08 - 10 September, 2020
Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
TradeTech FX Europe Day 2 - September 10th 2020
7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:10 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
MITIGATING COVID-19 IMPACT TO MAXIMISE INVESTOR RETURNS
8:10 am - 8:30 am EMERGING MARKETS KEYNOTE - Outlook for Emerging Markets currencies post COVID-19: How global trends have influenced emerging markets opportunities, exploring top risks and how to develop an efficient currencies strategy in the current environment
8:50 am - 9:30 am BUY SIDE ALL STAR PANEL & POLLING - The role of FX in a multi-asset world: How can you reap the benefits of other asset classes on your FX desk to maximise alpha generation and diversify investor portfolios following the pandemic?
9:30 am - 9:50 am SELL SIDE MACRO KEYNOTE G10 FX - Reviewing sobering realities in a post COVID-19 world: How to best adapt your portfolio to factor their impact on your G10 currency investments
10:10 am - 10:40 am Morning Networking Break
NEW FRONTIERS IN FX TRADING
10:40 am - 11:00 am REGULATORY FIRESIDE CHAT - Future FX outlook: What impact has the global code had to date and what will the revision process look like post COVID-19?
11:00 am - 11:20 am MACRO OUTLOOK - How COVID-19 has changed the long term global macro outlook, the geopolitical landscape and ultimately shifted trends in the major FX pairs
11:20 am - 11:50 am TRADETECH FX DRAGONS’ DEN
Back by popular demand, our ‘Dragons’ Den style innovation session returns with demo’s from pre-selected technology start-ups who will pitch their innovative tech to a panel of experts and you in the audience. The panel of experts will critique and assess their benefits to your business and their likelihood of future success. You will then have the opportunity to vote for the technology start-up you think is the most innovative and adds real value to your business. Will you find the next big thing?
Julia StreetsFounder & CEO
11:50 am - 12:10 pm KEYNOTE INTERVIEW - The 2020 US election: What are the potential outcomes and how will they influence capital markets and the FX industry?
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
12:10 pm - 12:40 pm SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER - Building a winning culture - How to create a high performance ‘can do’ mentality across your team to help your business succeed in times of extreme disruption
Roberto ForzaniWorld-leading Performance Consultant of World and Olympic Champions
12:40 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch and Networking Break
Track A: Enhancing Your FX Workflow2:00 pm - 2:40 pm PANEL DISCUSSION & POLLING - How automation will impact FX as an asset class, how much human touch will be required and what changes do the firms need to be adopting to reap the benefits?
Tjerk Methorst Senior Trader PGGM Investments
Gueorgui Konstantinov Senior Portfolio Manager LBBW Asset Management
Patrick Hoffmann Former Portfolio Manager Stone Milliner Asset Management
Alex Smyth Head of Trading Florin Court Capital
Eduard Kronbichler Deputy CEO Perreard Partners Investment
Tjerk MethorstSenior Trader
Gueorgui KonstantinovSenior Portfolio Manager
LBBW Asset Management
Patrick HoffmannFormer Portfolio Manager
Stone Milliner Asset Management
Alex SmythHead of Trading
Florin Court Capital
Eduard KronbichlerDeputy CEO
Perreard Partners Investment
Track A: Enhancing Your FX Workflow2:40 pm - 3:00 pm INTERACTIVE INTERVIEW WITH POLLING - What adjustments need to be made to buy side workflow to take advantage of changes in the FX ecosystem and technological landscape?
Track B: Generating Alpha In EM and Frontier Markets2:00 pm - 2:40 pm PANEL DISCUSSION & POLLING - What current global economic themes are impacting emerging markets and where do the best investment opportunities exist in 2020 and beyond?
Track B: Generating Alpha In EM and Frontier Markets2:40 pm - 3:00 pm INTERVIEW - Gaining an edge in EM and frontier markets: How can you enhance your access to local liquidity to improve your EM investing capabilities?
Track B: Generating Alpha In EM and Frontier Markets3:00 pm - 3:30 pm FIRESIDE CHAT - How can you effectively incorporate crypto into your investment strategy to compliment more established asset classes?
Track C: Buy Side Only Boardroom2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Exclusive Invite Only Head Trader Think-Tank - How the buy side can best collaborate on sharing best practice for building an in-house e-trading platform
In this buy side only workshop you will be able to learn how to develop and deliver an eTrading platform that reduces execution cost, benchmarks your trades, integrates Smart Broker Selection and offers real partnership with your liquidity providers
*Open to a maximum of 20 Heads of Trading
Join this interactive session, air your own industry concerns and together, brainstorm ways forward in collaboration with your peers.
This session is invite only and will run under Chatham House Rule.
Mathijs PeetersHead of eFX Project Management
BlueCrest Capital Management