TradeTech FX 2017

September 11-September 13, 2017

Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos, Barcelona

44 (0) 20 7368 9836

Buy Side Only Platform Evaluation Day - Monday 11th September 2017

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM Lunch & Registration

12:40 PM - 12:45 PM Welcome Address: Diane Mekie, TradeTech FX Europe Conference Director, WBR

12:45 PM - 12:50 PM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Julia Streets, Founder & CEO, Streets Consulting

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Julia Streets

Founder & CEO
Streets Consulting

12:50 PM - 1:20 PM Buy Side Perspective: Establishing the right partner - What questions should you be asking to fully recognise the pros and cons of each initiative?

Toby Baker, Senior Foreign Exchange Trader, T. Rowe Price Michael Dawson, Head of Liquidity and FX, Shell Patrick Fleur, Head of Trading and Execution, PGGM
  • The platform paradigm - How can you establish which initiative you should be supporting and why?

  • When evaluating platforms, what are the key criteria you should be testing and looking out for?

  • How can you establish what platform is best suited to fit into your current workflow and support your execution and back office processes?

  • What are the different liquidity processes and how can you enhance your existing processes to access more liquidity?

  • What different platform models can help you prosper in an ever-increasing electronic environment?


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Toby Baker

Senior Foreign Exchange Trader
T. Rowe Price
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Michael Dawson

Head of Liquidity and FX
Shell
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Patrick Fleur

Head of Trading and Execution
PGGM


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Ümit Akbulut

Director, Sales & Account Management
Vontobel
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Alfred Schorno

Global Head of Sales
360T
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Andrew Priest

Head of Sales Institutionals UK/IRL
360T
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Ilya Gorelik

Founder & CEO
Deltix

Scott Wacker

Global Head of E-Commerce Sales
J.P. Morgan

Richard James

Co-Head of Macro Execution Services
J.P. Morgan
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Darren Jer

CEO
MarketFactory

Sponsored by: 360T

Sponsored by: Deltix

Sponsored by: JP Morgan

Sponsored by: Marketfactory

Sponsored by: Vontobel Investment Banking

1:45 PM - 2:05 PM Refreshment Break

2:05 PM - 2:25 PM Platform Perspective: Hear a 5 minute introduction from the final 4 initiatives involved today - What is their USP and what benefits do they bring?

John Stead, Pre-Sales Manager, smartTrade Technologies Michael O’Malley, Vice President, Head of FX Connect, State Street Roger Lee, Head of Sales EMEA, BidFX David Mercer, CEO, LMAX Exchange Damian Freeston, Managing Director, Head of Sales EMEA, Currenex


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John Stead

Pre-Sales Manager
smartTrade Technologies
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Michael O’Malley

Vice President, Head of FX Connect
State Street
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Roger Lee

Head of Sales EMEA
BidFX
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David Mercer

CEO
LMAX Exchange

Damian Freeston

Managing Director, Head of Sales EMEA
Currenex

2:25 PM - 2:30 PM Transit time to buy side roundtables

Q&A Roundtables

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM Buy side Q&A in roundtables: Evaluate platforms 1-4 with 8-10 of your buy side peers during 20 minute roundtable sessions

Meet each platform and evaluate with your peers to establish:

  • How can each platform help improve your access to liquidity, improve transparency and price discovery while reducing your execution costs?
  • How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in liquidity constrained markets?
  • Where are the new platforms up to in their on-boarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
  • What different eTrading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

3:50 PM - 4:10 PM Refreshment Break

4:10 PM - 5:50 PM Buy side Q&A in roundtables: Evaluate platforms 5-9 with 8-10 of your buy side peers during 20 minute roundtable sessions

Meet each platform and evaluate with your peers to establish:

  • How can each platform help improve your access to liquidity, improve transparency and price discovery while reducing your execution costs?
  • How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in liquidity constrained markets?
  • Where are the new platforms up to in their on-boarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
  • What different eTrading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?

5:50 PM - 8:00 PM Platform Evaluation Day Drinks Reception – Available to Platform Evaluation Day attendees only

Hotel Condes de Barcelona on the Alaire Terrace

A unique view of Barcelona on the 8th floor of Hotel Condes de Barcelona – Enjoy networking over some tapas, music and cocktails on a stunning terrace overlooking La Pedrera and the Sagrada Familia. A shuttle will take Platform Evaluation Day attendees from the conference venue to the Hotel Condes. A shuttle will take Platform Evaluation Day attendees from the conference venue to the Hotel Condes.

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