TradeTech FX 2020

11 - 13 November, 2020

Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

TradeTech FX Europe Day 2 - November 13th 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

Olga Yangol, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Market Debt at HSBC

Olga Yangol

Portfolio Manager, Emerging Market Debt
HSBC

8:30 am - 8:50 am MACRO KEYNOTE - Navigating a global pandemic, trade wars and populism: Assessing the top key economic fundamental’s that will drive developed and EM FX in 2021

Arnab Das, Global Market Strategist at Invesco

Arnab Das

Global Market Strategist
Invesco

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?

Van Luu, Global Head of Currency at Russell Investments

Van Luu

Global Head of Currency
Russell Investments

James Mackenzie Smith, Director at Record Currency Management

James Mackenzie Smith

Director
Record Currency Management

Gueorgui Konstantinov, Senior Portfolio Manager at LBBW Asset Management

Gueorgui Konstantinov

Senior Portfolio Manager
LBBW Asset Management

Thomas Suter, CEO at QCAM Currency Asset Management AG

Thomas Suter

CEO
QCAM Currency Asset Management AG

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

Jane Foley, Head of FX Strategy, Senior FX Strategist, Head of FX Strategy at Rabobank

Jane Foley

Head of FX Strategy, Senior FX Strategist, Head of FX Strategy
Rabobank

9:50 am - 10:10 am BUY SIDE KEYNOTE - The evolution of the buy side DNA: 3 critical success factors for creating an agile FX desk that thrives in an era of COVID-19 driven uncertainty

Tomo Tokuyama, Head of Trading at First Quadrant

Tomo Tokuyama

Head of Trading
First Quadrant

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?

Stephane Malrait, President at ACI FX Committee

Stephane Malrait

President
ACI FX Committee

Christian Schoeppe, Managing Director & Founder at SchoeppeFX International Consulting

Christian Schoeppe

Managing Director & Founder
SchoeppeFX International Consulting

Rudolf Siebel, Managing Director at BVI Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management

Rudolf Siebel

Managing Director
BVI Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management

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

Chris Watling, CEO & Chief Market Strategist at Longview Economics

Chris Watling

CEO & Chief Market Strategist
Longview Economics

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 Streets, Founder & CEO at Streets Consulting

Julia Streets

Founder & CEO
Streets Consulting

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 Forzani, World-leading Performance Consultant of World and Olympic Champions at Guest Speaker

Roberto Forzani

World-leading Performance Consultant of World and Olympic Champions
Guest Speaker

12:40 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch and Networking Break

CONFERENCE TRACKS

Track A: Enhancing Your FX Workflow

2:00 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 at PGGM Investments

Tjerk Methorst

Senior Trader
PGGM Investments

Gueorgui Konstantinov, Senior Portfolio Manager at LBBW Asset Management

Gueorgui Konstantinov

Senior Portfolio Manager
LBBW Asset Management

Patrick Hoffmann, Former Portfolio Manager at Stone Milliner Asset Management

Patrick Hoffmann

Former Portfolio Manager
Stone Milliner Asset Management

Alex Smyth, Head of Trading at Florin Court Capital

Alex Smyth

Head of Trading
Florin Court Capital

Eduard Kronbichler, Deputy CEO at Perreard Partners Investment

Eduard Kronbichler

Deputy CEO
Perreard Partners Investment

Track A: Enhancing Your FX Workflow

2:40 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?
Mark Putter, Head of Trading at Transtrend

Mark Putter

Head of Trading
Transtrend

Track B: Generating Alpha In EM and Frontier Markets

2:00 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?
Achim Walde, Senior Currency Manager at Metzler

Achim Walde

Senior Currency Manager
Metzler

David Nowakowski, Senior Strategist, Multi-Asset & Macro Team at Aviva Investors

David Nowakowski

Senior Strategist, Multi-Asset & Macro Team
Aviva Investors

Frederik Fischer, CFA, Portfolio Manager Multi Asset, Commodities at Allianz Global Investors

Frederik Fischer

CFA, Portfolio Manager Multi Asset, Commodities
Allianz Global Investors

Track B: Generating Alpha In EM and Frontier Markets

2:40 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?

Colin Carr

Dealing Department
Baillie Gifford

Giulia Pellegrini, Senior Portfolio Manager EMD at Allianz Global Investors

Giulia Pellegrini

Senior Portfolio Manager EMD
Allianz Global Investors

Track B: Generating Alpha In EM and Frontier Markets

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm FIRESIDE CHAT - How can you effectively incorporate crypto into your investment strategy to compliment more established asset classes?
Sven Schubert, Senior Investment Strategist at Vontobel Asset Management

Sven Schubert

Senior Investment Strategist
Vontobel Asset Management

Track C: Buy Side Only Boardroom

2:00 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 Peeters, Head of eFX Project Management at BlueCrest Capital Management

Mathijs Peeters

Head of eFX Project Management
BlueCrest Capital Management

3:40 pm - 3:40 pm Conference Close

3:30 pm - 3:40 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks