TradeTech FX USA 2021

February 09 - 10, 2021

8.50 - 2.00 ET

DAY 2 - 10th February 2021

**All times in ET**

Leveraging Innovations in Data and Automation

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

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

Brad Bailey, Research Director, Capital Markets at Celent

Brad Bailey

Research Director, Capital Markets
Celent

9:00 am - 9:20 am Opening CIO Keynote: What are the latest economic trends impacting FX markets and how can you adapt your investments now to maximize your returns?

Roger Hallam

Chief Investment Officer, GFICC group
JP Morgan Asset Management

Ben Emons, Managing Director at Medley Global Advisors

Ben Emons

Managing Director
Medley Global Advisors

9:20 am - 9:50 am USD Buy Side Panel: The case for a bullish or bearish dollar: How will the new US presidency, global pandemic and other major market drivers influence USD performance in 2021 and beyond?

Momtchil Pojarliev, Head of Currencies at BNP Paribas Asset Management

Momtchil Pojarliev

Head of Currencies
BNP Paribas Asset Management

Lee Ferridge, Senior Managing Director, Head of Multi-Asset Strategy, The Americas  at State Street Global Markets

Lee Ferridge

Senior Managing Director, Head of Multi-Asset Strategy, The Americas
State Street Global Markets

Ben Emons, Managing Director at Medley Global Advisors

Ben Emons

Managing Director
Medley Global Advisors

Ulf Lindahl, CEO at Currency Research Associates

Ulf Lindahl

CEO
Currency Research Associates

9:50 am - 10:10 am TCA Fireside Chat: How can TCA capabilities become more sophisticated to optimize liquidity access throughout the trade life-cycle, achieve a positive impact on trades and help meet your best execution mandates?

Liakos Papapoulos, Senior Investment Manager Treasury at MN Asset Management

Liakos Papapoulos

Senior Investment Manager Treasury
MN Asset Management

Saeed Amen, Founder at Cuemacro

Saeed Amen

Founder
Cuemacro

Audrey Blater, Senior Analyst at Aite Group

Audrey Blater

Senior Analyst
Aite Group

10:10 am - 10:30 am Innovation Keynote: What are the latest developments in AI and ML and how can you leverage them on your desk to drive smarter trading decisions and boost performance?

Yue Malan, Senior Analyst at Aite Group

Yue Malan

Senior Analyst
Aite Group

10:30 am - 10:45 am Virtual Coffee Break

Accelerating Derivatives Electrification

10:45 am - 11:05 am FX Options Fireside Chat: How is volatility impacting the interest in trading options and how will the planned clearing mandates effect market structure and your desk set-up?

Pritesh Ruparel, Head of Options, Origination & Structuring at Sucden Financial

Pritesh Ruparel

Head of Options, Origination & Structuring
Sucden Financial

Michael Koegler, Managing Principal at Market Alpha Advisors

Michael Koegler

Managing Principal
Market Alpha Advisors

11:05 am - 11:25 am Forwards and NDFs Fireside Chat: Exploring greater electronification: How can the market overcome the challenges around the electronification of forwards and NDFs to move to a more efficient workflow?

Nowara Munir, Senior Vice President of FX Trading and Strategy at Lazard Asset Management

Nowara Munir

Senior Vice President of FX Trading and Strategy
Lazard Asset Management

Francisco Heredia, Principal at Market Alpha Advisors

Francisco Heredia

Principal
Market Alpha Advisors

11:25 am - 12:00 pm UMR Panel Discussion: How will UMR phase 5 impact prime brokerage, cost pressures and market access and how can you leverage innovations in technology to turn this update into your competitive advantage?

Van Luu, Global Head of Currency at Russell Investments

Van Luu

Global Head of Currency
Russell Investments

Victoria Cumings, MD, Americas, Global FX Division at GFMA

Victoria Cumings

MD, Americas, Global FX Division
GFMA

Ben Tobin, SVP, Global Head of Sales at Capitolis

Ben Tobin

SVP, Global Head of Sales
Capitolis

Vinod Jain, Senior Analyst at Aite Group

Vinod Jain

Senior Analyst
Aite Group

Michael Koegler, Managing Principal at Market Alpha Advisors

Michael Koegler

Managing Principal
Market Alpha Advisors

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Break

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Interactive Workshop: Optimizing your execution strategy: What technology innovations are set to transform trading processes and which are best placed to help you reach your best execution mandates?

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Interactive Workshop: How can you implement the latest innovations in data and tech capabilities to optimize your execution performance in the back drop of greater market volatility?

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Exploiting G10 vs EM FX Opportunities

Aaron Hurd

Senior Portfolio Manager, Currency
State Street Global Advisors

Alejo Czerwonko, Chief Investment Officer – Emerging Markets Americas at UBS Wealth Management

Alejo Czerwonko

Chief Investment Officer – Emerging Markets Americas
UBS Wealth Management

Chris Milonopoulos, Director, Emerging Markets Debt at Lazard Asset Management

Chris Milonopoulos

Director, Emerging Markets Debt
Lazard Asset Management

Mayra Rodriguez Valladares, Managing Principal at MRV Associates

Mayra Rodriguez Valladares

Managing Principal
MRV Associates

Olga Yangol, Head of Emerging Markets Research and Strategy, Americas at Credit Agricole CIB

Olga Yangol

Head of Emerging Markets Research and Strategy, Americas
Credit Agricole CIB

Nate Polachek, Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager at Yieldpoint

Nate Polachek

Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager
Yieldpoint

Eva Szalay, Currencies Correspondent at Financial Times

Eva Szalay

Currencies Correspondent
Financial Times

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm G10 vs EM Panel Discussion: How are liquidity levels fluctuating for G10 vs EM currencies post-pandemic and which currency pairs are offering the greatest returns in the current highly volatile FX market?

Peter Azzinaro, Managing Director- Global Macro Strategist, Portfolio Management at Manulife

Peter Azzinaro

Managing Director- Global Macro Strategist, Portfolio Management
Manulife

Ricardo Adrogue, Head of Global Sovereigns and Currencies at Barings

Ricardo Adrogue

Head of Global Sovereigns and Currencies
Barings

Tom Nakamura, VP & Portfolio Manager, Currency Strategy & Co-Head of Fixed Income at AGF Investments

Tom Nakamura

VP & Portfolio Manager, Currency Strategy & Co-Head of Fixed Income
AGF Investments

Ulf Lindahl, CEO at Currency Research Associates

Ulf Lindahl

CEO
Currency Research Associates

2:00 pm - 2:05 pm End of Plenary Content

Buy Side Only Virtual Think Tanks

2:05 pm - 3:00 pm Regulations Think Tank: How can you ready your desk to ensure you are adhering to the current global code of conduct and the final phase of UMR?

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

Mayra Rodriguez Valladares, Managing Principal at MRV Associates

Mayra Rodriguez Valladares

Managing Principal
MRV Associates

End of Day 2 and Close of TradeTech FX USA Virtual