TradeTech FX USA 2021

February 09 - 11, 2021

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DAY 1 - 9th February 2021

**All times in ET**

Navigating New FX Trends

8:50 am - 8:55 am Welcome Remarks: Editorial Director, WBR

8:55 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Address

9:00 am - 9:30 am Opening Buy Side Panel - Building the FX trading desk of the future: How are the buy side transforming their FX desks in an increasingly low touch environment, and what strategies are being implemented to best adapt to market changes?

David Biser, CFA, Executive Director, Trading Lead at Campbell & Company

David Biser

CFA, Executive Director, Trading Lead
Campbell & Company

Tomo Tokuyama, Director, Head of Trading at First Quadrant

Tomo Tokuyama

Director, Head of Trading
First Quadrant

Marc Chandler, Chief Market Strategist, Managing Partner at Bannockburn Global Forex

Marc Chandler

Chief Market Strategist, Managing Partner
Bannockburn Global Forex

9:30 am - 9:50 am Sell Side Panel - What are the major developments transforming FX markets and what are the latest offerings from the sell side to best support buy side firms to navigate these changes?

Zeke Vince, Business Partner at Bank of America

Zeke Vince

Business Partner
Bank of America

9:50 am - 10:20 am Market Structure Panel - Navigating the evolving FX market structure: How can the buy side best operate and thrive in low volatility and thinner liquidity environments, and what is the optimal FX desk set up to best respond to market swings?

Phil Weisberg, EVP, Strategic Planning and Partnerships at oneZero

Phil Weisberg

EVP, Strategic Planning and Partnerships

10:20 am - 10:40 am Regulatory Keynote - Moving beyond ‘last look’: What are the latest developments in SFTR, CSDR and UMR and how can the buy side best organise themselves as we move into the final phase of UMR implementation to adhere to this new way of working?

10:40 am - 11:00 am Global Macro Economic Keynote - Covid-19, US elections, trade wars, climate change and Brexit: How is the geopolitical landscape changing and ultimately shifting trends in the major FX pairs, and how will they re-shape capital markets and the FX industry?

Win thin, Global Head of Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co

Win thin

Global Head of Strategy
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co

11:00 am - 11:30 am Refreshment Break And Networking

**All times in ET**

Sourcing New Liquidity Avenues

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Innovation Panel - To what extent are the FX market and infrastructure ready for ‘peer to peer’ trading, and how will it impact institutional FX markets?

Michael O’Brien, Head of Global Trading at Eaton Vance

Michael O’Brien

Head of Global Trading
Eaton Vance

Jay Moore, CEO & Founder at FX HedgePool

Jay Moore

CEO & Founder
FX HedgePool

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm Fire Side Chat - Assessing the current state of FX liquidity: How can you minimize your footprint while maximising your access to deeper, reliable liquidity to better meet your best execution mandates and prepare for future market disruptions?

Connor May, Head of Trading at MASA Capital

Connor May

Head of Trading
MASA Capital

12:20 pm - 12:50 pm Panel Discussion - Evaluating non-bank liquidity providers: How can you reap the benefits of alternative liquidity sources within the backdrop of increased electronification to meet your best execution mandates?

12:50 pm - 12:50 pm End of Plenary Content

Virtual Buy Side Boardrooms

12:55 pm - 1:35 pm FX Trading Roundtables - What are the latest developments in FX trading strategies and how can you get the balance right between high touch vs low touch approaches?

*Open to a max of 15 buy side Heads of FX Trading*

12:55 pm - 1:35 pm PM Roundtables - Evaluating the latest investment strategies: What are the latest opportunities offered by G10 vs EM currencies and which investment approaches should you take to reap advantage?

*Open to a max of 15 PMs and Currency Managers*

12:55 pm - 1:35 pm Regulatory Roundtables - Assessing the current regulatory landscape: How can you ensure you are adhering to the current global code of conduct and ready for the final phase of UMR?

*Open to a max of 15 buy side Heads of FX Trading, PMs and Currency Managers*

End of Day & Virtual Drinks Reception

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