overlay Manager
QCAM Currency Asset Management

Track C: Buy Side Only Workshops

12:40 pm - 1:40 pm BUY SIDE WORKSHOP
Sponsors:
Morgan Stanley


4:00 pm - 4:40 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION BOARDROOM - How to embrace diversity to improve team performance and turn this into your competitive advantage


CONFERENCE TRACKS

Track A: Electronic FX – Spot And Swaps

4:40 pm - 5:20 pm PANEL DISCUSSION - AI and ML in practice: What are the most lucrative real life applications for advanced analytics in FX trading?
Saeed Amen, Founder at Cuemacro

Saeed Amen

Founder
Cuemacro

Luiz Felix, Portfolio Manager at APG Asset Management

Luiz Felix

Portfolio Manager
APG Asset Management

Francesco Corea, Research Lead at Balderton

Francesco Corea

Research Lead
Balderton

Richard Bateson, Director at Bateson Asset Management

Richard Bateson

Director
Bateson Asset Management

Track A: Electronic FX – Spot And Swaps

5:20 pm - 5:40 pm CASE STUDY - How to optimise costs and achieve best execution as algos adoption rates increase and more innovative algo suites come forward?
Daniel Chambers, Head of Trading at Sequoia Capital Fund Management

Daniel Chambers

Head of Trading
Sequoia Capital Fund Management

Track B: FX Strategy And Alpha Generation

4:40 pm - 5:20 pm FIRESIDE CHAT WITH POLLING - What are the challenges and the opportunities when going through a crisis as a specialist or as a generalist?
Thomas Wind, Former Head of Trading at Woodman Asset Management

Thomas Wind

Former Head of Trading
Woodman Asset Management

Carolina Trujillo, Head of FX eDistribution at SEB

Carolina Trujillo

Head of FX eDistribution
SEB

Edward Baker, Senior Managing Director at Currency Management of Mesirow Financial

Edward Baker

Senior Managing Director
Currency Management of Mesirow Financial

Track B: FX Strategy And Alpha Generation

5:20 pm - 5:40 pm INTERVIEW - The rise of non-traditional sources of data: How can you establish the best alternative data sources to use to tap into new alpha opportunities
Gueorgui Konstantinov, Senior Portfolio Manager at LBBW Asset Management

Gueorgui Konstantinov

Senior Portfolio Manager
LBBW Asset Management

Track C: Buy Side VIP Boardrooms And Workshops

4:20 pm - 5:20 pm BUY SIDE WORKSHOP
Sponsors:
Barclays


5:40 pm - 6:00 pm Cocktail Drinks Reception