TradeTech FX 2020

08 - 10 September, 2020

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

TradeTech FX Day 1 - September 9th 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

THRIVING IN A NEW MARKET ORDER

8:30 am - 8:50 am BUY SIDE KEYNOTE: The evolution of the buy side DNA - 3 critical success factors for creating an FX desk that thrives in an era of low volatility, low yield and compressed margins

8:50 am - 9:30 am BUY SIDE ALL STAR PANEL: The role of FX in a multi-asset world - How can you reap the efficiency benefits of other asset classes on your FX desk to maximise alpha generation?

9:30 am - 9:50 am SELL SIDE KEYNOTE: New sell side market models - How we are differentiating vs traditional players and new entrants to offer a sustainable balance sheet with tight spreads?

9:50 am - 10:30 am ALL STAR PANEL: The buy and sell side evolution - How can you retain the human touch where needed in an era of increased electronification?

10:30 am - 11:10 am Morning Refreshment Break

10:50 am - 11:50 am BRUNCH MASTERCLASS

ENHANCING YOUR FX CAPABILITIES

11:10 am - 11:50 am ALL STAR PANEL - Streamlining your avenues to liquidity- How can you minimise your footprint while maximising your access to deeper, reliable liquidity to better meet your best execution mandates?

11:50 am - 12:10 pm INNOVATION KEYNOTE

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: Beyond the hype - Can peer to peer trading become the new norm and how will it impact institutional FX markets?

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm ALL STAR PANEL: Balancing tech automation with the human touch - What makes the perfect combination to create the optimal trading desk of the future?

1:10 pm - 1:30 pm CORPORATE KEYNOTE: Insights into Corporate Treasury FX execution - URENCO’s treasury technology transformation project and its impact on FX management

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm LUNCH MASTERCLASS

CONFERENCE TRACKS

Track A: Electronic FX – Spot And Swaps

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm 360 PERSPECTIVE 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?

Track A: Electronic FX – Spot And Swaps

3:10 pm - 3:30 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?

Track A: Electronic FX – Spot And Swaps

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: Augmented desktop of the future: How are new platform models, liquidity providers and technology offerings shaping the buy side desk of the future?

Track B: OTC FX – Forwards And Options / Track Chair: Scott Worton Former Head of FX & STIR Trading, BNY Mellon

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm 360 PERSPECTIVE: eTrading of NDFs – How can you overcome the technology challenges with these OTC products to improve workflow efficiencies?

Track B: OTC FX – Forwards And Options / Track Chair: Scott Worton Former Head of FX & STIR Trading, BNY Mellon

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: eFX Options – What structural challenges need to be overcome to improve workflow efficiencies?

Track B: OTC FX – Forwards And Options / Track Chair: Scott Worton Former Head of FX & STIR Trading, BNY Mellon

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm CASE STUDY: Beyond spot: How to apply modern-day TCA to FX derivatives to enhance workflow and reduce costs

Track C: FX Strategy And Alpha Generation

2:30 pm - 3:10 pm 360 PERSPECTIVE: Trade wars, geopolitics and populism – What are the biggest trends that will impact investment strategies in 2021?

Track C: FX Strategy And Alpha Generation

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm CASE STUDY: Corporate FX Risk Management In A Global Market

Track C: FX Strategy And Alpha Generation

3:30 pm - 3:50 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

Track D: Buy Side VIP Boardrooms And Workshops

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm BUY SIDE WORKSHOP
Sponsors:
Morgan Stanley


3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

Women In Trading Boardroom

3:50 pm - 4:50 pm Improving the opportunities for women in capital markets: Covering everything from communications, self-branding and career progression and how diversity should be used as a competitive advantage on your fixed income desk

We encourage both men and women to attend this session and discuss this hugely important topic in the industry


*Open to a maximum of 15 delegates

CONFERENCE TRACKS

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm 360 PERSPECTIVE: AI and ML in practice – What are the most lucrative real life applications for advanced analytics in FX trading?

5:00 pm - 5:20 pm CASE STUDY: Reducing costs and evaluating your algo effectiveness - How to optimise costs and achieve best execution as algos adoption rates increase and more innovative algo suites come forward?

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm OXFORD STYLE DEBATE: The evolution of modern prime brokers - current models are sustainable on a long-term basis with recent large players pulling back

5:00 pm - 5:20 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: Post UMR phase 5 - How will the new requirements drive changes in the OTC derivatives market structure and how can you minimise the impact on your desk?

4:20 pm - 5:00 pm CASE STUDY INTERACTIVE: 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?

5:10 pm - 5:30 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: ESG and FX best execution - How is the increased demand for ESG investing driving new investments and contributing towards alpha generation?

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

Sponsors:
Barclays


5:30 pm - 5:30 pm Cocktail Drinks Reception